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Baringo: School Heads concern over insecurity

By Kamundia Muriithi. Teachers in Baringo County have called on the government to come up with a lasting solution to the ongoing banditry attacks that have led to the closure of several schools in the area. Secondary School Principals in the county said the situation in Tiaty, Marigat, Baringo North and South is alarming and has led to a high …

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New education boss vows to revamp education standards

By Dennis Bett A n Education Officer in the county has vowed to revamp education standards in the region by dealing with laxity in schools and ensuring effective teaching in classroom. Marakwet West Sub-County Education Officer, Hussein Onyancha observed that while there was a rise in KCPE mean from 271 in 2015 to 273 in 2016 that of KCSE saw …

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Schools face closure over food, water shortage

Several schools in rural parts of the county risk closure due to ravaging drought that has led to movement of pastoralists to far-flung areas leading to massive school dropout. County Assembly Speaker, Johnson Osoi asked the governor to move swiftly and ensure funds are allocated to fight hunger and water shortage. He said the Assembly will approve such allocation due …

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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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