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Author Ojiambo, Peter Otiato, author

Title Kenyan youth education in colonial and post-colonial times : Joseph Kamiru Gikubu's impact / Peter Otiato Ojiambo
Published Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 190 pages)
Series Historical Studies in Education
Historical studies in education.
Contents Dedication; Series Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Figures; Chapter 1: Early Life and Entry in Kenyan Youth Education; Introduction; The Relevance of Biographies in Educational Research; Biographies Critiqued; Early Years and Schooling; Further Schooling and Professional Training; The Mau Mau War and How It Shaped Gikubuś Entry into Kenyan Youth Education; Colonial Government Policies for Handling Youth Vagrancy; Notes; Chapter 2: The University of Hard Knocks: Manyani Detention Camp; Conditions at the Manyani Detention Camp; Notes
Capital Expenditure in the Building and Running of ClubsStaff Salaries; Training and Recurrent Expenditure Within Youth Clubs; Challenges that Youth Clubs Faced; Nairobi Youth Vagrancy Menace and the Role of Youth Clubs in Addressing the Problem; Offering of Literacy in Youth Clubs; Notes; Chapter 5: A Flower in the Mud: The Founding of Starehe Boys Centre and School and Its Growth; SBCś Educational Work in the Colonial Period; Early Challenges of Starehe Boys Centre and School; Struggle for Recognition; Social Welfare Challenges; Political Challenges; Establishing ̀̀A Place of Safetý́
Chapter 3: A Place of Hope: Wamumu Rehabilitation Camp (̀̀Eton of Africa)́́Debates on Wamumu Programs; Role of JRCs in Addressing Wamumuś Overpopulation and Youth Vagrancy Challenges; Othaya Approved School; Notes; Chapter 4: Called to Educate: Kariokor and Starehe Youth Clubs; Aims and Activities of Youth Clubs; Salient Details that Were Entailed in the Formation of Youth Clubs; The Purpose of a Youth Club; Assessing the Demand for a Club; Finding Leaders; The Club Itself; Who to See When Intending to Form a Club; How the Kenya Association of Youth Clubs Was Expected to Help Youth Clubs
Prudence and Efficient Management of School ResourcesEntrepreneurial Education; Passion and Commitment to Youth Education; Thoughts on School Leadership; Purpose-Driven Leadership; Longevity in School Leadership; Open Management System; Creating a Strong Bond with the Alumni; Individual Attention, Love, and Care for Students; Partnering in School Leadership; Relationality in School Leadership; Servant Leadership; Commitment to Community Engagement; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
SBCś Educational Work in the Postcolonial PeriodStaffing Difficulties; Administrative Difficulties; Technical Education; Accountancy and Computer Studies; The Establishment of SBC, and Its Reflection of Kenyaś Educational History in the Postcolonial Period; The Roles that Gikubu Played at SBC; Notes; Chapter 6: Conclusion: Thoughts on Youth Education and School Leadership; Thoughts on Youth Education; Rich and Creative Education; Incorporating African Indigenous Education in Contemporary Education; Development-Centered Education; Holistic Education; Nationalistic Education
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 19, 2017)
Subject Gikubu, Joseph Kamiru
Education and state -- Kenya.
Education -- Kenya.
Educators -- Kenya.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3319599909 (electronic book)
9783319599908 (electronic book)