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Regional and class inequalities in provision of primary education in Kenya, 1968-1973

Kabiru Kinyanjui

Regional and class inequalities in provision of primary education in Kenya, 1968-1973

a historical and socio-economic background

by Kabiru Kinyanjui

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Published by Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya
    • Subjects:
    • Education, Elementary -- Kenya -- History.,
    • Discrimination in education -- Kenya -- History.,
    • Education and state -- Kenya -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 85-86.

      Statementby Kabiru Kinyanjui.
      SeriesOccasional paper ;, no. 37, Occasional paper (University of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies) ;, no. 37.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH31 .N3 no. 37, LA1562 .N3 no. 37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination86 p. :
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3019720M
      LC Control Number84980910

      Inequalities in Education Outputs: Case for Kenya Eldah N. Onsomu & Nancy N. Nafula Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis P.O. Box, Nairobi, Kenya Abstract Education is an important sector for sustainable growth and development and hence the sector receives one of the.   page note 2 Some of the historical origins of regional inequality in access to education in Kenya are described in Sheffield, James R., Education in Kenya: an historical study (New York, ), and in Anderson, John, The Struggle for the School: the interaction of Missionary, Colonial Government and Nationalist enterprise in the development Cited by:

      The paper starts with a review of international thinking on education and inequality. This highlights the importance of forces coming from the labour market and looks at debates that have emerged about education policies in response to this situation. The next section turns to a review of the South African empirical evidence. In fact, one other measure of inequality in Kenya is the emergence of private schools. School can make up for the deficiency in intellectual endowment., Rich parents can hire tutors, the school you go to determines how far up the social ladder one will go.

        Kenya continues to face a number of challenges following the introduction of Free Primary education in and Free Secondary Education in These challenges are mainly associated with lack of adequate teachers (human resources), and equipment and facilities (physical resources) (UNESCO, ). Inequality in opportunities for education is found not only with reference to individuals and social classes but also in terms of regions and territorial regions such as urban and rural areas. Our educational system is urban biased in the matter of location of facilities; allocation of finance etc is .


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Regional and class inequalities in provision of primary education in Kenya, 1968-1973 by Kabiru Kinyanjui Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Regional and class inequalities in provision of primary education in Kenya a historical and socio-economic background. By Kabiru Kinyanjui. Topics: Economic Development, Education Author: Kabiru Kinyanjui.

During the twentieth century there were dramatic changes in the structure of Kenya’s economy and in the sectorial allocation of labour.

Kenya started out with almost the whole of its labour force in agriculture and related activities, but a century later more than half of the labour force is in formal or informal non-agricultural activities.

The share of agriculture in gross domestic product Author: Arne Bigsten. Inequality in Kenya’s Health Sector 97 Othieno Nyanjom 5.

An Inequality Perspective of Education Structure and Performance in Kenya Gituro Wainaina 6. Ethnic Chauvinism, Xenophobia and Gender Inequality in Kenya Atsango Chesoni 7. An Inequality and Welfare Analysis of Kenya’s Agricultural Sector Gem Argwings-Kodhek 8.

Primary completion rate; Transition rate to lower secondary school; Out-of-school adolescents; Lower secondary completion rate; Transition rate to upper secondary school; Out-of-school youth; Upper secondary completion rate; Higher education attendance; Tertiary completion rate; Less than 2 years of schooling; Less than 4 years of schooling.

Thus a child born in the central highlands of Kenya might have a better educational opportunity than his counterpart in the drier areas of north east Kenya. The gap between the rich and poor in all societies is a significant factor which contributes to inequality of access to the school.

According to Kenya National Bureau of Statistics 1968-1973 book, the northern part of the country has lowest income inequality. For instance, Turkana has %, Wajir % and Mandera %.

The coastal regions especially Tana River, Kilifi and Kwale have the highest income inequality in the country at %, % and % respectively using the Gini coefficient. class and higher education and our concerns that, in recent years, social class seemed to have ‘fallen off’ the educational agenda.

The conference aimed to allow academics, policy-makers, practitioners and users of research to come together to discuss research, policy and practice relating to working-class groups and education.

Primary Education While the free primary education (FPE) program has increased access to primary education especially among poorer households, ancillary costs of primary education (such as school uniforms) continue to hinder the educational attainment of many children.

In addition, the provision of quality education remains achallenge. This. Higher education attendance; Tertiary completion rate; Less than 2 years of schooling; Less than 4 years of schooling; Mean years of education; Select an indicator on learning.

Youth literacy rate; Learning achievement in reading (primary) Learning achievement in reading (upper secondary) Learning achievement in mathematics (primary).

Education for women in Kenya has differed greatly in regional indicators from the past 40 years, such as the number of girls enrolled per year in primary schools, the number of those who move on. challenges to the provision of free primary education in public primary schools in Mombasa County, Kenya.

Objectives of the study This study sought to: i. Find out the extent to which teacher-student ratio influences the provision of free primary education in public primary schools. Size: KB. Kenya - Poverty and inequality assessment: executive summary and synthesis report (English) Abstract.

This assessment of poverty and inequality comes at an important juncture for Kenya. Basic Data Source: EFA Global Monitoring Report statistical tables (school year ending in ). Girls’ education Over the last decade, Kenya has made significant progress in education, achieving gender parity in primary education enrollment and near parity at secondary level.

However, as the above data show, gender parityFile Size: KB. Educational inequality is the unequal distribution of academic resources, including but not limited to; school funding, qualified and experienced teachers, books, and technologies to socially excluded communities.

These communities tend to be historically disadvantaged and oppressed. More times than not, individuals belonging to these marginalized groups are also denied access to the schools with abundant resources.

Inequality leads to major differences in the educational success. Primary education. Primary education in Kenya begins at the age of 5 to 7 after completion of a year of kindergarten commonly known as Nursery School or pre-unit. The first class or year of primary school is known as Standard 1, the final year as Standard 8 and primary school children are known as pupils.

Gender inequality: Manifested in wages, discrimination, domination of positions of power and responsibility. It limits extent to which women or men can make it to the top. Opportunity inequality: It is caused by ease of access to education, work, and housing, markets on the basis of race, ethnicity or gender, even across countries.

Kenya' -- subject(s): Education 'Struggle with God' 'Regional and class inequalities in provision of primary. education in Kenya, ' -- subject(s): Discrimination in.

education, Education. primary education, inequalities in education, an analysis of education expenditure and ends with a discussion on several strategies that must be implemented in order to reverse the current inequalities in education in Kenya.

What are demerits of indigenous African education. Education 'Struggle with God' 'Regional and class inequalities in provision of primary education in Kenya, ' -- subject(s. school became the medium of education in Kenya since then.

Primary education The primary education cycle in Kenya lasts eight calendar years. Achoka, et al () observe that this is the longest time spent at one level of learning in Kenya‟s education system. It is also a long period of one‟s life span spent on learning at one level.Kenya is a multilingual country with over forty different indigenous languages.

Its language-in-education policy for early primary education was enacted in Little is known about the extent of ethnic inequalities in education in Kenya, and whether it is an important factor influencing the effectiveness of the education system.

The few comparative studies of inequalities in education in Kenya stem from the s and s, and are mostly based on regional and socio-economic Size: 38KB.