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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.
The Education Ministry has approved term dates for schools and colleges for the 2015 school calendar. In the circular, primary and secondary schools will open on January 6 in first term and close on April 10.
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