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EDUCATION

Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) Demands Changes to CBC as 1st Class Heads to High School

Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) Secretary General Collins Oyuu has challenged the government to keep junior secondary learners in Grades 7, 8 and 9 in Primary School. Oyuu, while addressing the 17th annual Kenya Primary Schools Head Teachers Association (Kepsha) delegates on Wednesday, December 29, argued that teachers in Primary schools were qualified to tutor junior secondary learners.

  4 months ago ago
Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) Demands Changes to CBC as 1st Class Heads to High School

EDUCATION

All Primary School Head Teachers Receive a Crucial Invitation For A Meeting in Mombasa

Being a primary school Head teacher is today an uphill task for majority of teachers.There are even those primary school teachers who have Masters Degree but are still not in this lucrative position.TSC has complicated the promotions for teachers to these administrative positions with many stringent conditions. The primary schools are struggling to see that the new CBC curriculum is fully implemented.The teachers have been attending regular trainings organised by TSC during the short school holidays.The school heads have been left to oversee the implementation process in schools.The curriculum which is currently in grade five will land in Junior secondary schools in 2023.

  9 months ago ago
All Primary School Head Teachers Receive a Crucial Invitation For A Meeting in Mombasa

EDUCATION

Schools in Trouble Again As The Govt's Makes A Major Blunder

Public primary and second ary schools are facing a financial crisis just a week after they reopened.This is after the government delayed releasing Sh15 billion meant for the schools.School heads who spoke to the Sunday Nation yesterday said creditors are on their necks demanding to be paid for food stuffs and other items supplied to the institutions last term and before schools reopened on Monday.

  1 year ago ago
Schools in Trouble Again As The Govt's Makes A Major Blunder

EDUCATION

Primary School Heads Demands The Following From The Government

After the inception of the first case of Covid-19 in March last year, almost every other activities came to a stand still as a way of controlling the spread of the virus.One of such activities is co-curriculum in schools. The measures by the government, has really helped to control the virus even though not 100%.

  1 year ago ago
Primary School Heads Demands The Following From The Government

EDUCATION

Red Alert to Parents; Schools May Start Closing From Monday Next Week Instead of Friday 16th

Schools are set to close on Friday next week to pave way for the one week break before another journey of 2021 Education calendar.The parents have had their joy of celebrations after the ministry of education reducing the boarding schools fees by at least Ksh 10,000.This is because of the reduced overall number of the weeks in 2021.

  10 months ago ago
Red Alert to Parents; Schools May Start Closing From Monday Next Week Instead of Friday 16th

EDUCATION

Confusions as Teachers Now Reject KNEC's New Order on 2021 National Exams

The 2020 KCPE candidates are expected to join form one on 2nd August.This will mark the commencement of their term one studies.Parents are now on with their budgets as others are rushing to change schools for their children.This is after majority of the students got admitted in schools that they never chose.

  10 months ago ago
Confusions as Teachers Now Reject KNEC's New Order on 2021 National Exams

EDUCATION

"CBC Children Are The Happiest" Primary Schools Headteachers' Association Chairman Says

The Competency Based Curriculum or otherwise known as CBC, was introduced a few months ago, to replace the now to be defunct, 8-4-4 system. KEPSHA Chairman. Picture courtesy. The new curriculum has faced a lot of hurdles as parents and some teachers all fight to eliminate it.

  8 months ago ago

EDUCATION

KEPSHA urges Government to Abolish Boarding Secondary Schools to Curb Unrest

KePSHA chairman Johnson Nzioka in a past address. PHOTO|COURTESY As part of measures to student unrest the primary school heads now urges the government to abolish boarding secondary. Representatives from KePSHA argue that parents are key stakeholders in determining their children’s discipline hence they are vital in preventing the current surge of indiscipline in secondary schools.

  4 months ago ago
KEPSHA urges Government to Abolish Boarding Secondary Schools to Curb Unrest

EDUCATION

Teachers Concerned After TSC Directed These School Heads And Principals To Extend Their Services

Teachers are now concerned after the Teachers Service Commission directed these school heads and the principals to extend their services. All teachers are supposed to go for retirement after attaining the age of 60 according to the constitution of Kenya, this gives room for the Teachers Service Commission to employ new young energetic teachers.

  8 months ago ago
Teachers Concerned After TSC Directed These School Heads And Principals To Extend Their Services

HEALTH

Sad News As Kenya Loses 26 More Patients To covid-19 Today

As Kenya continues to Battle The Third Wave of corona virus many Kenyans are still contracting the virus and they require more improved Healthcare facility to accommodate the surging number of patience .

