Promoting Early Childhood Development
Promoting and scaling up early child development (ECD) through the health system is a PATH initiative that encompasses and links three major projects: the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation - funded Integrating Early Childhood Development (I-ECD, 2012-14), Scaling Up Early Childhood Development (S-ECD, 2014-17) projects, and the BHP Billiton Sustainable Communities - funded Window of Opportunity (WinOp, 2012-16) project.
Background on Kenya
The education space in Kenya is dynamic and constantly evolving. Although Kenya instituted Free Primary Education in 2003, the government still has challenges reaching all of its school-aged population, especially those in marginalized or rural communities. As such, a vibrant non-state sector is playing a significant role in Kenya, seeking to deliver, augment, or coordinate with the government to provide education services to Kenya’s youth.
CEI has profiled nearly 120 innovative programs operating in Kenya. The majority of these were launched in Kenya, while others originated elsewhere but have expanded their operations and programming to include Kenya. This Database at a Glance report will highlight some of the popular approaches and emerging models observed from the CEI database, in order to provide a glimpse into Kenya’s education landscape.
Click below to read our Database-at-a-Glance report and find highlights from six common approaches & characteristics across ECD models. Learn about programs focusing on:
1) Student Support
2) Education Delivery
3) School Support
4) Skills for Work
5) Education Technology
6) Girls' Education