The country has seen raise in school strikes in the past few months that have raised an alarm and made the citizens and mostly parents be concerned about the well being of their of their kids. A School such as Vihiga boys burnt down their whole dormitory which forced some students to jump out of the windows for safety.
New Details Has Emerged Why KUPPET Has Criticized Mandatory Drug Test For Students As Schools Reopen
The main reason why teachers have criticized mandatory drug test is that it vilifies the student as a suspect who is taking drugs and without allowing him an opportunity to defend themselves.Besides students who has misbehave will challenge the institution that their test was clean thus boycotting punishments. Milemba also claims that the action is unethical, unconstitutional, and illegal adding that it is also not in line with child education; it violates the Children’s Act and must be stopped.It will also make students develop low self esteem thus hindering their performance.
Speaking at a local media House on Tuesday, November 2, Kenya Union of Post-Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) Chair Omboko Milemba indicated that schools needed to take a short half-term break to ease the pressures. He noted that the Ministry of Education had directed principals not to have half-terms in order to maximise on class work to compensate the time lost ďuring the pandemic last year.
KUPPET chairman and Emuhaya member of parliament, Omboko Milemba has also raised his voice in the ongoing unrest in schools. Photo courtesy According to Milemba who was speaking at an interview in KTN news, boarding sections in schools is the issue that should be handled at the moment if the unrest are to be stopped.
Trending: Sossion, Milemba Sing the Same Rhythm as They Reject Government's Plan To Devolve Education
For many years the two bosses Wilson sossion together with Ombogo Milemba have always differed and at no time could they sit and have a conversation together. In what is seen as hurrying their differences, the two had a secret meeting yesterday to discuss what the government is secretly planning to start doing in the education sector Last week Education PS Kipsang was captured speaking on the possibility of devolving the education sector just like in medical. Kipsang highlighted some possible reasons as to why
Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) advocates for the welfare of the teachers in secondary schools a d tertiary colleges including TTCs .The chairperson of KUPPET is Hon.Omboko Milemba who is also a legislator in the National Assembly.
The teacher service commission is mandated by the Constitution of Kenya to transfer, promote,register and discipline the teaching professionals.Teachers for sometimes have raised partinent issues which the commission has failed to address accordingly. The ongoing insecurity issues in Kapedo has forced the Kenya Union of post primary teachers to come out and ask the government to withdraw teachers from the volatile areas of Kapedo. Learning has been interrupted due to existing insecurity issues that saw TSC personnel
Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) is union that is aimed at championing the welfare of the teachers in country.Kuppet chairman Hon.Omboko Milemba announced that the government should do away with boarding schools in the country.
Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers is calling for abolishing of boarding schools and mock exams in the country as a one way to an end of students unrest in schools. Speaking to the media today the Kuppet chairperson Omboko Milemba said they are concerned with safety of teachers in secondary schools following the state of riot that have been witnessed in schools this week. He spoke even as yet another incident of scho unrest occurred at kitiru high school in Baringo county. Three dormitories were
The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers, Kuppet, has asked the government to address insecurity cases in Kapedo, Baringo and Pokot failure to which they will withdraw their members from those areas. Kuppet has given the government a seven-day ultimatum. The union's national chairman, Omboko Milemba, said that the government should deploy enough security personnel in such areas to protect both citizens and teachers working there. He spoke this in Siaya where he launched a 51-seater bus for Siaya Kuppet
Schools are set to reopen anytime soon. The exact date has not been announced by the ministry. However, yesterday the cabinet secretary said it shall be in few weeks. Among the preparations required was testing of all teachers and learners before they resume to classes. Yesterday while speaking in Narok college, Belio kipsang' the principal secretary for ministry of education said it will be costly. It requires upto 17 million test kits to complete the exercise. Currently we have 15 million students in the country.
KUPPET chairman Omboko Milemba addressing journalists in the UNion offices in Nairobi. Photo By Gregory Matumbayi. It has always been the pleasure and pride of every parent to have their children learn in good boarding schools where everyone believes there is good education and always convenient and comfortable for the children to continue with their education undisturbed. However with time it is now emerging that boarding schools do not have much difference between them and the day schools that are always left
Addressing Kenyans.co.ke on Friday, May 28, Sossion insinuated that the commission had no ability to settle on the choice singularly and ought to have rather elaborate other training partners. "TSC ought to have included KNUT, which is an instructors' association. The requests by TSC are an infringement of the terms and states of work," Sossion hinted.
Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) Secretary-General Wilson Sossion and his partner Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) Chairperson, Omboko Milemba have raised worry over the changes proposed by TSC to course requirements undertaken by teachers before they are permitted to join the workforce.
Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (Kuppet) has opposed the new framework on entry to teaching service proposed by teachers service commission (TSC). Speaking to KTN News, Kuppet chairperson and Emuhaya member of parliament Omboko Milemba has said the move TSC will have negative impact on education sector in the country.
The year 2020 was welcomed by a lot of jubilations. It might have really received the warmest ushering in as compared to other years. The celebrations and anticipations were cut short when Coronavirus hit the whole world as most sectors have been greatly affected ever since Covid-19 was announced a pandemic. Nation's economies have been termed in a wanting state and more aids might be need to help most countries get back to their feet. Concerning the school calendar, syllabus coverage and the curriculum in the
Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) has directed the government to ensure all students receive three re-usable masks as schools re-open in October. “We encourage the government to ensure that every student has a mask that will be bought by the government of Kenya,” said KUPPET chairman Omboko Milemba. With approximately 12 million students in primary and secondary schools, Milemba projects the cost of getting three masks for every student to about Sh1 billion. With overflowing optimism
National officials of the Kenya Union of Post Primary Education (Kuppet), on Sunday threw a hand behind the document which is being launched today Monday 26th October. The official agreed that they would mobilize teachers and all workers into a mass movement to reshape the political landscape. Speaking yesterday, secretary General Akello Misori said that they will reach out to other trade unions and workers organizations to create a framework of consultation and grassroots initiatives to bring more Kenyans to
Musalia Mudavadi the Amani National Congress party leader has stated that he will not be joining any coalition unless he is the candidate. He says the country is crippled by loans and he intends on changing the economy of the country that is currently bed-ridden. In the last elections, he stood by Raila Odinga the ODM presidential candidate who lost to incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta.
Amboko Milemba; a KUPPET chairman said that primary and secondary schools have 12 million students which will cost the government about Ksh1 billion to cater for the face masks. Therefore they appealed to the ministry through the CS Magoha to cushion Kenyan parent from a Ksh 1 Billion bill. KUPPET demands three masks per learner as schools re-open( source/ Standardmedia. co.ke) The union said that they need the cash because on opening of schools, parents will be busy struggling to raise fees for their children.