Kenya National Qualifications Authority News

TSC ignores Amina on grades, again

There is no law that vests the Cabinet secretary or the Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) with power to set such standards and were it to be there, it would be unconstitutional and therefore null and void to the extent of its unconstitutionality.” Last week, Deputy President William Ruto waded into the debate and announced that Ministry of education was on top of things in resolving the standoff.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 16, 2018

OGULA: TSC policies are undermining quest for quality education

This sparked a protest from TSC, which wrote a letter to the Attorney-General seeking interpretation of the role of the CS and Kenya National Qualifications Authority in lowering entry grades for teacher training colleges.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 14, 2018

Eldoret police smash fake exams, certificates racket

In October, the Kenya National Qualifications Authority announced plans to establish an online database with information on all graduates from institutions of higher learning to weed out fake certificate holders.

The Star , Kenya Dec 5, 2018

NE teachers unhappy with TTC grades verdict

LOWER GRADE The Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) has proposed lowering of entry grades for teacher training colleges.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 4, 2018

EDITORIAL: Higher teacher entry grade vital for quality

The Kenya National Qualifications Authority sparked off the debate when it proposed reducing minimum entry qualification for certificate training in teacher education to Grade D in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) and Grade C- for diploma training.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 2, 2018

AG now dismisses Amina's new teacher training grade

[Photo: Jonah Onyango, Standard]andard] Attorney General Kihara Kariuki has dismissed a decision by Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed to lower grade qualifying teachers for training to D. In a letter to the Teachers Service Commission, Mr Kariuki said Dr Amina erred in her decision to gazette minimum standards set by the Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA).

The Standard , Kenya Nov 29, 2018

AG now dismisses Amina's new teacher training grade

[Photo: Jonah Onyango, Standard]andard] Attorney General Kihara Kariuki has dismissed a decision by Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed to lower grade qualifying teachers for training to D. In a letter to the Teachers Service Commission, Mr Kariuki said Dr Amina erred in her decision to gazette minimum standards set by the Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA).

The Standard , Kenya Nov 29, 2018

Teachers want review of varsity entry grade

The Kenya National Qualifications Authority has set D as the entry grade for all certificate courses.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 27, 2018

Teachers want review of varsity entry grade

The Kenya National Qualifications Authority has set D as the entry grade for all certificate courses.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 27, 2018

Uproar over teachers’ rising mass failure

Take this quick survey to help us improve the website and content Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed gazzetted the Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) standards that set C– (minus) as the minimum diploma entry grade and D (plain) for certificate courses.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 23, 2018