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Form One students, the first batch under the Free Day Secondary education (FDSE) programme, are set to report to various schools starting Tuesday. ... County government bursary funds, Equity Bank Foundation, Jomo Kenyatta Foundation, Kenya Commercial Bank Foundation and Cooperative Bank, ...
Ensuring that every child gets a good quality secondary education is crucial for both their wellbeing and the future of Kenya and the government should be applauded for its move to increase access to secondary school. Partnering wisely with the private sector, however, could make this investment go ...

President Kenyatta, sources said, acting on the advice of the education minister, had promised the country that the new curriculum would take off on Jan 1. It is also understood that Kenya National Union of teachers (Knut) Secretary General Wilson Sossion made it clear to Matiang'i that should the ministry ...
By MARGARET NJUGUNAH, Nairobi, Kenya, Jan 5 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has retained six Cabinet Secretaries under his second term. The six include Fred Matiangi (education) Henry Rotich (Treasury) and Najib Balala (Tourism). Others who have been retained are James Macharia (Transport), ...
Kenya denies giving asylum to former Zimbabwean minister Jonathan Moyo ... Former Zimbabwean Higher education minister Mr Jonathan Moyo. ... "The Daily News can report that government functionaries are now leaning heavily on Kenyan authorities to rein in the former Higher Education minister seen ...
For two years now, a tsunami has swept through Kenya's examination system. As a result of ongoing exam reforms, only about 10 per cent of those who sat the Kenya Certificate of Secondary education (KCSE) will join local universities. KCSE serves many purposes. It is a marker of academic mobility, ...

President Kenyatta said the overhaul of learning and teaching, and the availability of education for all, will enable every Kenyan child to acquire quality education that will ... Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i said the launch of the new curriculum marked a milestone in Kenya's education sector.
By JOSEPH MURAYA, Nairobi, Kenya, Jan 5 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Fred Matiangi as the Interior Cabinet Secretary, a position he assumed in an acting capacity since July last year following the death of the late Joseph Nkaissery. Matiangi will also retain the education docket in an ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta launched the national distribution of core course books for primary and secondary education with a promise to act tough ... as the people of Kenya," the president said during the launch held at the Centre for Mathematics, science and technological Education in Africa (Cemastea) ...
Lower primary pupils in a city school. The new curriculum emphasises on equipping learners with skills in communication, digital literacy, critical thinking, creativity and imagination, among others. PHOTO | SAMMY KIMATU | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Ministry of education had given a specific number of students to be admitted as day scholars by each of the 19 selected schools. ... The others schools are Kenya high school, Moi Forces Academy, Starehe Boys Centre, Nairobi School, Lenana School, Pangani Girls High School and Moi Girls Secondary ...
He spoke after meeting the steering committee on curriculum reforms at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development. Secondary and Tertiary education director Robert Masese said in a statement the capitation funds are inclusive of the cost of the books. "A portion equivalent to the cost of the six ...
Content was developed by Kenyan curriculum experts, teachers and the KICD. ... Exam names were changed from regional to national identity -- Kenya Certificate of education, KCE. ... The East African Advanced Certificate of Education became the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education, KACE.
The move will boost capacity and delink admission to bed space under the free secondary education plan that is expected to increase Form One enrolment to above one million students. While releasing the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) 2017 results, Dr Matiang'i announced that all the ...
The Ministry of education has directed schools to start admitting Form One students starting today until Monday. The schools that will be admitting the day scholars are Kenya high school, Starehe Boys Centre, Moi Forces Academy, Nairobi School, Lenana School, Pangani Girls High School and Moi Girls ...
"To ensure books are taken to many of the far-flung counties, many of our colleagues worked throughout the holiday season," Matiang'i said. He spoke after meeting the steering committee on curriculum reforms at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development. Secondary and Tertiary education director ...
By SIMON NDONGA, Nairobi, Kenya, Jan 4 - National Secondary schools selected to open up day wings will start admitting day scholars from Thursday. This is according to a directive by the Ministry of education instructing them to start admitting Form One students, in an exercise that will continue until ...

