President Uhuru Kenyatta has today received the results of the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations ahead of the press release to the public later by Education Cabinet Secretary, Professor George Magogha.[Photo: President Uhuru Kenyatta(left) with CS for Education George Magogha/Twitter] The 2020 KCSE results were presented to the Head of State by Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magogha during a briefing that was attended by the Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua.
The 27 teachers alleged to have been involved in exam cheating have been interdicted by the Teachers Service Commission, TSC.The 27 teachers were manning the KCSE examinations in various centres.The accused teachers are alleged to have aided candidates in cheating in the just concluded KCSE examination.
The Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC, has released guidelines on how to administer Grade 4 school based assessment tests that will kick off next week.The assessment will begin on March 8 to 18, 2021.
Plan to enable Teachers Training Colleges to admit first cohort of Diploma teacher trainees are in its final stages. It's expected that first intake of Diploma teacher trainees will commence by May 2021. This is after the government scrapped off P1 Certificate and ECDE Certificate causes in order to implement the new curriculum. Diploma will be now the minimum training level for primary school tutors. This is to improve on quality teaching and learning. The reforms in curriculum entails professional courses
On Wednesday 21, the education CS Professor George Magogha, launched the marking of the 2020 KCSE examination papers just after the last paper was done.During a presser at Nairobi School, he assured the public that the exercise will be a meticulous process that will be handled by very fine and experienced examiners.
The Ministry of Education has this afternoon released the 2020 KCPE results for over 1,800,000 candidates who sat for the examination.Through the education CS Professor George Magogha, the results were commendable despite the condition under which the examination was done.Announcing the results from Mtihani House, Nairobi, the CS said that the top ten candidates out of 15 in last year's examinations came from government schools.
During his visit to Chavakali High School in Vihiga County on Saturday 6, the education cabinet secretary, Prof George Magogha, urged candidates not to panic since the ministry has considered their long absence from school due to Covid-19 pandemic.
The Labour Relations Court has denied University Lecturers request to have them retire at the age of 75 years. They wanted the retirement age harmonized because each public institution is having different time of exiting the universities. According to the University Academic Staff Union (UASU) National Chairman, each university implemented retirement age internally which ranged from 65 to 75 years. Because of that, they wanted retirement age harmonized and raised to 75 years. But the Labour Relations Court through
The Education CS George Magogha, has hinted that the government is working on how pupils will be covered on hospital bills should they contract Corona virus. He spoke this during his inspection tour in West Pokot on Wednesday 18th of November, 2020. He added that learning will continue despite the fact that Covid 19 cases are rising. He asked parents to stop worrying since the government is doing everything it could to ensure safety of the learners. The government will take up medical expenses for any learner
The ministry of education through the education CS Professor George Magogha, has revealed that the marking of 2020 KCPE examinations is 35 per cent complete.
The Education CS Prof George Magogha has been officially added powers to appoint Vice Chancellors and their Deputies.
The 2020/21 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education,KCSE, has began today across the country.It's expected that 751,150 candidates will sit for the examinations with English paper 1 being the first exam.
The Public Service Commission, on Friday 13th of November, 2020, has withdrawn all human resource powers bestowed to Prof George Magogha. This comes after pressure from the teaching fraternity and public in general demanding Prof Magogha to apologize after insulting an education officer in public. This got the public and teachers angered after the CS called the officer an 'idiot.' He also made teachers to collect rubbish in the school compound. He was caught on a video that went viral on social media. He did
Magoha Warns Headteachers And Private Schools Managers Against Sending Students Home Over School Fees
The Education CS George Magogha, has warned school heads and managers against sending students home over school fees arrears. He asked all heads and managers of institutions to use dialogue with parents instead. The CS said this on Thursday 19th when speaking to journalists at Kosawo Primary School in Manyatta while assessing delivery of desks. Professor George Maghoha said that the government will not burry the head in the sand while such acts by the school heads are going on. He insisted that no school head
In a statement, the Head of Public Service, Joseph Kinyua, announced a two-week recess for Cabinet Secretaries beginning on December 22, 2020 to January 3, 2021. Mr Joseph Kinyua explained that the two-week recess for Cabinet was meant to give them the opportunity to have time with their families during this Christmas season. He added that all Cabinets, Cabinet Committees and Technical Committees will be also not be committed. He clarified that the scheduled presidential engagements and National Security Council
The Ministry of Education is facing hiccups in placing students in secondary schools. This is after the roll out of the new curriculum. The government rolled out Competency Based Curriculum, CBC, to replace 8-4-4 curriculum. After abolishing Grade Six end of primary education examination, concerns have arisen as to what criteria will be used to allocate students space in secondary schools. It's also unclear which category of schools will host junior secondary and senior secondary students. The ministry of education
Speaking at Ayany Primary School, Nairobi, Education CS George Magogha, said that it's the president who can discharge his duties. The CS said that though he wasn't perfect, he recognises that for any meaningful, positive and measurable charges to take place, things must be done differently. He dismissed the Public Service Commission's withdrawal of his human resource powers. The CS added that there is nothing will bar him from discharging his duties. Prof George Magogha went ahead and defended his way of administering
The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers, KUPPET, Uasin Gishu Secretary General, Elijah Maiyo, demands for Magogha's resignation. He has called for President Uhuru Kenyatta's intervention to have Education CS George Magogha fired. This is after a viral video circulated on social media showing Prof George Magogha insulting the County Director of Education Mr Gitonga Mbaka. Mr Maiyo also demanded an apology from Prof George Magogha for his behaviour. This is after he reprimanded teachers at Langas Primary
All learners will officially report to school on January 4, 2021. Education CS George Magogha, announced this after a meeting with stakeholders. This will see PP1, Grade 1-3, Classes 1-5, and Forms 1-3 fully opens for their second term by January 4, 2021. Grade Four learners who are in school, will go for a holiday as the other students finish their third term. Grade Four and incoming Form One, will stay at home as the rest of the learners complete their third term. Grade Four will move to the next Grade in
The Teachers Service Commission, TSC, Boss, Dr Nancy Macharia, has asked teachers who are 58-years-old and above and with underlying health conditions to stay at home. He asked them to remain at home as one way of taking care of their health baring in mind that they are vulnerable to Covid 19. The best part of this is that Dr Nancy Macharia assured them that no one is going to be sacked. Speaking during the announcement of new school calendar at KICD, she added that the employer has no business of dismissing