Prof. Frederick Gravenir

Position: Professor
Department: Education Management, Policy & Curriculum Studies
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100 Nairobi – Kenya

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Area of Specialization
Planning & Economics of Education

Funded Projects

  • Characterizing out-of-school children in sub-Saharan Africa, US$30,000.  Funded by African Population & Health Research Centre.
  • African Women in Institutions of  Higher Education: The Case of Universities in Sub-saharan Africa, US$16,000. Funded by FAWE/Rockefeller Foundation, 2009.
  • Training African Medical Librarians, US$25,685. Funded by National Institutes of Health (USA), July, 2009.
  • Training African Medical Librarians, US$21,153. Funded by National Institutes of Health (USA), March 2011.
  • Training African Medical Librarians, US$9,200. Funded by National Institutes of Health (USA), June, 2011.
  • Training African Medical Librarians, US$23,708. Funded by National Institutes of Health (USA), March, 2012.
  • Training African Medical Librarians, US$36,232. Funded by National Institutes of Health (USA), October, 2012.
  • Training African Medical Librarians, US$24,725. Funded by National Institutes of Health (USA), November, 2012.
  • Training African Medical Librarians, US$25,185. Funded by National Institutes of Health (USA), February, 2013.
  • Training Urban and Rural Junior Secondary School (JSS) Teachers on the Use of the Open Resources for English Language Teaching (ORELT), US$43,000. Funded by the Commonwealth of Learning, 2013
  • Training African Medical Librarians, US$75,000. Funded by National Institutes of Health (USA), September, 2013.
  • Training African Medical Librarians, US$34,474. Funded by National Institutes of Health (USA), September, 2013.
  • Training Urban and Rural Junior Secondary School (JSS) Teachers on the Use of the Open Resources for English Language Teaching (ORELT), US$45,095. Funded by the Commonwealth of Learning, 2014
  • Curriculum Development for Medical Information Specialists in Tanzania African Medical Librarians, US$57,400. Funded by National Institutes of Health (USA), August, 2015.
  • Training African Medical Librarians, US$50,695. Funded by National Institutes of Health (USA), September, 2015.

 

Publications

  • Admission of  Students in Kenyan and South African  Public Universities: A Comparison, African Journal of Education Studies, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2006.
  • F. Q. Gravenir, Dr. Gerald W. Ouma, G. S. Mse, & M. Njihia, Re-thinking the Financing of Kenya’s Higher Education: Options for Enhancing Equity, Access, and Quality, The African Symposium, Volume 6,(3 & 4); 35-46, December 2006
  • Epari, E., Gravenir, F., Mse, G., and Mugisha, F.,  Did the financing of special needs education improve with the introduction of free primary education in Kenya? Evidence from schools, The African Symposium 7(1), 71-80, 2007
  • Gravenir, F. Q.  &  Wangenge, G., Strategies for Universalizing Primary Education in Sub-Saharan Africa, APHRC, 2007
  • Amuka, LM, Olel, MA & Gravenir, FQ, Examination of the Effects of Cost Sharing Policy on Science and Technology Education and Training in Kenya National Polytechnics, Australian Journal of Business & Management Research, Vol. 1 No. 2, May, 2011.
  • Nyerere, JKA, Gravenir, FQ & Mse, GS, Delivery of Open, Distance & E-Learning in Kenya, The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, Vol. 13 No. 3, 2012.
  • Gravenir, F. Q. , “The Role of the Alumni in the Governance and Financing of Universities in Africa” in F. M. Nafukho,B. J. Irby & H. M. A. Muyia, Governance and Transformations of Universities in Africa: A Global Perspective, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2014

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 March 2016 15:30

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5TH INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL OCTOBER CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION AND LIFELONG LEARNING (2018)

 Conference Dates4th -5th October 2018 

THEME: Educational Reforms and Technological Advancement: Enhancing Teacher Education, Training and Competence-based Learning

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Dissemination of Research Findings 26th May

Dr. Teresa Mwoma of Department of Early Childhood Studies will be presenting her research findings from a study funded by the Vice Chancellor’s research grant 2015/2016. The study was focusing on safety and security in preschools in the informal settlement: A case of Nairobi City County. The study was conducted in Nairobi informal settlements. Findings from the study will be disseminated to stakeholders in early childhood as well as scholars in Kenyatta University on 26th May 2017 at Kenyatta University BSSC room 12 starting at 10.30 am. Preliminary findings from the study were presented in the 4th annual early childhood development and education summit held in Mombasa from 13th to 17th March 2017.


4th Academic Seminar

The School of Education is planning to hold its 4th Academic Seminar on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th May 2017 at the College of Education & Lifelong Learning (Room 109) to provide space for awardees of the School's conference - related grants and time to share knowledge and experiences gained from their attendances locally and abroad.
The Seminar is designed to give opportunity to academic members of staff as well as young experienced researchers to model for our students and set good examples of how to engage in scholarly discourses. Our postgraduate students and their supervisors will have a forum to share their research work-in-progress from which they could get input for potential publications from their research by the time they are graduating.

The Guest Speaker will be Dr. Rhoda Gitonga who will address: Interactivity in Online Teaching & Learning in Higher Education.


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