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How devolution affects vocational education

By Okoth Peter. Ever since some functions of were devolved from National Government to County Government, those touching on Vocational Training included, releasing of funds under Subsidized Youth Polytechnic Tuition (SYPT) has since stopped. Vocational training institutions have been thrown into state of desperation as some of the functions that used to operate under the fund have long stalled. According …

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Teachers’ CBA will be honoured in July, says PS

By Felix Wanderi. Basic Education Principal Secretary, Belio Kipsang has said the Government will implement the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) it signed with teachers in recognition of essential services offered by members of the teaching fraternity will effect from July this year. Speaking at St Francis Girls High School Mang’u where he represented Education CS, Fred Matiang’i during the school’s …

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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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Eza Moyo Primary in urgent need to implement its projects

By Tsozungu Kombe. Eza Moyo primary School in Ganze Sub-county, in Kilifi County urgently requires Sh5 million to implement its development projects. Speaking to Education News at the school compound recently, the school head teacher, Mrs. Josephine Mwaghoti (pictured) said the school needs the money to put up additional classrooms to enable the pupils learn under healthy environment. She said …

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ICT eradicates drug abuse among the youth

By Collins Akong’o. It is a new dawn for youths in the Coast Region as many have embraced ICT to fight drug abuse and transform their lives for the better. This follows the establishment of a technological hub to mentor them through use of Information Technology. According to Mahmoud Noor, he founded the hub set up at the historic Fort …

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