UWEZO KENYA: LEADERS WANT LEARNING CRISIS IN KENYA TACKLED

Tuesday 23rd July 2013
The Standard Digital News
Roselyne Obala

Various stakeholders have acknowledged that there is a serious crisis in the education sector that must be addressed urgently, following a damning report that suggested many Class Eight candidates can barely read or write.

Uwezo Kenya, a non-governmental organisation which deals with research and education policies, released its findings on the literacy and numeracy skills public schools.

The research demonstrates that it is not enough for the government to concentrate on increasing enrolment, gender parity, improved infrastructure and teacher recruitment, without addressing the issue of quality.

To read the full report, please click HERE

 

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UWEZO KENYA FEATURE ON CITIZEN NEWS

Tuesday 23rd July 2013
Citizen News
Charles Kiragu

11 Percent of Class Eight Pupils Cannot do Class 2 Work, reports Uwezo

The new shows that 7 percent of class eight pupils cannot cannot read and comprehend a story in English and Kiswahili.

The report which was conducted in all the counties in the country also indicates that in class three, 30 percent  of the children cannot do class 2 work.

Speaking ahead of the 2012/2013 Literacy Survey Launch on Wednesday, the County Coordinator of Uwezo Kenya, Dr John Mugo said that top positions on illiteracy were taken by urban and farming counties while bottom positions comprise of the arid counties and those in Western region.

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UWEZO KENYA: THE TEAM BEHIND THE UWEZO REPORT

23rd July 2013
The Standard Digital News
Abigael Sum

The faces behind the third Uwezo National Learning Assessment are educationists with vast experience in the sector. The team comprises of Sara Ruto, a seasonededucationist and researcher with over ten years of post-PhD experience in Education. As regional manager for Uwezo East Africa, she has published extensively in areas of gender and education, health education, comparative education and education in marginalisation.

Winny Cherotich, an assistant programmes officer in-charge of research at Uwezo Kenya was instrumental in the formulation of the report. She coordinated the team that wrote the 2012 report and also was responsible for bringing the report to completion.

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