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Education Cs Bans Prayers Day in Schools

 

Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) fred matiang'ihas released new measures geared towards curbing rampant cheating during national examinations.

During a press conference on Wednesday, Matiang'i announced that the Ministry had banned midterms, visiting days, prayers' day and all other social activities during schools' third term.

According to the CS, such events were contributing to exam malpractices since students would get access to exam papers and mobile phones to help in propagating the vice.

Students injured in dormitory fire

At least 28 students of Kamandura Girls Secondary School in Limuru were injured when their dormitories caught fire Monday night.

In a statement to newsrooms, Communications Manager of St. Johns Ambulance Fred Majiwa said the inferno, which started at 8PM and destroyed close to ten dormitories, is suspected to have been caused by an electric fault.

According to reports, majority of the students were hurt while trying to rescue their belongings from the inferno.

Teachers with top grades to be given priority in TSC jobs

Teachers who perform well academically will be given first priority during employment as opposed to the year of graduation, a Teachers Service Commission (TSC) official said on Friday.

Speaking during the Meru Teachers Training College 77th graduation ceremony on Friday, TSC vice-chairman Cleophas Tirop said the commission will follow merit in appointments.

“Fresh teachers who scored distinction in their coursework will be given preference when it comes to employment.

Ignore SRC job evaluation , Sossion tells teachers

TEACHERS have vowed not to participate in an official job evaluation initiative, arguing the exercise is a ploy to disrupt and slow down pay negotiations.

This comes as the Salaries and Remuneration Commission prepares to kick off the job evaluation for teachers in the counties.

 Kenya National Union of Teachers’ secretary general Wilson Sossion cautioned members against taking part in the exercise.

Chavakali Boys scores 300 As, Kabarak 202, Alliance 200 in KCSE exam

Several schools have reported exemplary scores in the 2015 KCSE exam whose results were announced on Thursday.

Chavakali Boys’ High School, where students were forced to repeat due to exams irregularities , had 300 As, 211 A-s, 99 B+s and 20Bs. Six hundred and thirty students wrote the exam.

In 2014, only four of the school's 317 candidates received full results; Principal Kahi Indimuli said 313 candidates scored Ys in English and Mathematics.

KCSE 2015 TOP PERFORMERS

The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination results for 2015 have been released.

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i is announcing the results at the Kenya National Examination Council offices in Nairobi.

A total of 525,802 sat their Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams last year,

KCSE 2015 RESULTS ANNOUNCED

The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination results for 2015 have been released.

While launching the results on Thursday morning, Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i said there was an "unprecedented" 70 per cent rise in cases of exam irregularities.

He said more than 5,000 individual results have been cancelled, up from 2975 cases recorded in the previous year.

All counties had cases of exam irregularities, except Isiolo County. The highest number of cases were recorded in three counties, namely Nairobi, Makueni and Meru, he said.

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