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Teachers demand KCPE supervision dues from KNEC

By John Machio. Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) is under pressure to clear outstanding allowances for professionals who were involved in administering the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examination in 2016. With only four months to the next examination period, KNEC has not paid allowances to officials who were involved in the KCPE administration in 2016; these include teachers …

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SNE made compulsory in TTCs

By John Machio. All Primary school teachers would have to undertake Special Needs Education (SNE) training to be registered by Teachers Service Commission, Education News has learnt. Major reforms have been made in the Teacher Training Curriculum, and it’s now a policy that for a teacher to be engaged in service, must have trained in Special Needs Education. And to …

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Board to decide fate of new teachers’ union

By John Machio. The registration of Kenya Teachers Congress (KTC) is now at the mercy of Labour Board which will soon meet to deliberate on the objections raised by four teachers’ unions. Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT), Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET), Kenya Union of Special Needs Education Teachers (KUSNET) and Kenya Union of Pre-primary Education …

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Cytonn, Embu University partner in graduate trainee programme

By Kamundia Muriithi. University of Embu has partnered with Cytonn Investments under its Graduate Trainee Programme, the Cytonn Young Leaders Programme (CYLP). The partnership will see top students from the institution join the CYLP and receive mentorship in various fields including entrepreneurship, real estate, investments, economics, marketing, quantity survey and ICT. It is a 12-week training programme that exposes fresh …

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KNUT fights against gender violence

By Kage Njoroge. Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) has initiated a programme aimed at addressing gender based violence and discrimination in educational institutions. The unionist acknowledges that violence at work place based on gender is still prevalent in the country and should be rooted out. The Vice National Chairman, of Knut, Wycliffe Omucheyi, explains that the programme was developed …

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