The increased number of jobless youths in East Africa will continue to double or even triple annually to alarming rates, unless institutions of higher learning revise their curriculum to start teaching on-the-job skills as opposed to academic-based programmes.
Vice Chancellors and top professors from the academic fields attending a regional conference on education that kicked off in Kigali on Thursday have been told it is the only sure way of ensuring graduates don’t spend years looking for jobs before most of them lose hope and resort to menial jobs and others get into crime.
The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) boardroom turned into a floor of deceit as the Government and the two teachers’ unions played ‘cat and mouse’ games during talks to review teachers salaries and allowances.
Teachers hoping for a pay rise, promotion or determination of their disciplinary cases face a longer wait because the Teachers’ Service Commission (TSC) is operating below capacity.
Kenya Methodist University scooped the top spot during the inaugural Top Story Investigative journalism challenge in Nakuru. University of Nairobi and Maseno University came second and third respectively. The competition was held between October 15- October 19
A new report shows boys and girls in Kenya get sexually molested at the age of 14 and below.
Another row is simmering over next yearâ€™s Form One selection, days before Standard Eight candidates sit this yearâ€™s national examinations.
The Form Four national examination has began smoothly except in Turkana East.