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Funding headache as over 250,000 students placed for varsity, TVET courses
If the government were to stick to its 100 per cent transition pledge, it would require Sh66.5 billion. This would still leave out 81,345 students who scored grade E.
By Augustine Oduor 1 month ago
Funding headache as over 250,000 students placed for varsity, TVET courses
Protests as ministry officials call off varsity managers' conference
All public and private universities were required to send senior staff as delegates to the meeting comprising a vice-chancellor, chancellor and principals of constituent colleges.
By Augustine Oduor 1 month ago
Protests as ministry officials call off varsity managers' conference
Fury, disappointment as international varsities conference abruptly cancelled
A few hours before the start of the conference, a one-paragraph memo from the Education ministry cancelled the meeting.
By Augustine Oduor 1 month ago
Fury, disappointment as international varsities conference abruptly cancelled
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Report shows decline in 100 per cent transition to higher schools
The Economic Survey 2022 reveals that last year recorded the lowest number of transition of pupils from primary to secondary in the past five years.
By Augustine Oduor 3 months ago
Report shows decline in 100 per cent transition to higher schools
Coding reality nears as more partners support initiative
Coding for many Kenyan learners is set to become a reality as different institutions joined in the rollout of the recently approved syllabus for primary and secondary schools.
By Augustine Oduor 3 months ago
Coding reality nears as more partners support initiative
We are ready for CBC shift, ministry says
Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha said the pioneer CBC learners will smoothly join Grade Six when schools open.
By Augustine Oduor 3 months ago
We are ready for CBC shift, ministry says
Uhuru okays new reward scheme for tutors who excel in their jobs
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) chief executive Nancy Macharia said the Head of State has accepted the rollout of the new reward plan for teachers.
By Augustine Oduor 3 months ago
Uhuru okays new reward scheme for tutors who excel in their jobs
TSC to hire 11,000 teachers, replace retirees
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) chief executive Ms Nancy Macharia said another 1, 594 retiring teachers will be replaced after serving their two years extension.
By Augustine Oduor 3 months ago
TSC to hire 11,000 teachers, replace retirees
Mwai Kibaki legacy: Education reforms led to higher enrolment rates
The late president Mwai Kibaki will be remembered for his contribution in the education sector from nursery to university.
By Augustine Oduor 3 months ago
Mwai Kibaki legacy: Education reforms led to higher enrolment rates
Teachers mourn President Mwai Kibaki
KUPPET and KNUT said they will remember Kibaki as a darling of teachers and champion of teachers’ affairs.
By Augustine Oduor 3 months ago
Teachers mourn President Mwai Kibaki
MDG unsettles Raila Odinga's ODM in Nyanza, western
The party will field 11 candidates for MP positions. The rest, a total of 99 aspirants are vying for the Member of County Assembly (MCA) position across the country.
By Augustine Oduor 3 months ago
MDG unsettles Raila Odinga's ODM in Nyanza, western
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KICD approves Kenya's first coding syllabus for schools
Coding is in line with the government’s efforts to promote technology use. The Kodris Africa syllabus covers primary school and lower secondary school.
By Augustine Oduor 3 months ago
KICD approves Kenya's first coding syllabus for schools
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Form One headache for parents
With KCPE results for more than 1.2 million candidates released, focus now turns to Form One selection.
By Augustine Oduor 4 months ago
Form One headache for parents
Magoha points fingers at staff for corruption in education ministry
Ministry of Education staff are in a spot over allegations some of them pilfer public resources.
By Augustine Oduor 4 months ago
Magoha points fingers at staff for corruption in education ministry
KCPE: Magoha to announce results today
Magoha said the results would be released depending on President Kenyatta’s diary.
By Augustine Oduor 4 months ago
KCPE: Magoha to announce results today
Deadline: KCSE candidates have until April 1 to apply for courses
Last year, nearly 500,000 students who sat the KCSE examination were not placed in any university or college course.
By Augustine Oduor 4 months ago
Deadline: KCSE candidates have until April 1 to apply for courses
North Eastern region marked as hot spot of exam cheating
Amid rising cases of impersonation, four university students have been arrested and charged in court over the crime.
By Kamore Maina 4 months ago
North Eastern region marked as hot spot of exam cheating
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Inside reforms that tightened cheating in KCPE, KCSE exams
Disbanding the KNEC board was just part of the elaborate strategy that Matiang’i mooted to curb the increasing examination irregularities.
By Augustine Oduor 4 months ago
Inside reforms that tightened cheating in KCPE, KCSE exams
Uproar over exam administration as more cases of cheating reported
Cases of cheating, malpractice and impersonation have been reported in the ongoing national examination as KNEC, Ministry blamed.
By Augustine Oduor 4 months ago
Uproar over exam administration as more cases of cheating reported
Machines speed up the marking of KCPE exam
Marking of multiple-choice questions made easier. Machines also tally marks in record time.
