Parents have asked the government to close all public universities until the lecturers' strike is called off.
A new report has revealed unethical tricks used by universities to raise money.
The Ministry of Education has attributed low employment rates among Kenyan graduates to falling education standards in public universities.
The Standard Group has partnered with Aga Khan University to train journalists in a one-year programme targeting young university graduates.
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.
Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has kept off the lecturers’ pay talks saying his hands are tied by the law.
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.
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.
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.
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 unions are lobbying Parliament to recall the 2016 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination results.
The two teachers' unions have differed sharply over a proposal to have each represent a specific group of teachers.
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.
Learning has been paralysed in some parts of Baringo north and south because of insecurity.