Factors Influencing the Establishment of Mobile Primary Schools among the Nomadic People in North Horr, Kenya

Author: Mohammed Bante Adano Institution: The Catholic University of Eastern Africa Abstract: Mobile schools are key towards enhancing the accessibility of schools among the nomadic and marginalized communities. While concerted effort has been made by various partners in education to make education accessible to all, there is still a huge school-access gap among the pastoralist […]

Factors Affecting Second Language Acquisition among Pre-school Children in Kasikeu Division, Makueni County

Author: Gaspar S. Kyalo Abstract: The main purpose of the study was to examine the factors affecting second language acquisition among children aged 3-4 years in Kasikeu Division in Makueni County, Kenya. The study sought to examine the following: the effect of teachers teaching experience, academic level, level of training and language components on children’ […]

Effect of Nutrition on Academic Performance of Pre-School Children Aged 4 – 6 Years in Kiou Location, Makueni Sub county

Author: Kamula E. Nduku Abstract: The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of nutrition on academic performance of pre-school children aged 4 – 6 years in Kiou Location, Kasikeu Division in Makueni County in Kenya. The study sought to find out the effect of deficiency disease, the type of food eaten and […]

Examining Drug Prevention Strategies among Undergraduate Students in Public Campuses in Kenya

Journal of Education in Developing Economies, 1(2), April 2018 Author: Joyce Pere, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa P O Box 62157 – 00200, Nairobi – Kenya | E-mail Address: perejoyce@yahoo.com Abstract: Drug abuse amongst university students has been escalating at an alarming rate despite having preventive strategies set to curb the situation across the […]

Factors Contributing to the Growth of Early Childhood Education in Kenya

By Anthony M. Wanjohi: Kenya has a long tradition of early childhood education. The first early childhood development centres (pre-schools) were started in the 1940s by and for the exclusive use of the European and Asian communities. In 1950, during Mau Mau struggle for independence, the pre-school education programme was set in emergency villages in […]

Challenges Facing Early Childhood Education in Developing Countries

Despite the growing importance of Early Childhood Education (ECE), there are a number of challenges that have continued to pull down its effective implementation. In this article, a number of major challenges have been briefly discussed. These include lack of adequate teaching and learning resources, socio-economic factors, high teacher-child ratio with poor remunerations, and financial constraints.  Socio-economic […]

An Overview of the Principles of Curriculum Design in Education

Introduction The field of curriculum is core in all educational programs. Curriculum refers to a planned interaction of learners with instructional requirements basing on their content, materials and processes for evaluating the attainment of educational objectives (Wiggins, 2005). Curriculum design takes into account teaching and learning aims and outcomes. This article briefly provides an overview […]

Demonstration and Group Work Methods of Teaching Adults

This article expounds on the teaching methods used in adult learning. These include Demonstration and Group Work methods of teaching and learning. Demonstration as a teaching method in adult education As learning has become a life long pursuit, educators as well as the media are placing more emphasis on adulthood. Brookfield(1983), observes that demonstration method […]

Role of the School Board of Governors in Kenya’s Context

This article explores the role of school board of governors. These include strategic role, setting of the school’s vision and aims, establishing and maintaining school’s ethos(character), Setting of school’s plans and policies and monitoring and evaluating school performance. Strategic role of school Governors The Board of Governors (BoG) has an important strategic role to play […]