By Augustine Oduor 4 months ago
Machines speed up the marking of KCPE exam
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64 teachers deregistered for forgery, indiscipline
Some 64 teachers have been deregistered for various disciplinary cases while some forged academic documents during recruitment.
By Augustine Oduor 4 months ago
64 teachers deregistered for forgery, indiscipline
Magoha: KCPE exam results to be out next week
Marking of multiple-choice questions was made easy by use of OCR machines.
By Augustine Oduor 4 months ago
Magoha: KCPE exam results to be out next week
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My sons pushed me: Day Jackson Kibor broke down
In his wisdom, Kibor said he apportioned 15 shares each to six sons from his third wife, gave her five shares and left only five for himself.
By Augustine Oduor 4 months ago
My sons pushed me: Day Jackson Kibor broke down
Keep off university courses, CUE tells professional bodies
The universities regulator has cautioned professional bodies to cease threatening students, noting courses accreditation matters was settled by court.
By Augustine Oduor 4 months ago
Keep off university courses, CUE tells professional bodies
Magoha says KCPE exam results will be out in two weeks
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has said the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exam results will be out in two weeks.
By Augustine Oduor 4 months ago
Magoha says KCPE exam results will be out in two weeks
Why KCPE results will be out in two weeks
Prof Magoha said marking of the scripts for the 1.2 million candidates on the first day and will be completed in due course.
By Augustine Oduor 4 months ago
Why KCPE results will be out in two weeks
Cost of national exams under the 8-4-4 system
Printing examination papers abroad costs about Sh1.5 billion per year.
By Augustine Oduor 5 months ago
Cost of national exams under the 8-4-4 system
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Why MPs want teacher refresher courses stopped
They also want the training fees of Sh6,000 paid by the government and the list of institutions offering the refresher courses expanded.
By Augustine Oduor 5 months ago
Why MPs want teacher refresher courses stopped
Poor, vulnerable Kenyans set to benefit from new initiative
Beneficiaries under the Inua Jamii programmes receive Sh2,000 every month.
By Augustine Oduor 5 months ago
 Poor, vulnerable Kenyans set to benefit from new initiative
Moment of truth for 2.1m learners as KCPE, KCSE exams begin
Schools to take a two-month break to allow candidates to sit national examinations.
By Augustine Oduor 5 months ago
Moment of truth for 2.1m learners as KCPE, KCSE exams begin
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Exams crisis looms as teachers vow to down their tools over pay
Kuppet will today issue seven-day strike notice ahead of KCPE and KCSE tests. Misori says TSC has failed to reopen talks on better salaries...
By Augustine Oduor 5 months ago
Exams crisis looms as teachers vow to down their tools over pay
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All set for KCPE, KCSE exams that start in two weeks’ time
Plans are complete to administer this year’s national examinations to 2.1 million KCPE and KCSE candidates.
By Augustine Oduor 5 months ago
All set for KCPE, KCSE exams that start in two weeks’ time
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Auditor raises queries over funding of public varsities
The Universities Fund is mandated to apportion funds to public universities and issue conditional grants to private universities.
By Augustine Oduor 5 months ago
Auditor raises queries over funding of public varsities
Ministry seeks new data system for learners
The Government could spend millions of shillings to build a fresh data system to capture learners’ details under the new education curriculum.
By Augustine Oduor 6 months ago
Ministry seeks new data system for learners
School children aged 15 years and above can now get Covid-19 jab
Education ministry says the vaccination will not take place at the school compound in directive issued same day government launched mass vaccination.
By Augustine Oduor 6 months ago
School children aged 15 years and above can now get Covid-19 jab
Public universities no longer at ease as fund allocation hits snag
Public universities are staring at another tough year as the government fails to allocate Sh74 billion to stabilise the institutions.
By Augustine Oduor 6 months ago
Public universities no longer at ease as fund allocation hits snag
Top education officials eyeing political seats in 2022
Announcing his intent to vie, Hassan said he has been tried and tested in several senior government positions.
By Augustine Oduor 6 months ago
Top education officials eyeing political seats in 2022
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Let State pay for annual teachers’ refresher course, legislators say
MPs have asked the TSC to prepare legal documents that will facilitate the government to pay annual refresher training fees for tutors.
By Augustine Oduor 6 months ago
Let State pay for annual teachers’ refresher course, legislators say
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Practicals, essays and no multiple choice questions in first CBC tests
Competency-Based Assessments entail a balance between formative and summative assessments. Teachers say each question require learners to think...
By Augustine Oduor 6 months ago
Practicals, essays and no multiple choice questions in first CBC tests
Magoha and team off to UK to oversee exam printing
March examinations will be the first of two separate sets to be administered this year as the country embraces reforms.
By Augustine Oduor 6 months ago
Magoha and team off to UK to oversee exam printing