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Overhaul in the Education System in Kenya

By Kenya / March 29, 2016

The last curriculum reform in Kenya happened in 1985 when the 7- 4-2-3 education system was dropped and the 8-4-4 system adopted. This week could mark another historical event, dropping the 8-4-4 system and adopting the proposed 2-6-3-3-3 system, as experts meet in Nairobi today Wednesday 29th March to discuss on the proposed new curriculum.  According […]

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Dr. Matiang’i Defends his Impromptu Visits to Schools

By Kenya / March 26, 2016

In the wake poor performance in last year’s KCPE with only a third of candidates scoring a c plus and above, Matiang’i the education cabinet secretary has been making impromptu visits to various schools around the country. Dr. Matiang’i, who took over the education docket from Prof. Kaimenyi last year, has been criticized for this […]

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Secondary Schools in Kenya

By Kenya / February 16, 2016

Education in Kenya dates back as early as 1738 in the coastal region, as attested by a Swahili manuscript, Utendi wa Tambuka (Book of Heraclius). Since then, education system in Kenya had experienced growth and evolution, which has born various level oflearning institutions. In 1967, the East African Community which consisted of Kenya, Uganda and […]

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Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET)

By Kenya / February 15, 2016

The Kenya union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) was formed and registered in the year 1998. Her members are all teachers in secondary schools, colleges and other post-secondary learning institutions but universities, as lecturers have their trade union called Universities Academic Stuff Union (UASU). Before formation and registration of KUPPET, all teacher were under […]

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Kenya Secondary Schools Making Billions by Charging Parents for Extras

By Kenya / January 7, 2016

Kenyan secondary schools are generating billions of shillings as extra charges levied on parents eager to see their children join form one. With a student population of about of 2.34 million, secondary school heads are charging thousands of shillings for unnecessary items or for others already catered for by the government. Kenya National Parents Association says if […]

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KNEC KCSE Exam

By Kenya / January 6, 2016

To check KCSE results, follow either of the following steps; SMS To receive KCSE results 2015 via SMS send an SMS with your Index Number to SMS number 22252. This service is available on Safaricom, Airtel and Orange networks. Online You can also check KCSE results 2015 online by visiting the K.N.E.C website: http://www.knec.ac.ke/.  From there, enter your Index number […]

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Brookside Ball Games

By Kenya / August 23, 2011

The 10th edition of East Africa Secondary Schools Ball Games EASSBG will be held in Mbarara, Uganda from August 26th to September 4th.More than 120 teams from the seven countries across the region will be taking part. The games which will be staged in Uganda has more than 2,000 participants. Kenya has about 609 players […]