The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) was forced to administer the Kenya Certificate Of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations on march this year.This came in after the emergence of the Covid 19 pandemic which disturbed the calendar of the ministry of education.Despite this, the examination was done and completed without any serious problem.
The chairman teachers Service Commission Jamleck Muturi.Teachers Service Commission is Constitutionally mandated to register, hire, promote, tranfer and excecise discilplinary control over teachers.The commission has a new chairman Dr Jamleck Kamau who was recently appointed by the president to take over from Dr Lydia Nzomo.
Nation Africa has exposed some private schools that have defied the Ministry of Education directive on the opening date for Grade Four learners and asked them to resume school next week when institutions reopen for the Third Term.According to the ministry guidlines, the grade four learners are supposed to stay home to allow the other learners to complete their third term.
The Competency Based Curriculum(CBC) Diploma programmes will be offered in contracted public universities and will last for three years.By the end of three years,the teachers will have the necessary CBC pedagogies per subject, classroom management skills and CBC assessment skills.The teachers will also be taken through CBC instructional strategies, identification of learners competencies,CBC classroom activities among other units.
On Saturday May 1st, president Uhuru Kenyatta announced the reopening of the country.This was after the consecutive decline of positivity rate of Covid-19 pandemic.Some of the containment measures like cessation of movement was lifted.However, three days after the announcement, the ministry of health has experienced a huge blow.
KCPE Form one selection criteria, KCSE examiners go to chaos following poor working conditions and Private schools on the neck of the Ministry of Education over KCPE results are the highlights on today's education news.1.KUPPET foresaw the examiners’ strike coming, cautioned the government Amid fears that National Examiners would not reach examination centres because of COVID-19, many of them prepared themselves notwithstanding the threats and reported to marking centres.
The much-anticipated opening of schools on 10th May 2021 has received a major boost owing to the results posted by the Ministry of Health (MOH) today.Through their Twitter account, MOH posted new cases by counties which totaled 489 new infection cases.Isiolo County leading with 130 cases while Siaya following with 39 cases.
On Monday, May 10, 2021 all schools in Kenya are set for opening for 3rd term for forms two to three.This is going to be a unique term as the form fours are not going to be around and form ones will not have reported yet since their selection has not been done.
Today The ministry of Health through the acting secretary of health, Patrick Amoth has delivered the sad news to Kenya after stating that the country's deadly Indian virus has been detected.The deadly Indian virus has been detected by five people working in a fertilizer company in Kisumu.
Top performers who scored 280 marks and above in Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examinations this year from vulnerable families are still applying for the nine thousands grants in Kenya.The ministry of education has sent the criteria of application and the deadline of application to be the last day of the month of May this year.
The Education CS Professor George Magoha has said that the Ministry of Education will start the form one selection exercise on May 28th this year.The Ministry has announced all the available choices in all public secondary schools in the country assuring parents that all KCPE candidates will secure places in the schools.
Class Eight Graduates of 2021 to Join Form One July as Ministry of Education Drafts Latest Timetable
The ministry of Education, made some changes on 1st May 2021 during labour day celebration following president Uhuru Kenyatta speech.According to president, schools will reopen on 10th May,2021.Schools were forced to be closed as measures to control the spread of covid-19 cases in the country.
The ministry of Health led by Mutahi Kagwe has hinted on giving an announcement tomorrow concerning the Covid-19 situation in Kenya and India and some travel restrictions between this two countries.The announcement will touch on the travelling regulations from Kenya to India and from India to Kenya due to the current Covid-19 situation In India.
After all the students went back to school on January 6th 2021, Hon John Njiru brought forward a bill of putting water in all the schools in Kiambu County.He warned water companies against cutting off water for schools who have pending water bills and said they will waiver the bills to cushion them against covid-19.
There has been an immense increase in matters gender based violence in the country.This has largely been blamed on Covid-19 pandemic which has restricted movement in the country, making couples spend hours on end together.Cases of murder between lovers have subsequently risen, with police officers being among the statistics.
Tough Measures To Prevent India Variant Of Covid-19 From Entering The Country Revealed By Government
The Ministry of Health has confirmed that the India variant of corona virus disease is now in our neighbouring country, Uganda.This first case was reported yesterday and it's believed to be the most dangerous variant.Currently, India is recording a large number of new cases with the worrying number succumbing to the virus.
The month of April has been beneficial to agricultural producers and most especially farmers since it has been raining throughout.On the other hand the heavy rains have caused destruction and floods in some places and interfered with other people's businesses.The KMD provides early warning so that individuals can be prepared and avoid hazards caused by weather conditions.
Today the Ministry of Lands has taken a step in trying to sort out land irregularities that have been witnessed in Kenya for so long.The Ministry of Lands is one of the department where corruption has been rampant.Cases of land theft and forgery have been on the rise.
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has declared that the Ministry of the Interior will draft new regulations prohibiting police officers from forming romantic relationships with their coworkers.Matiang'i said the directive would be developed to combat sexual abuse and indiscipline cases that were on the rise in the police force during the opening ceremony of the direct entry cadet inspectors course at the National Police College Kiganjo Campus in Nyeri.
According to data from the Ministry of health today, in the past 24 hours, 834 people have tested positive for the corona virus.This is from a sample size of 8,498.This now brings the total number of people who have tested positive for the corona virus since March last year to 158,326 while the total cumulative tests done in the country so far stands at 1,659,506.