Gender and Education in Kenya (Innbundet)

Serie: Gender and Sexuality in Africa and the Diaspora 

Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2021
Antall sider: 150
Forlag: Lexington Books
Språk: Engelsk
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ISBN/EAN: 9781793634924
Kategori: Psykologi
Omtale Gender and Education in Kenya
Gender and Education in Kenya explores the intersections of curriculum, pedagogy, policy, and gender. The contributors study depictions of gender in textbooks, the presence and roles of girls and women within classrooms in Kenya, and female leadership in education, arguing that, despite recent policies put in place by the Kenyan government to ensure gender parity in education, there is still a need to make curriculum more gender responsive. Gender and Education in Kenya examines the disparity between male and female representation in education and advocate for more training for teachers about gender-related educational policies and implementing gender-responsive objectives in classrooms. The collection concludes with a study of the intersection of gender and disability with a chapter that explores the additional challenges for a blind girl in school and the lack of policies in place to help disabled students.

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