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PS: Most Public schools have received tablets

Over 70 per cent of Public primary schools in the country have received Digital Literacy Programme (DLP) devices. Principal Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology, Sammy Itemere said recently in Kakamega County during the launch of the programme. A few of the schools that haven’t received the devices, he said, is due to lack of power …

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Anxiety hits Varsities as State funding taps run dry

By John Machio. Public University Councils have resolved to seek alternative sources of income to support their core activities which include academic programmes and researchas Government funding taps run dry. University Councils in a 15-point declaration dubbed Naivasha Communiqué on Reforms inUniversity Education, have committed to develop a five-year financing framework as a basis for adequate funding, showing their sources …

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County Government urged to improve ECDE infrastructure

By Joseph Mukubwa. County government has been asked to improve nursery schools infrastructure since they are in deplorable state. Kieni MP, Kanini Kega said it was sad to see children learning in Early Childhood Development Education centres (ECDE) classrooms with floors full of holes or poorly done. He expressed hope the National government will also do its part in improving …

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KNUT lauds new policy for posting of teachers

By Kage Njoroge. Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has praised the new policy to post teachers outside their home counties. Murang’a South Executive Secretary, John Njata welcomed the move by Teachers Service Commission (TSC), saying it would deepen nationalism in the counties. This, he stated, would help to enhance national cohesion and ethnic integration among Kenyan communities. Njata observed …

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Youth asked to identify, nurture talent to excel

By John Njoroge. Youths have been asked to utilize their talents to earn a living instead of wasting away in drug abuse. Former National Authority for the Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (Nacada) Chairman, John Mututho said talented young people are wasting away in drinking dens for lack of support. “Our youths are in dire need of support as …

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