Daily Archives: May 5, 2023

Pension Payouts to 23,487 Retired Teachers Stalled

Pension Payouts to 23,487 Retired Teachers Stalled as TSC Blames Treasury for Non-payment. The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) in Kenya has attributed the delay in payment of pension benefits for 23,487 retired teachers who left service between 1998 and 2003 to the National Treasury. Speaking before the Senate’s Education Committee, TSC CEO Nancy Macharia said the commission had submitted all… Read More »

New Degree Cost Under Ruto’s New Funding Formula

How many degrees Will Cost Under Ruto’s New Funding Formula? President William Ruto has introduced a new funding formula for universities and technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions in Kenya, which is set to increase the burden on households. Despite previous assurances that fees would not be raised, calculations based on the cost of university programmes suggest that families… Read More »

Kenya Parliament Wants KUCCPS to Place All Students in Public Universities

The National Assembly is pushing for a policy shift that would require all students who qualify for university education to be placed in public institutions of higher learning. The Public Investment Committee on Governance and Education believe that this move would save the government more than Ksh. 20 billion, which could then be directed to public universities. Committee members pressed… Read More »

CS Machogu Addresses 35,000 JSS Teacher’s Over-Salary Delay

CS Machogu Addresses 35,000 JSS Teachers Salary Delay, Gives Timeline The Education Cabinet Secretary, Ezekiel Machogu, has directed that more than 35,000 junior secondary school teachers, who were recently recruited, be paid their salaries expeditiously. Speaking during a session with MPs, Machogu expressed regret that more than 50% of the teachers recruited by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) were yet… Read More »

Senator Takes Action Against KNEC Over 75,000 Examiners Pay Delay

75,000 Examiners Pay Delay: Senator Takes Action Against KNEC, Demands 3 Answers During a Senate session, Nominated Senator Esther Okenyuri spoke in defence of the 74,990 teachers who worked as invigilators during the 2022 Kenya Certificate for Secondary Education (KCSE). The Senator demanded an explanation from the Standing Committee on Education regarding the government’s delay in paying the teachers. The… Read More »

Kenya Government Urged To Release School Capitation Fees

Government Urged To Release School Capitation The government has been urged to release the remaining 30 per cent capitation to enable the smooth running of the schools ahead of reopening on Monday. Kenya Primary School Heads Teachers Association (KEPSHA) chairman in charge of the Rift Valley region, Patrick Kitur, while speaking to the media during the seventh KEPSHA… Read More »