George Magoha

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George Magoha said : "South Korea or Israel, everything was done correctly and people rushed to open (schools) and they have closed," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 5, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "So it will be of no consequence if you asked me 'are we opening yesterday'," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 5, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : "So if you want to ask me questions wait until Monday or Tuesday when I will now answer you with the full throttle," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 5, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “A child who is at home and alive is better than one who tried to do exams and died,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 5, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “A child who is at home and alive is better than one who tried to do exams and died,” External link

standardmedia Friday, June 5, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : “We should only produce the children we are able to take care of. If you have no time to look after your child then you have no business creating a child. I want to state without fear of contradiction that parents must change their mindset and love their children by creating time. Love is measured by the number of minutes or hours you spend with your child and not by the amount of money you give your child,” External link

standardmedia Friday, June 5, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Parents in this country should change their mindset about these courses. In fact, those who train in technical subjects like electricity earn more money and employ others unlike majority of university graduates who spend years after college without jobs,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The Ministry wishes to direct the universities offering those programmes to establish why they are not attractive and implement corrective measures,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Our concern is that if we do not receive the funds, the projects will stall because there is no allocation in the 2020/21 FY budget,” External link

businessdailyafrica Sunday, May 17, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Some of those scenarios may well see the exams going to next year,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Just like in other sectors, Covid-19 situation has also adversely affected the education sector, including the normal learning calendar,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Just like in other sectors, Covid-19 situation has also adversely affected the education sector, including the normal learning calendar,” “The ministry has put in place the following measures to ensure completion of the school syllabus; second term half-term will be shortened by four days and August holidays will be shortened by two weeks” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Kenya Certificate ) : "This exercise was to enable the KICD (Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development) to follow up on classroom processes to support the teachers and field officers as well as identify gaps for interventions during the training in April," External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

George Magoha added : “Even up to this point the government has not decided to postpone national exams. The children should enjoy holiday. Schools shall remain closed effective May 4 up to 4th next month” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 4, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "I want to emphasis that for the past four weeks, students have been on normal vocation, an activity that ends on the fourth of May. During the intervening period, there will be many interventions that will depend on how the government controls this disease," External link

allafrica Tuesday, April 28, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "There will be many interventions depending on how we control the disease. Every child will be given time to cover the lost time before an exam is administered. The government hasn't decided if to postpone both the KCSE and KCPE [exams]," External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 27, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “At this point the government has not decided to postpone both KCPE and KCSE . Let the children enjoy their last week on holiday and then start the one month that has been added to them,” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, April 27, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “At this point the government has not decided to postpone both KCPE and KCSE. Let the children enjoy their last week on holiday and then start the one month that has been added to them,” External link

africa-newsroom Monday, April 27, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic that we are experiencing in our country, closure of schools will be extended by one month,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, April 27, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic that we are experiencing in our country, closure of schools will be extended by one month,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 26, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to emphasis that for the past four weeks, students have been on normal vocation, an activity that ends on the fourth of May. During the intervening period, there will be many interventions that will depend on how the government controls this disease,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, April 26, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “To the best of the government ability, the children are getting online learning,” External link

nation-ke Friday, April 24, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “There are several scenarios and they (the parents) will be shocked that perhaps, they were getting blood pressure for nothing,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

George Magoha added : "We have still not reached the stage where we are saying we are going to postpone this or we are going to postpone that. Don't put words into our mouths," External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We are working on various modalities to ensure students have access to online education," External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "The only time that we have lost so far is three weeks. Right now, my children are enjoying their holiday until the end of the month," External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "If we are to worry, we should be worrying as to when shall we be able to control this pandemic phenomenon," External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Let my children rest and enjoy their holiday, the government’s concern now is when how to control the virus,” External link

standardmedia Monday, April 13, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We do not live in isolation. We also look at what is happening in other parts of the world,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Schools should make arrangements to use school buses to ferry learners to their homes or nearest designated drop off points which must be within proximate distance to be picked by their parents,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Beginning Monday 23rd March, 2020, the Ministry will enhance curriculum delivery through four different platforms - Radio , TV, YouTube and Kenya Education Cloud," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Schools should make arrangements to use school buses to ferry learners to their homes or nearest designated drop off points which must be within proximate distance to be picked by their parents,” External link

