Kenyan Govt Urged to Increase Education Grant

Education stake holders have called upon the government to consider increasing capitation fee for each student in line with the high cost of living.

Education stake holders have asked the government to consider increasing capitation fee for each student in the country (file photo).

  • Kenya:  Parents Want Fees Gazetted

    The Star, 7 January 2013

    Fees structures for both secondary and primary schools should gazetted by the government. Parent's association Secretary General Musau Ndunda says parents are being extorted a lot ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Its Back to School Country Wide

    The Star, 7 January 2013

    Schools across the country open today for the first term this year. Parents are expected to part with huge amounts of money as students progress to the next class. The cost of ... read more »

  • Kenya:  School Heads to Meet Over Fees Increase

    The Star, 6 January 2013

    Heads of Schools are meeting next week to deliberate on what to do due to the increase in the number of national schools and to decide if they will adjust fees among other issues. read more »

  • Kenya:  Price of Text Books to Go Up By 10 Percent

    The Star, 4 January 2013

    As schools open from Monday, parents will have to dig deeper into their pockets as the price of text books is set to go up. Publishers Association Chairman Lawrence Njagi says ... read more »