Thursday , January 18 2018


County hires 1000 ECDE teachers

The County government has employed 1,000 nursery school teachers and constructed 580 Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) centres to increase access to learning. Governor Jackson Mandago said employment of the teachers who were fully paid by the County government and construction of classes would go a long way in improving the quality of early child education. “ECDE teachers were …

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State plans to launch Sports scholarships

By Our Reporter Education Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiang’i has hintedat plans by the government to introduce Sports scholarships. He said his ministry plans to undertake the action in collaboration with Ministry of Sport, Culture and the Arts in a bid to promote the level of competition in sports and enhance a good sporting environment in the country. “I will work …

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Govt acts tough, directs Head teacher to refund school fees

By James Wakahiu Gatanga Deputy County Director of Education, James Koigi has banned fees and levies charged by a public school in Thika and ordered the Head teacher to refund all moneys collected from parents. He also halted feeding programme at Moi Primary School and asked each parent to arrange how their kids would have their meals at school. Mr …

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New syllabus to promote creativity

By Our Reporter The proposed curriculum for Basic Education to be launched end of January, this year focuses mainly on creativity, critical thinking and problem solving, Education News has established. The curriculum review exercise nearing completion conceptualized Curriculum Reform Policy, Needs Assessment Study and Stakeholders Engagement. The review exercise which has been running for the last one year, according to …

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