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PCE Set To Implement Radical Changes in Bid to Curb Examination Cheating

Join Our Telegram Group The Parliamentary Committee on Education (PCE) is set to implement radical changes in a bid to curb examination cheating. The radical changes are set to affect the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) with many education stakeholders keen on ending the vice of cheating in examinations. According to a member of the […]

TSC Promotion Interviews Ongoing for the Second Consecutive Week

Join Our Telegram Group The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) interviews are ongoing for the second consecutive week. Promotion interviews for both primary and secondary school teachers who are seeking administrative positions across the country have now entered the second week. In primary schools, deputy headteachers in job group C4 want to be moved to the […]

TSC Told to Review Promotion and Deployment Criteria

Join Our Telegram Group The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has been told to review its promotion and deployment criteria for teachers. The Kenya Women Teachers Association (KEWOTA) made this call in a bid to address the issues affecting their members. Currently, the Commission is carrying out a retooling exercise across the country for teachers in […]

KNEC Accused of Selling Examination Papers and their Marking Schemes

KNEC has been accused of selling examination papers and their marking schemes to parents, and school administrators. The National Assembly Committee on Education has accused the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) of actively facilitating the leakage of examinations including last year’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination. In its findings, the Committee blamed officials […]

Kenyan Government Set to Recruit 2000 TVET Teachers

According to President William Samoeri Ruto, the Kenyan government is set to recruit 2,000 TVET teachers to nationwide institutions. The Head of State revealed that the government will recruit 2,000 teachers for Technical and Vocational Education and Training colleges (TVETs) countrywide. The additional 2,000 tutors for TVETs are set to help to improve the quality […]

Private Schools Set to Pay KCPE and KCSE Examination Fees

A proposal tabled in parliament could see private schools paying Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination fees. However, the proposal is yet to be approved but once approved, parents with children attending private schools could start paying national examination fees for their children in 2024. The Kenya […]

Orphans Left in Disarray after their Sponsor is slain

Several children’s homes have seen their orphans left in disarray after their sponsor was slain. The orphans were among mourners who were assembled at Nyamakoroto village in Nyamira County to mourn the slain couple who were found dead in their residence yesterday. The couple of Edward Morema Nyang’echi (63) and his wife (60) were based […]

KUCCPS Undertakes Revision on Eligibility Criteria for Degree Course Applicants

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has undertaken revision on the eligibility criteria for degree course applicants. KUCCPS revealed that only the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) will be eligible to apply for degree courses when they open the application portal. However, candidates who sat for their KCSE examination will […]

TSC Issues Clarification on the Abolished Delocalization Policy

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has issued a clarification on the abolished delocalization policy. They said that it is will ensure equitable distribution of teachers all over the country. The clarification was in response to a question from Senator Ali Abdulahi Mundigi in the Senate Committee on Education on the 22nd of March 2023. The […]

Areas with Mass Teacher Transfer Requests

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has released data that has revealed areas with mass teacher transfer requests. Nairobi City County is the region that is most preferred when teachers are seeking transfers after the government’s move to implement the delocalization policy. Across the country, 36,277 teachers applied to be transferred between the 1st of November […]

KNEC Begins KCPE Briefing for Primary Headteachers

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) has begun KCPE briefing for primary headteachers across the country. The briefing sessions on the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) are being done in various sub-counties across the country. In 2022, 1.2 million candidates sat for their KCPE examinations which were served in 28,316 examination centres countrywide. The […]