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Vocationalization of education in Kenya: the classroom practice and the learners‟ responsibilities for change in the 21st century

Ondigi, Samson; Ayot, Henry; Mueni, Kiio; Nasibi, Mary

Abstract:
The essence of education is to prepare an individual for lifelong experiences after schooling. Education as offered in schools today is expected to give the teacher a chance to impart knowledge and skills in the learner, and for the learner to be informed and be able to put into practice what has been gained in the course of time. The Kenyan curriculum and goals of education are clearly stipulated if followed to the latter. Basically, the classroom practice by both the teachers and the learners exhibit an academic rather than a dual system that is expected to meet the needs of both the individual and those of the communities which form subsets of the society at large. It is upon this premise that education of a given country must prepare its individuals in schools so as to meet the goals of education at any one given time of a country's history This paper looks at the perspective of vocationalization of education in Kenyan at this century.

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Document Title: Vocationalization of education in Kenya: the classroom practice and the learners‟ responsibilities for change in the 21st century
Journal: International Journal of Learning and Development
Volume: 1
Issue: 1


Document Type:Journal Article (Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:Research
Country:Kenya
Keywords:Vocationalism, Vocational Training, Curriculum, Curriculum Changes, Kenya


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Date Added:07 December 2011


Vocationalization of education in Kenya: the classroom practice and the learners‟ responsibilities for change in the 21st century