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A presentation of the work undertaken by the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction in EFA in Kenya. Presented by Jacquiline Wattima at the IAU Workshop on higher education for EFA held in ...

A presentation of the work undertaken by the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction in EFA in Kenya. Presented by Jacquiline Wattima at the IAU Workshop on higher education for EFA held in Nairobi, Kenya, on 24-25 January 2013.



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  • 2. DR YEN Behind this tremendous body of work is a compelling and revolutionary individual—Dr. James Yen.
  • 3. FAMOUS QUOTES-DR YEN Technical know-how of the experts must be transformed into practical do- how of the people. We work with the people not out of pity but out of respect for their potential for growth and development, both as individuals and as communities
  • 4. Livelihood system-Pastoralism
  • 5. IIRR and EFA GOALS Goal 1 Expanding and improving comprehensive early childhood care and education, especially for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children. Goal 2 Ensuring that by 2015 all children, particularly girls, children in difficult circumstances and those belonging to ethnic minorities, have access to, and complete, free and compulsory
  • 6.  According to the 2011 EFA Global Monitoring Report, Kenya has shown remarkable growth in primary school enrolment with a GER of 110% and a NER of 82.6% (2009, UNDP), making it one of the few countries in the region expected to achieve the EFA goals by 2015. This is attributed to the introduction of Free Primary Education,
  • 7. Out of school children
  • 8. The Pastoralist-Child andEducation
  • 9. WV Somalia Education Program
  • 11. 2. EDUCATION PROGRAM  Internationally, IIRR targets education for marginalized communities both rural and peri-urban areas. IIRR believes that education is not only a basic human right but critical to human/community development.
  • 12. Implementation strategy Implements activities thru Local Partnerships-9 local community CBO’s In 2006, IIRR initiated the Pastoralist Education Project (PEP) in Kenya,and 2006 initiated one in Ethiopia. PEP has adapted flexible education approach that fits with pastoralists’ mobility patterns and lifestyle.
  • 13. beneficiaries  Targets out of school children in pastoralist communities in the counties of Samburu, Isiolo and Marsabit.  Expanded education access through establishment and support of 36 learning centers. Currently, Supporting 24 primary schools and partnership with 7 secondary schools with total enrollment of 4,305 learners
  • 14. PROJECT GOAL Increase access and improve quality of education for out of school children in pastoralist communities.Objectives Improve early grade reading Strengthen teaching and learning process Strengthen school leadership Strengthen parental participation in learning Strengthen partnerships with government and other stakeholders
  • 15. Approaches ECD centres Feeder schools Shepherd classes Mobile schools Affiliate Public Primary schools
  • 16. ECD Centers
  • 17. ECD Centers
  • 18. Mobile school
  • 19. Shepherd class
  • 20. Shepherd classesWamba shepherd class Lbarok shepherd class
  • 21. hepherd class graduates
  • 22. Activities-improved schoolinfrastructureFarakoren primary school Ramole primary school
  • 23. Community/parentaleducationCommunity meeting Parental education
  • 24. Early grade and AdultLiteracy classes
  • 25. Community reading shades
  • 26. Parental support to reading
  • 27. Teacher supportTeacher graduation EGRA teacher training
  • 28. Partner/government training
  • 29. Challenges Expensive to implement project due to logistics, and distance. Culture Insecurity Drought
  • 30. THANK YOU