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1000 ECDE teachers hired in Kericho

By Ken Langat The Kericho County Government has hired 1,000 Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE) teachers. These teachers have also registered with the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and will therefore be entitled to benefits that accrue to all teachers in public primary and secondary schools including medical cover as well as Travel and House allowances. They have also been employed …

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County unveils Sh40m milk plan for nursery pupils

EMBU The County will spend Sh40 million to provide free milk to nursery school children in an effort to boost health and increase enrolment. County Education Executive, Dr Jamleck Muturi said the learners, numbering around 17,000 will receive milk thrice a week.Similar programmes are operational in Mombasa and Migori counties. County Secretary Raymond Kinyua said the milk would be sourced …

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Education directors in Coast shuffled again

By Tsozungu Kombe Former Mombasa County Director of Education, Mohammed Kike has been appointed the new Coast Regional Education Coordinator replacing Dickson Ole Keis, Education News has learnt. Mr Kike was recently transferred to Nairobi in the same capacity and later recalled to Education Ministry headquarters at Jogoo House. According to a reliable source, six Coast County Directors of Education …

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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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Meru National Poly makes history

Meru National Polytechnic made history when it recently held its first ever graduation ceremony as a National Polytechnic. The institution was elevated into a National Polytechnic early last year. The ceremony marked with pomp and colour saw 968 students, awarded Diplomas and Certificates in various fields they had majored in during their training. The event graced by a Kenya Police …

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