standardmedia Monday, March 16, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Schools should make arrangements to use school buses to ferry learners to their homes or nearest designated drop-off points which must be within proximate distance to be picked by their parents,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 16, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Regrettably, the money to purchase these products is not under my control but I will continue to go and check and I will shout about it,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “When parents allow children to leave their houses at 5 am, what exactly do you want me to do?” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “That is why there is no reason a child should go to school on Saturday but you still see them going. The parents allow them. It is a conversation that has no silver bullet. We have to engage together,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Any teacher who canes a child goes against the grain and the laws that are applicable must be applied like yesterday,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have no teeth to smile to protect a teacher who canes a child,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I strongly believe the 100 per cent transition policy is feasible and is going to succeed. Nothing is going to stop government from achieving and maintaining 100 per cent transition,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have interviewed PhD graduates who could not remember their thesis. It time we stopped talking about number of students we graduate but quality graduates with quality,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Many managers in the industry are investing money to train some of the graduates that we have trained in universities since some are not up to the task,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Last year, money was provided by the government to provide sanitary pads. From a random sampling of children the reports are they are yet to get the pads," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Last year, money was provided by the government to provide sanitary pads. From a random sampling of children the reports are they are yet to get the pads," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, February 24, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “If the number of children in primary schools is going to increase, it does not make sense that the budget remains as per last year,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Out of this process we remained with 1,075, 201 who became eligible for placement. The total unaccounted for as per today is 4,811," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Until they change the law, I can sit pretty. If there is change in law then I will do something," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Don’t be in a rush to say that you have graduated 100 PhDs. Are you sure they are PhDs or fellows whose theses have been written by others?” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha indiqué : "En Afrique, nos universités devraient développer des modules d'apprentissage orientés vers les compétences afin de remédier au chômage des jeunes et à son impact social négatif" External link

french-news Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Without mentioning names, currently the university with highest academic-to-support staff ratio is at 48:52 and the lowest is at 14:86,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, February 17, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

George Magoha indiqué : "En Afrique, nos universités devraient développer des modules d'apprentissage orientés vers les compétences afin de remédier au chômage des jeunes et à son impact social négatif" External link

french.china.org.cn Monday, February 17, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The quality of PhDs is depreciating. Even the Masters degree is useless. It's about time, we stopped talking about numbers, let’s have only quality graduates,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 17, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “For sustainable capacity development of teachers under the CBC, and to improve the quality of education, the government has revised the lowest pre-service teacher training qualification from certificate (P1) to diploma level,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 17, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “It is not ideal for the ministry to appoint members to a council that may soon be expunged from the Act, and whose roles are already being undertaken by the directorate,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

George Magoha warned : ''This single tragic incident must not be used by anyone to instil fear in our children in both public and private primary and secondary schools,'' External link

nation-ke Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : "The loss of a child is very painful. My condolences to parents who have lost their children," External link

ca-news Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : "The loss of a child is very painful. My condolences to parents who have lost their children," External link

bbc Monday, February 3, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "This is just a start and we are going to crack down on all schools in the country with poor structures," External link

bbc Monday, February 3, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "The contestants, if willing, can agree to solve the matter amicably by way of negotiations. It will then be fair for all other parties to withdraw their many intervening applications," External link

nation-ke Thursday, January 30, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The government is providing free day secondary education and therefore any child who still has not reported to school should be taken to the nearest day school,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 27, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We still have 150,000-200,000 to be mopped up. The prerogative of the government in ensuring all children go to school is well grounded and is doing well,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, January 25, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

George Magoha stated : “Teachers and school heads must enhance support services (to ensure all children are in school),” External link

nation-ke Saturday, January 25, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We’re wondering why most of the children have not reported to school,” External link

nation-ke Friday, January 24, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "All senior appointments in the country, be it TSC, KNEC, public universities...when the process is complete the interviewing entity consults with the government. It is not an information process it is consultation," External link

nation-ke Thursday, January 23, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "What you are seeing is a directive coming from somewhere. Somebody somewhere is pulling strings to destroy the university," External link

nation-ke Thursday, January 23, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Why are you keeping a student at home? Am coming,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 20, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Where is the girl? Tell her to prepare we are taking her to school,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 20, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to urge sub-chiefs and chiefs to work with education officers on the ground to move around to trace students who are yet to join secondary schools so that we make sure they enroll. I will still move around, but everybody must get involved,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 20, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “I cannot appoint anyone without consultation with my appointing authority. Am not beholden to anybody because I will take orders from my appointing authority,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 20, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “I cannot appoint anyone without consultation with my appointing authority. Am not beholden to anybody because I will take orders from my appointing authority,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 20, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “We had a minute and there was a candidate they had recommended,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 20, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "All senior appointments in the country, be it TSC, KNEC, public universities...when the process is complete the interviewing entity consults with the government. It is not an information process it is consultation," External link

