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



  • Kenya


  • Non-formal education -- Kenya -- Abstracts.

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Statementby B. E. Kipkorir, abstracted from a long paper by Sidney B. Westley.
SeriesDiscussion paper - Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi ; no. 211, Discussion paper (University of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies) ;, no. 211.
ContributionsWestley, Sidney B.
LC ClassificationsLC45.8.K46 K56
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. ;
Number of Pages30
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Open LibraryOL4533340M
LC Control Number76980061

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Under the aegis of the Government of Kenya – UNICEF Programme of Cooperation in Non-Formal Education, non-formal schools and centers have received various types of support towards quality provision of education. Significant progress has also been made in the area of partnership and collaboration. The. Non-formal education seems better to meet the individual needs of students. According to Ward, et al.3, a systematic analysis of the main features of non-formal education, diversely from formal schooling, shows that participants are led to non-formal programmes because these offer the.   Nonformal education for improving educational outcomes for street children and street youth in developing countries: A systematic review. International Journal of Social Welfare, 23(4), pp Book. What is Non-Formal Schools? Definition of Non-Formal Schools: These are institutions of learning that resemble formal schools in the manner in which they operate; transmitting a formalized curriculum leading to formal school examinations but which differ in school practices, management, financing, staffing conditions, registration, operating environment, and school structures.

With the introduction of the 8–4–4 system CPE became KCPE (Kenya Certificate of Primary Education) while KCE became the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). Since , public education in Kenya has been based on an 8–4–4 system, [1] [2] with eight years of primary education followed by four years of secondary school and. The Kenya government has been working on non-formal education (NFE) programmes, which are expected to provide comprehensive and complementary delivery channels of quality basic education to children, especially those living in difficult circumstances, . This book explore notions of quality as understood within various systems of national, formal, and nonformal education. It considers the tensions that arise with the introduction of new. Open and Distance Learning and Information and Communication Technologies- Implications on Formal and Non formal Education. Situma, David B (Commonwealth of Learning, ) The Population; female (% of total) in Kenya was last reported at in , according to a World Bank report published in