Alternative Provision of Basic Education and Training (APBET) Schools
The Constitution of Kenya (2010), Article 43, recognizes that every person has a right to
education, and Article 53(b) states that every child has a right to free and compulsory
The public schools in informal settlements are far lesser than private schools hence denying many children access to basic education. APBET schools emerge due to this gap, playing a very huge role in reduction of illiteracy.
Section 95(3) (i) and (j) of the Act mandates the Cabinet Secretary to make regulations with respect to the conduct and management of schools, prescribe how schools shall be classified, make provisions with respect to different classes or kinds of schools, impose conditions and make exemptions. Ministry of Education Science and Technology developed guidelines to provide for registration and regulation of APBET.
These guidelines are yet to be implemented to ensure affordable and quality eduacation.
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY -STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION- REGISTRATION GUIDELINES FOR ALTERNATIVE PROVISION OF BASIC EDUCATION AND TRAINING (APBET). https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=4&ved=2ahUKEwjF2K7kqqHdAhUMQBoKHaHrDbEQFjADegQIBxAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fdoj19z5hov92o.cloudfront.net%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2Fmedia%2Fresource%2Falternative_provision_of_basic_education_and_training_apbet_option_2_cover.pdf&usg=AOvVaw1nc3aWuDr0KHQis8YrUE7Q
Recognation of APBET school for quality education