nation-ke Monday, January 20, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "What you are seeing is a directive coming from somewhere. Somebody somewhere is pulling strings to destroy the university," External link

nation-ke Monday, January 20, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "All senior appointments in the country...when the process is complete the interviewing entity consults with the government," "The government looks at many other things...The council acted in a manner that does not conform. There is a candidate they recommended and I said am consulting. They went ahead and made the appointment," External link

nation-ke Monday, January 20, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "What you are seeing is a directive coming from somewhere. Somebody somewhere is pulling strings to destroy the university," External link

nation-ke Monday, January 20, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Prof Kiama will continue dispensing his duties as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Human Resource and Administration, at the university,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 20, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have abolished extra levies and we are implementing only the gazetted school fees structure,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 20, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Admitting all this will complete our plan of admitting all candidates in line with the 100% transition from primary to secondary education as required by Article 53(1)(b) of the Kenya Constitution on provision of free and compulsory basic education to every Kenyan child,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, January 18, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall not be cowed. Every Kenyan must be ready to serve any part of the country. I believe security agencies in the affected counties can deal with this matter,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 17, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The affected schools are hundreds of kilometres from the Somali border with Kenya. It means these criminals are within the area, therefore locals must work closely with security agencies to report strangers. We are not going to be cowed in our own country,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 17, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall not be cowed. Every Kenyan must be ready to serve any part of the country. I believe security agencies in the affected counties can deal with this matter,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 17, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The affected schools are hundreds of kilometres from the Somali border with Kenya. It means these criminals are within the area, therefore locals must work closely with security agencies to report strangers. We are not going to be cowed in our own country,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 17, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : "We have a lot of primary schools but there are no secondary schools. People who own private schools also seem not to have interest in investing in secondary schools, and that's why they appear to me like they are interested in business than education. Please ask those people to consider putting up secondary schools," External link

nation-ke Friday, January 17, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

George Magoha alisema : "Baadhi ya wakazi wanatakiwa kutuhumiwa na sheria lazima itekelezwe kwa sababu siamini magaidi wanaweza kutoka kwingine na kuwashambulia watu. Wakazi wanatakiwa kuhojiwa kwa sababu hatuwezi kuishi kwa woga katika nchi yetu," External link

tuko Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I pray that may God grant their souls a good place in Heaven. But it will not be long, even before those idiots who killed them will be on the opposite side and they will even be asking for water, but water can’t cross from this side to that side,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, January 14, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Having a child is no reason for a girl not to continue with [her] education. We will look for all teenage mothers who are supposed to report to Form One to ensure that they do not stay away from school,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 13, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are engaging positively (with the unions). There will be no strike ... we’ll not negotiate with a gun at the back of our heads,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 13, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Having a child is no reason for a girl not to continue with [her] education. We will look for all teenage mothers who are supposed to report to Form One to ensure that they do not stay away from school,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 12, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Schools are therefore advised to not increase fees and instead use the money provided as a move to enhance the attainment of 100 per cent transition, improve the learning environment and ensure the right to education is achieved,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Specifically, the project addresses dimensions of quality education which include providing basic support to ensure individual learners’ safety, provision of teachers and improvement of their professional efficacies, provision of teaching and learning materials, improvement of the learning environment, advocacy and gender sensitisation and supporting educational reforms that address content quality, relevance, assessment and delivery modes,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The issue of some learners’ details missing in the Nemis because they lack a birth certificate should not be a hindrance to the learners right’ to education,” External link

nation-ke Friday, January 10, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “You do not need to use a helicopter, just go by road because if you can save so much money, another person will get something to use,” External link

tuko Monday, January 6, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “You do not need to use a helicopter, just go by road because if you can save so much money, another person will get something to use,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “There are many children who feel they have failed in life and they all went to sub-county schools. The power of your life is in your hands, it is up to you to decide what you want,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : “The President directed that we give at least 30 per cent of these scholarships to children in urban slums and it will also happen next year and other years to come to ensure no child is out of school,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The fund is meant to ensure that the very best students are able to join high school even if they are from disadvantaged backgrounds,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “You cannot relocate the school into the bush. I will order Kibos Sugar Company to shut down if they cannot build a school for the children with special needs within town,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, January 4, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : “The President directed that we give at least 30 per cent of this scholarship to children in urban slums and it will also happen next year and other years to come to ensure no child is out of school,” External link

