Sign in
Download Opera News App

nicholas maiyo

EDUCATION

Ministry of Education Urged to Announce Mid-term Breaks Soon

High school students returning to school(source./the East African) The Kenya National parents association has requested the ministry of education to set aside two days for the students to go home on a midterm break this term. Led by their chairman Nicholas Maiyo they said that the children too need a break.

  1 month ago ago
Ministry of Education Urged to Announce Mid-term Breaks Soon

EDUCATION

At Last, Here is a Solution to Students Arson, Unrest And Fires in Schools

Over the past few weeks, several schools' dormitories have brunt due to students unrest and strike. In Kenya, school fires and strikes are not new anymore, becoming a national shame. The most unfortunate aspect is that schools are set on fire every year, yet the exact causes are never identified.

  22 days ago ago
At Last, Here is a Solution to Students Arson, Unrest And Fires in Schools

EDUCATION

Kenyans Angry After National Parents Association Vows to Defend CBC at the Court

The Kenyans in the past a few weeks on social media have criticized the implementation of the new 2-6-3-3 curriculum system popularly known as the Competency Based Curriculum CBC. The parents complained that the curriculum is very expensive as compared to the former 8-4-4 curriculum. Last week, the Law Society of Kenya President Nelson Havi filed a suit against the Government of Kenya, Ministry of Education and Kenya Institution of Curriculum Development against the further implementation of the curriculum.

  2 months ago ago
Kenyans Angry After National Parents Association Vows to Defend CBC at the Court

EDUCATION

Big Blow to Principals and Heads of Schools as New Details Emerges Over Lifestyle Audit.

Schools principals and heads of various institution are once again in limelight for living extravagant life beyond their income. Despite the Teachers Service Commission coming up with wealth declaration audit before the end of December 30th. There is a certain push from parents that the government should audit the lifestyle of Principals and heads.

  1 month ago ago
Big Blow to Principals and Heads of Schools as New Details Emerges Over Lifestyle Audit.

EDUCATION

Parents, Headteachers Clash Over School Fees Hike

Principals from various schools across the country have been put on the spot over allegations of extorting parents by leveling unwarranted charges as learning resumes. Media reports have highlighted parents' plight regarding the hiking of fees that are contrary to the initial fee structures issued by different schools.

  1 month ago ago
Parents, Headteachers Clash Over School Fees Hike

EDUCATION

"Hii Kitu Ni Ya Kila Mtu, " Reaction From Parents As They Head To Court To Defend CBC

As indicated by the National Parents Association executive, Nicholas Maiyo, guardians and gatekeepers are worried that the legal choice could upset the training framework. Further, he expressed that the affiliation would address ten million guardians whose students' future remain in a precarious situation should the CBC framework be suspended.

  2 months ago ago

EDUCATION

Looming Trouble Ahead for This School Principals as Chairman of Parents Union Exposed Them For This

CS Education Magoha. Education is one of the key things humam beings heed in life. It can be informal or formal education. Millions of parents took there children in various schools where they were called but thousands were dissaponted only to learn that the schools had removed The names of there children in the list.

  4 months ago ago
Looming Trouble Ahead for This School Principals as Chairman of Parents Union Exposed Them For This

EDUCATION

Morning Brief: Latest Education News In The Headlines This Thursday, July 8th

What you should know: Joseph Karuga, Nicholas Maiyo and Kahi Indimuli advise the government to impose travel restrictions as schools close next week to help curb Covid-19 infection, PS Julius Jwan says the Ministry of Education has released Sh7 billion to learning institutions, Mr Alfred Mbori of Yago mixed secondary school in Migori on the spot as workers and students riot.

  4 months ago ago
Morning Brief: Latest Education News In The Headlines This Thursday, July 8th

EDUCATION

Latest Education News Making the Headlines This Friday Morning, July 2nd

Key points: School in Nyamira on the spot for expelling ‘non-performers, Knut calls for another meeting with TSC, and Principals accused of selling Form 1 places. 1. Principals accused of selling Form 1 places Parents whose children failed to secure secondary schools of their choice are looking for alternative schools but some principals have opted to exploit them for the slots.

  5 months ago ago
Latest Education News Making the Headlines This Friday Morning, July 2nd

JUSTICE

Activist Gives 2 Reasons Why Court Might Stop CBC Implementation

Photo (Courtesy) Lawyer Nelson Havi has given two reasons why those opposing the Competence Based Curriculum (CBC) stand a chance of winning the court case against the Ministry of Education. According to him, the details about the curriculum had been hidden for four years with no public documented information about it.

