Educational Space in a School in Kenya

Author: Tomasz Huk
Institution: University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1082-5826
Year of publication: 2022
Source: Show
Pages: 51-64
DOI Address: https://doi.org/10.15804/tner.2022.69.3.04
PDF: tner/202203/tner6904.pdf

The article describes a primary school in Kenya, where the school’s educational space was analysed in two respects: a) safety and comfort; b) knowledge and skills development, as part of ethnographic research. The research results indicate that the school needs a change in physical space, teaching aids, and greater pedagogical awareness among the teachers. The new education system introduced in Kenya requires much more funding to ensure proper learning conditions and continuing education for teachers. If this demand is met, the quality of the education process may improve.

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