jamiiforums Thursday, January 2, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The fund is meant to ensure that the very best students are able to join high school even if they are from disadvantaged backgrounds,” External link

jamiiforums Thursday, January 2, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha added : “The President directed that we give at least 30 per cent of this scholarship to children in urban slums and it will also happen next year and other years to come to ensure no child is out of school,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The fund is meant to ensure that the very best students are able to join high school even if they are from disadvantaged backgrounds,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “That public school candidates matched their private school candidates is proof that our Free Primary Education Programme has come of age and that our teachers are excelling in spite of the higher enrolment. It is also evident that girls are competing favourably with boys for the top academic honours,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 27, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “It is evident from the administration of the KCPE examination that the traditional forms of cheating have been wiped out. Our vigilant measures of examination administration have continued to assist us to nip in the bud some of the cases that would have led to cheating,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 27, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Admitting all this will complete our plan of admitting all candidates in line with the 100% transition from primary to secondary education as required by Article 53(1)(b) of the Kenya Constitution on provision of free and compulsory basic education to every Kenyan child,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 27, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “I have no apologies to make to anybody as we move along. I have been given the powers by President Uhuru Kenyatta, and shall call for any data that I need. I have orders to evaluate and check that my officers are doing what I want them to do,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 23, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Our teachers have done a fantastic job. There were no witnessed cheating cases in terms of early exam leakages whatsoever," External link

standardmedia Monday, December 23, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “These particular results will be released long before Christmas. Why do we have to keep them when they are ready? We prepare that before they go for Christmas, the children will know the schools they will be going to so that the parents can start preparing early,” External link

standardmedia Monday, December 23, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The country doesn’t benefit anything from a student’s death. Families and the taxpayers have heavily invested in you. Do not disappoint them with your premature death,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, December 22, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Special needs candidates are close to the president's heart and the government will support them," External link

tuko Thursday, December 19, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Overall, the number of candidates with minimum university entry qualification of Mean Grade C+ and above in 2019 is 125,746 (18.02pc) compared with 90,377 (13.77pc) in the 2018 KCSE examination. This analysis explains why I started my speech by asking Kenyans to believe in the reforms that we have been conducting,” “That the overall performance of candidates has been increasing since we reformed the system of administering the examinations means that candidates have settled down to working hard on their own – under the leadership of their teachers – to prepare for examinations” External link

capitalfm Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Our enhanced measures of fighting examination cheating in our schools have succeeded with a high measure of success. I wish to state that we have now stamped out the overt cases of cheating that were rampant in our education ecosystem,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “As proof that our reforms are coming of age, today I will be releasing results that show marked improvement in performance compared to those of the last three years. This is indeed a confirmation that our teachers are now preparing candidates better and that the learners themselves can now engage in studies knowing well that their performance depends on individual input,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Our analysis of how individual candidates who scored as little as 177 points ended up scoring top grades in the KCSE examination is one story of extreme hope and encouragement, especially coming in the face of the new government policy of allowing all KCPE candidates to join Form One,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 19, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “This trend should give hope to our low KCPE performers that they have a chance to do much better at the KCSE level. It also means that the government’s push for 100 per cent transition from primary to secondary school makes a lot of sense” External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 19, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "The number of cases of irregularities has reduced because as you remember, in 2018 we had 4,519," External link

tuko Thursday, December 19, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

George Magoha added : “In Kisii, we arrested more than 10 impersonators who had connived with unscrupulous people to produce fake photo albums to give the impression they were genuine candidates," he said. READ ALSO: "In Nairobi’s Eastleigh, we collected 35 mobile phones from a single centre,” External link

tuko Thursday, December 19, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "The last batch of teachers are being trained this holiday and will be ready ahead of the Grade Four rollout. We are ready," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 19, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

