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Milligan, Lizzi O. – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2017
This article explores the implementation of Kenyan secondary education in rural Western Kenya, focusing on learners' experiences. One of the key challenges to educational quality is shown to be the size and breadth of the secondary education curriculum. Learners are in school 12 hours a day with those approaching their final exams working three to…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Secondary School Students, Disadvantaged, Foreign Countries
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Jonathan, Grace Katunge; Mbogo, Rosemary Wahu – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The concern for health and safety is legitimate in every context of human enterprise. In schools, for teaching staff's safety to be guaranteed, the equipment available should be properly maintained and installation for nonexistent ones done according to the health and safety policies. With a focus on Mbooni West district, this paper reports the…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Occupational Safety and Health, School Safety, Secondary School Teachers
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Muhombe, Joseph Andrew; Rop, Naftali K.; Ogola, Fredrick O.; Wesonga, Justus Nyongesa – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This study sought to examine influence of Special Needs Education Policy on access to secondary school education by learners with hearing impairments in Nandi County, Kenya. The study was informed by the Multiple Intelligences theory and the Dewey theory of Progressivism. The findings showed that majority of the respondents were aware of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Secondary Education, Secondary Schools
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Kindiki, Jonah Nyaga – International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 2015
The main objective of this study is to investigate policy implications for the abolition of corporal punishment in secondary schools in Kenya. Adopting a survey design, using questionnaires, interviews and documentation, a sample of 355 was selected from target population of 3228 teachers, students and parents. The data were analysed thematically.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Discipline Policy, Punishment
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Oduor, Jane A. N. – Multilingual Education, 2015
This article proposes multilingualism in education, where indigenous languages are used alongside English as the media of instruction in schools to eventually promote their use in Kenya. It begins by stating Kenya's language policy in education. It then states the responses given by some primary and secondary school teachers who were interviewed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multilingualism, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies
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Sang, Francis Kipkemboi; Kindiki, Jonah Nyaga; Sang, James K.; Rotich, Gladys Jematia; Kipruto, Keror – SAGE Open, 2015
The need for performance-based management in Kenya has brought in itself changes in the approach of management of institutions. Strategic planning is very crucial in realization of this important management outlook. The purpose of this study was to establish availability and the level of implementation of strategic plans in schools in Nandi…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Foreign Countries, Educational Administration, Secondary Schools
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Wanzare, Zachariah – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2012
This article reports some findings of study regarding practices and procedures of internal instructional supervision in public secondary schools in Kenya. The findings are part of a large-scale project undertaken in Kenya to determine the perceptions of headteachers, teachers and senior government education officers regarding the practices of…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Teacher Supervision, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership