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Gender disparities among the academic staff in Kenyan public universities

Lydia Kanake

Gender disparities among the academic staff in Kenyan public universities

by Lydia Kanake

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Published by Lyceum Educational Consultants in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya
    • Subjects:
    • Women college teachers -- Kenya -- Social conditions -- Congresses.,
    • Sex discrimination in higher education -- Kenya -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLydia Kanake.
      SeriesEducation research series ;, no. 3
      ContributionsRegional Dissemination Workshop on Access, Equity, and Efficiency in Kenyan Public Universities (1997 : Mombasa, Kenya)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB2332.3 .K35 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 53 p. ;
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL526492M
      ISBN 109966935029
      LC Control Number98980147
      OCLC/WorldCa39545981

      4) To compare the degree of girls’ academic achievement and gender violence across universities. Significance of the Study The study on socio-economic and institutional factors affecting girls’ academic achievement and gender violence is vital as it will File Size: KB.   Despite these limitations, however, the paper could be a jumping-off point for further study of gender disparities among majors and in employment. “Though young women have made tremendous strides in their overall level of educational attainment, gender segregation of college majors has persisted,” the paper concludes.

      find out the factors affecting women’s participation in university management in Kenya. Data was collected from three public and three private chartered universities in Kenya between January and June using questionnaires, interview guides and document analysis guides. The participants included ten male managers (heads of departments, deans,File Size: KB. Gender Disparities in High Academic Achievement. Because women have come to far outnumber men among recent college graduates in most industrialized countries, new questions about gender disparities in educational attainment are emerging. Among OECD countries (OECD, ), the average share of the student population accounted for by women.

      The Need for Gender Equity in Education in Kenya Kimwarey M.C and Omondi M Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya. P.O Box Eldoret, Kenya. Corresponding Author: Kimwarey M.C _____ Abstract Kenya recognizes education as a basic human Size: KB. Key words: gender disparity, enrolment, regions and achievement. Introduction according to the education for all (efa) and millennium development Goals (mdGs), countries are faced with the challenge of eliminating gender disparities in basic education by the year , and achieving gender equality in education by (onsomu et al, ). thereFile Size: KB.


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Gender disparities among the academic staff in Kenyan public universities by Lydia Kanake Download PDF EPUB FB2

The tribes that were penetrated most deeply by the initial missionary spring in the s were the Luo, Luhya, Kikuyu, Embu, Meru, and Kamba. The Luo and Kikuyu were the first tribes to embrace Western systems, including education and are also the groups that have advanced most greatly socio-economically along the tribes.

Other tribes like the Kalenjin, who lived in the Rift valley, previously. academic staff in most public chartered universities ha ve not adhered to the two-thirds gender rule.

Five out of the 22 public chartered universities have however adhered. Kenya. Integrating gender perspectives in higher institutions of learning including public Universities is sound public governance and will help to strengthen the impact of gender mainstreaming including in research and future publications.

An institutional Gender Policy formalizes the rights and responsibilities of File Size: KB. View Gender Disparities Research Papers on for free.

There are indeed glaring gender disparities in representation at all levels of education administration in Kenya. It is worth noting that women the world over are still grappling with leadership both in education and the corporate world even in the 21 st century.

Since independence, there has been gross under representation of women in Kenya in both political and other leadership spheres. Selected Public Universities in Egypt and Kenya. Book chapter in Higher Education in Africa: Equity, 3 Purity simiyu Gender disparities among academic staff and post graduate students in STEM in Kenyan universities Proposal writing.

Our purpose was to examine differences in faculty position and professional satisfaction among academic physicians by gender. Methods From –, academic faculty members at a single institution were surveyed ( n=; n=; n=).Cited by: Parys, ).

Interest in the academic performance gap favoring women is changing for a number of reasons.4 The first goal of this paper is to document changes in gender disparities in the academic performance of high school students (12th, 10th, and 8th graders) over the last three decades using.

public universities in Kenya. The main objective of this study was to examine the interventions that have been put in place to enhance gender equity in the selected public universities in Kenya and their sustainability.

Methodology The research adopted descriptive survey and case study designs in order to enable the researcher to carry out File Size: KB. University of Pennsylvania ScholarlyCommons GSE Publications Graduate School of Education Gender Disparities at Historically Black Colleges and UniversitiesCited by: 3.

is to examine the effect of gender discrimination against women on the basis of sex and denial of appointment into position of authority in Nigerian universities.

Daniel E. Gberevbie, Adewale O. Osibanjo, Anthonia A. Adeniji, Olumuyiwa A. Oludayo An Empirical Study of Gender Discrimination and Employee Performance among Academic Staff of. We analyzed gender disparities in patenting by country, technological area, and type of assignee using the million utility patents issued between and by the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO).

Our analyses of fractionalized inventorships demonstrate that women’s rate of patenting has increased from % of total patenting activity to % over the nearly year period.

Gender Disparities among the Academic Staff in Kenyan Public Universities. Nairobi: Lyceum Educational Consultants, (). Gender Disparity in Education: An Eritrean Perspective.

Gender Equality and : Juliet Njeri Muasya. In Kenya, gender disparities are reflected in education through unequal access to schooling, with more male than female students having access to schooling.

In academic performance male students seem to perform better than females to proceed to higher levels in education. the five public universities for the five academic years. In the private universities, there were more women than men in all the years other than the / academic year. The reason for the disparities could be attributed to the fact that most of those who qualify to enter public universities are men.

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My most recent post on the BROWN CENTER CHALKBOARD at the Brookings Institution. Women receive 57 percent of the bachelor’s degrees in the United States, but only 52 percent of the doctorates. In looking at recent datafrom the National Center for Education Statistics, we find: Women receive only 23 percent of Ph.D.s in computer science; in mathematics and statistics, the.

An Empirical Study of Gender Discrimination and Employee Performance among Academic Staff of Government Universities in Lagos State, Nigeria Conference Paper (PDF Available) January with Author: Omotayo Adewale Osibanjo.

Gender disparities are greater in Africa's secondary schools and universities. Photograph: Getty Images / Dave Hogan Achieving gender parity at every level of education is a key requirement of the.

The Kenyan education policy does not discriminate against girls and women, but their participation is characterized by manifest disparities.

The education of girls and women is one of the most powerful forces of development particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa where social welfare and economic advancement are constrained by rapid population growth and a weakly developed human resource : Carolyne N Masibo.

Kenyatta University(KU)School of Arts & Humanities came to being as a result of the restructuring process that transformed it from The Faculty of Arts in The school is located at the western side of the main campus, opposite the Post Office and is adjacent to The Kenyatta University Conference Centre Annex.and Turut-Asik () in their study of gender differences in academic achievement in a large public university in Turkey reported a high gender disparity in various spheres of public life and the patriarchal social structure in Turkey as a major factor that may lead to poorer academic performance among female university students.Gender inequality is a global concern, and as indicated by the 4th World Conference on Women in Beijing, gender inequalities in developing nations has received much of the attention (Mueller and Mulinge, ).

At the heart of the gender inequality issue File Size: KB.