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COVID-19 EFFECT ON CHILDREN AS DCI ISSUES A WARNING TO PARENTS

In Kenya, efforts to contain the coronavirus since the first reported case in March led to closure of schools on the 16th of the same month until to date. This has had diverse effects on the learners health, also exposing them to increased risk of violence, maltreatment, gender-based violence and sexual exploitation.

563,544 STUDENTS WHO SAT FOR 2019 KCSE EXAM TO MISS UNIVERSITY SLOT

CS of Education, Prof George Magoha announced that out of more than half a million candidates who sat for KCSE in 2019, only 125,000 students who scored C+ and above to be admitted into Universities. This number translates to 563,544 missing out, which means they need to look for an alternative which their parents might not be too happy about.

UHURU'S MADARAKA DAY SPEECH HINT

Kenya celebrated Madaraka day celebrations 57 years for the first time indoors and virtually. President Uhuru Kenyatta gave his speech again for the first time from State house that was given live coverage as Kenyans followed from home. The president said that in the coming days he will address the nation on matters going forward amidst the increasing positive cases on covid-19.

SUBMISSION OF FINAL THESIS/DISSERTATION/RESEARCH PROJECTS AND CLEARANCE AT GRADUATE SCHOOL

The Graduate School will receive the bound theses, dissertations and research projects; Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. The bound theses, dissertations and research projects will be received by GS staff at the Reception 13th Floor of the University of Nairobi Towers. Students will be required to submit the following:

PRESIDENT KENYATTA SIGNS INTO LAW THE KICD (AMENDMENT) BILL

On Thursday 28th May,2020, President Kenyatta signed into law the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (Amendment) Bill of 2019 at State House. Justin Muturi, Speaker of the National Assembly, Leader of Majority in the National Assembly Aden Duale and Treasury CS Ukur Yattani attended the signing ceremony among others such as Attorney General Paul Kihara, Joseph Kinyua - Head of Public Service,Njee Muturi - State House Deputy Chief of Staff,Michael Sialai - National Assembly Clerk.

VIRTUAL INSTALLATION OF THE 8TH VICE CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

The University of Nairobi or commonly known as UoN is one of the largest public universities in Kenya located in the heart of the city, Nairobi led by the Vice Chancellor. The VC is the academic and administrative head of the University and is responsible to the Council for maintaining and promoting the academic image and maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order of the University. It is therefore, with great pleasure we have the Virtual Installation of the 8th VC of the University of Nairobi on the 5th June 2020 at Taifa Hall at 10:00am.

MAGOHA TASK FORCE TEAM HAS A GAME PLAN

CS Education Minister, Prof George Magoha appointed a 10-member team dubbed the COVID-19 Education Response Committee chaired by Dr. Sara Ruto the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development Council Chairperson. Their mandate is to explore ways to restore normalcy in the basic education sector's academic calendar, advise the CS on ways of on-boarding students when the schools re-open, document all COVID-19 related matters, lessons learnt and recommendations for future preparedness. Schools have been closed since March 15, after the outbreak of coronavirus in the country.

FUZU CAREER WEBINAR

The University of Nairobi Office of Career Services in Partnership with Fuzu an online jobs platform presents a Webinar today Friday, May 29, 2020 at 4.00pm titled: "Meet Your Career Companion Webinar" hosted by Nelly Mutula and Faith Wambui, Head of HR and Community Manager respectively at Fuzu.

- How to set up a winning profile on Fuzu Account

- What the employers are looking for

- Essential tools for your career development

HISTORIC: UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI CONDUCTS FIRST EVER END OF SEMESTER EXAMS ONLINE

The first case of COVID-19 reported in Kenya in the month of March saw the closure of schools on March 16th this year forcing students to vacate all learning institutions. The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak has prompted schools to be adoptive in the use of technology to ensure their learners can still continue with their education albeit digitally. The University of Nairobi reacted swiftly moving all courses onto the online platforms and conducted virtual classes. So far, 5500 of these classes have been held in the course of the semester.