Increasing Maasai Girls’ Primary School Completion Rate and Transition Rate to Secondary School through a Community Based Learning Support System

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2022-09
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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PCF10 Sub-theme: Promoting Equity and Inclusion // This is project is designed using Commonwealth of Learning small grant. The project is to be implemented among indigenous Maasai ethnic groups of Kenya. Girl’s participation in education is a major concern among the Maasai Community of Kenya. Kenya government has given adequate attention on school enrollment and 100% transition to secondary school. However, out of all the girls that enroll in primary schools annually only 15% proceeds to secondary school. The goal of the project is to develop an out-of-school community based learning support system that ensures out-of-school primary school girls continue learning and those who dropout are reintegrated back to primary school at their rightful progression grade level. The learning support system utilizes gender responsive pedagogies in teaching and learning processes. The expected results is Community Based Learning Support System for out-of-school Maasai girls that pays attention to the specific learning needs of girls and boys. // Paper ID 8836

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Pedagogy,Gender,Community Learning,Women and Girls' Education,Primary Education,Secondary Education,Rural Communities,Out-of-School Children (OOSC)
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Kenya
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Africa
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