Educational statistics 55% open

Kenya

What data is expected?

Key national indicators of educational outcomes and performance. At minimum we assess national aggregates, split by sex and age for at least two school stages.

  • Enrolment and completion rates
  • Attendance and literacy rates
  • Exam results
  • Disaggregation by sex and age
  • Data available for two school stages or more
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable Yes
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No This is a statement on the opendata portal, however no actual license is found - "The Kenya Open Data Portal makes Public Government datasets accessible for free to the public in easy reusable formats,supporting the Government's drive to proactively inform citizens and be accountable."
Up-to-date No
In an open and machine-readable format CSV, KML Datasets are made available in csv format (listed as spreadsheet on the site), though some datasets are also available in KML and Shapefile formats.
location http://www.opendata.go.ke/datasets?q=education - Datasets on education on the Kenya Open Data Portal, http://www.opendata.go.ke/datasets/percentage-distribut - Enrolment and completion rates, http://www.opendata.go.ke/datasets?q=attendance - Attendance * Enrolment - outdated * No literacy rates
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps Searched for datasets on the Kenya Open Data Portal. The datasets are not available on the ministry of education website.
characteristics Enrolment and completion rates, Attendance and literacy rates, Disaggregation by sex and age, Data available for two school stages or more There is data on enrollment by gender and level of education, which should fit well with the sought characteristic on attendance. There are no datasets on literacy and exam results. Ranking of primary and secondary exam results was banned in 2016, and data on performance per school is no longer available.
Controlled access Yes
Collector name Education statistics are hosted on the Kenyan Open Data Portal (http://www.opendata.go.ke/) which is managed by the Kenyan ICT Authority (http://icta.go.ke/who-we-are/)
licence_url The following statement is made available on the Kenya Open Data Portal home page www.opendata.go.ke: The Kenya Open Data Portal makes Public Government datasets accessible for free to the public in easy reusable formats,supporting the Government's drive to proactively inform citizens and be accountable.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.opendata.go.ke/datasets?q=education - Datasets on education on the Kenya Open Data Portal
   http://www.opendata.go.ke/datasets/percentage-distribut - Enrolment and completion rates
   http://www.opendata.go.ke/datasets?q=attendance - Attendance
Data licence   The following statement is made available on the Kenya Open Data Portal home page www.opendata.go.ke: The Kenya Open Data Portal makes Public Government datasets accessible for free to the public in easy reusable formats,supporting the Government's drive to proactively inform citizens and be accountable.
Data format   CSV, KML
Reviewer   Jennifer Walker
Submitters   Paul Mungai
Last modified   Sat May 05 2018 08:47:35 GMT+0000 (UTC)