19 December 2012

Kenya: Polytechnics to Be Set Up in All Counties

The government will establish technical colleges and village polytechnics in all the 47 counties. Higher Education minister Margret Kamar said the college will equip the youth with practical skills. She said the colleges will also cater for those who do not attain the minimum entry grade to university.

Kamar said the institutes will train young people who have not attained secondary education. She made the remarks after officially commissioning Kipsinendent Technical Institute in Kipkelion. Kamar was Kipkelion MP Magerer Langat.

She said the government had come up with 15 new universities in readiness for the implementation of the new education program for the sake ensuring all children were not denied a chance of reaching university education.

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