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Private schools to embrace new curriculum

By Godfrey Wamalwa. Owners of private schools have assured the Government that they are ready to invest in the new education system. Speaking after meeting 150 private school owners from Busia and Bungoma counties, Bungoma County Kenya Private School Association (KPSA) Chairman, Mr. Henry Brown Wanjala said the association is committed to work with schools that are keen to promote …

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Children’s Home receives donations

The Mutaa Self Help Group from Makueni County has donated various items worth Sh100, 000 to St. Francis Children’s Home in Kangundo Sub-county. The group’s chairman Ben Makina said the donation was part of its corporate social responsibility. They donated bags of rice, sanitary towels, bread, biscuits, soda, soap, pencils and other consumables. The home caters for 50 pupils with …

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Students urged to go for science subjects

By Kamundia Muriithi. Students have been encouraged to love science subjects in order go for bring changes in the science and technology sector for the development of their future and the nation at large. This was said by the Embu University Vice Chancellor Prof. Daniel Mugendi at St Angela-Nguviu Girls High school during a prize giving day and the official …

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New set books for teachers’ colleges out

By Our Reporter. The Ministry of Education through Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) has effected new changes in the compulsory set books for Literature in English and Fasahi ya Kiswahili, Education News has learnt. The new set books according to the Ministry of Education, will be used by First Year class of 2017 for a period of five years …

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New cut-off points for teacher trainees

By Jackson Okoth. All applicants wishing to train as teachers will have to score at least C+ at the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Examinations as proposed by the Kenya Institute of curriculum Development. This is compared to the current minimum cut off of C plain for those joining the Teacher Training Colleges (TTCs). The proposal comes at a …

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