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Education for critical consciousness?: Curriculum and reality in African social studies education
This paper uses the ideas of Paulo Freire to explore the role of social studies in African schools. In particular it examines the extent to which social studies can achieve a key aim of the African Social Studies Programme—the ...
Multilingualism and discourse in primary school mathematics in Kenya
(Taylor & Francis, 1997)
The paper very briefly reviews the literature on second language medium of instruction and educational achievement. Classroom discourse data from English, Kiswahili and mother tongue mathematics lessons, and from lessons ...
Socialising multilingualism: Determinants of codeswitching in Kenyan primary classrooms
(Taylor & Francis, 1992)
Individual multilingualism in a multilingual society is often associated with a mass education system. The Kenyan situation illustrates the intertwined complexity of the pedagogical and socialising aspects of language ...
Diversifying the Secondary School Curriculum: The African Experience
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992-01-01)
The paper discusses some African experiences in the diversification of secondary education, which is taken to mean curriculum change in a practical or vocational direction. This approach is intended to provide a wider set ...
Rethinking the place of African indigenous languages in African education
Using Kenya as a case study, the paper demonstrates how indigenous African languages have suffered delegitimization and devaluation in education both in colonial and post-colonial Africa. Ethnographic data from Kenya are ...
Household and preschooler vitamin A consumption in southwestern Kenya
This study examined the effects of an income-generating policy to expand the commerciali zation of subsistence agriculture in southwestern Kenya on household and preschooler macro- and micronutrient consumption. A ...
An essay on the implications of university expansion in Kenya
Abstract. Although Kenya may be the most extreme example, expansion of university education is widespread throughout Eastern and Southern Africa. This article examines the irresistible rising tide of populism as it reaches ...
Effective Teaching as a factor of Teachers’ Attitude Towards Students.
(The journal for Basic Research in Psychological Sciences, 1998)
Pedagogy in Teaching at the University. Journal
(Journal of Instructional Psychology, 1997)
The governance of Kenyan public universities
(Taylor & Francis, 1998)
This study investigated issues in public university governance that contributed to the rapid expansion of university education and its impact on the quality of education as well as the effect of government involvement in ...