Pearl Kyei

Pearl Kyei is a Lecturer in the Regional Institute for Population Studies at the University of Ghana. She did her PhD in Demography at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include:

  • Educational assessment in sub-Saharan African schools
  • Family and household demography
  • Social stratification and mobility
  • Sociology of education
  • Spatial analysis
  • Work and family
Content by Pearl Kyei
  • Publication - Project Report

    School performance: The role of early stage learning environments

    7 Aug 2018 | Pearl Kyei, Naa Dodua Dodoo, Nana Yaa Asantewaa Nyarko, Jane Joana Kyei

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    School performance: The role of early stage learning environments

    Research shows Ghana’s schools are some of the lowest performing in the world. Students reportedly struggle in the areas of problem solving, reasoning, and using concepts. These skills are thought to be important for low-income economies because they promote innovation and enhance workers’ skills. This brief evaluates the influence of the school learning...

    15 Jun 2018 | Pearl Kyei, Naa Dodua Dodoo, Nana Yaa Asantewaa Nyarko, Jane Joana Kyei

  • Project

    School performance: The role of early stage learning environments

    This project seeks to understand some of the constraints to basic education performance in Ghana by focusing on the influence of classroom environments on pupil learning outcomes. Its objectives are to assess the quality of the learning environment in kindergarten and first grade primary classrooms and to determine the extent to which the environment correlates with pupil...

    2 Oct 2015 | Pearl Kyei, Naa Dodua Dodoo, Nana Yaa Asantewaa Nyarko