In Kenya, drought conditions that are expected to persist into 2018 have left 3.4 million people severely food insecure and an estimated 500,000 people ... hygiene and sanitation (WASH); strengthening disease prevention and response; improving access to quality education; and providing protection and ...
KICD now says the alleged photo is not from any of the literary resources sanctioned for use in the Kenyan education system. "This is inaccurate information circulated by those keen to mislead our children. Confirm with us for genuine teaching & learning materials," KICD wrote on its twitter page.
The government of Kenya has released Sh37 billion (about $357,790,000) to all public schools towards the implementation of free education, a day after they reopened for the 2018 first term. Sh29.5 billion (about $280,430,000) has been paid to all the public secondary schools for Free Secondary ...
education CS Fred Matiang'i and Knut secretary-general Wilson Sossion (right) address journalists at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development in Nairobi yesterday after the National Steering Committee on Curriculum Reforms meeting. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
The survey has also indicated that the education Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiang'i has been praised and condemned in equal measure for his decisions on the Education sector. However, according to the survey, Nominated Member of Parliament and secretary general of Kenya National Union of ...
By SIMON NDONGA, Nairobi, Kenya, Jan 3 - education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi says the rollout of the new education curriculum is on course with the second phase piloting for the 2-6-6-3 system set to be implemented in 33,000 schools this year. Speaking following a crisis meeting with the ...
There is nothing stopping us from convening a National Conference made up of Kenyan citizens, young and old, from all sectors to brainstorm and come up with an education system that will recognize, guide and fully develop every individual child's talents. Kenya has undertaken more ambitious and more ...
The last time Kenyan students are expected to sit the Kenya Certificate of Secondary education Examination (KCSE), according to KICD, is in 2025 through a careful phasing-out programme, after which the new system takes over completely. Instead of the current Standard One to Form Four, the new ...
By SIMON NDONGA, Nairobi, Kenya, Jan 3 - education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi is on Wednesday morning set to chair a crisis meeting on the new education curriculum. The meeting comes a day after schools re-opened for the first term, amid controversy over the implementation of the new ...
Nairobi, Kenya, Jan 2 - schools re-opened on Tuesday after a two-month break during which national examinations were administered to pupils and students ... Over one million pupils who sat their Kenya Certificate of Primary education (KCPE) in November will be heading to various secondary schools ...
Sources at the Kenya National Union of teachers (Knut) and the Kenya Union of Post Primary education Teachers (Kuppet) said top union officials would attend the meeting with the CS. When contacted, Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) director Jwan Julius yesterday said: "I am in the field ...
Doubts surrounded the roll-out of the new education curriculum on Saturday as schools prepared to open for the first term on Tuesday. ... Education experts and the Kenya National Union of teachers (Knut) have proposed that the roll-out be moved to 2019 to allow teachers time to prepare for it and for ...
Our sons and daughters who graduate and do not go to university will have the choice to undertake technical education, which promises to gain them decent ... There is further to go in securing Kenya and every Kenyan, but we are on an upward climb that will make our country more secure month by month.
... towering education and Interior CS, the man is now criticized and celebrated in equal measure. In five years, he has transformed himself into a Mr. Fix-it-all, bestriding key public sectors like a colossus while taking no prisoners. If in doubt? Ask former bigwigs in the Kenya National Examinations Council.
The Jubilee government should come clean on the free secondary education program, Kisauni MP Ali Mbogo has said. Mbogo said despite the government's promise to offer free education from January, some parents have been slapped with fee structures of up to Sh17,000. "How free is this free ...
The old setbooks have been in use since 2013 and were tested in the 2017 Kenya Certificate of Secondary education examination. ... for English literature and Fasihi ya Kiswahili for secondary schools for 2018-2022 has been finalised," said the letter by Dr Belio Kipsang, the Education Principal Secretary.
The public uproar has been as a result of mass failure by students, with a majority scoring less than C+. The release of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary education examination results on December 20, 2017 was one of the highlights of the year. The Education Cabinet Secretary, Dr Fred Matiang'i, ...
2018 will be a make-or-break year for Kenya's highly rated education system as the government begins to implement a raft of radical changes that include transiting to a new education model. The government will also be rolling out a key Jubilee Party election pledge -- free day secondary education -- to ...
In Kenya, some 90 percent of students who took the 2017 secondary education exams failed. Opposition lawmakers are calling on the government to investigate why so many students did not pass. The minister of education, however, expressed satisfaction with the results. Caleb Amisi is an opposition ...
Could digital solutions be the answer to Kenya's education challenges? ... The impact already created through the Samsung funded initiative and the Kenyan government digital learning program is quite promising and creates a need to integrate ICT in the entire school processes so as to enhance the ...
student Faith Javeline and retired Bartlett High school teacher Brett Weiss at Moi Nyabohanse Girls high school in Kenya. (George Odoyo) ... In 2009, retired Bartlett High school teacher Brett Weiss traveled to the small Kenyan village of Dago with a Seattle-based group called Village Volunteers. His dual ...
By LABAN WANAMBISI, Nairobi, Kenya, Dec 26 - Both public primary and secondary schools will now open next week on Tuesday, according to circular released by the Ministry of education. According to the timetable released by Education PS Richard Belio Kipsang, the schools will break for two weeks ...
... for the kids to come here and see how education is valued in America. ... This was the first year 14 students from Kenya were brought to a ...
While releasing the 2017 KCPE examination results at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, Nairobi, last week, education Cabinet ...
Albino Girl Aces Kenya's National Primary school Exam ... children took the 2017 Kenya Certificate of Primary education exam, known as the KCPE. ... they can do so," said Kenyan senator Isaac Mwaura, chairman of the ...
Consequently, Kenya had new businesses to show for its development ... the Kenyan education system and gave it a complete turn around.
According to the Kenya National Adult Literacy Survey, 2006 Report, ... of the Kenyan adult population was illiterate, while the age cohort 15 to 19 years ... literacy education institutions and providers and identifying issues of ...
This is borne out in a 2014 report by the Kenya National human rights Commission which noted that the existent policy mechanisms for ...
The teachers' employer has promised to reward tutors who produced this year's top Kenya Certificate of Primary education (KCPE) ...
By LABAN WANAMBISI, Nairobi, Kenya Nov 21 - Goldalyn Kakuya ... top student in this year's Kenya Certificate of Primary education (KCPE) ...
This, the report says, raises concerns on the compliance of BIA schools with the protection of the right to education under Kenyan law.
... in this year's Kenya Certificate of Primary education examinations. .... religious education and Kenyan sign language registered the best ...
education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i released the results on Tuesday morning at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development in the ...


 

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