The Star (Nairobi)

3 December 2012

Kenya: Public Universities Will Be Upped to 20, Says Kamar

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Lecturers protest during a previous strike (file photo).

The government will harmonise training programmes in public and private universities to have all the higher education institutions recognised equally.

Higher Education Minister Professor Margaret Kamar says all degree, diploma and certificate courses will be equally recognised by employers and other institutions after the harmonisation.

"Private universities and colleges have played a bigger role in offering education to Kenyans. We want to streamline the training programmes so that the quality is at par," said Kamar.

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