Government in Kenya distributed 60 million textbooks

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Langata West School, Nairobi, Kenya. Credit: GPE/Mediabase

The Government in Kenya, with support from partners including GPE, distributed 60 million textbooks in public primary and secondary schools to achieve its 1:1 textbook per student ratio goal. 

The Secretary for Basic Education made the announcement during a meeting with an official delegation from Zambia on a visit to learn how Kenya is ensuring effective learning and teaching of math and science in the classroom, including capacity building for teachers.

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Langata West School, Nairobi, Kenya. Credit: GPE/Mediabase
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