  1 year ago ago
Sad News As Kenya Loses 26 More Patients To covid-19 Today

EDUCATION

Headteachers Agree On Abolition Of Boarding Secondary Schools

Primary school heads have advocated for the closure of residential secondary schools, criticizing the institutions for promoting student indiscipline. They recommended transforming secondary boarding schools into day-learning institutions to allow parents to inculcate discipline in their children. The appeal came against the backdrop of growing incidences of indiscipline in boarding schools, as evidenced by huge property destruction and learning disruption.

  4 months ago ago
Headteachers Agree On Abolition Of Boarding Secondary Schools

EDUCATION

Headteachers Now Want the Government to Abolish Boarding Secondary Schools

The Kenya primary school Head teachers association (KePSHA) now wants the government to abolish boarding schools. The union said that parents are key players in ensuring discipline among their children thus should be left close to them to prevent the current unrest by students especially in boarding schools.

  4 months ago ago
Headteachers Now Want  the Government to Abolish Boarding Secondary Schools

EDUCATION

Education Stakeholders Continues Defending CBC, KEPSHA Chair States Kenyan Pupils Are The Happiest

The Kenya Primary School Headteachers Association (KEPSHA) chair, Johnson Nzioka, presently says that pupils learning under the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) education system are the most joyful. Talking on Tuesday, September 14, Nzioka moved to address parents' fear that students are overburdened with work expressing that Kenyan learners currently have the highest happiness index.

  8 months ago ago
Education Stakeholders Continues Defending CBC, KEPSHA Chair States Kenyan Pupils Are The Happiest

EDUCATION

Primary School Heads Wants The Government To Abolish Boarding Schools So As To Curb School Unrests

The Kenya Primary school heads wish the government to do away with boarding schools. During their conference meeting held in Mombasa last Tuesday the heads saw that the abolition of boarding secondary schools will be a way to reduce students tumult which has become a disaster in most Kenyan schools recently.

  4 months ago ago
Primary School Heads Wants The Government To Abolish Boarding Schools So As To Curb School Unrests

POLITICS

KEPSHA: Principals To Be Vaccinated First, What Coast Wants From Raila In Newspapers Today

Hallo and welcome to today's newspaper review.1 the Standard- what coast leaders want from Raila.On the top page there us a story on what coast leaders want from Raila that wasn't adressed in BBI.

  1 year ago ago
KEPSHA: Principals To Be Vaccinated First, What Coast Wants From Raila In Newspapers Today

EDUCATION

Reactions as Kega Meets With KEPSHA Officials From Kieni, Discuss Over Situation in Schools

Hon Kanini Kega, who is a member of parliament for Kieni constituency ignited a hot debate online when he met with KEPSHA Officials over the current situation in schools. According to his recent post, he said he hosted a breakfast meeting with KEPSHA Officials from Kieni west led by Mr Peter Kariuki where they discussed the contemporary issues affecting schools.

  9 months ago ago
Reactions as Kega Meets With KEPSHA Officials From Kieni, Discuss Over Situation in Schools

EDUCATION

School Resumptions Receives A Blow As Parents And Headteachers Raise Concerns

School re-opening seems to be raising much concerns especially on the health of the students and money for running the schools.. Schools are set to open as from 10th May following the uplifted Covid 19 protocols by president Uhuru Kenyatta during his speech on 1st May, Labour day.The government easen movements across the red zoned counties which shall allow smooth traveling back to school by the students.

  1 year ago ago
School Resumptions Receives A Blow As Parents And Headteachers Raise Concerns

EDUCATION

Vaccination of Teachers Against Covid-19 begins

Teachers are expected to receive mass vaccination against the covid-19 all over the country today.The mass vaccination of the teachers was officially launched at the Teachers service commission (TSC) headquarters in Nairobi.

  1 year ago ago
Vaccination of Teachers Against Covid-19 begins

EDUCATION

Reactions as Kega Meets With KEPSHA Officials From Kieni, Discuss Over Current Situation in Schools

Hon Kanini Kega, who is a member of parliament for Kieni constituency ignited a hot debate online when he met with KEPSHA Officials over the current situation in schools. According to his recent post, he said he hosted a breakfast meeting with KEPSHA Officials from Kieni west led by Mr Peter Kariuki where they discussed the contemporary issues affecting schools.

  9 months ago ago
Reactions as Kega Meets With KEPSHA Officials From Kieni, Discuss Over Current Situation in Schools

EDUCATION

Good News to Teachers After Details Emerge on how Covid-19 Vaccination Will be Undertaken

The novel Corona virus vaccination for teachers officially kicks off on Thursday at the Teachers Service Commission headquarters in Nairobi's Upper Hill.

  1 year ago ago
Good News to Teachers After Details Emerge on how Covid-19 Vaccination Will be Undertaken