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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(11): 877-882
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.711.104


Educational Status of Yanadi Tribe Children in Early Childhood (3-8 Years)
B. Vijayasree and D. Sarada
Human Development and Family Studies, Department of Home Science, Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati - 517502, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Abstract:

The present study is taken up to assess the Educational status of Yanadi tribe children aged between 3 -8 years. Sample size comprises of 250 children in the age group of 3-8 years. The tools like standardised questionnaire, Focus group discussions and services and opportunities mapping was used for collecting qualitative data from the parents of the sample. The study results revealed that in the age group of Pre-school only 13 percent of sample were attending the Anganwadi. Enrolled but not attending were found to be 21.6 percent, while 12.5 percent of them have not enrolled. Very less percentage that is 9 percent were attending primary school, while 24.5 percent absenting from school frequently and 19 percent of children were not enrolled and are out of school children. Regarding the reasons of not attending school; the findings revealed that educational services were not utilized by majority of the tribal children, the reasons stated by the parents in Focus Group Discussions were; Anganwadi and Primary School are far away, difficult to get the children prepare and send to school without an adult to accompany, poverty, need children to help in work, cannot help in school work, children fear punishments in school.


Keywords: Early child hood, Yanadi children, Educational status, Reasons for not attending school /Anganwadi
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Vijayasree, B. and Sarada, D. 2018. Educational Status of Yanadi Tribe Children in Early Childhood (3-8 Years).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(11): 877-882. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.711.104