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Masingila, Joanna O.; Khatete, David W.; Maundu, John N.; Foley, Alan R.; Ndethiu, Sophia M.; Twoli, Nicholas W. – Africa Education Review, 2019
Teaching is a complex practice that requires teachers to draw upon their content knowledge, pedagogical approaches and strategies, and knowledge about learners in order to support learning. Integrating technology into the teaching and learning practice of a classroom is a strategy that many teachers are drawing upon. This article reports on the…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Technology Integration, Information Technology, Foreign Countries
Mwanda, Gideon; Midigo, Ronnie – Online Submission, 2019
Constructivist teaching and learning approach is one of teaching approach gaining popularity based on its principles of learner centered education. This study investigated the effectiveness of constructivist method of instruction on learning biology and challenges facing its implementation in secondary school students. The study design was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Constructivism (Learning), Instructional Effectiveness
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Carr-Hill, Roy; Mbwika, James; Peart, Edwina – Intercultural Education, 2019
This article reports on a small case study of the impact of instructional materials on students, and the impact of high-stakes testing in Kenya on those who fail; who, because there is very limited employment, are potentially open to radicalisation. The setting is secondary schools in Kenya which, after the 1998 attacks by al-Quaeda and later…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, High Stakes Tests, Secondary School Teachers
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Oyugi, Millicent; Gogo, Julius O. – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
Studies conducted in USA, Dubai, South Africa, Nigeria, Uganda, central region of Kenya and some part of Nyanza region have revealed that principals' leadership styles influence performance in schools. Leadership style was found to contribute 32.8% to the students' performance in Kinangop. However, there was no information about the influence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Leadership Styles, Principals
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Ndegwa, Alicia; Gutiérrez-Colón, Mar – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
Kenya has traditionally adopted a teacher-centred teaching methodology and is now aiming to make improvements by replacing this approach with an education system that is more child focused. The purpose of this study is to examine the Kenyan teaching system. It is an exploratory pilot study, which tries to establish whether governmental directions…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teaching Methods, Pilot Projects, Student Attitudes
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Othoo, Hezekiah Adwar; Gogo, Julius O.; Olel, Maureen A. – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
The constitution of Kenya commits to providing Kenyan youths with access to quality education. Kenya has committed to achieve goal four of the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which aims to provide inclusive, equitable and quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all by the year 2030. An analysis of Kenya…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Educational Quality
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Mwihaki, Irungu Cecilia; Josphat N, Kagema; Wambugu, Gachahi Michael – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
Students' overall performance in country wide national examinations in Kenya has recorded below mean achievement as attested by Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results. The number of students scoring grade D+ and below has consistently remained high compared with those attaining grade C+ and above which is the country's minimum…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Academic Achievement