Do Low-cost Private School Leavers in the Informal Settlement Have a Good Chance of Admission to a Government Secondary School? A Study from Kibera in Kenya

Jan 01, 2012 | by
  • Description

There are growing numbers of low-cost private schools in urban informal settlements in developing countries. It has been argued that these institutions may constitute alternatives for government schools, as they are able to meet the educational needs of children in urban informal settlements. This study explores the question of whether low-cost private schools can meet their needs, not only in terms of primary education but also with regard to access to further education.

Do Low-cost Private School Leavers in the Informal Settlement Have a Good Chance of Admission to a Government Secondary School? A Study from Kibera in Kenya