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Education and equality in Kenya

Kabiru Kinyanjui

Education and equality in Kenya

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by Kabiru Kinyanjui

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Published by Bureau of Educational Research, Kenyatta University College in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Educational equalization -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: leaves 29-34.

      Statementby Kabiru Kinyanjui.
      SeriesSeminar paper ;, no. 2037, Seminar paper (Kenyatta University College. Bureau of Educational Research) ;, no. 2037.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC213.3.K4 K56 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination34 leaves ;
      Number of Pages34
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2707450M
      LC Control Number85981536

        Philosophy of education and Africanization of secondary school curriculum in Kenya: Joe M. Mwinzi Chapter 30 Parental involvement: an untapped potential for transforming Special Needs Education in Zimbabwe. Jane Mutasa Chapter 31 Power, Education Equality and National Development Folasade R. Sulaiman Chapter If Kenya is to take full advantage of its economic growth and reduce its growing social inequalities the country needs to urgently increase its funding to the Free Primary Education Programme, improve school facilities and take an active stand against illegal school levies.

        The number of women in the workforce is rising, and the gender gap in education has narrowed as a result of the introduction of free primary education. Kenya also features a number of powerful female role models, such as the late Wangari Maathai, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and Muthoni Wanyeki, who was recently appointed Regional Director. “This book is both insightful and provocative. Written by economists, educators and policy analysts, the book argues that in an unequal society, education, on its own, cannot bring about good governance and equality. To transform society, education must be used more strategically as a tool of public : Palgrave Macmillan.

      The best books on Gender Equality recommended by Nicola Jones. The ODI research fellow discusses gender equality in the developing world and says that the authority to insist on safe sex and access to medical care is vital to establishing the most basic forms of gender equality.   Challenges Facing Kenya in Achieving Education for All. is still a long way to go as only 59 out of countries have achieved gender parity in both primary and secondary education. Gender equality in educational opportunities and outcomes is the most challenging to achieve and is inherently more difficult to measure. Thus they are not.


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