Moi University has suffered yet another setback, days after the Kesses-based institution opened its doors for students to resume their studies. This is after the Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) advised parents whose students are schooling at Moi University to consider taking them back home. Moi University recalled students back to resume studies two weeks ago after the university's senate announced it had suspended learning following a strike by its staff members that paralyzed learning.
Plans to eliminate the Bachelor's degree in education arts course has continued to gain momentum as Magoha weighs in to support the proposal. This happens as the Teachers Service Commition seeks to replace the course with another teacher training program. According to the new resolution, students who will qualify for university will be allowed to do a science or arts degree course before proceeding to a one year post graduate diploma training.
Education CS George Magoha The monstrous coronavirus has continued to disrupt the country's normalcy for the past six months now. The President was forced to close down the country's economy back in March after the country reported its first COVID-19 case. Since then the country has witnessed progress in the fight against the virus. This has led to widespread calls to President Kenyatta to reopen schools and the country's economy. In response, the President through the Education Cabinet secretary on Friday
[VIDEO] Popular University Lecturers on Peaceful Demonstration, Learning in The Institution Affected
Technical University of Mombasa lecturers has suspended learning for unknown period of time as they demand for immediate response on their welfare from the union. This comes after the Universities and Academics Staff Union issued postponement of the lecturers strike which was scheduled on Monday, August 30. The UASU Secretary General Constantine Wesonga had requested for dialogue inorder to end their demands.
Learning at Egerton University was disrupted Thursday after more than 500 lecturers made good their threat to down their tools. Last week, the University Academic Staff Union(UASU) issued a seven-day ultimatum to the university to pay their dues without cuts that were introduced after the coronavirus pandemic hit the country
UASU had planned a strike which would have commenced today but they have decided to not go ahead with the strike as of now. The Union was calling for better working conditions and better pay amidst the harsh times that many of them are facing in this pandemic. Picture courtesy
Learning activities in public universities are expected to be disrupted next week once a 7 days strike notice issued today by UASU expires without any retaliatory action taken .This comes as a huge blow to students in most universities who at the climax of the examination season . At the centre of the conflict between the university lecturers and the treasury is a 8.8 billon CBA which has not been honoured .The lecturers led by their secretary general, Constantine Wesonga, demanded that action be taken in implementing the deal otherwise they will down their tools beginning from next week.
University Academic Staff Union wants universities across the country to pay staff their May salaries failure to which they call for a strike. The union further asked the government to increase the capitation rates sent to universities saying it may be the factor in the continued delay to pay staff.
Egerton University lectures have today held a meeting through their UASU officials to issue a looming strike notice. Through Constantine Wesonga, the lectures are claiming 100 percent salary pay that is due for the last 7 months. Wesonga has particularly said that the strike is not likely, it will happen come 4th of November. They have said that their efforts to reach the Vice Chancellor was to no avail. Let it be remembered that after they expressed their woes through the Employment and Labour Relations Court,
Egerton College addresses have today held a gathering through their UASU authorities to give an approaching strike notice. Through Constantine Wesonga, the talks are guaranteeing 100% compensation pay that is expected throughout the previous 7 months. Wesonga has especially said that the strike isn't likely, it will happen come fourth of November. They have said that their endeavors to arrive at the Bad habit Chancellor was without much of any result. Leave it alone recalled that after they communicated their