British NGOs, unions to stage anti-Bridge Academies demo

A pupil at Bridge International Academy (BIA) in Nairobi. Teachers unions and several non-governmental organisations in the United Kingdom will protest at the Department for International Development on Friday over the British government’s support for the BIA programme in Kenya. PHOTO | FILE

What you need to know:

  • Bridge International Academies have denied claims that its academies are only for the elite.
  • With one in four pupils in Africa expected to be educated in the private sector by 2021, BIA runs more than 500 primary and nursery schools in Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda and Libya.

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