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Kenya: What’s going on in our schools?

Archive 23 May 2018 | Education

This brief presents data on Kenyans’ opinions and experiences of education sector 8 out of 10 citizens (81%) think that they have a role to play in improving the quality of education in the country. And in some ways they are actively fulfilling their obligations: 8 out of 10 citizens visit their children’s school and discuss learning with teachers at least once a term.

Tanzania: For free or fees?

Archive 16 May 2018 | Education

This brief presents data on Tanzanians’ opinions and experiences access to information and public debates. It reports that Very few parents appear concerned with low school fees (6%) and distance to schools (18%) when choosing secondary schools. Instead, the majority of parents report being influenced by secondary school exam pass marks and teacher motivation (both at 72%).

Kenya’s Education Sector: How Basic?

Archive 11 Jul 2017 | Education

This brief presents data on citizens’ views on education matters. What do they see as the most serious problems facing the education sector at this moment, and how has this changed compared to previous years?

Reality Check

Archive 29 Nov 2016 | Education

Views of citizens about the state of education in Tanzania over the last one year; given that the current government has focused on improving the quality of education by providing desks, fee-free education and capitation grants that are sent directly to schools.

A New Dawn?

Archive 24 Feb 2016 | Education

Citizens' views on new developments in education

The key to life?

Archive 16 Jul 2015 | Education

Citizens’ views on education, with a focus on the quality of secondary school education.

What's going on in our schools?

Archive 30 Jun 2014 | Education

Only 1 out of 10 citizens think that most children who finish Standard 2 are able to read and do maths at Standard 2 level. Even worse, only 3 out of 10 (31%) think that these children should be able to perform at the right level; meaning that citizens have no expectation that the education system will actually teach children the skills it is supposed to. This brief examines the state of schools, learning practice and parents’ involvement in their children’s education.

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