In 2013, the UWEZO Regional Office commissioned a study to document the views of “insiders” on the triggers, motivations, and types of actions that citizens are taking to improve the quality of education. This excerpt is adapted from a report based on interviews of District Coordinators, who are the primary implementers of UWEZO.
Led by Jaslika Director, Sheila Wamahiu, this was the first rigorous, detailed study of Nairobi’s children who lived and worked on the streets.
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.
Irene K. Nyamu, a Jaslika Consulting co-associate, explores the role of civil society organisations like Plan International (Plan) in enabling children to claim their rights, including their right to citizenship.
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.