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EDUCATION

TSC Walks The Talk, Sacks Nakuru High Princinpal For Hiking Remedial Money

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has interdicted Nakuru High School Principal Mike Yator for breaching the Ministry of Education guidelines on school fees and charging extra levies. According to a letter from Nakuru County TSC Director Fredrick Ng'ang'a, Yator was interdicted for contravening Basic Education Act, Section 29 by charging more school levies.

  11 months ago ago
TSC Walks The Talk, Sacks Nakuru High Princinpal For Hiking Remedial Money

EDUCATION

The Secondary School That Offers 100% Free Secondary School in Thika

Under the country's constitution, every child in Kenya has a right to free and compulsory basic education. It is mandatory for any parent who is a Kenyan or whose child resides in the country to enroll them for primary and secondary education, according to the Basic Education Act of 2013.

  1 year ago ago
The Secondary School That Offers 100% Free Secondary School in Thika

EDUCATION

Latest Directive From the Ministry of Education

The Constitution of Kenya recognizes the need for basic education for all children under the Bill of Rights. According to the Basic Education Act 2013 stipulates that any parent who is Kenyan or whose child resides in the country must enroll them for primary and secondary education. Kenya adopted the Policy on Universal Access to Basic Education in 2018.

  2 months ago ago
Latest Directive From the Ministry of Education

EDUCATION

Community Based learning Suspended

A parent has today filled a petition in court seeking for reopening of schools on 1st September this year. Joseph Auro, who has three school going children,wants the schools reopened this year not January as stipulated by the Ministry of Education. He accused the president's decisions to close schools on March 15 th,saying it was illegal and not gazetted therefore it has no exucative powers. Aura also faulted the Ministry of Education for implementing the decision without consulting the National Education Board,

  1 year ago ago
Community Based learning Suspended

EDUCATION

Board Teachers and Early Childhood Development Teachers Acknowledged by Government

Terms and conditions for board teachers and ECD teachers is calling. They vary from one school to another school with no pension scheme or medical cover. These are people who struggle to see the children get the best education. The Basic Education Act 2013, Section 54(1), provide that," the Cabinet Secretary shall by regulation establish such structures of governance and management at national and county levels as may be appropriate" Section 54 (2)b provides that," the structure of governance and management

  1 year ago ago
Board Teachers and Early Childhood Development Teachers Acknowledged by Government

EDUCATION

Meet The Constituency That Has Only 8 Secondary Schools With Many Students Thirsty For Education

According to the Basic Education Act 2013, The provision of basic education is guided by the following values and principles- ✓ The right of every child to free and compulsory basic education. ✓ Equitable access for the youth to basic education and equal access to education or institutions. ✓ Promotion of quality and relevance in education ✓ Protection of every child against discrimination within or by an education department or education or institution on any ground whatsoever. ✓ Protection of the

  2 years ago ago
Meet The Constituency That Has Only 8 Secondary Schools With Many Students Thirsty For Education

EDUCATION

Is Education really Free as it is said to be in Kenya?

Free Primary Education was introduced by President Mwai Kibaki ni January 2003 where he was the leader of NARC government, which was elected in December 2002. Under the country's constitution, every child in Kenya has a right to free and compulsory basic education. It is mandatory for any parent who is a Kenyan or whose child resides in the country to enroll them for primary and secondary education, according to the Basic Education Act of 2013.But many are a times that parents and guardians wonder if the still exists free Primary Education.

  1 year ago ago
Is Education really Free as it is said to be in Kenya?

POLITICS

Today's Newspaper Headline

Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has hit back at the Deputy President William Ruto for allegedly creating class wars. Kalonzo said it was unfortunate that the DP was using the hustler narrative to create more divisions among the youth. The Ministry of Education is proposing major changes to the law that may see it snatch the role of managing public schools from head teachers. The ministry wants the Basic Education Act amended to redefine a ‘manager’ in far reaching changes that may effectively see it hire a

  1 year ago ago
Today's Newspaper Headline

EDUCATION

Opinion: Tertiary Education Battle: Are TVET Institutions Taking Universities’ Glory?

