MatugaInfluence of financing on institutional capacity of early childhood centres (1)-112

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Parents play a major role in providing textbooks, exercise books, pencils, and play materials to boost the centres institutional capacity. Among the coping mechanisms put forward by the respondents, involvement in of IGA and having workshops for parents were cited by most of the respondents 112(100%) ECE teachers supported by 90(80.4%) and 98(85.7%) parents as the most effective means of financing ECE centres in order to supplement what the parents financed the centres with. Table 4.23 Coping Mechanisms for Enhancing Adequacy of TLR in ECE Centres. Coping Mechanisms ECE Teachers F Percentage % ECE Parents F Percentage % Improvisation 102 72.3 85 60.7 Buying from the shop 66 46.8 98 70.0 Well wishers 78 55.3 74 52.8 Donations in kind 82 58.1 96 68.6 Government to include ECE in free primary education 51 36.2 42 30.0 Use parents to help in preparation and provision of teaching learning materials 48 34.0 49 43.7 Assistance from the FPE grants 17 12.0 34 30.4 Involvement in income generating activities 112 79.4 90 80.4 Pay fee on time 108 76.6 98 87.5 More funds to buy T/L materials 110 78.0 68 60.7 Seek parental support in making the materials 62 44.0 90 80.4 Use of variety of learning materials to increase the supply 73 51.8 88 78.6 Buying of exercise books 101 71.6 92 82.1 Government to assist and pay teachers, provide T/L materials 43 30.5 37 33.0 Having workshops for parents, teachers and sponsors on material development and maintenance 112 79.4 98 87.5 Put up a library 78 55.3 96 85.7 Good maintenance of available materials 73 51.8 88 78.6 Regular monitoring 66 46.8 60 53.6 Source: Survey Data, 2012 Closely linked to the first responses were more funds to purchase T/L materials and payment of fees on time were suggested by 108(76.6%) while 102(72.3%) suggested improvisation as another mechanism. Confirming these were 98(87.5%) and 85(60.7%) 98
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