Jaslika Consulting co-associate, Irene K. Nyamu, examines the merits of the call for a life-course approach to childhood poverty by considering the contributions of the Young Lives Project.
Values are one of the three pillars of the vision and mission of the Basic Education Curriculum Framework guiding education reforms in Kenya. This study led by Dr. Sheila Wamahiu provides the evidence base for the operationalization of values in the Kenyan education system.
This study led by Dr Sheila Wamahiu was the first comprehensive analysis of education of the girl-child in Kenya. Though conducted over two decades ago, issues such as the gross abuse of children’s rights in schools, widening of gender disparities to the disadvantage of girls as one ascends the education ladder, their continued marginalization in STEM, and the pockets of male disadvantage in some geographical locations that were flagged in the report remain current.