Education

University acquires campus at Sh509m, plans a Sh3 billion science park
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Chuka University has acquired Sasini House in Nairobi as part of its expansion programme.

3,000 students set for Asumbi National Chemistry contest
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The competition aims to improve secondary school girls' performance in the subject and other sciences.

State to employ 5,000 teachers
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Communication from the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) said some 2,205 new teachers will be hired to teach in primary schools. Another 2,795 will teach in secondary schools and institutions such as teachers' training colleges.

School sends girls home for refusing to cut hair
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?A school has sent home 12 students for allegedly refusing to shave their hair.

Special report: Why students join criminal gangs
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A report compiled by a special team set up by the Ministry of Education to investigate a wave of arson that hit schools last year found that students join terrorist organisations and criminal gangs because of peer pressure, heroism, lack of guidance and poverty.

How laxity contributed to last year's dormitory fires
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It has emerged lack of basic safety measures in many public schools left them vulnerable to insecurity and put thousands of children's lives at risk.

Why all Class One pupils were never going to get free laptops
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There is a misconception that by simply giving learners tablets, educational access issues will be resolved and transformation will occur.

Poll: Kenyans laud free learning
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But survey also reveals that quality of education has improved since the introduction of Free Primary Education more than 10 years ago.

Matiang’i: We must do more to reform our education system
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He says the ministry has made milestones, but lists key areas that still need a lot of focus.

Overhaul the hiring of VCs to reform public universities
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We have accepted a dysfunctional politicised process in appointing university bosses which places premium on political and tribal capital than on other merits.

President who? Team wants fancy titles gone
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School dorm fires investigators say high-sounding ranks for student leaders are creating young tyrants.

Kenyans feel there are inadequate teachers in public schools, survey shows
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The shortage of 90,000 teachers has been cited as the main challenge facing public schools since the roll out of free basic education.

How parents cover up for their children mess in schools
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Details of how some parents cover up their children's indiscipline have been exposed following an investigation into causes of unrest in schools.

How safe is your child in school?
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

As a blueprint for enhancing school safety countrywide, the school safety manual dictates a variety of safety measures to help schools improve the safety of learners.

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