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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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Abuya, Benta A.; Onsomu, Elijah O.; Moore, DaKysha – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2014
The educational challenges girls face are often explained by economics. However, gender norms and identities, constructed historically but subject to change, also play a crucial role. In Kenya, little attention has been paid to the negative social constructions that keep girls from attaining the education they want. This article analyses the role…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Females, Urban Areas, Secondary School Students
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Milligan, Lizzi – Gender and Education, 2014
This paper reconsiders urban-rural and modern-traditional dichotomies by exploring the multiple and contested gendered issues that secondary school girls face in rural Kisii, Western Kenya. Findings are drawn from a qualitative case study and explore the ways that gendered norms interact with new ideas of gender equity in and out of the classroom.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Social Attitudes, Rural Areas
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Makewa, Lazarus; Meremo, Jackson; Role, Elizabeth; Role, Jesse – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2013
This study investigated whether there was a significant difference between teachers' and administrators' perceptions on the importance of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) in secondary school administration and evaluated the extent to which it was used by administrators. In this study, administrators are those involved in the day…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, School Administration, Information Technology
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Nyagowa, Hesbon O.; Ocholla, Dennis N.; Mutula, Stephen M. – Education for Information, 2013
This study was conducted to determine the effect of a set of dimensions on e-School success in a cross-sectional study of NEPAD's e-School pilot in Kenya. All of the six e-Schools participating in the NEPAD's e-School pilot in Kenya were selected. The study used survey methodology. Students and teachers in those schools formed the study…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Foreign Countries, User Satisfaction (Information), Pilot Projects
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Zachariah, Wanzare O. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2013
In recent years, instructional supervision has been given a great deal of attention in teacher education professional literature. However, few reported studies have specifically focused on desired qualities of instructional supervisors, especially in Third World countries. This paper reports the perceptions of teachers, headteachers and senior…
Descriptors: Teacher Supervision, Instructional Leadership, Supervisor Qualifications, Secondary Education
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Nashon, Samson Madera – Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, 2013
Analysis of views from a select group of Kenyan science teachers regarding the effect of student learning experiences on their teaching after implementing a contextualized science unit revealed that the teachers' (a) literal interpretation and adherence to the official curriculum conflicted with the students' desires to understand scientific…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Curriculum Design
Ouma, Gordon O.; Awuor, Fredrick M.; Kyambo, Benjamin – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
As e-learning becomes useful to learning institutions worldwide, an assessment of e-learning readiness is essential for the successful implementation of e-learning as a platform for learning. Success in e-learning can be achieved by understanding the level of readiness of e-learning environments. To facilitate schools in Kenya to implement…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Electronic Learning, Foreign Countries, Public 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
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Jwan, Julius Ouma – Management in Education, 2011
This paper discusses the contrasting views of what constitutes the "best interests" of students and the implications of such perceptions for leadership practices in secondary schools in Kenya. The paper is based on a study conducted to establish the students', teachers' and principals' perceptions of democratic school leadership--in line…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Principals
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Ochieng' Ong'ondo, Charles; Borg, Simon – Language Teaching Research, 2011
This article analyses the process of supervision by teacher educators and its influence on English language student teachers during a practicum in Kenya. The student teachers were enrolled in a four-year Bachelor of Education course for teaching English at secondary school level. Drawing on the perspectives of teacher educators, co-operating…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Teachers, Practicums, Education Courses
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Jagero, N.; Ayodo, T. M.; Agak, J. A. – Africa Education Review, 2011
This paper examines the cost effectiveness of educating boarding and day secondary students in Kisumu district in Kenya. The research designs used in this study were descriptive survey and casual comparative designs. The population consisted of five head teachers, 140 form four teachers and 609 form four students. Saturated and systematic random…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Boarding Schools, Day Schools, Foreign Countries
O'Hern, Darren M. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
In Kenya, indigenous knowledges related to the natural sciences are not considered in the formal science education of secondary students. Despite the prevalence of studies that examine indigenous knowledges in Kenyan school and community contexts, the perspectives of students and teachers concerning indigenous natural science knowledges and their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Rural Schools, Urban Schools
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Russell, William Benedict, III, Ed. – International Society for the Social Studies, 2010
The "ISSS Annual Conference Proceedings" is a peer-reviewed professional publication published once a year following the annual conference. (Individual papers contain references.) [For the 2009 proceedings, see ED504973.]
Descriptors: Social Studies, Proverbs, Social Justice, Global Approach
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Ongunya, R. O.; Indoshi, F. C.; Agak, J. O. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2009
Although there seems to be a high level of awareness of the HIV and AIDS menace among the youth, their behavior does not reflect this level of awareness. There seems to be a mismatch between HIV and AIDS Programme objectives and behavior change among the youth. However, this level of mismatch has not been established for effective intervention…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Intervention, Focus Groups, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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