KCPE to be Scrapped Soon; Read the Full Details Below Education CS George Magoha is warming up towards giving a final directive after the Curriculum Implementation Committee recommended that the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) be scrapped. A report by the Standard on Thursday, December 10, indicated that the committee has already reached a consensus on doing away with the national exam and replacing it with a grade nine option. The committee, during a retreat that ended on Tuesday, December 8, in…
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Exclusive: Magoha’s aide accused of grabbing a Journalist by his genitals after he accidentally stumbled in Kisumu
The officer reportedly grabbed the journalist by his genitals after the scribe accidentally bumped into him while taking shots of the CS.
Confirmed: Tononoka High School Principal Succumbed to Covid-19, Check Out What Education Officials in the County Said about the Incident
Confirmed: Tononoka High School Principal Succumbed to Covid-19, Check Out What Education Officials in the County Said about the Incident Fear has gripped Mombasa County residents and their leaders following the demise of Tononoka Secondary School principal where 11 teachers tested positive for the virus a few days ago. Confirming the news, County education chief officer John Musave said that the late Mohammed Khamis took his last breath at the Mombasa Hospital where he was undergoing treatment in the Intensive Care…
Education Breaking News: Schools with Confirmed Cases of Covid-19; The following schools have reported cases of Coronavirus in Kenya
List of Public Schools with Confirmed Covid-19 Cases; The following Schools have Reported Covid-19 Infections within Two Weeks The government is starting to feel the heat of Covid 19 in schools barely days after Education CS Professor George Magoha said that the reported cases were a mere drop in the ocean hence not worth the concern. The constant reduction of covid-19 cases for two weeks with a positivity rate of less than 5% prompted the first phase of reopening schools in Kenya. This saw grade four,class…
Fate Sealed! Schools to reopen tomorrow despite pending court order, read the full details below The dice is already cast and learners in grade four, standard eight and form four will resume learning tomorrow as planned despite a pending court order. After CS Magoha announced the resumption of learning for the aforementioned, there arose complaints emanating from various quarters especially parents who felt like the one-week schools reopening notice was too short. The dissatisfaction culminated in a court…
TSC ISSUES COMMUNITY BASED LEARNING GUIDELINES; BELOW IS A COMPLETE SET OF RULES THAT WILL GOVERN NYUMBA KUMI TEACHING
The Teachers Service Commission, TSC has issued a complete set of rules that will govern the new community-based learning set to be rolled out soon.
KUPPET SUPPORTS NYUMBA KUMI TEACHING, URGES TSC TO REWARD TEACHERS WHO TAKE PART IN THE NOBLE COMMUNITY-BASED LEARNING PROGRAMME; LATEST TSC…
The union further urged the Teachers Service Commission, TSC to find a way of rewarding teachers who will be actively involved in the Nyumba Kumi community-based learning program set to be rolled out in September by the education ministry.
FRESH BID TO FORCE TSC TO SLASH, PAY SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCES ONLY, OR REASSIGN DUTIES TO JUSTIFY TEACHERS’ PAY: LATEST TSC NEWS
Newspro media team has authoritatively established a move by key players to force the teachers’ employer, TSC to denounce its pledge to continue paying teachers’ salaries in full until schools reopen in January.
This directive will however open a can of worms since it is not the role of teachers to man institutions. Schools have security guards who should man schools during day and night. So how can teachers sink this low?
This comes at a time when holiday tuition is outlawed in Kenya. Section 37 of the Basic Education Act, holiday tuition is prohibited and any teacher caught conducting it will pay a fine not exceeding sh 100, 000 and/or face imprisonment for a period not exceeding one year.