Category Archives: Education News

Schools to re-open in January 2021- Speech by CS Magoha

Schools will now be re-opened in January, 2021. This follows an announcement by education cabinet secretary George Magoha on Tuesday. This means all learners will have to repeat their classes next year. In his announcement the CS noted that it is practically impossible to re-open schools as the minimum conditions have not been met. Magoha said social distancing… Read More »

CS Magoha announces dates when schools are to be re-opened and the fate of 2020 KCSE, KCPE Exams

Schools will now be re-opened in January, 2021. This follows an announcement by education cabinet secretary George Magoha on Tuesday. This means all learners will have to repeat their classes next year. In his announcement the CS noted that it is practically impossible to re-open schools as the minimum conditions have not been met. Magoha said social distancing… Read More »

CS Magoha to Announce Schools’ re-opening Plans and Calendar

Education cabinet secretary prof George Magoha is expected to announce final plans on reopening of schools. While making his state of the nation address on Monday, president Uhuru Kenyatta directed that the education ministry release the guidelines as soon as possible. He said the ministry officials were meeting with stake holders and an announcement would be made any… Read More »

2020/2021 Students Placement to Rongo University

Rongo University is pleased to announce that a total of 2,749 students have been placed by KUCCPS to study various cutting-edge academic programs offered by the University. While receiving the placement list from the DVC (ASA), the Vice-Chancellor congratulated and welcomed the students to join Rongo University- the gold mine of knowledge.  The Vice-Chancellor further indicated that the University… Read More »

Students reject 21 University Courses in the 2020/2021 KUCCPS Admission

It has emerged that the 2019 KCSE candidates gave close to 20 university courses a wide berth during the just concluded 2020/2021 students’ selection process by the Kenya universities and Colleges Central Placement Service, KUCCPS. No single student selected these courses that have a total declared capacity of 940. The courses may have been distasteful to the prospective… Read More »

KICD out of classroom learning TV and Radio Lessons Timetable for June 2020

The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) has released the June, 2020, radio and TV lessons’ time table for learners at home. The TV lessons will continue to be streamed on EDU Channel TV that is available on DSTV channel 316, GOTV- 804, 824 and BAMBA 888, SIGNET 828, PANG 816, AZAM- 332, ZUKU -029, STARTIMES- 365 DTT and 310… Read More »

Guidelines for recruitment and Salaries of School’s Teachers and Support Staff – Ministry of Education

The Ministry of education has directed schools to trim their excess staff in order to reduce bloated wage bills. The ministry has at the same time released salaries that teachers (employed by boards of management) and other school workers should earn per month. These latest directives come in the backdrop of schools’ failing to pay their employed workers… Read More »

Masinde Muliro to Resume Lectures as CS Magoha extends holiday for Learners

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, MMUST, has announced plans to offers lectures to all students in May, 2020. This is in a bid to ensure that their academic calendar is not affected much by the current Covid-19 pandemic that has seen a total shutdown of all learning institutions. MMUST just like other learning institutions in Kenya… Read More »

KCSE, KCPE Exams will not be postpone over the Corona virus pandemic- CS Magoha insists

Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha has said the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) and Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations will not be postponed. Addressing the media today ,during the daily updates session on the Corona virus pandemic in the country, the CS said the exams will go on as scheduled; as not so… Read More »