Role of a Career Counselor and Parents in Career Choice

Anthony M. Wanjohi: Career counselors (who may be teachers or professionals) and parents have a crucial role to play in providing guidance on what career to choose. This article briefly highlights the major functions of a career counselor and parents in helping students to make informed career choice. Career Counselor A counsellor is a person […]

Role of Co-curricular Activities in Students’ Social Development

African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences, Vol. 3, 2016 Author: Anthony M. Wanjohi, Projects and Research Unit, Kenya Projects Organization, P.O. Box 85726 – 00200, Nairobi – Kenya | Email: wanjohi@kenpro.org Abstract The general role of school co-curricular activities can never be underestimated in any progressive education system. However, the stress on academic performance […]

Child Rearing Practices in Africa

Anthony M. Wanjohi: Child rearing practices are as old as humanity. Effective child-care practices play a vital role in children’s growth, brain development, personality enhancement and health promotion. In most parts of Africa, child-rearing practices are highly influenced by the traditional norms and values. Such norms include but may not be limited to cutting of […]

Effects of Tribalism in Kenya

Anthony M. Wanjohi: Evaluation is the process of collecting data on a programme to determine its value or worth with the aim of deciding whether to adopt, reject, or revise the programme (Oluoch, 2006). Programmes are evaluated to answer questions and concerns of various parties. The public want to know whether the curriculum implemented has […]

Improving Access to Education among Nomads in Kenya

By Anthony M. Wanjohi: There exists no well defined guidelines on how to handle messy data. The guidelines may differ depending on the nature of the data, whether qualitative or quantitative data. One of the approaches that could be used to handle messy data for instance is the use of right application from the onset. […]

Factors Influencing the Establishment of Mobile Schools

By Anthony M. Wanjohi:   Education forms the backbone of economy. Failure to invest in education by any civilized nation is the greatest injustice to the citizens. In developed countries, not everyone has access to school. For instance, in Arid and Semi Arid Lands (ASAL) in Kenya, access to schools is not guaranteed. The establishment […]

Measures that can be Taken to Curb Crime in Kenya

Anthony M. Wanjohi: Crime rate in Kenya has highly increased over the years causing businesses failures and other progresses made by the country. The specific measures that could be taken to address the specific causes of crime like poverty, unemployment among youth, substance abuse, peer pressure dysfunctional family units among other causes include the following: […]

Challenges facing Early Childhood Development Education in Kenya

By Anthony M. Wanjohi: Despite the growing importance of Early Childhood Education, there are number of challenges that have continued to pull down its effective implementation. These include inadequate teaching and learning resources, socio-economic factor, High Teacher /Child Ratio with Poor Remunerations, financial constraint. Inadequate teaching and learning resources Many ECDE centers lack adequate teaching […]