Achieving Quality in Privately Sponsored Programmes in Public Universities: A Focus on Kenya

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In this book, the writer makes a major contribution to issues in education in Kenya in general and in particular to those surrounding the privately sponsored, module two or direct entry degree programmes. No doubt these programmes have elicited a lot of debate ranging from support to condemnation. Sometimes, the opposing sides of the debate have depended on hearsay or their own notions of what really happens. The work approaches contentious issues very objectively and, using the experience of Moi University, brings out all aspects that require attention in the debates surrounding the programmes. Through a well structured approach, the writer traces the evolution of the programmes at Moi University while simultaneously describing the status of the PSSP programme. The work is an important reference for scholars and policy makers but also comes out as compulsive reading for the general public interested in understanding the ideas and implementation of the programmes as well as their criticism and achievement.

The writer makes a major contribution to issues in Education in Kenya in general and in particular to those surrounding the privately sponsored, module two or direct entry programmes [Dr. Busolo Wegesa – Senior Lecturer, Department of Literature, Theatre and Film Studies, Moi University].

This book is beneficial to all stakeholders in the Education sector [Cynthia Jerotich Kipchillat, PhD]

Dr. Yego J. C. Helen holds Ph.D. in Education (Social Education and Ethics) from Moi University and M.Sc. from University of Wales (UK). She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Community and Adult Education from National University of Ireland and B.Ed. (Arts) from University of Nairobi. Currently, she is the Principal Administrative Officer at Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya, where she also teaches Comparative Studies in the Department of Educational Foundations, School of Education. Dr. Yego is also the President (2012-2014) of the Soroptimist International Union of Kenya and the Chairperson (2013-2014) of the Eldoret Club. She is a seasoned researcher on social and gender issues and has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals.

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