HSD 3203: EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT6 Past Paper

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JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
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AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2015/2016

YEAR II SEMESTER I EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

HSD 3203: EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT
DATE: APRIL 2016 TIME: 3 HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER QUESTION ONE AND ANY OTHER TWO QUESTIONS

QUESTION ONE
(a) Differentiate between each of the following pairs of terms as they relate to education and development:
(i) Education and training. [3 marks]
(ii) Formal education and informal education. [3 marks]
(iii) Adult education and extension education. [3 marks]
(iv) Progressivism and social reconstructirism [3 marks]
(v) Essentialism and perennialism [3 marks]
(vi) Educational goals and educational objectives. [3 marks]

(b) Outline the major objectives of education in Kenya. [6 marks]

(c) Explain the impact of the sessional paper number 1 of 2005 on the state of education in Kenya. [6 marks]

QUESTION TWO
Discuss the extent to which the education system in Kenya has been shaped by the commissions of education since independence. [15 marks]

QUESTION THREE
Explain the contribution to the development of education by the following educators;
(a) Julius K. Nyerere
(b) Paulo Freire
(c) Maria Montessori [15 marks]

QUESTION FOUR
(a) Outline the progress and development of technical and vocational education and training in Kenya. [8 marks]

(b) Discuss the significance of technical and vocational education and training in the socio-economic development of Kenya. [7 marks]

QUESTION FIVE
Discuss the extent to which the recommendations of the task force on the re-alignment of education sector to the new constitution 2010 have been adopted in the education sector in Kenya today. [15 marks]

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