Investigating the Challenges of Student Centered Learning in Higher Education Institutions in Eritrea

African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 4(3), 2017 Ghiorgis Tekle* and Hagos Fesshaye** College of Business and Economics – Halhale, Eritrea *Assistant professor in Economics; Corresponding author e-mail: Tekleg234@gmail.com **Lecturer in Economics, e-mail: hagosfisha@gmail.com Abstract: The mode of teaching and learning followed by the HEIs in Eritrea are dominantly teacher-led, as opposed to […]

Socio-Economic Factors Influencing Community Participation in the Redevelopment Planning of Nairobi: A Case of Muthurwa and Kaloleni Estates

African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 4(3), 2017 Author: Meremiya Hussein, Affiliation: Centre for Urban Studies, SABS, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Author’s Email Address: husseinmeremiya@gmail.com Abstract: A history of neglect by past and current city governments, an influx of Nairobi‘s population in recent years and obscurity of tenure occasioned by […]

Challenges Hindering Effective Reduction of Drug Abuse among Undergraduate Students in Public Universities in Kenya

African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 4 (2), 2017. Authors: Joyce Pere1 and Eleen Yatich2 Pere,1  The Catholic University of Eastern Africa. Dr. Yatich,2 a lecturer at Kisii University Campus in Kenya. Email of the corresponding author: perejoyce@yahoo.com. Abstract: The increase and devastating effects of drug abuse among university students have continued to […]

Influence of Parental Communication on Pre-school Children’s Socio-emotional Development in Ngong Ward in Kenya

African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 2017. <Author: Lucy Ghati. Email: lghati@gmail.com> Abstract: Parents influence a lot how children interact with their social surroundings as well as play a part in children’s social and emotional behaviours. Children who can use language effectively to negotiate social situations or those who have […]

Effects of Online Learning on Students with Disabilities in Public Universities in Kenya

African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 2017. <Author: Joel Peter Ogutu, Department of Educational Psychology, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 190 – 50100 Kakamega – KENYA Corresponding author E-mail: joelogutu@yahoo.com> Abstract: Online teaching and learning pedagogy creates a community of inquiry where participants interact to jointly […]

Barriers to Girls’ Participation in Free Day Secondary Education in Kenya

African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 2017 Authors: Eleen Yatich1 and Joyce Pere2 Dr. Yatich,1 a lecturer at Kisii University Campus in Kenya. Pere,2  The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, P.O. Box 62157 – 00200, Nairobi | Email of the corresponding author: eleenchesaro@yahoo.com Abstract While the Kenyan government made secondary […]

Education as a Tool for Liberation: Seeking Nyerere’s Understanding

African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 2017 Author: Innocent Sanga Sanga (Fr.) is a scholar at The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies, P.O. Box 62157 – 00200, Nairobi – Kenya. Email: innocentsanga@yahoo.com Abstract Nyerere understood education as a tool for liberating both an individual […]

Education for Self Reliance: Nyerere’s Policy Recommendations in the Context of Tanzania

African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences, Vol. 3, 2016 Author: Innocent Sanga, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, P.O. Box 62157 – 00200, Nairobi – Kenya | Email: innocentsanga@yahoo.com Abstract Education for Self Reliance (ESR) was the most important educational principle, which presented the educational philosophy of Tanzania. The purpose of ESR was to […]

Role of Co-curricular Activities in Social Development of Students in Public Secondary Schools in Kenya

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 […]

Girls’ Enrollment in Secondary Schools in Eritrea: Status and Hindering Factors

African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences, Vol. 3, 2016 [Author: Dawit Teclemariam Bahta, College of Business and Economics, Halhale   P.O. Box. 11191, Asmara, Eritrea | Email: dawitt7@gmail.com ] Abstract: Development of a society cannot take place without the productive participation of women and this can only happen when girls are adequately empowered with adequate […]