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Gender Factors in Implementation of Life Skills Education in Secondary Schools in Nairobi, Kenya
This study explored the gender factors facing implementation of Life Skills Education in Secondary Schools in Nairobi East District, Nairobi County, Kenya. Data was analysed in the light of Bandura’s (1977) social learning ...
Incorporation of Traditional African Cultural Values in the Formal Education System for Development, Peace Building and Good Governance
(Progressive Academic Publishing, UK, 2014)
In contemporary Africa, formal education is recognized as a basic prerequisite for development. By implication, the school has become important as a socializing agent. In spite of this, schooling is based in institutions ...
Education and Skill formation for economic development in Kenya
(Contemporary Research Center, 2014)
The government of Kenya concern with the mismatch between education outcomes and the economic needs has led to several curriculum reviews but with little success. This article examines the factors that shape skill formation ...
The impact of gender on orphans’ self-esteem and academic performance among secondary school students in Kirinyaga and Nyeri Counties of Kenya
(International Research Journals, 2014)
Gender as constructed by culture in our African context, has the potential of influencing the level of self- esteem of a child, and particularly a girl-child or a school girl for that matter. In turn, this will (negatively) ...
Challenges facing female learners in various levels of education in Kenya
This study investigated the challenges facing female learners at various levels of education, with a view to generating strategies and recommendations that would assist in promoting their full participation in the education ...
The Phenomenon of Examination Malpractice: An Example of Nairobi and Kenyatta Universities
(International Knowledge Sharing Platform, 2013)
This paper focuses on examination malpractices in educational institutions with particular reference to two public universities in Kenya. To facilitate this discussion we posed the following questions: What is an examination ...