ReliefWeb – Spotlight on CFK Africa’s Partnership With MIT on Strengthening Schools in Kenya’s Informal Settlements

“Schools in informal settlements in Kenya provide access to crucial education for many young students, yet rates of finishing primary school are low.

CFK Africa is working to improve attendance via a variety of methods, and this LEAP project (in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology) was designed to provide guidance on how to implement, measure, and eventually scale specific interventions to improve school attendance in informal settlements in Kenya.

They are now implementing these practices in partnership with schools, but had questions about data collection and levels of evidence required to evaluate the practices. The focus of this LEAP project was therefore to provide advice and strategies for collecting data to evaluate these practices and providing a framework in which to do so.”

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