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10,000 youth to benefit from Internet digital training

By Joseph Mukubwa. About 10,000 youths are set to benefit from Rockefeller funded digital training on how to earn a living through the use of internet starting this month of June. Speaking at Dedan Kimathi University during Ajira Digital Forum recently, ICT CS Joe Mucheru, stated that the one week training period under Ajira Digital Programme in which the Ministry …

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Aspirants root for Education sector

By Alfred Kimosop. Aspirants seeking political office in Baringo County have promised the electorates that they will give Education sector priority if elected. Speaking after presenting their nomination papers to Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the candidates said Baringo requires a crop of leaders who can champion development in the area with education being one of the agenda. Mr. …

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Boost science performance in schools-Official

By Our Reporter. A sensitization programme aimed at improving performance of Sciences in national examinations is urgently required, a senior Government official has appealed. Senior Assistant Chief Examiner at the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) ,Omondi Otieno said the programme will greatly boost the morale of candidates to improve performance in Sciences. “Majority of candidates have the mentality that sciences …

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Union officials seek local elective seats

By Tsozungu Kombe. Three Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) top officials in Coast Region will contest for different political seats during the August 8th polls, Education News has reliably learnt. KNUT, Malindi/Magarini Branch Executive Secretary, Mr. Fredrick Nguma (pictured) will vie for the Magarini Constituency Parliamentary seat in Kilifi County while Kilindini Branch Executive Secretary, Mr. Dan Aloo will …

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Holiday tuition ban bearing fruits

By Peter Makale. I wish to thank the Ministry of Education and Teachers Service Commission (TSC) for taking a firm stand on holiday tuition. For the first time, schools released students for this year’s April Holidays without any of them detaining their students. For teachers who understand and appreciate education in all its dimensions, holiday tuition is a semantic absurdity …

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