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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

Nelson Havi Reveals Why They Failed To Oppose CBC In Court Since It's Inspection 4 Years Ago

The Law Society of Kenya president Nelson Havi has officially moved to the High Court to seek orders to compel Education cabinet secretary Prof George Magoha to halt the now embattled Competency Based Curriculum (CBC). According to Havi and his team of lawyers, the CBC was not properly started since it did not follow the law.

  2 months ago ago
Nelson Havi Reveals Why They Failed To Oppose CBC In Court Since It's Inspection 4 Years Ago

EDUCATION

Good News To Parents As Teachers' Union Propose Plan To Reopen Schools(Remove the story from Capital )

Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has issued a raft of proposals that the government should adhere to when reopening schools. In a letter dispatched to newsroom on Saturday, KNUT Secretary-General Wilson Sossion has proposed for the formation of a technical team which will be tasked with overseeing the schools adherence to social distancing.In the opinion of the Giant teachers union, the technical team will constitute members drawn from KNUT, Board of Management, Parents Association, Head teachers Ass

  1 year ago ago
Good News To Parents As Teachers' Union Propose Plan To Reopen Schools(Remove the story from Capital )

EDUCATION

Schools Reopening Protocol Outlined by Giant Teachers Union

Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has issued a raft of proposals that the government should adhere to when reopening schools. In a letter dispatched to newsroom on Saturday, KNUT Secretary-General Wilson Sossion has proposed for the formation of a technical team which will be tasked with overseeing the schools adherence to social distancing. In the opinion of the Giant teachers union, the technical team will constitute members drawn from KNUT, Board of Management, Parents Association, Head teachers As

  1 year ago ago
Schools Reopening Protocol Outlined by Giant Teachers Union

EDUCATION

Good News To Students As Opening Dates Set, Closing To Extend For one month

Finally, schools will reopen, During the daily briefing of covid-19 crisis, the cs said the school will extend closing for one month from the day of reopening. The directive is to take effect from the date of opening, which was scheduled to be May 4, 2020. Speaking at the daily government briefing on Covid-19, he further reiterated that the government had not considered postponing KCPE and KCSE exams. To allow for primary and secondary schools to cover up the lost time. On the other hand, parents have expressed

  1 year ago ago
Good News To Students As Opening Dates Set, Closing To Extend For one month

EDUCATION

Principals Defy The Government Orders As May Opening Of Schools Panic Hits Parents

Photo: Cs Magoha with President Uhuru Kenyatta According to report by the Standard on the 25th Of April some secondary schools teachers have declined the Usage of their schools as Isolation facilities over fears on the Post Corona trauma amongst the students. On the other hand parents have expressed panic on the opening of schools because of the prevailing Corona Virus Pandemic that has hit the country. The Parents Association Head Nicholas Maiyo in a statement to the ministery of Education declared that

  1 year ago ago
Principals Defy The Government Orders As May Opening Of Schools Panic Hits Parents

EDUCATION

Reopening Of Schools Boosted Following New Development

Today has been a good day to parents and learners after the chairperson to Parents Association raised concerned on fee increamment by some schools.The chair while addressing the Daily Nation hinted that some known by Schools have already sent out messages to parents.Parents are shocked to be notified that they are required to incur additional cost such as motivational money . Some of the Public National Schools have already hiked their fee. A parent has been told to pay around ksh. 80000 from the normal ksh.53000.

  11 months ago ago
Reopening Of Schools Boosted Following New Development

COVID

COVID-19: Reality Dawns That The Earliest Time Schools Can Reopen is Possibly January 2021

Sad as it may sound, your son or daughter might not be resuming her studies any time soon. Education stakeholders recently warned against rushing to reopen schools, amid rising COVID-19 cases. If the recommendations issued recently are something to go by, then the earliest time primary and secondary schools can reopen is January 2020. Most likely, the Technical and Vocational institutions (TVET) as well as Teacher Training Colleges may be resuming operations between September and October. Currently, there lacks

  1 year ago ago
COVID-19: Reality Dawns That The Earliest Time Schools Can Reopen is Possibly January 2021

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

Schools Reopening Boosted As The Following Fresh Details Emerges

Early this year president Uhuru Kenyatta closed all learning Institutions in the country. This was after the country recorded it's first case of Corona virus. The move was to prevent spread of covid-19 in school. Nine months now over 10 million learners are still at home. Government announced partial reopening of school in October for Grade 4, standard eight and form four. Plans to have other learners back to school before January was suspended due to surge in covid-19 infections in the country. Schools are

