Ministry of Education

  • Is Kenya ready for the roll-out of a new education curriculum?

    5 days ago
    It is wrong to pilot a huge and expensive programme like this in the middle of the year. The roll-out is being influenced by five foreigners, who are funding it and who have hidden behind the theory of capacity building. The foreigners are also influencing content.
  • Why schools should hire counsellors

    1 month ago
    Instead of expelling students whose behaviour is found wanting, the Ministry of Education should consider a policy that will require all schools to hire counsellors
  • “Alliance made my son lie on founder’s grave”

    1 month ago
    Parents at one of the oldest citadel of education in the country, Alliance High School, were outraged yesterday as they returned their children to school in the wake of chilling bullying reports.
  • Games fees will be a burden for parents

    2 months ago
    It is unwise to ask parents to bear the burden of financing co-curricular activities considering the hard economic times and the high school fees charged
  • Changes in our education sector are long overdue

    2 months ago
    I welcome the ongoing radical reforms in the education sector being championed by the Ministry of Education, the Commission for University Education and all education stakeholders
  • Angry teachers cause drama over unpaid salaries in Nakuru

    2 months ago
    It was shock and drama at the glamorous Lockwood Girls High School in Nakuru after angry teachers stormed the directors’ office during a meeting to demand their salaries. The incidence took place on Monday 23rd February 2017.
  • Overlooking Technical Colleges in Kenya may hurt our economy

    3 months ago
    There was an interesting TV panel discussion last week on Tertiary Education in Kenya that caught my ear. One panelist who heads the country's Curriculum Development Institute stated that there has been an overemphasis on the four years of university education in the current education system. The statement got me thinking that it is a discussion that needs consideration.
  • Mixed reactions as Education CS Dr. Fred Matiang’i changes the education curriculum in Kenya

    3 months ago
    Education Cabinet secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i has announced that the education system in Kenya will be changed from the current one. The 8-4-4 system which has been existing from 1985 has been done away with. The new system to be adopted is the 2-6-6-3.
  • CS Matiangi becomes an epitome of efficiency

    3 months ago
    Barely 28 days after releasing Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results Kenya’s cabinet Secretary for education finally released the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results on Thursday.