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Abuya, Benta A.; Mumah, Joyce; Austrian, Karen; Mutisya, Maurice; Kabiru, Caroline – SAGE Open, 2018
Research evidence has established the importance of mothers' education and their children's educational achievement. However, little has been done to establish the association between mothers' education with girls' literacy and numeracy scores, while linking it with self-efficacy. Using baseline data collected in Kibera informal settlement in 2015…
Descriptors: Mothers, Educational Attainment, Parent Background, Females
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Muasya, Gladys – SAGE Open, 2016
The proportion of women working in the formal sector in Sub-Saharan Africa has increased in recent years. The kinship networks are weakening, leading to a decline in the traditional forms of support for child care and housework. This study examined the work-family balance options of women working in Kenyan universities within the context of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Employed Parents, Family Relationship
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Abuya, Benta A.; Ngware, Moses – SAGE Open, 2016
The free primary education policy has led to a significant increase in primary school enrollment in the country, from 8.6 million children in 2008 to 9.9 million in 2012. Increased enrollment complicated the work of teachers in the classrooms in the wake of FPE. This article seeks to document the challenges that teachers face in Kenyan classrooms…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
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Abuya, Benta A.; Admassu, Kassahun; Ngware, Moses; Onsomu, Elijah O.; Oketch, Moses – SAGE Open, 2015
Free primary education policy has substantially increased school enrollment rates in Sub-Saharan African countries. The success and sustainability depend on teachers' perception, motivation, and proper implementation of the policy in the classroom. Few studies focus on teachers' experiences and challenges in the process of implementing the policy.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Educational Policy
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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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Campbell, John L.; Campbell, Robert H.; Longrigg, Jean; Boyes, Cath – SAGE Open, 2015
A three-country study was undertaken to assess the educational efficacy of two textbooks authored by the researcher. The same texts were distributed to groups of student nurses in the United Kingdom, Cambodia, and Kenya. A data collection tool was developed to obtain quantitative data and to ask open-ended questions on how useful readers found the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Textbook Evaluation, Nursing Education