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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

REPUBLIC OF KENYA

Education Sector Report 2005

February 2005

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1........................................................................................... 1

1.0 Introduction ...................................................................................... 1 1.1 Sector Definition ................................................................................. 1 1.2 The sector Vision and Mission Statement .......................................... 1 1.3 Mandate, Core Functions, Activities and Organization...................... 1

CHAPTER 2........................................................................................... 5

2.0 Sector Performance........................................................................... 5 2.1 Sector Policies and Objectives ......................................................... 5 2.2 Specific Targets for the Sector......................................................... 6 2.3 Analysis of Sector input and output indicators............................... 6 2.3.1 Pre- Primary Education.................................................................... 7 2.4 Core Poverty Reduction Programmes in the Ministry................... 22 2.4.1 Free Primary Education Support Project: .................................... 25 2.4.2 Strengthening Primary Education III ......................................... 25 2.4.3 Non-Formal Primary Education Project....................................... 26 2.4.4 Rehabilitation of Arid zones primary schools .................................. 26 2.4.5 School Feeding Programme........................................................ 26 2.4.6 Expanded School Feeding Programme ........................................ 26 2.4.7 Basic Education Infrastructure Improvement Project - GOK/OPEC 27 2.5 Trends in Expenditure for the Core Poverty Programmes ............. 27 2.6 Analysis of the Outputs and Outcomes Related to these Expenditures ............................................................................................ 28 2.7 Challenges, Constraints/Lessons Learnt ....................................... 29 2.7.1 Pending Bills.................................................................................. 29 2.7.2 Stalled Projects.......................................................................... 31 2.7.3 Quality and Relevance................................................................... 31 2.8 Subsector Issues and Challenges.................................................... 32

CHAPTER 3......................................................................................... 36

3.0 Resource Requirements For 2005/2006 ? 2007/2008..................... 36 3.1 Investment Programmes.................................................................... 36 3.2 Resource projections and Indicative Budget ................................. 38 3.3 Indicative Donor Commitments over the Next Three Years ............ 40 3.4 New and Enhanced Programmes ....................................................... 43

3.4.1 Early Childhood Programmes. ........................................................ 43 3.5.2 Primary Education Programmes ................................................. 44 3.5.3 School Construction: .................................................................. 45 3.5.4 Capitation Payments to Public Primary Schools:............................. 45 3.5.5 Capitation Payments to Non-Formal Schools: ................................. 45 3.5.6 School Health and Feeding Programmes:........................................ 46 3.5.7 In-service Teacher Training: ........................................................... 46 3.5.8 Other Training and Education Promotion Activities: ....................... 46 3.5.9 Special ASAL Education Programmes ........................................ 46

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3.6 Secondary Education Investment Programmes............................. 47 3.6.1 Secondary School Infrastructure Improvement: ............................. 47 3.6.2 Targeted Bursary Fund: ........................................................... 47 3.6.3 Secondary Teacher Deployment and Development: ........................ 48

3.7 Information Communication Technology:..................................... 49 3.8 Science and Library Equipment: .................................................... 49 3.9 Teacher Training College Programmes (TTC)................................. 49 3.10 Adult Basic Education Programmes ............................................... 50 3.11 AIDS Programmes ........................................................................... 50 3.12 Special Needs Education Proposed Investment Programme ......... 51 3.13 Technical, Industrial, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Investment Programme ........................................................................... 51 3.14 University Education...................................................................... 52 3.15 Management and capacity building Programme ............................. 53 3.16 Quality Assurance and Standards Programme............................... 54 3.17 Other Construction Projects and Development Programmes......... 56 3.18 Teacher Costs ................................................................................. 57

3.18.1 Primary Teachers Salaries ....................................................... 57 3.18.2 Secondary Teacher Salaries..................................................... 58 3.19 Emerging Issues in the Sector ........................................................ 60 3.20 Proposed Strategies for Resource Mobilization ............................. 64

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ADF AIA AIE AIDS ASAL BOG CBD CBE CBO CBS CEMASTEA CIDA CHE DEB DEO DFID DPM ECD ECDE EDF EEC EFA EMIS ERS ERSWEC

ESSP FPE GDP GER

ABBREVIATIONS

African Development Fund Appropriations In Aid Authority to Incur Expenditure Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Arid And Semi-Arid Lands Board of Governors Community Based Development Curriculum Based Establishment Community Based Organisation Central Bureau Of Statistics Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology in Africa Canadian International Development Agency Commission for Higher Education District Education Board District Education Officer Department for International Development Directorate of Personnel Management Early Childhood Development Early Childhood Development and Education European Development Fund European Economic Commission Education For All Education Management Information System Economic Recovery Strategy Economic Recovery Strategy on Wealth and Employment Creation Education Sector Strategic Plan Free Primary Education Gross Domestic Product Gross Enrolment Rate

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GOK HELB HIV ICT IDA IED IIEP INSET IPPD JICA JKF JKUAT KCPE KCSE KESI KIE KISE KNEC KRA KShs KU M&E MOHANH&S MOL&HRD MOES&T MOH MPER MTEF NCST NE NER

Government of Kenya Higher Education Loans Board Human Immune Virus Information and Communication Technology International Development Association Institute of Economic Development International Institute for Educational Planning In-servicing of Teachers Integrated Personnel Pay-Roll Data Japanese International Corporation Agency Jomo Kenyatta Foundation Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Kenya Certificate of Primary Education Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Kenya Education Staffing Institute Kenya Institute of Education Kenya Institute of Special Education Kenya National Examinations Council Kenya Revenue Authority Kenya Shillings Kenyatta University Monitoring and Evaluation Ministry of Home Affairs National Heritage and Sports Ministry of Labour and Human Resource Development Ministry of Education Science and Technology Ministry of Health Ministerial Public Expenditure Review Medium Term Expenditure Frame Work National Council for Science and Technology North Eastern Net Enrollment Rate

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