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Relief as feeder centres cut distance for young learners

By Kamundia Muriithi. County Government has built 11 feeder centres for pre-school pupils in locations where nearest primary schools are far away. The newest centres built include Dallas which has 69 pupils and Shauri with 25 pupils while the rest are spread across the county. The centres have reduced the distance that the Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE) pupils walk …

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Politicians asked to put money in education

By Okoth Peter. Politicians have been asked to help promote growth of education in the country by investing in buying books for schools instead of dishing money out to people win elections. Kitale-based businessman, Pradip Shah said that good education was the pillar of development in any country. Speaking to Education News in Kitale recently, Pradip who is the director …

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Principals advised to stick to school transport rules

By Enock Okong’o. Principals of have been asked to use school buses to transport students during opening and closing days to ease congestion in various town centres. Kisii County Education Task Force chairman, Dr Henry Onderi made the call during a physical survey he undertook in Kisii town to observe the transport hiccups encountered by learners as they went back …

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Improve knowledge of law, school Heads told

By Okoth Peter. Teachers Service Commission Secretary, Nancy Macharia has advised head teachers to be conversant with the law to effectively deal with various issues concerning management of their institutions. Speaking during the official opening of the Kenya Primary Schools Headteachers Association (KEPSHA), Western region 5th conference held at Farmview Hotel, Busia recently, the CEO noted that it was important …

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Deputy Governor lauds improved education standards

By Andanje Wakhungu. Kakamega County Deputy Governor, Philip Kutima has lauded the academic improvement being displayed by Primary schools in Malava Sub-county. He praised efforts being put in place by education stakeholders within Kabras to ensure there is a noticeable improvement in end year exams, especially in primary level. He was addressing the Central Kabras Zone teachers when the county …

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