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The governance of Kenyan public universities

D. N. Sifuna

The governance of Kenyan public universities

by D. N. Sifuna

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Published by Lyceum Educational Consultants in Nairobi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDaniel N. Sifuna.
SeriesEducation research series ;, no. 1
ContributionsRegional Dissemination Workshop on Access, Equity, and Efficiency in Kenyan Public Universities (1997 : Mombasa, Kenya)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 82 p. ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL526489M
ISBN 109966935002
LC Control Number98980144
OCLC/WorldCa39545962

The Status of Student Involvement in University Governance in Kenya: The Case of Public and Private Universities. The Status of Student Involvement in University Governance in Kenya: The Case of Public and Private Universities. Munyae M. Mulinge, Josephine N. Arasa & Violet Wawire. CODESRIA, Dakar, , p., ISBN: accept accordance activities Address advice allowed AMENDMENT Appendix applicable appropriate Assets authorised officer authority avoid Birth body Breach carrying citizens Code of Conduct Collections COMMISSION OF KENYA compromise Conduct and Ethics contract contravention Controller corporation DECLARATION FORM directions election emoluments.

management of funds in public secondary schools. By , public secondary schools’ arrears from fees collection had accumulated to kshs billion. This study therefore sought to establish the effect of accounting practices on the management of funds in public secondary schools in Kisii Central District, Kenya. Kenya - Kenya - Education: The national educational system consists of three levels: eight years of compulsory primary education (beginning at age six), four years at the secondary level, and four years of higher education. The government provides free primary and secondary education. Entrance into secondary school is contingent upon obtaining the Kenyan Certificate of Primary Education by.

The Government of the Republic of Kenya (GoK) is the national government of the republic of Kenya which is composed of 47 Counties, each county with its own semi-autonomous national government is composed of three arms: The Legislature, the Executive and the arm is independent of the other and their individual roles are set by the Constitution of Kenya. Department Of Public Administration, Faculty Of Management Sciences, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos State, Nigeria E-Mail: [email protected] Abstract This paper is a critical analysis of leadership and governance crises in Africa. It argues that Africa’s failures have come about largely as a result of frequent leadership change, lack of.


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This study investigated issues in public university governance that contributed to the rapid expansion of university education and its impact on the quality of education as well as the effect of government involvement in the management of universities. The study established that although the socio-economic and political pressures coupled with external policy formulations led to the rapid expansion of all levels of the education system following Kenya's independence inuniversity Cited by: Abstract This study investigated issues in public university governance that contributed to the rapid expansion of university education and its impact on the quality of education as well as the effect of government involvement in the management of universities.

The study established that although the socio-economic and political pressures coupled with external policy formulations led to the. summary. This book examines the concept of the democratization of governance in universities in Kenya with particular emphasis on students involvement in governance processes and decision making.

Data were collected from members of the student community utilizing a structured self-administered The governance of Kenyan public universities book and from purposively selected key informants and focus group discussants drawn from Kenyatta University (representing the public sector) and the United States International University Cited by: 2.

The purpose of this paper is to explore the corporate governance practices adopted by public universities in Kenya, itself a developing country. Corporate governance practices in Africa, especially the sub-Saharan part, are weak and limited research has been done in this by: 2.

The governance of the Kenyan government with respect to public financial management oversight falls under the Office of the Auditor General of Kenya (OAGK), which is described in its service charter as ‘the lead agency in promoting good governance and accountability in the management of public resources’ (OAGKp.

i).Cited by: 1. universities and the universities’ main campuses. The fast and vibrant increase of both public and even private universities in Kenya has put the universities under siege caused by limited facilities, shortage of teaching and research expertise and poor governance in some cases.

Some universities attempt to hireextra space outside the. established various managerial and environmental challenges faced by public universities in Kenya. The present study is an extension of this and seeks to establish the response strategies that public universities in Kenya have adopted in response to the environmental changes with a view to gaining sustainable competitive advantage.

fact that the government is now sponsoring students in both private and public universities. The proposed Differentiated Unit Costing method (D.U.C) will. Governance was key to ensuring that universities performed their role of producing high-level skills and generating knowledge.

Cuts to government funding of universities all over Africa created pressure to design alternative income sources and reduce dependence on public funding.

Public University: Details Courses: 2: Cooperative University College of Kenya (CUCK) Public University: Details Courses: 3: Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) Public University: Details Courses: 4.

Kenya Visionas well as offer direction in modernising the country‟s education system. The Constitution of Kenya () (f) (b) makes education a right of every Kenyan while the Kenya Vision underscores the importance of education in ensuring relevant human and social capital for sustainable development.

This book gives an interesting insight into the politics that face HE in Kenya, the history of public universities and the growth of private universities – many of which are only for the wealthy.

The government wants to ensure equal opportunities for everyone and. Over the past thirty years, universities have faced with major challenges, and undergone major transformations, in the nature and scope of their mission, their governance as institutions, the knowledges they produce, the value of these knowledges, and their relations with the wider economy and society (Barnett, ).

Private secondary schools in Kenya are generally high cost, offering students an alternative system of education with better or more luxurious facilities compared to public schools. They are often favoured for prestige. Most private schools in Kenya offer the British system of education which includes "O-levels" and "A-levels".

What are the most popular Public Universities in Kenya. uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing a complete list of top Public Kenyan Universities ranked by the uniRank University Ranking and meeting the following uniRank selection criteria. being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Kenyan higher education-related organization.

This is a list of universities and colleges in has a number of universities and other institutions of higher learning. There are 23 public universities, 14 chartered private universities and 13 universities with Letter of Interim Authority (LIA). These universities are established through institutional Acts of Parliament under the Universities Act, which provides for the.

Book Description: This book examines the concept of the democratization of governance in universities in Kenya with particular emphasis on students involvement in governance processes and. University of Nairobi AUGUST i corporate scandals in the public and private organizations.

This has been highlighted regulators, companies, 2 investors and the general public on weaknesses in corporate governance systems and the need to address this issue’’ (OECD,p.

As a result governments and. Governance in the public sector There is no universally agreed-upon definition for the term “public sector governance.” What is understood by the term appears to vary considerably between jurisdictions.

Existing definitions of governance, including those that are public sector focused, considered during the development ofMissing: public universities. This book is a result of public dialogue forums in pursuit of accountable and transparent governance in Kenya organized by Twaweza Communications with the support of Ford Foundation.

Governance in higher education is the means by which institutions for higher education (tertiary or post-secondary education) are formally organized and managed (though often there is a distinction between definitions of management and governance).Simply, university governance is the way in which universities are operated.

Governing structures for higher education are highly differentiated.A public university is a university that is in state ownership or receives significant public funds through a national or subnational government, as opposed to a private r a national university is considered public varies from one country (or region) to another, largely depending on the specific education landscape.In accordance with the universities act as of Julyhas compiled a list of all chattered universities by the Commission of University Education (CUE).

CUE is the Government agency mandated to ensure the maintenance of standards, quality, and relevance in all aspects of university education, training and research.