@DailyNation

Low literacy, numeracy skills worrying

5 days ago, 21:20

By: Jonathan Wesaya

The findings contained in the Uwezo 2016 report released last year, dubbed Beyond Basics Study, are as startling today as they were then, and it should be on the Ministry of Education agenda of 2018. The study was undertaken in 200 schools in 10 sub-counties across the country. It assessed writing, listening and spelling, as well as learners’ ability to perform mathematical (numeracy) problems that included operations, combined with critical thinking skills. From the key areas of interest, the f ...
Read More


Category: topnews news oped opinion

Suggested

2 hours ago, 22:46
@DailyNation - By: Nation Team
Extended Form One admission to close Wednesday

Those selected during the replacement exercise will be expected to report by January 23. ...

Category: topnews news
3 hours ago, 21:45
@DailyNation - By: Kennedy Kimanthi
Passport printing grinds to a halt after power blackout

Kihalang’wa said the system was down but has since been running. ...

Category: topnews news
8 hours ago, 17:11
@CapitalFMNews - By: Racheal Mburu
Sheikh Gorsa to remain in custody for 30 days in terror probe

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 16 - The Muslim cleric whose arrest led to protests in Marsabit during which three people were killed, will remain in police custody fo - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | C ...

Category: topnews
13 hours ago, 11:22
@TheEastAfrican - By: Allan Olingo
Prolonged electoral period and drought to dim East Africa’s growth

Inflation in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to remain high in 2018. ...

Category: topnews news
1 hours ago, 23:42
@TheStar - By: Gilbert [email pr ...
Nairobi water shortage looms as reservoirs drop

Water rationing in Nairobi looms large as the reservoirs holding the city’s supplies continue to drop.The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company now pegs its hopes on the April long rains. Acting MD ...

Category: topnews news
1 hours ago, 23:42
@TheStar - By: Maureen Kinyanjui ...
MCAs eject pilot from plane, he later flies without them

Fifteen Nairobi MCAs were on Monday night detained after a misunderstanding between them and management of local airline Fly540. The MCAs who were headed to Mombasa for an investors’ meeting were invo ...

Category: topnews news

@DailyNation

Low literacy, numeracy skills worrying

5 days ago, 21:20

By: Jonathan Wesaya
The findings contained in the Uwezo 2016 report released last year, dubbed Beyond Basics Study, are as startling today as they were then, and it should be on the Ministry of Education agenda of 2018. The study was undertaken in 200 schools in 10 sub-counties across the country. It assessed writing, listening and spelling, as well as learners’ ability to perform mathematical (numeracy) problems that included operations, combined with critical thinking skills. From the key areas of interest, the f ...
Read More

Category: topnews news oped opinion

Suggested

2 hours ago, 22:46
@DailyNation - By: Nation Team
Extended Form One admission to close Wednesday

Those selected during the replacement exercise will be expected to report by January 23. ...

Category: topnews news
3 hours ago, 21:45
@DailyNation - By: Kennedy Kimanthi
Passport printing grinds to a halt after power blackout

Kihalang’wa said the system was down but has since been running. ...

Category: topnews news
8 hours ago, 17:11
@CapitalFMNews - By: Racheal Mburu
Sheikh Gorsa to remain in custody for 30 days in terror probe

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 16 - The Muslim cleric whose arrest led to protests in Marsabit during which three people were killed, will remain in police custody fo - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | C ...

Category: topnews
13 hours ago, 11:22
@TheEastAfrican - By: Allan Olingo
Prolonged electoral period and drought to dim East Africa’s growth

Inflation in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to remain high in 2018. ...

Category: topnews news
1 hours ago, 23:42
@TheStar - By: Gilbert [email pr ...
Nairobi water shortage looms as reservoirs drop

Water rationing in Nairobi looms large as the reservoirs holding the city’s supplies continue to drop.The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company now pegs its hopes on the April long rains. Acting MD ...

Category: topnews news
1 hours ago, 23:42
@TheStar - By: Maureen Kinyanjui ...
MCAs eject pilot from plane, he later flies without them

Fifteen Nairobi MCAs were on Monday night detained after a misunderstanding between them and management of local airline Fly540. The MCAs who were headed to Mombasa for an investors’ meeting were invo ...

Category: topnews news
Our App