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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 ...
The quest for quality education: the case of curriculum innovations in Kenya
Purpose – The paper sets out to analyse the quality education curriculum innovations that have been implemented in Kenya since independence in 1963. The purpose of the analysis is to assess the success and or failure of ...
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 ...
Gender, education and EFA in sub-Saharan Africa: Progress, challenges and the way forward.
The universal primary education (UPE) decade (1990 to 2000) was characterized by very slow progress in the education of girls and women in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Consequently, specific goals in gender education were ...