Education Cabinet News

Former Malawian President Joyce Banda tips women on leadership

Among those in attendance were Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed, Nairobi Women Representative Esther Passaris, the chair of ODM Women League Beth Syengo, politcal analyst Daisy Amdany, Supreme Court Judge Njoki Ndung’u.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 16, 2018

Senators support report seeking to investigate Matiangi, Kipsang over Ruaraka land scam

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i (left) with his PS Belio Kipsang.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 15, 2018

MWENDE: There is a future beyond exam results

Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed said just before the examinations began that measures were in place to curb cheating, adding that 70,000 security personnel would be deployed.

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 15, 2018

ONEYA: Let’s talk about sex

The Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed, on the other hand, ordered a probe into the high number of teenage pregnancies reported during this year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examinations.

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 15, 2018

Three students charged with cheating in KCSE exams

On Monday, Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed said students found cheating would be discontinued and barred from sitting exams in future.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 15, 2018

Three students charged with cheating in KCSE exams

On Monday, Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed said students found cheating would be discontinued and barred from sitting exams in future.

The Standard , Kenya Nov 15, 2018

KNEC urged to set supplementary exams for pregnant candidates

They contended that Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed ordered for on audit on the rise of teenage pregnancies since she noted that the it has risen exponentially.

Capital News , Kenya Nov 14, 2018

There is a problem in our schools, churches need to mentor students - Uhuru

- Uhuru says there is a problem with schools because churches withdrew mentorship role - He called for a return to the days where religious institutions sponsored schools actively - The president cited lack of holistic development of students due to the church's laxity - The church was at loggerheads with former Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i over their role in management of schools - Matiang'i banned prayer days and other church activities in schools during the third term President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on the church to reclaim its traditional role of mentoring school going children to help churn out holistic youths in the society.

Tuko , Kenya Nov 13, 2018

Trio seeks special exams for teen mothers

Peter Solomon Gichira, Faith Nuru and Miriam Mutua have sued the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec), the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), the Teachers Service Commission (TSC), Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed and the Attorney General.

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 13, 2018

Uhuru: Let churches run schools they built

Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi replied that government control of all schools was to ensure uniformity.

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 13, 2018