CS Amina nominated to co-chair Platform for Girls’ education

Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has been nominated co-chair of the Commonwealth Platform for Girls’ Education. The Platform will be chaired by UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Boris Johnson who described girls’ education as a moral imperative and hailed Kenya for demonstrable efforts towards addressing barriers to

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Government To Spend Billions On Book Printing For New Curriculum

The Government has released Sh7.5 billion for printing and distribution of textbooks in public schools. Announcing the new directive in a circular on guidelines for the implementation of free day secondary school education, Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang said that the government will supply the books to schools. In Primary Schools,

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KCSE Results Reveal The Boy Child Is Still Lagging Behind

According to Capital FM News, Pangani Girls High School student Naomi Karimi has emerged top in the 2017 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education exams with a mean score of 87.01.Sharon Chepchumba of Moi Girls Eldoret secured the second spot with 86.83 marks. The KCSE Results were announced earlier today by Education

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Government One Step Closer To Free Secondary Education

Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang has assured secondary school Head Teachers that government will put proper measures in place before the official rolling-out of free secondary education next year.   Addressing the participants of the 42nd Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA) annual conference in Mombasa on Monday, Kipsang said treasury has

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Universities Close As Teacher’s Strikes Continues On

The teachers' strike continues on, a month after it began. With lecturers seeking the fulfillment of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, students remain untaught and the syllabus remains untouched as we approach the second week of the month.   READ : Matiang’i Expects Weekly Reports From Lectures’ Strike Negotiations   There are several universities that

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Matiang’i Expects Weekly Reports From Lectures’ Strike Negotiations

According to a report on Daily Nation Newspaper, CS Fred Matiang'i,  "ordered universities to immediately withdraw a case against striking lecturers and commence talks." The Inter-Public Universities Council Forum was appointed to mediate talks with the lecturers, represented by the University Academic Staff Union.   With rising tensions as students continue to

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Matiang’i Reforms Might Mean The Death Of 8-4-4 System

According to Capital News the fate of the 8-4-4 education system is yet to be decided.With recent efforts by Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i, it seems the education sector will experience a complete overhaul.   Education stakeholders were to meet to decide the fate of the 8-4-4 system during a major conference

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