Career development takes different dimensions. Upon completing secondary education, tertiary education becomes a luxury as the Basic Education Act of 2013 only mandates compulsory learning up to the secondary stage. As such, students are the liberty to choose their career paths once they are done with secondary education.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Tertiary Education Battle: Are TVET Institutions Taking Universities’ Glory?

EDUCATION

Education: 100% Free Primary Education Offered at Dadas Education Centre

Under the country's constitution, every child in Kenya has a right to free and compulsory basic education. It is mandatory for any parent who is a Kenyan or whose child resides in the country to enroll them for primary and secondary education, according to the Basic Education Act of 2013.

  1 year ago ago
Education: 100% Free Primary Education Offered at Dadas Education Centre

POLITICS

Schools are Currently Closed Illegally, The Court Rules

The High court on Thursday ruled that the announcement by President Uhuru Kenyatta that schools should be closed indefinitely was illegal. According to Justice James Makau, the President has no powers under the Basic Education Act to order the closure of schools which means schools are currently closed illegally. In his ruling, the judge ordered the schools to reopen within 60 days from 19 November. This means the announced date by CS Magoha of January 4 will fall within the 60 days but now the schools won't

  1 year ago ago
Schools are Currently Closed Illegally, The Court Rules

POLITICS

President Had No Power To Order Closure Of Schools Indefinitely, Uproar To The Judge

Towards the end of last year 2019, the world was hit by astrange disease known as Corona Virus, new as it's it gave the health practitioners sleepless nights to try and understand it. The disease was given the name COVID-19, which had flu-like symptoms. This virus posed anumber of challenges to the world's sectors. Schools were the first to suffer the blow as the government decided to shut down schools to observe the containment measures. As the ministry of health tried to manage the Virus,the ministry of education

  1 year ago ago
President Had No Power To Order Closure Of Schools Indefinitely, Uproar To The Judge

POLITICS

School Reopening: High Court Rules On Closure Of Schools

Today Thursday, November 19, the high court of Kenya has given out a ruling stating that the President Uhuru Kenyatta orders for closure for the closure of schools in March this year was illegal. Today the court via,Justice James Makau said that the directive was a bridge and violating of rights fo education to all children and learners in the country. However, the judge gave out a ruling and orderer that all learners should resume face to face learning not later than 60 days from November 19, 2020, accordingly

  1 year ago ago
School Reopening: High Court Rules On Closure Of Schools

EDUCATION

Parents file a petition to compel Magoha to reopen schools

A petition was on Tuesday, filed in court seeking to compel the government to reopen schools for third term by September 1, 2020.The petitioner, Joseph Aura, who is a parent with three school-going children, argued that President Uhuru Kenyatta’s order closing institutions in his Address to the Nation on March 15, 2020 has no legal or constitutional basis. This, he said, is because the address does not constitute an Executive Order, since it was not duly gazetted. Hence amounts to nothing but kind of a roadside

  1 year ago ago
Parents file a petition to compel Magoha to reopen schools

EDUCATION

Chavakali Boys High School student forced to walk for 35KM and sleep in streets.

The right to education is a Human Right recognized and protected under both national and international laws. This means that it is an important milestone in the process of ensuring provision of quality education by making sure that education is accessible, affordable, available and acceptable for all people.

  11 months ago ago
Chavakali Boys High School student forced to walk for 35KM and sleep in streets.

COVID

Brookhouse School parents lose court case. To pay 90% school fees

Justice Weldon Korir today ruled in favor of the Brookhouse school management in a landmark ruling set to create a precedence in schooling matters post Covid 19. In a case filed by disgruntled parents who had been offered a 10% discount on existing fees for virtual online classes, the judge ruled that the petitioners were unable to prove that virtual classes were inferior to traditional methods of instruction and thus had no case. The parents had also drawn attention to the fact that Brookhouse academy was not

  1 year ago ago
Brookhouse School parents lose court case. To pay 90% school fees