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Create equal standards to give all students level playing field - 6 days ago, 21:59

Kaltum Guyo

In the week that we are told the Ministry of Education failed to spend Sh10 billion allocated to it, I wondered how many schools were failed in the country.

This article is not about the Sh10 billion, however, but more about wondering whether we need to think of ways to create equal standards across public schools to give children a level playing field in the job market.

If there is that kind of money not having been used in the face of crumbling schools, then I wonder what exactly is amiss in our education system.

The bone of contention between the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and ministry in the recent past was whether grades to the teacher training colleges needed to be lowered to D+ to address a chronic shortage of tutors.

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