Education

Why University Senates failed to stop the decay in institutions of higher learning
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In Kenyan universities, the university senate, under the chairmanship of the Vice Chancellor, is the supreme academic body of the university responsible for adjudicating and standardising admissions, curriculum, examinations, discipline and welfare of students.

Heads trained on new education curriculum marking end of 8-4-4
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Primary education will be divided into the lower and upper levels, secondary learning will be split into the junior and senior grades.

KNUT accuses TSC of betrayal in a deal to withdraw all court cases between them
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A union has accused Teachers Service Commission (TSC) of treachery in another brewing legal fight over the 2015 strike.

Girls fear examinations more than boys, study says
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A new education report has revealed that girls fear sitting examinations more than boys, with anxiety for the tests affecting academic performance of both.

State mulls teaching all pupils sign language
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Parents also to be equipped with skills to enable them communicate with hearing-impaired children.

Parents anxious as 11 million school children come home for holidays
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Global guidelines recommend that children do at least 60 minutes of daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for healthy development.

New education curriculum to take effect in May
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The Standard has established heads of selected primary schools that will pilot the new system have been invited for a meeting this Thursday.

What Kenyan parents want their young children taught
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The Needs Assessment Report (2016) shows what nursery school children should be taught and how they should be skilled during their early years of learning under the proposed new curriculum.

Regulators a threat to universities’ autonomy
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To safeguard their academic freedom, universities must set up and adhere to their own quality standards

Exam cheating, integrity take over drama fete
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Cultural dance defending champions St Mary’s Lwak Girls pull in the largest crowd in yet another awe-inspiring performance.

Chilling details of sodomy, torture at Maseno School
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Sixty-five per cent of students give harrowing accounts, saying they were aware of the vice soon after they joined Form One

Colleges move to take charge of their safety
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A number of security measures have been drafted following a thorough analysis of threats to learning institutions.

The painful reality about drug abuse in Kenyan universities
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Bhang remains a banned substance in Kenya, making its possession or personal use criminal, yet it is one of the most readily available and openly abused substance across most universities.

Matiang'i appoints CUE Commissioners
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Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has appointed four members to the Commission for University Education (CUE).

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