  2 months ago ago
Activist Gives 2 Reasons Why Court Might Stop CBC Implementation

EDUCATION

Revealed: How Parents Are Planning To Deal With CBC

Kenyan parents have been complaining about the difficulties in the implementation of the new Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) for a long time now. However, going by the press release by their chairman Mr Nicholas Maiyo, it's clear that they could have as well revealed their stategy of dealing with it.

  2 months ago ago
Revealed: How Parents Are Planning To Deal With CBC

EDUCATION

Challenging CBC Implementation Is Good

The lawyers who have moved to court to challenge the implementation of the competency based curriculum in Kenya have done a good job since some of the content in the CBC are considered irrelevant or unnecessary. Nelson Havi moved to court to challenge rolling out of CBC citing various reasons.

  2 months ago ago
Challenging CBC Implementation Is Good

EDUCATION

Uproar As the National Parents Association Reveal Their Decision On CBC

Nicholas Maiyo who is the National Parents Association chairman has said they seek to join a case opposing the Competency-Based Curriculum. On Monday he said they will be on the defense of the new curriculum remarking that they are in support of the system. Maiyo who spoke at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development during the meeting with education stakeholders on the CBC said, “Our concern is the judicial decision that could disrupt our children’s education.

  2 months ago ago
Uproar As the National Parents Association Reveal Their Decision On CBC

EDUCATION

Exposed: Principals Called Out For Exploiting Parents Through Uniform Money

Image Source:Andrew Kasuku[The Star] With the Form One Admissions coming to a close, principals have been called out for using form one admissions as avenues to mint money from helpless parents by inflating prices of school uniforms. According to an establishment by The Saturday Standard, parents are forced to pay upto shs.25,000 for uniforms even when the market price of the same uniforms is three times less.

  3 months ago ago
Exposed: Principals Called Out For Exploiting Parents Through Uniform Money

EDUCATION

Magoha Reassures Parents On Students Send Off As Schools Reopen

National Parents Association Chairperson Nicholas Maiyo revealed that most parents had made a request to have the Ministry of Education give a grace period of two weeks for them to get fees. He noted that most parents had lost their jobs and were financially struggling after the Covid-19 pandemic ravaged the economy.

  1 month ago ago
Magoha Reassures Parents On Students Send Off As Schools Reopen

EDUCATION

"This Is The Best Curriculum" Nicholas Maiyo Supports CBC While It Remains A Nightmare To Parents

Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) is the Kenya's new system of education currently being tested on grade four students. It's more of being practical on real life situations especially current affairs in the society. Compared the 8-4-4 system which is theoretical, CBC seems to be better but tiresome to students and parents.

  2 months ago ago

EDUCATION

It Will Be Difficult for the Government to Achieve 100% Transition - Maiyo

The Kenyan government through the Ministry of Education has been working closely with the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government to ensure that all 2020 KCPE candidates join secondary schools. In simple terms the government want to achieve 100% transition from Primary to Secondary schools across the country.

  3 months ago ago
It Will Be Difficult for the Government to Achieve 100% Transition - Maiyo

EDUCATION

School Principals Opposes CS George Magoha's Secondary School Fees Reduction.

School Principals Opposes CS George Magoha's Secondary School Fees Reduction. The Kenyan secondary school principal's through their union, Kenya Secondary School Heads Association(KESSHA), has opposed the reduction of school fees by the CS George Magoha. This was a statement passed unions chairman Indimuli Kahi on Thursday while speaking to the Star Newspaper.

  4 months ago ago
School Principals Opposes CS George Magoha's Secondary School Fees Reduction.

EDUCATION

The Parents Association ready to defend the CBC.

Nicholas Maiyo who is the National Parents Association chairman has said they are ready to join the case against the Competency Based Curriculum. Maiyo on Monday said they will be defending the new curriculum. He said that they are in support of the new system. Maiyo was saying at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development(KICD) during a consultation with the stakeholders of Education concerning the CBC program.

  2 months ago ago
The Parents Association ready to defend the CBC.

EDUCATION

National Parents Association To Defend CBC In Court

National parents association chairman Nicholas Maiyo has stated that the association will seek to join a case opposing the competency based curriculum that was introduced by the government through the ministry of education. He added that the association will defend the new curriculum and support the project.He said that the association is concerned about the judicial decision that could disrupt education adding that their main aim of joining in the case is to represent a large number of children in both public and private schools.

  2 months ago ago
National Parents Association To Defend CBC In Court