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Title:Recent developments in radio-correspondence education in Kenya
Author:Kinyanjui, Peter E.
Periodical:Vierteljahresberichte Probleme der Entwicklungsländer
Geographic term:Kenya
Subject:distance education
Abstract:There is a growing awareness in Africa of the need to introduce correspondence education in order to meet educational needs in spite of scattered populations, poor communications and lack of sufficient qualified manpower. Many countries, including Kenya, start government-sponsored institutions geared to specific national priorities. This article describes some of the experiences gained in the field of radio and correspondence education and the recent developments in the only government-sponsored correspondence course unit in Kenya in the following parts: Background - Operation of the Correspondence Course Unit - Some results - Plan for expansion - The future of correspondence education in Africa. Notes; Zusammenfassung in deutsch; Resume en français.