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

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