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Demand for basic education in Kenya on the rise, says report

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The demand for basic education in Kenya has increased in the last five years with secondary level of education recording the highest demand according to the 2014 Basic Education Statistical report. Of the three levels of basic education, secondary schools recorded the highest annual growth of 8.2 percent between 2009 and 2014, an increase that the report released by the ...

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Will TSC, teachers obey industrial court orders!

By Cyrus Kioko Teachers have despised the Employment and Labor Relations Court orders to suspend ongoing strike for 90 days and give room for negotiations and return to class. The order which directed all teachers to resume to classes on Monday September 28, 2015 saw no effects as teachers remained away from schools and public schools remained closed. After the court ...

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Be honest with teachers, Nakuru priest asks government

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A Nakuru Catholic Priest has asked the government to be considerate with the teachers issue and have dialogue with them. Speaking to Kenya Monitor after celebrating mass for this year’s Form Four candidates at the Christ the King Academy in Nakuru, Fr. Stephen Nyamweya said that was the only way to solve the dispute. “The government should show some honesty. I ...

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North Eastern residents take to the streets over education crisis

Children during the North Eastern Province demonstrations in Garissa town protesting the education crisis due to lack of teachers

Hundreds of residents in the three counties of the North Eastern Province today took to the streets protesting against the worsening situation in the education sector in the region. Led by civil society groups in the region, the placard waving students, parents and angry residents presented their grievances to the local education offices. Education in the region came down to its knees after non-local teachers fled the region following increased terror threats climaxed by the Garissa University attack on April 2 in which 147 people most of the students lost their lives.

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