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New CBC proposals lessen parents' financial burden

Nairobi, Dec. 4 -- Parents will bear a lesser burden of the cost of the competency-based curriculum (CBC) if the government follows recommendations on education financing and allocates more money for ... Read More


Inside President Ruto's plan for the new education syllabus

Nairobi, Dec. 3 -- After President William Ruto received the interim report of the Presidential Working Party on Education Reform (PWPER) at State House on Thursday, he took the team through the docum... Read More


Grade six pupils to proceed to Junior Secondary within existing primary schools

Nairobi, Dec. 1 -- All Grade 6 learners who completed their Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) on Wednesday will transition to Junior secondary schools (JSS) domiciled in the existing p... Read More


President Ruto fails to clear air on transition to junior high

Nairobi, Nov. 30 -- President William Ruto failed to give a definite date on when to inform an anxious public on how learners in Grade Six will transit to junior secondary school (JSS) less than two m... Read More


National exams kick off smoothly across the country

Nairobi, Nov. 28 -- The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and the Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) examinations kick-off to a smooth start throughout the country. The adm... Read More


It's all systems go for the 'biggest' exams

Nairobi, Nov. 28 -- Learners in Grade 6 and Standard 8 will begin their national examinations today in an extraordinary examination period that will see the highest number of candidates examined at a ... Read More


No charges during exams, heads warned

Nairobi, Nov. 26 -- Headteachers have been warned against demanding any money from candidates who are scheduled to begin national exams on Monday. Education ministry's director general Paul Kibet sai... Read More


Report: Youths lacking in critical life skills

Nairobi, Nov. 24 -- Only 10 per cent of adolescents in Kenya have high proficiency in critical 21-century life skills and values, according to research findings released yesterday. The skills include... Read More


CS Ezekiel Machogu consults on weather pattern ahead of exams period

Nairobi, Nov. 20 -- Fears that the rains pounding different parts of the country could interfere with the delivery of examinations materials have prompted Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ezekiel Mach... Read More


Knut proposes new levy to fund learning in public schools

Nairobi, Nov. 16 -- You will give more of your earnings to the taxman if a proposal by a teachers union to introduce a new education levy to finance public education is adopted. The proposal by the K... Read More