Rapid Assessment of Arsons in Secondary Schools in Kenya

The Rapid Assessment of Arsons in Secondary Schools in Kenya between July and August, 2016 established over 130 secondary schools had suffered burning of school infrastructure as a result of student unrest and violence. The research findings pointed out that the plausible underlying causes of recurrence of student unrests and violence could be the convergence of many factors finding expression in second term of the school calendar for various reasons. It found out that student unrests and violence is second term calendar phenomenon; afflicts public secondary schools; specifically public boys’ boarding schools; moderately in public girls boarding and day schools; lesser extent in public primary day and boarding schools and private international boarding and day schools. Rapid Assessment of Arsons in Secondary Schools in Kenya 2016

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