Guidelines to Handling Messy Data

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. […]

Determination of F statistic in the Analysis of Variance

By Anthony M. Wanjohi: Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) is done for comparison of means between two or more groups. It examines the way groups differ WITHIN versus how they differ BETWEEN them.   The following are key steps involved the determination of F statistic in the Analysis of Variance: a)      Determination of the Group Means: […]

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: […]

Effects of Tribalism in Kenya

Anthony M. Wanjohi: Tribalism in Kenya is not inborn; it cannot be traced to ancient hatreds or warfare from cultures clashing over the ages. The major opposing groups like Luo, Luhya and Kisii  of Western Kenya and the GEMA (Kikuyu, Embu and Meru people) from the Mount Kenya area, had little contact with one another […]

Challenges facing Early Childhood Development Education in Kenya

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 and learning resource and […]

Challenges Facing Kenya in Achieving Education for All

Anthony M. Wanjohi: Despite the Kenya’s government efforts towards the realization of Education For All (EFA), it continues to experience a number of challenges. These include gender disparities, high poverty levels, Teacher supply and quality, HIV/AIDS Pandemic and Inadequate financial resources.   Gender Disparities The girl child continues to be in vulnerable situation.  Parental gender […]

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 […]