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Good News to Friends School Kamusinga Boys as the Government Takes the Following Move

Friends School Kamusinga Boys High school is one of the top prominent and famous national schools. The school is located in Bungoma county, Western region and it's under the leadership of Mr. Alex Kariuki as the principal. It's good news to Friends School Kamusinga after the ministry of education in collaboration with the government, launched a network connectivity program in the school.

  1 month ago ago
Good News to Friends School Kamusinga Boys as the Government Takes the Following Move

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Mystery of Ksh 8 Million Gov't Car That Vanished Into Thin Air

University Education Principal Secretary (PS) Ambassador Simon Nabukwesi has faulted Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) officers over a stolen government vehicle. The new car disappeared on Thursday, August 22 2019, just a few days after its purchase. The incident occurred in Nairobi’s Buru Buru estate at 8:00 pm.

  6 months ago ago
Mystery of Ksh 8 Million Gov't Car That Vanished Into Thin Air

EDUCATION

Latest News From The Ministry of Education

Photo of Education CS, Prof George Magoha The Ministry of Education has notified Kenyans of what ensued today at Kenyatta University, strategically placed at the heart of Nairobi County. The Ministry articulated that a Universities Stakeholders Validation Forum was officially set rolling today by the permanent Secretary University Education and Research Amb.

  2 months ago ago
Latest News From The Ministry of Education

SOCIETY

Tension as Senior Government PS Robbed New Toyota V8 in Nairobi Estate at Gunpoint by Gangsters

A senior government official in the Ministry of Education official car was stolen at gunpoint by a gun wielding gang in one of Nairobi's estate. The incident which happened around 8 in the evening in Buruburu estate was being driven by the ministry's designated driver when he was ambushed and disposed off the brand new car.

  6 months ago ago
Tension as Senior Government PS Robbed New Toyota V8 in Nairobi Estate at Gunpoint by Gangsters

EDUCATION

Education News Making The Headlines This Sunday, October 10

Summary: ~ Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga has called on the Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha to be patient on CBC debate. ~ Teachers to pay Sh30,000 - Sh42000 and Sh150000 for completion of the Teacher Professional Development (TPD) programme rolled out by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC).

  3 months ago ago
Education News Making The Headlines This Sunday, October 10

EDUCATION

TVET Colleges given Accolade as the most Disciplined Institutions in Kenya

Discipline leads to success, and it mainly starts with an individual, before crossing the bars to include the neighborhood of friends and relatives. The current nature of teaching and learning in the Kenyan institutions has faced a lot of challenges, especially with the rampant cases of students unrests currently being experienced.

  2 months ago ago
TVET Colleges given Accolade as the most Disciplined Institutions in Kenya

EDUCATION

Light At The End Of Tunnel As Road Map To Address Financial Crisis in Public Universities Revisited

Kenyan Universities in the recent past,have been experiencing financial crisis,which have not only threatened their operations ,but has also led to temporary shut down of some institutions of higher learning. The Universities which are highly hit have been , slashing employees salaries,with some even laying off workers to reduce the cost of operations.

  2 months ago ago
Light At The End Of Tunnel As Road Map To Address Financial Crisis in Public Universities Revisited

EDUCATION

Great Relief to Parents And Students As Magoha Leak Information Ahead Of School Reopening

Colleges have now been offered a respite after the Service of Instruction through its CS Teacher, George Magoha, requested the suspension of expense increase plans. His order came in the wake of holding a consultative gathering with government partners. Colleges like that of Nairobi and Dedan Kimanthi have effectively begun striking while at the same time contradicting the expense increase plans.

  6 months ago ago
Great Relief to Parents And Students As Magoha Leak Information Ahead Of School Reopening

EDUCATION

Education: Minimum Requirements For Degree Course Admission To Be Revisited

PS, University teaching and research Amb. Simon Nabukwesi opened a workshop on Monday morning for university education stakeholders to validate the revised criteria for placing students in universities. During the one-day workshop, vice-chancellors, university registrars and representatives of professional and regulatory bodies will review proposed changes to the minimum requirements for admission to the courses, before they are adopted.

  2 months ago ago
Education: Minimum Requirements For Degree Course Admission To Be Revisited

EDUCATION

Minimum Entry Requirements For Degree Courses Reviewed

Universities and colleges are faced with a possible strain in their resources as the government eases qualification requirements for degree course.The review and validation criteria for placement of students to universities by the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service KUCCPS is expected to cause an influx of students qualified to join universities.

  2 months ago ago
Minimum Entry Requirements For Degree Courses Reviewed

EDUCATION

Latest Breaking News For Today Monday Morning, 30 August 2021

The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) has suspended the national strike that was planned to kick off today (Monday), Which would have made all the 35 public Universities to be closed. In a statement, the Uasu National Secretary General Constantine Wasonga said the union has decided to suspend the industrial action to allow for more talks with the government representatives.