George Magoha added : "To further provide directions on transition of the first CBC cohort from Primary to Junior Secondary School in 2023, I wish to announce that the Task Force that I setup to advise me on Curriculum Reforms is in the process of finalising Regulations and guidelines on the establishment of institutions under the Basic Education Framework," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 19, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “That the overall performance of candidates has been increasing since we reformed the system of administering the examinations means that candidates have settled down to working hard on their own under the leadership of their teachers to prepare for examinations,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Some families marry off girls who score such low marks, while some boys are sent to menial jobs on the grounds that they are academic dwarfs. Today, I wish to debunk this outdated myth,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha explained : “Generally, female candidates performed quite well in this year’s exams,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Since we reformed the system of administering the examinations, candidates have settled down to working hard on their own under the leadership of their teachers to prepare for examinations,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Eleven subjects recorded a significant decline in performance in 2019 compared with 12 in 2017. There was no significant change in performance in three subjects,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “This year, we have also withheld results for 658 candidates just for routine checks on small details, including accuracy of their names and registration details. These results will be released to candidates as soon as the verification process is completed,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Each year parents flock to top national schools to seek admission for these candidates. I wish to debunk this outdated myth,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “In January, we expect to capture daily real-time data on Form One reporting and enrollment thanks to the Nemis system,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Parents flock to top national schools to seek admission for top KCSE candidates. On the contrary, we sneer at and express all forms of contempt at the candidates who score 200 marks and below Today, I wish to debunk these myths,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "The results show massive improvement compared to what has been witnessed in three years. Our teachers are engaging the candidates better. I can therefore say there was no leakage," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "The results show massive improvement compared to what has been witnessed in three years. Our teachers are engaging the candidates better. I can therefore say there was no leakage," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Everything that you do in life is important. Let nobody tell you that unless you get a job where you are putting on an Italian suit like me, then you are a failure. It is a person who thinks that you have failed who is a failure," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I have no sympathy for people who are trying to politicise what I am doing. Nemis is here to stay," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I have been given the powers by the President. I shall call for any data that I need in order to evaluate and check at any time that I want so that I can confirm that my offices are doing what they have to do," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "The results show massive improvement compared to what has been witnessed in three years. Our teachers are engaging the candidates better. I can therefore say there was no leakage," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “In Kisii, we apprehended more than 10 impersonators who had connived with unscrupulous people to produce fake photo albums to give the impression they were genuine KNEC registered candidates. In Nairobi’s Eastleigh, we collected 35 mobile phones from a single centre,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 18, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I can now confidently report to the Nation that the mission is largely accomplished. We have managed to completely wipe out the cartels in the sector that leaked examinations year in, year out. We have restored the credibility of our national academic credentials,” “Kenyans can now wear mirthful and confident faces whenever they are admitted to study in world class universities. They can find jobs in any part of the globe feeling confident that they are equal to any assignments that come their way,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 18, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Our teachers have done a fantastic job. There were no witnessed cheating cases in terms of early exam leakages whatsoever," External link

standardmedia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “These results will be released to candidates as soon as the verification process is completed,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, December 18, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “These particular results will be released long before Christmas. Why do we have to keep them when they are ready? We prepare that before they go for Christmas, the children will know the schools they will be going to so that the parents can start preparing early,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “NEMIS is about 99 per cent successful in Secondary schools, in Primary Schools we are approaching 60 per cent so you cannot say it has failed because we are still improving and work is ongoing, so the system is here to stay if anything we are strengthening it,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, December 17, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “There is nothing wrong with continuous verification of information that we have inside National Education Management Information System (Nemis) for good corporate governance,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 16, 2019 10:43:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “This information is required for 2020 capitation and other critical decisions. It is reiterated that no institution shall receive capitation or any other ministerial services without this data,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 16, 2019 10:43:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Once again we mark the end of the KCSE exams but we begin another important process which is the marking exercise, which we hope to wind up before the Christmas celebration," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:27:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I wish to ask parents, guardians and teachers to work closely with candidates during the process of selecting schools to ensure they make the right choices,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 7, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Before you talk of an olive branch, go and listen to the vitriol from whoever spoke here,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 5, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Faced with this challenge, the ministry opted to place learners from these counties to schools in neighbouring counties, and not to schools of their choice,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

George Magoha asked : “When you put Mang’u (high school) as number three, what do you think you are doing?” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "This year, we discovered that candidates considered capable of scoring top marks in the KCPE have a tendency to select just a few schools. Unfortunately, the top schools that are the envy of these candidates have no capacity to admit all of them," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

