Education International

Experts Worried that Formal Education in Uganda Cannot be Restarted

Schools in Uganda have reopened after nearly two years, but all is not well. In fact, nothing is good at all. It is now evident that education cannot be restarted because everything is working against education. The learners have changed, and their minds are gone. Uniform Problem A spot check by PostaMate found that 64% […]

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TSC Blames School Fires on Revolution of the Earth around the Sun

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has come out to defend teachers on accusation that they are exasperating children to the point of making them burn down schools. Instead, TSC argues that incidences of school fires are caused by the revolution of the earth around the sun, and nothing can be done about it. While giving […]

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Plan to Tax HELB Loans will Make Universities Self Sufficient

Public Universities might soon find a solution to the problem of cash shortage if parliament approves plan to tax HELB loans and send the money directly to the universities. The wide-reaching reforms seek to have HELB loans taxed, and the money sent directly to the university. Students receiving HELB loans will thus receive the amount […]

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“Civil Engineering in Kenya is Just a Dignified Road to Starvation” – Magoha

Education CS Magoha is not a man likely to hide his thoughts, especially when stating a generally accepted truth. This time, he has revealed a well known secret that those who study Civil Engineering know very well. Studying Civil Engineering will give you a good title and social status, but you might easily starve to […]

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CBC Fine if Househelp is a Graduate – Magoha

Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has said that the Competence Based Curriculum works out smoothly if parents employ graduate househelps. Speaking while on a tour of Western Kenya, Magoha said that homes with competent househelps were having an easy time with CBC, and only those with class 2 dropouts were having a hard time. “Every […]

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Interview with Student who came Last in 2020 KCPE

You’ve probably read about Faith Mumo, the student who topped 2020 KCPE and was all over the news. At worst, you read the story of parent who sued school after child scored 96 marks in 2020 KCPE. This is what makes news, so we took time to find the student who came last and give […]

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Parent Sues International School after Child Scores 96 Marks in KCPE

A Kenyan parent has moved to court after his son scored 96 marks in the just announced KCPE results, although the son was in an international school. The irate parent had spent a fortune educating his son in one of the leading schools in Kenya, in the hope that he would score ‘good’ marks and […]

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HELB to Forgive Student Loans for all Non-performing Degrees

The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) has announced that it is willing to forgive any student loan issued in the past if one can prove that the loan never helped them. This is the first time that HELB is taking a conciliative tone to the war on loan defaulters. HELB noted that there is no […]

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Magoha Warns Against Giving KCPE and KCSE Candidates Special Food

Education CS Prof George Magoha has cautioned parents against giving exam candidates any special foods during the exam period, warning that many promising careers have been cut short by unstable stomachs in the exam rooms. Citing the dangerous tendency to bribe candidates to pass exams with food, Magoha said that many times the practice had […]

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Safaricom Found to be Fueling School Unrests

The spate of unrest and school fires that have recently been experienced in Kenya have left the education stakeholders confused. The people tasked with running schools have been unable to find the course of the fires, with some suggesting that it might just be that teachers are burning down schools due to work related stress. […]