Higher learning in disarray 50 days into lecturers’ strike

Learning in public universities remains in disarray 50 days after the Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) instructed lecturers to down their tools over stalled Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) talks. The latest strike that has affected the January-April semester was precipitated by a missed deadline for the negotiation of the 2017-2021 CBA,

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Teachers’ Strike Goes On, As Academic Year Nears Its End

Prospects of the lecturer’s strike being called off is far from over, at least according to Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) Secretary-General Constantine Wasonga who has insisted they will only go back to work after receiving money. While speaking in Nakuru, Wasonga reiterated that they are not intending to call off

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A Student’s Take on Why Teachers Should Go Back To School

On 19th of January 2017, learners across the 33 public universities in Kenya woke up to a university staff strike organized by Universities Staff Academic Union (UASU) and Kenya University Staff Union (KUSU). The two unions represent lecturers and non-teaching staff respectively. The strike is an attempt by teachers to

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