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Education: Tension as KSCE Candidate Succumbs to Covid-19, 10 others test positive

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…

CS Magoha’s Special Statement on the Status of the Education Sector; Read the full details below

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…

Fate Sealed! Schools to reopen tomorrow despite pending court order, read the full details below

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.

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…

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.

BOM teachers’ salaries to be paid

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…