Government should not disintegrate the powers and functions of the Teachers Service Commission as recommended by the task force on. Kamunge report – Although the committee finished its work same year and came up with blueprint of new university was not until that Moi set. However from. (P. 33) The Wanjigi Report, however, did not recommend ways to ensure that Kamunge Report () The Kamunge Report () was the fourth report.

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Cost-sharing in public universities from independence in until reeport, public higher education in Kenya was offered free to the students as in most other countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

Automatically, that led to an increase in fees, kamungge withdrawal of allowances for students. The Government decreed in that all unaided harambee schools were eligible to receive government assistance.

Mackay to prepared etailed plans of a new university in the country. Amid plans to restructure the education system, the Kenya Junior Secondary Education KJSEan examination sat mostly by harambee school students at Form 2 was abolished in The first anomaly in the task-force is its lack of kamujge representation.

Kenya: Yet Another Kamunge Report a Bad Idea

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica. There are indicators that in the larger period of the fourth decade the Government was unable to develop educational policies to improve quality or combat declines in enrolment rates, dropout — rates and repletion rates.

A major impact of the implementation of the Kamunge Commission report was the rise in the cost of education for parents and guardians, resulting in high dropout rates and persistent repetition of classes. Replrt should be remembered that one of the tasks of the Koech team was to review education laws, and this it did by providing a clause-by-clause suggestions on what should be reviewed.


It recommended payment of full boarding and feeding fees for students in public schools, training institutes and universities. A brief history of the established universities during the third decade of independence is as follows:.

At the secondary school level and kamungd post-secondary institutions, the Government stopped paying salaries for support staff.

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Subsequently, school committees such as Boards of Governors BoG and Parents reporr Teachers Associations PTAs were empowered to collect school fees and often disregarded minimum school fees structure from the Ministry of Education. In order to address some of those concerns, inthe Government carried an internal audit through the Master Plan on Education and Training, and Commission of Inquiry into the Education System of Kenya ofpopularly known as the Koech Commission.

But the most important development was the integration of harambee schools into the public secondary school education system with government support in the form of teachers and regular supervision. As already pointed out, the debt crisis of the decade led to the Structural Adjustment Programmes of the World Bank that were presented as conditionalities to be adhered to if the Government was to be put on the list of aid beneficiaries.

However, inthe college was elevated to a constituent college of the University of Nairobi, relort an Act of Parliament and renamed Kenyatta University College. The first 85 students of the university were accommodated at Kaptagat Hotel Where they stayed in tents pitched at the lawn of the hotel. The Board has already made recommendations on these in its draft deport, which was presented for stakeholders’ review last month.

They noted that development of education in the next decade and beyond should be engaged in expanding access, raising completion rates, retention, and raising relevance and quality at all levels.

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Thereafter, tremendous development took place in terms of construction of physical facilities,student enrolment, staff recruitment and development of academic programmes. Government grants for secondary schools were all slashed. The introduction of direct charges was a Wake-up call that in the context of growing enrolments and diminished funding, the Government could no longer finance university education without compromising academic standards.


It also cancelled student allowances “boom”. But inthe Government introduced an enhanced cost-sharing scheme that required students to pay in full or in part through a direct charge depending on their need for tuition, food and accommodation. In return, graduates were bonded to Work in the public sector for a minimum of three years.

Untrained primary teachers were to get in service training. The two groups were considered for university entry in Listening to him, one wondered whether he was aware of the recommendations in the Koech Report, which in six annexes provide a clear legal framework for education and training. Master Plan on Education and Training Master Plan on Education and Training was an internal audit that Was carried by the Ministry of Education to try and introduce reforms in the system of education.

Soon afterward, the college opened its doors to people of all races in Kenya and other African countries. All these had the negative result of pushing many students out of school.

Kamunge Commission Report and Recommendations

In this decade, enrolment in primary schools rose from 4. According to Prof Everett Standa, the chairman of Vice-Chancellors Committee on Causes of Disturbances and Riots in Public Universities, inadequate funding to meet physical needs of the students, poor food and overcrowded hostels played a major in the chain of events that led to closures in s. Romantic Questions to Ask A Girl 2.