George Magoha asked : “Before you talk about an olive branch, go and listen to the vitriol from whoever spoke here (Knut officials). After you have listened to that speech do you think they want to bury the hatchet?” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Parents and guardians should, therefore, use the next four weeks to make necessary arrangements in readiness of the academic year,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “This year we discovered that top candidates have the tendency of selecting a few schools, unfortunately the top schools that are the envy of every candidate do not have the capacity to admit all of them,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Kenya Certificate ) : “For example, 111,817 candidates chose Pangani while there are only 336 slots, 49,727 candidates chose Kenya High School while there are only 336 slots and 83,489 chose Alliance Girls where there are just 384 slots,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Faced with these challenges, the ministry will place learners from these counties to schools in the neighbouring counties and not to schools of their choices,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The ministry looks at a faceless Kenyan child, not considering where one comes from, every Kenyan child must be given justice through an equal opportunity,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "This year, we discovered that candidates considered capable of scoring top marks in the KCPE have a tendency to select just a few schools. Unfortunately, the top schools that are the envy of these candidates have no capacity to admit all of them," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Some 777 SNE candidates have been placed in their choices in regular schools. In total, 1,246 have been placed in various categories of schools," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Ministry officials will be required to file accurate daily returns on the status of reporting to schools to ensure 100 per cent transition. This means that parents, guardians and school managers must facilitate smooth admission of all children to secondary schools,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Some 777 special needs education candidates have been placed in their choice in regular schools. In total, 1,246 have been placed in various categories of schools," External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 2, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "This year, we discovered that candidates considered capable of scoring top marks in the KCPE have a tendency to select just a few schools. Unfortunately, the top schools that are the envy of these candidates have no capacity to admit all of them," External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 2, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have been assured that it will be a fair process,” External link

capitalfm Monday, December 2, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “We will not tolerate any such cases and that is why I am assuring of integrity in the exercise,” External link

capitalfm Monday, December 2, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I’m going to seek audience with his excellency the president on the fate of overage candidates in the spirit of 100 percent transition to secondary schools,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 2, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The ministry has developed watertight criteria to ensure the process is fair, objective, transparent and in keeping with all forms of meritocracy,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 2, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Universities should adapt to changes and strategise on financial stability by increasing revenue and partnerships that will also lead to research funding” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 30, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Universities should adapt to changes and strategise on financial stability by increasing revenue and partnerships that will also lead to research funding” External link

nation-ke Friday, November 29, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Our teachers have done a fantastic job. There were no witnessed cheating cases in terms of early exam leakages whatsoever,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 28, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We only have some few areas that had early exposure for instance in Kisii and Migori but the issues have been sorted out and we shall know the outcome in due course,” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, November 23, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

George Magoha alisema : "Ningependa kuujulisha umma kuwa tutasherehekea Krismasi tayari tukijua jinsi watoto wetu walivyofanya katika mtihani ndiposa tuanze kujipanga mapema kwa ajili ya siku za usoni," External link

tuko Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I would like to assure the public that we shall go to Christmas after we have known how the children have performed, so that we can again plan well for the future," External link

