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Deputy Governor lauds improved education standards

By Andanje Wakhungu. Kakamega County Deputy Governor, Philip Kutima has lauded the academic improvement being displayed by Primary schools in Malava Sub-county. He praised efforts being put in place by education stakeholders within Kabras to ensure there is a noticeable improvement in end year exams, especially in primary level. He was addressing the Central Kabras Zone teachers when the county …

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Vihiga County increases bursary kitty by Sh50m

By Our Reporter. Vihiga County Government has increased its bursary funds by Sh50 million, from Sh75 million to Sh125 million in a bid to help more needy students in the region. County Governor, Moses Akaranga (pictured) said each ward will receive Sh5 million from the kitty for disbursement to bright but needy children, whose poor families are unable to pay …

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Bushiangala School gets modern Resource Centre

By Tito Tavasi. Bushiangala Secondary School has benefited from the National Government sponsored Digital Learning Programme (DLP). Apart from DLP, the school has also got ultra-Modern Resource Centre and Free Education Bouquet donated by Multichoice Company. Speaking during the official handing over of the Resource Centre and Computers at the school, the Principal Secretary for Broadcasting and Telecommunication, Sammy Itemere …

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Busia schools grapple with huge shortage of teachers

By Okoth Peter. The county faces acute shortage of teachers with education stakeholders lamenting it is hampering learning in schools. For instance, according to St Luke’s Odiado Secondary School Deputy Principal, Joseph Onani, his school with a population of 268 students has nine TSC teachers and four Board of Management (BOM) teachers. He says the school is supposed to have …

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Principals to govt: Allow us to hire BOM teachers

By Azael Masese. Biting shortage of Teachers Service Commission (TSC) teachers in public schools might slow the pace of reforms being undertaken in the Education sector, Heads of secondary schools say. This comes at a time when the government is moving to rein in Principals who charge parents what it views as exorbitant fees, to pay teachers employed by the …

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