School fee crisis spurs top KCPE students to apply for scholarships

Amidst national reports of students struggling to afford secondary school fees, Daraja Academy has received over 320 applications for 30 available spots in its Form 1 class. Amongst them, the admissions teams were surprised to discover many applications from students with extraordinary KCPE scores in the 390s and 400s. These

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Pressure To Succeed Drives KCSE Candidate To Suicide

The recently announced KCSE results saw a decrease in the overall performance of the 2017 candidates. With a dip in students who attained A minuses reduce by more than half to 2,714 from 4,645in 2016. With a large number of candidates receiving poor results, a student Moi Nyabohanse Girls Secondary

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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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KCPE Results Reveal Over 9,000 Students Score Over 400 Marks

The top candidate in this year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations scored 455 marks in marked improvement, compared to last year. Speaking while releasing the results on Tuesday, Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi stated that the best candidate last year scored 437 marks and attributed this year’s improvement to

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Matiang’i Makes Good On Consequences Of Exam Malpractice

The Ministry of Education has deregistered St Theresa Girls Senior School in Nakuru following examination malpractices during the ongoing Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examinations (KCSE). The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education Belio Kipsang Through a letter instructed the principal of the school to hand over the certificate of

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Mataing’i Adjusts School Calendar, Creating A Longer Christmas Break

Education cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi has slightly altered the calendar for primary and secondary schools following the new date for the fresh presidential election. Matiangi says students in Forms 1 to 3 will break for the Christmas holidays on October 24. All primary schools will also now close on October 25. Following the

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Children Come First, Matiang’i and Sossion Confirm Exam Dates Remain

Cabinet Secretary for Education Fred Matiangi has reiterated that the ministry will not change the national examination timetable even if the date for the repeat presidential election slated for October 17th is altered. Speaking to the press after a closed-door consultative meeting with the education sector stakeholders, Matiangi exuded confidence that

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“We’re Coming For You” Lecturers Tell Education CS Fred Matiang’i

Public university dons are set to hold demonstrations to demand the implementation of the 2013-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement signed in March this Thursday 6th July.   Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) Secretary General Constantine Wasonga told Capital FM News Tuesday that dons will not take anything less than Sh6 billion, their share

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Matiang’i To Attend Funeral Of Students Involved In Tanzanian Crash

32 primary school pupils, their two teachers, and a bus driver perished when their bus went off the road and rolled several times. “Preliminary investigations show that the accident is due to speeding,” regional police Chief Charles Mkumbo told the state-run Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation late on Saturday.   According to Capital News,

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