Research Papers/Topics in Transport Economics And Planning

Contribution Of County Bursary Fund On Access And Equity In Financing Public Secondary School Education In Siaya County, Kenya

ABSTRACTGlobally, there exist bursary schemes that are in place to enhance access and equity in the provision of education to the disadvantaged. In Kenya, there have been bursary schemes that enhances access and equity in the provision of secondary school education. With Siaya County’s 16% of the population having secondary school education, below the neighbouring Kisumu county’s 25%, Vihiga county’s 20% and Kakamega county’s 19%, coupled with inequity in bursary distribution, the Cou...

Influence Of Institutional Inputs On The Quality Of Secondary School Education In Migori County, Kenya

ABSTRACTInstitutional inputs are resources invested in the school system to enhance quality. In Kenya quality is measured primarily by performance in education but it can also be measured by availability, adequacy and utilization of resources. There are several ways of measuring performance including achievement in national examinations. The extent to which institutional inputs influence performance in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) is at variance. In Kenya there are differen...

Influence Of Forgone Earnings On Primary To Secondary Education Transition In Mbita Sub-County, Kenya.

ABSTRACTFree Secondary Education policy was introduced in Kenya in 2008 with an aim of making sec-ondary education affordable so as to enhance access, transition, retention and student academic performance. However, this has not been realized in Mbita sub-county where the average prima-ry to secondary education transition rate from 2010 to 2014was at 46.94%, lagging behind the neighbouring Suba sub county and the national rates at 59.78% and 72.78% respectively during the same period. A recen...

AN EVALUATION OF FEDERAL ROAD SAFETY COMMISSION DRIVING SCHOOL STANDARDIZATION PROGRAMME (DSSP)

ABSTRACT This research carefully evaluate the driving school standardization programme (DSSP) since its inception in the year 2008. Investigation were made into the objective of DSSP. Secondary data were collected to determine the post and preDSSP effect on road traffic crash as well as the vehicular population at every given year. Three sets of primary data were collected. Firstly to ascertain the level of compliance by the driving schools on the ...