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Stick to policy, teachers advised

By John Ochieng. Some teachers have been interdicted for their failure to adhere to education policy regulations. This was said by Kenya Primary School Head Teachers Association (KEPSHA) National Chairman, Shem Ndolo at the Eastern Region Conference held in Isebania, Migori County Ndolo said regulations are very clear and wondered why many teachers failed to follow them. He cited outlawed …

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919 schools to benefit from tree planting programme

By Kamundia Muriithi. Some 919 schools in semi-arid parts of Embu, Machakos and Kitui counties are set to benefit from a tree planting programme aimed at increasing forest cover in the dry areas. The programme in which 120 schools have already benefitted seeks to empower schools by having the trees act as a source of fuel, shade and timber. The …

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Over 100,000 children out of school in Garissa despite FPE

By Amoto Dennis. Almost 100,000 children are out of school in the county and most are roaming in urban and rural hamlets, participants at an educational stakeholder meeting were recently told in Masalani. The situation prevails in the region despite Compulsory education and Free Primary Education (FPE) law being active in Kenya. A United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) education specialist, …

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