IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 2, February 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Temesgen Yadeta Dibaba
The main purpose of the study was to investigate the challenges of preprimary education provided in the primary schools of selected districts of Jimma zone. In so doing, descriptive survey method was employed as an appropriate methodology. Teachers teaching preprimary classes, primary school directors, and pertinent experts from districts education offices, preprimary classrooms and outdoor play areas were used as a source to secure relevant data. Simple random, available and purposive samplings were employed. Questionnaire, observation and interview were the main tools of data collection. Both quantitative and qualitative data analysis techniques were employed.