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TSC Releases the List of 36,505 Promoted Teachers

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has released a list of 36,505 successful teachers who have been promoted to higher grades. Over the past 3 months TSC has been interviewed teachers who applied for promotion to higher grades. There are those who were promoted to C2, C1, deputy head teachers, head teachers, deputy principal and principals […]

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KUCCPS has extended the deadline for online course applications

KUCCPS has released a press statement through which it announces the extension of deadline for online course applications for aspiring college and university students. The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) opened its portal for the application for placement of students to universities and colleges on February 7, 2024 with an initial deadline […]

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Six Schools Closed in Baringo Due to Banditry

Bandits from Tiaty in Baringo County have raided neighboring Baringo North Sub County, causing over 5 schools in the area to be closed. The fate of five schools in Baringo North remains in limbo after frequent attacks by Pokot bandits. Ng’aratuko Primary in Saimo Soi Ward was the first to be closed after bandits attacked […]

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Examples of Allegories

English students are sometimes asked to write an allegory as part of narrative writing, literature, and language learning. An allegory is a story that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, usually offering moral lessons to society. The following three perfect examples of allegories that are suitable for Secondary School or High School students. […]

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A Teacher Commits Suicide in Embu and Asks to be buried on Valentine’s Day

A teacher has left Embu residents in shock after leaving a bizarre note and committing suicide on Wednesday 7th February. The suicide note indicates the reason for ending his life as well as the manner in which the deceased desires to be buried. “Just decided to rest in peace. I have tried all means but […]

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School Calendar in Kenya 2024

The school calendar for 2024 in Kenya has been released by the Ministry of Education. The school calendar starts on 8th January 2024 and ends on April 8th 2024 for the first term. Half term starts on February 29 to March 3. The second term begins on 29 April until 20th June when schools break […]

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Education System in Kenya: From 8-4-4 to 2-6-3-3

8-4-4 Curriculum Since 1985, Kenya has adopted the 8-4-4 system of education, which included 8 years of primary education, 4 years of secondary education and 4 years of University education. At the end of the primary education, candidates sit for ‘Kenya Certificate of Primary Education’ while at the end of the secondary education, candidates sit […]

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Top 10 Most Selected Secondary Schools in Kenya

Form one selection was done recently by principals of various secondary schools. Students were selected based on their choices in Class 8 and their performance in KCPE 2023. While some schools were not selected by any student, there are those schools that have been popularly selected by students, even beyond their capacities. According to statistics […]

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Top 10 Schools with Funny Names in Kenya

When naming a place or school in local languages, people often consider events, things, and people who shaped the place. For example, my hometown and primary school is called Koroto, which is derived from Kalenjin word, Koroti, which means blood. It comes from an event that occurs over 150 years ago when Tugen and Pokot […]

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Teacher Dies Under Mysterious Circumstances in Bondo, Siaya County

Today the nation wakes up to yet another sad story of a teacher’s death under unclear circumstances. Residents of Bondo constituency in Siaya County are astonished with the news of a head teacher was found dead inside his house. The discovery was made by neighbors who, alarmed by a foul smell emanating from the house […]

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Teacher Collapses and Dies at KCPE Marking Center

A teacher identified as Dr. Sally Mutinda has collapsed and died during the marking of KCPE examinations at St. George’s High School in Nairobi. She was the deputy in charge of St. George’s High School marking center at the time of death. The marking and grading of Insha and Composition papers was taking place at […]

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Requirements, Duties and Responsibilities of TSC Senior Teachers in Kenya

The Senior teacher grades are Senior Teacher II (T- Scale 7) and Senior Teacher I (T- Scale 8). The two grades are promotional, according to the Circular. In primary school, there are two job groups for senior teachers. Senior teacher I who is in job group C3 and Senior teacher II who is in job […]

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