Year:2024   Volume: 6   Issue: 3   Area:

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Maryam Bint Abdullah AL LAMKI, Khadija Bint Khalil AL HASHEMI

THE EFFECT OF A STUDENT’S STATUS IN EARLY EDUCATION ON HIS LEARNING DIFFICULTIES IN THE FIRST GRADES IN SCHOOLS IN AL DHAHIRAH GOVERNORATE IN THE SULTANATE OF OMAN

The study aimed to study the effect of a student’s status in the early education stage on his learning difficulties in the first basic stages of education in schools in Al Dhahirah Governorate in the Sultanate of Oman. This study relied on the case study approach represented by a group case study by employing the following tools: (1) interviews (2) official documents and sources (3) case study form. The study population was represented by the students of the first cycle, which includes grades 1-4, numbering 51 schools, of which 10 schools were selected as a sample. The target study sample was chosen from students in the third and fourth grades, where the total number of students in the learning disabilities program in grades (2-4) was 243 male and female students, and the final sample was 100 male and female students out of 243 of the total learning disabilities students. The case study questionnaires were statistically processed through Google Forms by reviewing, analysing, extrapolating and comparing the results with some results obtained from interviews and available official documents related to the sample members. The results indicated that the largest percentage of students performed and interacted very well in the early education stage and that they were healthy in terms of health, and that 22.9% of the sample did not enrol in the early education stage, and among the reasons, 17.1% were related to the financial circumstances of the family that prevented the student from enrolling. In the early education stage. Recommendations for future work: It is necessary to carry out future studies to track other influential factors that the student is exposed to during the first stage of basic education, which may lead to difficulties or learning problems for him, especially those who have previously enrolled in early education.It is useful to conduct studies that address the issue of early diagnosis of learning difficulties in the early education stage and response to intervention in the first grade.

Keywords: Early Education, Learning Difficulties

http://dx.doi.org/10.47832/2717-8293.29.1


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