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The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) boardroom turned into a floor of deceit as the Government and the two teachers' unions played 'cat and mouse' games during talks to review teachers salaries and allowances.
Kenya Methodist University scooped the top spot during the inaugural Top Story Investigative journalism challenge in Nakuru. University of Nairobi and Maseno University came second and third respectively. The competition was held between October 15- October 19
The Government is set to develop a ranking system to help asses excellence grades in universities. Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi revealed the Government, through the Commission for University Education (CUE), will determine unique areas of competencies universities have and this will stimulate healthy competition among local universities.
Students selected to join technical colleges have a reason to smile. Some 16,000 who have enrolled in technical industrial vocational and entrepreneurship training (Tivet) institutions will benefit from Government loans for the first time this year.
The increased number of jobless youths in East Africa will continue to double or even triple annually to alarming rates, unless institutions of higher learning revise their curriculum to start teaching on-the-job skills as opposed to academic-based programmes.
Vice Chancellors and top professors from the academic fields attending a regional conference on education that kicked off in Kigali on Thursday have been told it is the only sure way of ensuring graduates don’t spend years looking for jobs before most of them lose hope and resort to menial jobs and others get into crime.
The 'Report of the Taskforce on Secondary School Fees 2014' proposes enforcement of a policy requiring that no class has more than 45 students. It also recommends that each school should only have a maximum of three streams per class.
Eighteen months after ascending to power, President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto will have to wait longer to fulfil Jubileeâ€™s promise to give 1.2 million laptops to Standard One children.
It’s a chilly Friday morning and Collins Juma is heading to the administration block Moi University to check at the ATM machine whether the HELB disbursements have been done. This is the third time he is been here in a span of three weeks. He inserts the ATM card into the machine with hope only to find his expectations cut short by the sound of an empty account.