  1 year ago ago
Schools Reopening Boosted As The Following Fresh Details Emerges

COVID

Teacher's Set to Start Community Based Learning Program as From Next Month

The Ministry of Education is now ready to roll out community-based learning programs in primary and secondary schools Students across the country, Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha said this earlier today following the directives issued by WHO and the pressure mounted by Parents Association. With this Community based learning, Parents have all reasons to smile. However, it comes with a variety of requirements; ranging from protective gears, "fees" and hygiene. Teachers will be required to Check

  1 year ago ago
Teacher's Set to Start Community Based Learning Program as From Next Month

EDUCATION

Only President Uhuru can decide when schools will reopen, Says Magoha

This week has been full of dramatic events. Kenyans always term it as Afro-Cinema continues to signify that another major story to trend is on way or else in kitchen cooking up. This Covid-19 came as a Pandemic to most countries but to Kenyans it came as a "business idea" to many. Bloggers and article creators have taken it as a positive opportunity to further their research and share information about daily recorded cases and possibility of getting a vaccine. However there is this group of students who have

  1 year ago ago
Only President Uhuru can decide when schools will reopen, Says Magoha

EDUCATION

CS Magoha Issues a Warning Ahead of Mass Resumption of Learning

As learners look forward to the mass resumption of learning in the country, the Cabinet Secretary for Education, George Magoha have issued a warning to the tutors, parents as well as the stakeholders from the ministry of education to prepare themselves for possible consequences that may arise as a result of mass resumption of learning activities across the country. This comes as the CS expects to meet the head of state on 3rd Nov, together with other stake holders from the ministry of health as well as those

  1 year ago ago
CS Magoha Issues a Warning Ahead of Mass Resumption of Learning

COVID

Upcoming Crash Training For Teachers Scheduled For Next Week

The Ministry of Education, has plans to roll out crash training for teachers as from next week. Officials from the ministry will be briefed as the training is cascaded to counties with the aim of training teachers and learners on how to handle Covid 19. The Education CS Maghoha, will chair the team that will play an oversight role in the training and identify priority areas and potential risks. According to the Daily News Paper, the team will also monitor timelines, the quality of training and advice on changes

  1 year ago ago
Upcoming Crash Training For Teachers Scheduled For Next Week

EDUCATION

Reason Why Schools Might Remain Closed for Long

School reopening has been a topic of everyday in Kenya since coronavirus hit the country. Educational stakeholders have held several meetings with aim of coming up with a suitable way of reopening.The outcome of the meetings was that it is impossible for schools to be reopened siting reasons of how observance of set measures will be difficult on learners side. At that time Parents Association was seen disagreeing and was against the alleged reopening,this brought confusion sending them again to drawing board.

  1 year ago ago
Reason Why Schools Might Remain Closed for Long

EDUCATION

“Reopening Of Schools Is Burden To Parents," Says Kenya Parents Association Chairman Nicholas Kimaiyo

CS Education, Prof. George Magoha Previously addressing the press: Photo/Courtesy On Wednesday afternoon, the Chairman of Parents Association, Nicholas Kimaiyo sharply disagreed with CS Magoha's decision to reopen schools earlier than January as was projected. Speaking to Kenya Television Network (KTN) News, Nicholas said parents will have to dig deep their pockets to achieve Ministry of Health protocols stipulated in the phase reopening of schools. Photo courtesy: KTN NEWS The Parents' chairman also asserted

  1 year ago ago
“Reopening Of Schools Is Burden To Parents,

EDUCATION

Open Social Places Like Bars And Churches First, Why Parents Are Against KUPPET'S Reopening Proposal

Parents have openly criticized Kuppet's proposal to have partial reopening of schools by June 15, with all final year students going back to school guided by the health ministry's directives. “The MoH should assess how best the COVID-19 containment measures can be applied in schools for Form Four and Standard Eight students for at least one month and determine their efficacy. After one month, the government could admit students at Form Three in secondary schools and Classes Six and Seven at primary level,

  1 year ago ago
Open Social Places Like Bars And Churches First, Why Parents Are Against KUPPET'S Reopening Proposal