A survey of teachers' perceptions and interpretations of human rights practices in selected secondary Schools in Kibera and Siaya districts of Kenya
Since the beginning of the new millennium, global strategies for establishing a rights-based approach to education have been increasingly converging, and it is these strategies that form the basis of this research. Numerous calls for human rights mainstreaming within the United Nations have inspired various collaborative projects of this type. The Education for All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report 2003/4, for example, has integrated the subject of human rights as well as furnishing recent statistics in this area. This research study provides some background information regarding reports, discussions and presentations by various local and international researchers and agencies on perceptions and interpretations of human rights practices in secondary schools in Kibera and Siaya districts. The report gives a statement of the problem, outlines the objectives of the study and provides insights on the significance of the study. The scope of the study and a conceptual framework are also contained in the report. The 11llman rights goals, standards, practices and challenges 111 vanous countries and institutions are highlighted in the literature review. The research report also provides the methodology of the study which includes data collection, sampling, target population. data collection instruments and data analysis. A summary of questionnaires to be used for data collection, analysis and interpretation are presented in the report. In summary the report attempts to provide some insights on the perceptions and interpretations of human rights practices in selected secondary schools in Kibera and Siaya districts.