  4 months ago ago
Latest Breaking News For Today Monday Morning, 30 August 2021

EDUCATION

Why Your HELB Loan Allocation May Increase Up To 200,000 Annually Next Academic Year

The Ministry of Education and the State Department of University Education have proposed a new funds allocation policy for the Higher Education Loans Board, HELB. The Principal Secretary for University Education and Research Mr Simon Nabukwesi has come to the aid of university students telling the National Assembly to consider revising the loan disbursement policy from Ksh.

  1 month ago ago
Why Your HELB Loan Allocation May Increase Up To 200,000 Annually Next Academic Year

EDUCATION

A Big Relief To University Students As The Ministry Of Education Makes A U-Turn On Fee Increament.

Photo; Cabinet Secretary Education, Professor George Magoha Several high education institutions have been faced by great challenges especially in the management of those institutions due to lack of enough funds to run the university programs and pay lecturers. This was as a result of law intake which was brought about by the ministry of education banning all private sponsored students program in public universities.

  6 months ago ago
A Big Relief To University Students As The Ministry Of Education Makes A U-Turn On Fee Increament.

EDUCATION

Students Involved in School Fires to Miss University Placement

As schools prepare to break for half term on November 19, due to the unprecedented outbreak of school fires, the government has yet again issued a stern warning to students involved in the acts of arson. During a press briefing on Wednesday, November 10, Education Principal Secretary for the State Department for University Education and Research, Ambassador Simon Nabukwesi, stated that students behind the fire incidents would miss out on university placements.

  2 months ago ago
Students Involved in School Fires to Miss University Placement

EDUCATION

Students Involved in Burning of Schools Risk Missing in University Placement

The government has issued a harsh warning to school learners that are torching schools. In a press conference on Wednesday 10th November, the Education Principal Secretary for the State department for University Education and Research, Ambassador Simon Nabukwesi uttered that learners involved in the act would be denied placement in University.

  2 months ago ago
Students Involved in Burning of Schools Risk Missing in University Placement

EDUCATION

Ministry of Education Principal Secretary Ambassador Simon Nabukwesi

Principal Secretary in the State Department for University Education and Research Simon Nabukwesi rescued a form one student who was stranded in Nakuru County on Wednesday, August 25. Nabukwesi helped Harriet Hapless, a Form One student at Tumaini secondary school in Nakuru who was unable to attend school due to her parent's inability to raise lunch money.

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Ministry of Education Principal Secretary Ambassador Simon Nabukwesi

EDUCATION

Chinese Lecturers to Teach in Kenya after New Government Deal

Kenya and Chinese government have developed a strong business partnership in the recent years, all the way from infrastructure now to the education sector in the new deal that was agreed soon by the two countries. The Chinese professionals will now directly share their technical skills with Kenyan students in local universities this is according to the deal.

  5 months ago ago
Chinese Lecturers to Teach in Kenya after New Government Deal

EDUCATION

Ministry Of Education's New Directive To All Universities Concerning Hiking Fees

According to the permanent secretary of the ministry of higher education, there was no directive from the ministry to universities to increase fees. The PS Simon Nabukwesi further directed that all institutions to put on hold the plan to hike their fees until 2022. He further argued that the University of Nairobi had its own internal intentions to hike students’ fees and that the ministry in charge had not authorize nor support the plan.

  6 months ago ago
Ministry Of Education's New Directive To All Universities Concerning Hiking Fees

EDUCATION

Next Time Don't Try Us, Babu Owino Warns As George Magoha Suspends University Fee Increment

On Wednesday, July 14, police arrested three University of Nairobi (UoN) student leaders for allegedly organising strike in the institution. This was after UoN increased fees for degree courses Commerce, Economics and Law parallel degree courses by up to 70 per cent. The new fee totalled to about Ksh1 million for four years.

  6 months ago ago
Next Time Don't Try Us, Babu Owino Warns As George Magoha Suspends University Fee Increment

EDUCATION

Another Hurdle To Leap as Kenyan Students to Learn Chinese Language as Govt Approves Deal With China

Source: Google Following an agreement between the two nations, Chinese tutors have been engaged to lecture in Kenyan institutions. The collaboration entails hiring Chinese specialists to share their technological knowledge with Kenyan students at local colleges. The goal of the agreement, according to University Education Principal Secretary Simon Nabukwesi, is to enable Kenyans to take on more technical responsibilities in the industry.

  5 months ago ago
Another Hurdle To Leap as Kenyan Students to Learn Chinese Language as Govt Approves Deal With China