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St Augustine’s Preparatory School Student crushed by school bus

A kindergarten pupil has been crushed to death by a school bus in which he was riding. 

The pupil from St Augustine’s Preparatory School in Mombasa died on the spot.

The boy was ran over by the back wheels of the bus when he fell down through an opening on the floor of the bus.

His sister, who is in Standard Two at the same school, was in the bus when the incident happened in Majengo on Friday at around 6.30am.

Matiang’i issues more measures to keep exams credible

The Ministry of Education has come up with additional measures to maintain the credibility and management of this year’s national examinations.

In the raft of measures, the ministry says it hopes to build on the success of last year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations.

The Ministry of Education has come up with additional measures to maintain the credibility and management of this year’s national examinations.

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Teachers Insurance broker suspends and terminates contracts for health providers

 

Eight facilities serving tutors have been terminated, four suspended, while three for the security agents have been cancelled.

In its scheme report released this month, AoN Insurance says it has also forwarded a number of cases to the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) for investigation.

How Social Media Post On Exam Leakage Landed Kenyan Primary School Teacher in Court

A primary school teacher found himself behind bars for bragging on social media that he leaked last year's Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination papers.

A witness told a Wundanyi court that Jackson Sais Mganga later claimed that his posting was a joke and he did not mean it.

Five teachers assaulted by pupils in Samburu now Transferred

The TSC has transferred five female teachers who were attacked by their Standard Six pupils in Samburu County.

Speaking Thursday at Wild Waters in Mombasa during a headteachers’ meeting, Teachers Service Commission Chief Executive Officer Nancy Macharia said the Kirimoni Primary School teachers have been removed from the hostile area and deployed to safer schools.

“Nobody is going to cane our teachers and we remain silent because when someone canes a teacher he has caned TSC.

Win One million dollars Global Teacher Prize is now open

The Varkey Foundation has opened the nomination period for the lucrative Global Teacher Prize, which was founded to discover and celebrate incredible teachers from around the world.

The nomination and application was announced by Astronaut Thomas Pesquet when he announced Maggie MacDonnell as the winner of the 2017 prize from the International Space Station.

What pay increase mean for teachers in different grades

From left: Kenya National Union of Teachers Secretary General Wilson Sossion, TSC chairperson Lydia Nzomo and Knut chairperson Mudzo Nzili sign the Collective Bargaining Agreement on June 16, 2017 at the TSC headquarters in Nairobi. The implementation will be in two phases for teachers currently in Job groups H, J and K

Teachers and their employer have finally agreed on how to implement a salary rise awarded last year.

The agreement reached  today after a long consultative meeting between the Teachers Service Commission and Kenya National Union of Teachers.

The implementation of the collective bargaining agreement will take effect from July 1, 2017.

SALARY STRUCTURE
The government has committed Sh54 billion to be used for the implementation of the CBA, which will benefit all teachers employed by the TSC.

PRESS RELEASE BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF KNUT ON TEACHERS SALARIES

PRESS RELEASE BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF KNUT DURING THE
RELEASEOF IMPLEMENTATION MATRIX OF TEACHERS' SALARIES IN
THE 2017-2021 CBA
Ladies and gentlemen,
Let me take this opportunity to thank all that were involved directly or indirectly
to ensure that the July Pt, 2017 to June 30th, 2021 Collective Bargaining
Agreement (CBA) becomes a reality to the benefit of Kenyan teachers, and the
Education sector in general.
The primary objective and purpose of this CBA, the first ever Agreement to be

2 Teachers abducted by Alshabaab in Garissa

Suspected Al-Shabaab militants have burned down a school and abducted two teachers in an overnight attack in Fafi, Garissa.

The militants, armed with small arms and explosions, also vandalised a mobile communication mast in the area.

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The attackers destroy telecom masts during their attacks to disrupt police communication.

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