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Only 18% of KCSE 2019 candidates placed for degree courses in universities as Gov’t-sponsored students

Education CS George Magoha has said only 18percent of candidates performed well to secure placement in universities as government-sponsored students. Out of 689,007 who sat for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE 2019) exams, 125,463 attained mean grades of C+ and above, hence were eligible for placement. “The remaining …

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Government to award scholarships to 18,000 needy secondary school students

The Ministry of Education has opened applications for the inaugural 2020 Elimu Scholarship Programme targeting 9,000 beneficiaries. Eligible 2019 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) Examination candidates have until December 16, 2019 to apply for the scholarships that are funded by the Ministry of Education with support from the World Bank. They …

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Kuppet opposes Master’s degree requirement for principals

The Kenya Post Primary Education Teachers (Kuppet) on Thursday opposed a requirement by the teacher’s employer for principals to have Master’s degrees. Kuppet Secretary General Akelo Misori said the requirements are punitive and discriminatory to teachers.  “We demand that that the condition for Master’s degree be withdrawn,” said Misori. He …

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