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Nandi MCA’s tree planting initiative earns him accolades

By Wellington Andega. Kaptel/Kamoiywa Ward MCA Amos Kipchirchir Korir’s tree nurseries initiative has earned him accolades in Nandi County, with some locals likening his activities to those of renowned Nobel laureate and environmentalist Wangari Mathai. Schools and middle level colleges in Nandi describe Korir as a visionary leader focused on the economic empowerment of the local community. “Between 2004 and …

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Unhealthy competition affecting quality, says new Varsity report

By John Machio. A rush by universities to introduce more courses so as to expand their financial base could be compromising the quality of education offered at these higher institutions of learning, research findings show This report also reveals that quality parameters currently in use are outdated and not in tandem with changes that have occurred in university education. Data …

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Battle for glory at Lake Region TTC tourney

By John Ochieng. It was an exciting display of talent, energy and adrenaline as this year’s Lake Region Teacher Training Colleges Ball Games came to a close at Kamagambo TTC, with several colleges dominating the trophy table. In Volleyball Men, Asumbi TTC under coach Peter Ombaka beat Kenyenya 3-0 sets of 25-15, 25-17 and 25-13. In the ladies category, Kamagambo …

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Schools to produce receipts for all ministry grants

By Staff Reporter. Sub-County Directors of Education have been directed to ensure secondary schools issue receipt to students for money received under Free Day Secondary Education (FDSE). Education Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiang’i who issued the orderexpressed concern that Principals of secondary schools were not givingthe receipts to students. Dr Matiang’i said receipting students for the capitation funds and display of …

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TSC draws out plan for retirees

By John Machio. The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has rolled out an elaborate programme to sensitize teachers approaching retirement age on how to handle their terminal dues and pensions, Education News has learnt. The Retirement/Exit Matters Sensitization Programme, launched in February this years, also involve TSC Secretariat staff at the County level who are approaching the retirement age of 60 …

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