JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2014/2015
YEAR II SEMESTER I EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
HSD 2206: EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT
DATE:DECEMBER 2014 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer question one and any other two questions.
The Kenyan 8-4-4 was developed to achieve certain objectives.
i. Explain any three objectives of the 8-4-4 system of education. (6 marks)
ii. Explain any five challenges that the system has encountered during implementation. (15 marks)
iii. What are the likely effects of the challenges on the economic development.
i. The Kenyan Government intends to stop universities from offering certificates and Diplomas to concentrate on degrees only. Explain any five likely effects in the education sector. (10 marks)
ii. Explain any five dilemmas facing education in Kenya. (10 marks)
The recent growing interest in Agribusiness may require a change in education policy in agricultural education in Kenya. Discuss. (20 marks)
i. Discus five advantages of an educated population. (10 marks)
ii. State five factors that can improve quality of education in Kenya. (10 marks)