Tag: education

Why 600k Students Failed To Apply For Admission To Universities And Colleges

Over 600,000 learners who left secondary schools in 2022 did not seek admission to either TVET, TTI or University in 2023/2024 placement cycle.

Top Private School Goes Big On Sports, Sinking Millions In New Facilities

Makini Schools is nearly completing the construction of state-of-the-art sports facilities at its Ngong Road campus, the first of its kind for the group of schools, in an investment that has cost the institutions millions of shillings.

ALTERED: Statement Announcing 22nd August As Date For Schools Reopening Is Doctored

A press statement dated 10th August circulating in WhatsApp forums and containing the Ministry of Educátion logo, indicating that the government has postponed the reopening of schools to 22nd August 2022 is altered. The document says: “On 1st August, I ordered the early closure of...

Sh200M Funding Boost For Affordable Private Schools

Ed Partners is targeting affordable private schools that provide education to the low-income population and charge school fees of between $150 (Ksh16,000) and $500 (Ksh54,000) per year. Additionally, these schools are looking for loans of between $2,000 (Ksh200,000) and $70,000 (Ksh7 million) payable up to six years. Ed Partners CEO Amos Mwangi said the company is focusing on Kenya’s affordable private school sector, which is typically starved of credit by mainstream lenders.

What Does Equal Access to Education Mean in the Digital Age?

The State of Broadband 2020 report estimates that there are twice as many people today who use the Internet compared to 2010

A Bridge Too Far? Paying For School In An Economic Crisis

While parents are eager for their secondary school children, in particular, to get back in the classroom, few low-income Kenyans have a plan for how they will pay