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Students: How to conduct yourself during exam period

By Ashford Gikunda. As schools get to the homestretch of the last term of the year, Standard Eight and Form Four candidates will be gearing up for the October/November KCPE and KCSE examinations respectively. These national examinations have a significance bearing over their future careers. The KCPE examination results will determine the secondary schools the candidates will be admitted to …

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University of Embu admits pioneer Nursing students

By Kamundia Muriithi. The Vice Chancellor Prof Daniel Mugendi has revealed that the School of Nursing admitted its first full time undergraduate students from the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) during the September 2017 intake. Prof Mugendi also unveiled the newly appointed University of Embu Council which was appointed by Education Cabinet Secretary, Dr Fred Matiang’i. Founding …

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School in Murang’a targets improved performance

By Kage Njoroge. To facilitate delivery of quality teaching and learning to improve academic performance, holistic measures have been put in place at Karung’ang’i Mixed Day Secondary School in Murang’a County. The nascent institution, which started humbly just over eight years ago, is determined to be a centre offering competitive learning to the students. Karung’ang’i school Principal; Peter Mwangi Karanja …

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Don’t leave your children to teachers alone, parents urged

By Godfrey Wamalwa. Busia First Lady Judy Ojaamong has appealed to parents not to desert their children in the hands of teachers only, thus leading them to commit various atrocities in schools. Speaking in An’gorom Ward, the First Lady said it is regrettable that cases of arson which had disappeared have resurfaced in schools with some students being fingered for …

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Education echoed as a pillar in nation building

Learning is a pillar in nation building, Kajiado County Commissioner, Kello Harsama has said. He was speaking during the National World Literacy Day at the Isinya Multipurpose and Vocational Training Center in Kajiado County. Area Member of County Assembly (MCA), Joshua Oluowasa requested the National Government through its relevant ministry to fund the construction of more hostels to strengthen existing …

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