Compulsory Education Age
Basic and secondary education are compulsory, beginning at age 4.
Estimated Number of Homeschoolers
More than 400 families
Homeschoolers currently take the position that homeschooling is not specifically addressed in the law. The umbrella group, the East Africa Christian Home-educators (EACH) is engaged in preliminary discussions on the legislation of homeschooling. In addition, the Alternative Education Policy recognizes non-formal education. Homeschoolers in Kenya ask, “Please pray that our government recognizes and endorses homeschooling in Kenya—that parents can freely exercise their right to educate their children.“
Contact: Mary Muriuki, Director
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
East Africa Christian Home-educators (EACH)
This Kenyan news source suggests that recognizing homeschooling is a solution to 200,000 children not receiving an education in Kenya.
Many parents who choose homeschooling seek to be directly and consistently involved in molding their children's character throughout their formal education.