Effectiveness Of Kenya Education Sector. Support Programme Grants In Improving Infrastructure In Public Primary Schools In Nyamache District, Kenya.
This research project sought to establish the factors influencing the effectiveness of KESSP grants in improving infrastructure in public primary schools in Nyamache District, Kenya. The study will be guided by the following objectives; to establish the influence of time of disbursement on effectiveness of Kenya education sector support programme grants minfrastructure improvement in public primary schools in Nyamache District; to access the influence of level of funding on effectiveness of Kenya education sector support programme grants in infrastructure improvement in public primary schools in Nyamache district; to establish the influence of capacity of school management on effectiveness of Kenya education sector support programme grants in infrastructure improvement in public primary schools in Nyamache District. In chapter one the researcher looks into the significance of the study, statement of the problem, limitation and delimitation of study, the basic assumption and definition of terms. In chapter two literature review of a concept, level of funding, time of disbursement, criteria of disbursement, criteria of disbursement and capacity of school management and theoretical framework is done. In chapter three the researcher deals with the research methodology- target population, sample size and sampling techniques, research instruments, validity and reliability, data collection procedures and analysis techniques are done. Validity and reliability of research instruments was done through piloting and test- retest techniques. The collected data was analyzed using the likert scale for rating the respondents response on the effectiveness of KESSP infrastructure grants in improving infrastructure in public primary schools in Nyamache district Kenya. In chapter four the research covered data analysis, presentation of analyzed data, information and discussion of analyzed data based on research objectives. Chapter five gives a summary of the findings of analyzed data conclusions and recommendations of the study. The findings indicated that the KESSP funds are not released in time and the amount released is not sufficient to fund infrastructure' projects in school. The school head teachers were found to be lacking in managerial skills and knowledge on implementation of school projects. The study recommended that all the stakeholders should be involved in infrastructure constructions in schools and KESSP infrastructure grants increased depending on the unique needs of schools . Head teachers should also be trained on project-rnanagement.