Thursday , January 18 2018


Trans Elite Sacco increases turnover by Sh26.8m

By Dennis Bett. Trans Elite Sacco, formerly Nandi Teachers Sacco reported a Sh26.8 million increase in turnover last year despite tough economic times. The Nandi County-based Sacco registered an increase in turnover from Sh93,012,300 in the year ending December 31, 2015 to Sh119,812,838 during the same period in 2016, indicating overall growth in operations. The Sacco Chairman, Alfred Ngetuny attributed …

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Head teachers told to embrace strategic educational planning

By Tsozungu Kombe. Secondary school principals in the region have been asked to ensure their institutions develop strategic plans to help improve student outcomes and respond to changing demographics of learners. County Director of Education, Philip Wambua (pictured) said the plans would also guide Head teachers on how to improve performance in national examinations. He asked principals to also ensure …

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Teachers told to work with passion to get better results

By Our Reporter. Teachers in the county have been urged to dedicate themselves to their work in a bid to improve academic standards in the region. New Taita Taveta Teachers Service Commission (TSC) County Director, Joyce Kikuvi said teachers play an important role in offering quality education to children in their respective schools. Kikuvi spoke during the recent Kenya Secondary …

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County allocates Sh148m for education

By Our Reporter. The county government has set aside Sh148 million for nursery school teachers and bursary this financial year. County Education Executive, Erastus Karanja said more than 700 Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE) teachers have been allocated Sh48 million during the 2016/2017 financial year. He said the payments, in the kitty dubbed top-up grants, have been backdated to July, …

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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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