Education

Worried parents urge action on lecturers’ strike
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Parents have asked the government to close all public universities until the lecturers' strike is called off.

Tricks varsities use to raise cash to bridge State funding gap
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

A new report has revealed unethical tricks used by universities to raise money.

Report: Quality of Kenyan graduates from public universities wanting
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The Ministry of Education has attributed low employment rates among Kenyan graduates to falling education standards in public universities.

'Standard' partners with Aga Khan to train journalists on modern skills
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

The Standard Group has partnered with Aga Khan University to train journalists in a one-year programme targeting young university graduates.

Shame of BA graduates teaching Master’s courses
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

A Commission on University Education (CUE) audit report has revealed that some academic staff taught students at a level similar or higher than the qualifications they hold.

Matiang’i skips lecturers' pay talks
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has kept off the lecturers’ pay talks saying his hands are tied by the law.

Education PS Belio Kipsang’ defends credibility of KCSE results
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

Education Permanent Secretary Belio Kipsang’ has said the Education Ministry will continue streamlining the sector despite the Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) calling for a recall of last year’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results.

Fresh shocking details of rot in universities
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The Standard on Saturday has seen the finer details of the universities quality audit report that were not made public for fear of denting the image of local universities.

Admissions: How varsities breach rules to generate more income
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It has emerged that some local universities compromise admission standards to attract more students. In particular, universities abused the credit transfer systems to generate more money to bridge their budgetary gaps.

Why you should be worried about your academic papers
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

You should be worried about the quality of the academic paper you wrote and presented before graduation, the findings of the audit report indicate.

Teachers seek MPs help to recall 2016 KCSE exam
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Teachers unions are lobbying Parliament to recall the 2016 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination results.

State order sparks tug-of-war between Knut and Kuppet over members
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

The two teachers' unions have differed sharply over a proposal to have each represent a specific group of teachers.

KNUT, KUPPET now seek Parliament's help to recall 2016 KCSE results
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Teachers’ Unions are now lobbying Parliament to cause the recall of the 2016 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination. They accused the Ministry of Education and the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) of setting up last year's candidates for failure in life.

Schools shut as insecurity worsens in Baringo
  Comments - 4 weeks ago

Learning has been paralysed in some parts of Baringo north and south because of insecurity.

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