Sabates, R., Westbrook, J. and Hernandez-Fernandez, J. (2012): The 1977 Universal Primary Education Reform in Tanzania: A historical base for quantitative enquiry. International Journal of Research and Method in Education. DOI:10.1080/1743727X.2011.609551
Gordon, C., Sabates, R., Bond, R. and Wubshet, T. (2011): Women’s Education and Modern Contraceptive Use in Ethiopia’ International Journal of Education, 3(1): E9
Somerset, Anthony (2011): Participation and Performance in Education in Sub-Saharan Africa with special reference to Kenya: Improving policy and practice (with K.M.Lewin, P.Wasanga and E.Wanderi). CREATE Pathways to Access, Research Monograph No.74. CIE: University of Sussex
Somerset, Anthony (2011): Access, Cost and Quality: Tensions in the development of primary education in Kenya. Journal of Education Policy, 26(4), pp 483-497
Somerset, Anthony: (2010): Free Primary Education and After in Kenya: Enrolment impact, quality effects and the transition to secondary school (with Moses Oketch). CREATE Pathways to Access, Research Monograph No.37. CIE: University of Sussex
Somerset, Anthony (2009): Universalising Primary Education in Kenya: The elusive goal. Comparative Education, 45(2), pp 233-250
Kunje, D., Lewin, K.M. and Stuart, J.S. (2003): Teacher Education in Malawi: Insights into practice and policy. DFID Research Series 49c pp141 ISBN
Presentations / Conference Papers
Pryor, J. and Meke, E.S. (2008): Facing the challenges of teaching in Malawi through collaborative action research.
Paper prepared for the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York. March 2008.
Sabates, R., Westbrook, J. and Hernandez-Fernandez, J.: The health and education benefits of universal primary education for the next generation: Evidence from Tanzania. CREATE Pathways to Access: Research Monograph No.62. University of Sussex.
Bhalalusesa, E., Westbrook, J. and Lussier, K. (2011): Teaching Preparation in Africa: Learning to teach early reading and maths. Tanzania country report, Centre for International Education (CIE). University of Sussex for the Hewlett Foundation.
Completed Research Projects
- Expansion of Speed School Programme to Ethiopia
Research Team: Kwame Akyeampong, Ricardo Sabates and Benjamin Zeitlyn
Sponsor: Geneva Global
Funding granted in 2011 for an 18 month project starting in September 2011
- Out-of-school children in East and Southern Africa
Research Team: Mairead Dunne and Ricardo Sabates with Benjamin Zeitlyn
Sponsor: UNICEF, Nairobi, Kenya
July - December 2011
Completed Doctoral Theses
Cecilia Kimani (2012): Human rights and the education of deaf children in Kenya
Asayo Ohba (2010): Policy intention and its consequences: Who gains from the abolition of secondary school fees in Kenya?
Ikuko Suzuki (2003): Parental participation in primary school governance in Uganda