Financing education in kenya – recurrent government spending on financing education has been higher than any other social sector according to the economic survey, it was 738 per cent of the total social sector expenditure. This paper will explore the increasing gap for higher education financing as it ascertains the current level of funding undergraduate studies and the alternative programs for funding higher education in kenya in tandem with this, the study will do an inquiry on the government role in the financing of higher education in kenya.
Sources: financing university education in kenya: a report to the ministry of higher education science and technology (2009) universities based on individual performance and the agreed cut-off points in any year.
This is the origin of higher education with all present systems of higher education borrowing much from this first intuition and system of higher education until early 20th century, higher education institutions and particularly universities and high level colleges catered only for the elites in the society.
Projected demand for higher education and public financing 27 notes 35 references 37 chapter 3 main features of current funding policies and practices 39. The commission for university education (cue) was established under the universities act, no 42 of 2012, as the successor to the commission for higher education it is the government agency mandated to regulate university education in kenya. This study sought to establish the determinants of financing higher education in kenya the study made use of both primary and secondary dataprimary data was collected through self-administration of questionnaires whereas the secondary data was gathered through desk review of recovery reports, helb financial statements and disbursements reports as well as periodicals. Financing of university education in kenya 1703 words | 7 pages qn) with close reference to university education in kenya, discuss the various means of financing education and evaluate the equity implications.
The problems of financing higher education sub-sector are to - maintain equity, efficiency and equality of opportunity the study has attempted to suggest ways to come to grips with these problems it is by no means conclusive and i recommend further research in the area of financing higher education in developing countries.
Financing higher education in kenya demand for higher education in kenya has increased tremendously over the last 2 decades driven by inadequate funding for public universities to absorb most qualified candidates (rok 2011) the gross enrollment rate (ger) at university level is estimated to be 98 % (knhdr, 2009.