Tension as KSCE Candidate Succumbs to Covid-19, 10 others test positive Fear has engulfed Lureko Secondary School fraternity located un Mumias West Constituency, Kakamega following the untimely demise of a form four student who died of Covid-19 related complications. Confirming the news, Kakamega County Health Executive Dr Collins Matemba told The Standard that the girl started developing complications while at home. Dr Matemba also confirmed that her parents have also tested positive for Covid-19 and are currently…
While I do concede that I am not perfect, in the process of reforms of the magnitude required to improve service delivery in the education sector, I also recognise that this process is bound to generate resistance if tangible results are to be achieved. My management style which has proved successful over the years is walking about at the point of service delivery.
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…
Mombasa Education County Commissioner has also confirmed the claims to KTN News that the two schools will be opened after two weeks
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…
LATEST EDUCATION NEWS; 2020 TSC RECRUITMENT STILL ON AS SCHEDULE GETS REVIEWED AND MERIT LISTS RELEASED, LATEST TSC PROMOTION CRITERIA AND…
It is no longer breaking news that Kenya is indeed short of over 100, 000 teachers. While appearing before the Senate education committee yesterday, TSC CEO Dr. Nancy Macharia made it clear once more that more funds should be allocated for new recruitment so that the commission can recruit at least 20, 000 new teachers every year to plug the biting teacher shortages.
CS Magoha and Education CAS Zack Kinuthia's Contradicting Remarksover the delayed payment of BOM teachers' salaries
CS MAGOHA, STAKEHOLDERS’ CRISIS MEETING HAS AGENDA FOR KCPE AND KCSE CANDIDATES TO RESUME SCHOOL IN 2020; LATEST EDUCATION NEWS
Fresh details have emerged about today’s education stakeholders’ crisis meeting. According to Citizen TV, the nation expects a detailed update touching on crucial changes in schools’ reopening dates.
MAGOHA: I AM NOT FOOLISH, INEPT OR INCAPACITATED; AGITATED MAGOHA ACCUSES JOURNALISTS OF TARNISHING HIS NAME, MAKING HIM APPEAR FOOLISH AND…
"The media has made me look like someone who did not go to school. They have made me look like a person who flip-flops; someone who says this today, and says that tomorrow. I want to tell you (journalists) that I am above that kind of nonsense,” said Magoha.
Education CAS Zack Kinuthia Bursts the Bubble: Find Out Who or What is Responsible for the Delayed Payment of BOM Teachers’ Salaries
Education CAS Zack Kinuthia Bursts the Bubble: Find Out Who or What is Responsible for the Delayed Payment of BOM Teachers' Salaries The Kenya BoM teachers have been seen suffering since March when the Schools were Closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Pandemic saw all learning institutions closed to avoid the spread of the disease. Since then our BoM teachers have gone without salaries. Last month the government promised to release some cash in a bid to cushion the BoM teachers. This is because many had been…
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.
THE GOOSE IS FINALLY COOKED AS KNUT MEMBERS MISS OUT ON FINAL PHASE OF CBA; TSC TEACHERS’ NEW SALARIES
The much anticipated July 2020 pay rise has been effected by the Teachers Service Commission. However, not all tutors will be smiling all the way to the bank as dreamers put it. Most teachers still have nothing to smile about. Unlike KUPPET, KNUT has never held any fruitful meeting with the teachers’ employer. Most of the engagements have culminated in court battles that leave the union dented.
White smoke is in the offing as tutors put it for teachers employed by school management boards. This is good news for the numerous greuates who have been forced to live a dog's life for over four months now. For the past few weeks, the mainstream media has highlighted the plight of teachers employed by the BOM and finally, someone has paid attention. Confirming the good news, education CAS Zachary Kinuthia said that the ministry has heard the cry of these teachers and realized how hard they have been hit by the…
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 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.
SEX-STARVED TEACHER IN CUSTODY FOR RAPING HIS PUPIL FOR TWO WEEKS IN MSAMBWENI, KILIFI COUNTY: TEACHERS’ NEWS TODAY
Mr. Mathias Mramba, a teacher at Kiruku Primary School has been accused of raping a sixteen-year-old girl for the last two weeks.
Professor George Magoha has ordered all primary and secondary schools to refund school fees for the second and third term to all parents who had paid in time.
In the teaching service, her reputation as an iron lady precedes her for she ruled with an iron fist for the past five years.
KNUT DELINKS ITSELF FROM PETITION SEEKING TO BLOCK THE REAPPOINTMENT OF TSC CEO DR. NANCY MACHARIA; LATEST TSC NEWS
KNUT, whose wings have been clipped by the CEO seems to have developed cold feet and does not want to be on the wrong side especially on matters TSC.
Confirming the reports, Mary Monari the hospital superintendent said the incident occurred within the confines of the hospital where the girl was undergoing treatment for Malaria and acute burns.
TEACHERS TO REPORT TO THEIR RESPECTIVE SCHOOLS TWO WEEKS EARLIER FOR TRAINING AHEAD OF THE SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 SCHOOLS’ REOPENING DATE
All tutors in Kenya will be expected to report to their various work stations 14 days before the official schools’ reopening date on September 1, 2020.
IT WILL BE UNREASONABLE TO EXPECT MORE CLASSROOMS FROM THE GOVERNMENT BEFORE THE OFFICIAL SCHOOLS’ REOPENING DATE, CS MAGOHA
The CS said that it is almost impossible that the government can double or triple facilities in learning institutions to achieve social distancing.
A virtual summit attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Governors, and other key stakeholders appeared to rule out the possibility of reopening schools in September 2020 after reports emerged showing that 34 counties were yet to enforce the minimum measures proposed by health experts.
The Kenya Film Classification Board Boss Ezekiel Mutua has pointed a finger at the wild and vulgar Kamba artistes for the high number of teenage pregnancies reported in Machakos last week.
MOE CIRCULAR ON REOPENING OF HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTIONS; EDUCATION MINISTRY RELEASES CIRCULAR ON REOPENING OF UNIVERSITIES
According to the latest circular by the PS for State Department for University Education Ambassador Simon Nabukwesi dated June 17, 2020 all universities should resume learning in September 2020 if the rate of infections would have gone down.
Education CS Professor George Magoha has provided a clue pointing towards a possible delay in the reopening of schools with high enrolments to avoid overcrowding when schools reopen in September.
PRIVATE SCHOOL TEACHERS APPEAL FOR STIMULUS PACKAGE, CITING LACK OF BASIC NEEDS DESPITE STUNNING PERFORMANCE IN NATIONAL EXAMS; LATEST…
By the time schools gradually re-open in September 2020, private school teachers and their BOM counterparts will have been baptized through the fire, gone to hell by foot, and tested the wrath of the harsh economic realities catapulted by the Covid-19 pandemic. What plan does the government have for them?
“This is to direct that the unspent balances for those activities that never took place to be refunded back to the state department by 10th June 2020 so that the same can be used in other areas,” wrote Dr. Belio Kipsang PS Education.