tuko Saturday, November 23, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Like last year, female candidates performed slightly better than male counterparts in English, Kiswahili and Kenya Sign Language. On the other hand, male candidates performed slightly better in mathematics, science and social studies and Religious Education,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “All children will have a place in secondary school. By December, every child who sat the KCPE 2019 will know what school they will join,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The counties that had the highest number of underage candidates were Bungoma (1,770), Bomet (1,111) and Kericho (1,144),” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I wish to emphasise that, as has been the government’s tradition, the ministry will continue to implement interventions that will help our special needs children to access and do well in their education,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I am happy to report that this campaign appears to have helped the country drastically reduce the number of cases reported this year, which stood at 10,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Like last year, female candidates performed slightly better than male counterparts in English, Kiswahili and Kenya Sign Language. On the other hand, male candidates performed slightly better in mathematics, science and social studies and Religious Education,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “That public school candidates matched their private school candidates is proof that our Free Primary Education Programme has come of age and that our teachers are excelling in spite of the higher enrolment. It is also evident that girls are competing favourably against boys for top honours,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I wish to emphasise that the ministry will continue to implement interventions that will help our special needs children to access and do well in their education,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “That the public school candidates matched private school candidates is proof that our Free Primary Education Programme has come of age and that our teachers are excelling in spite of the higher enrolment. It is also evident that girls are competing favourably against boys for the top honours,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I wish to emphasise that the ministry will continue to implement interventions that will help our special-needs children to access and do well in their education,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “It is evident that girls are competing favorably with the boys for the top academic honours. And, perhaps, I’m saying this without permission but perhaps it’s time we also started thinking of the boy child,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “In the 2019 KCPE examination, candidates improved in four of the six examination papers offered compared with 2018. There was, however, a slight drop in mathematics and science,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to assure you that all pupils who sat for the exam will get admission and I want to repeat this,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “That public school candidates matched private school candidates is proof that our Free Primary Education Programme has come of age and that our teachers are excelling in spite of the higher enrolment. It is also evident that girls are competing favourably with boys for the top academic honours,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “That is proof that our Free Primary Education Programme has come of age and that our teachers are excelling in spite of the higher enrolment,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “All children will get places in Form One under the 100 per cent transition, and this shall be done in a fair, transparent and quick manner,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “All the girls who will be selected as beneficiaries of the Elimu Scholarship Programme will also be supplied with free sanitary towels for the full period of their secondary school education,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Sign Language ) : “Female candidates performed slightly better than their male counterparts in English, Kiswahili and Kenya Sign Language,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “By December 17 all the textbooks will have been distributed to schools. And by January 6 next year, national rollout of Grade Four under CBC will take place,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “These events gave all Kenyans a chance to hold a national conversation that culminated in a National Curriculum Conference in August 2019,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha announced : “The top candidate in this country’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary School is Andy Michael Munyiri of Damacrest School Thogoto with 400 marks. Three candidates tied in the second position two of them girls from public schools; these were Flavian Onyanyo of Chakol girls, June Cheptoo Koech of Sanalo Central and Sean Michael Ndung’u of Kitengala international school,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 18, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “In the 2019 examination the students improved their overall performance and I am glad because this is an indication that teachers are doing a good job. However, the number of students who scored between 400 marks and above reduced compared to last year,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 18, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Our vigilant measures of examination administration have continued to assist us nip in the bud some of the cases that would have led to cheating. This year, only four candidates were disqualified over impersonation,” “Our greatest motivation to sustain our stricter examinations ecosystem is that we have alleviated the anxiety that used to torment parents and candidates each year. Unlike previous years, we did not collect a single fake examination paper in any part of the country in 2019” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 18, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Overall, 10 people including eight examination officials in three centres of Nyandarua, West Pokot and Garissa were arrested over involvement in various examination malpractices. Action was taken before any cheating could happen,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 18, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Overall, I am impressed that the performance of the candidates was better than last year, an indicator that our teachers are doing a wonderful job in attending to our learners," External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 18, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The number of examination malpractices has been reducing significantly over the last few years but we had challenges in Nyandarua, West Pokot and Garissa, where some teachers and exam officials tried to interfere with the tests. Action has already been taken against the culprits,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 18, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Why would keep them when they are ready?” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall ensure before Christmas, the children know the secondary schools they will be joining so parents can start preparing earlier,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “There is need, therefore, to enhance quality research, innovation and technology without which our graduates will be locked out of the technologically inclined economy,” “In addition, universities should seek partnerships with research organisations to advance the research agenda” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “No student has been affected by the chemical,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 11, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “You need to be a very aggressive person to identify that phone,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 9, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Most of those answers that are provided by teachers appear to be wrong. We must re-evaluate our morals as a society to end this practice of cheating in national exams,” External link

tuko Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are not leaving anything to chance,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The candidates were busted by our officers who visited the institution,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Most of those answers that are provided by teachers appear to be wrong. We must re-evaluate our morals as a society to end this practice of cheating in national examinations,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “All centre managers must travel in designated vehicles and be escorted by security as directed. This will help to stamp out the cases of early exposure that were reported in some areas last year,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “which has photographs so that our people can see that the person sitting the exam is the real person,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “It’s quite distressing some of the candidates were not known by our students,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have deployed extra security officers in this examination center to ensure there is zero exam malpractices,” “We don’t want to use our children for the interest of other people to be given the very best and not allow people to use students as glimpse” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The government has cast its net wider to arrest those people who are involved in examination malpractices in various parts of the country to ensure that the integrity of the national examination is maintained at all costs,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I am very ashamed that a serious case of examination malpractice has been found in Nyanza region where I come from, I promise that we are going to smoke out all the people who are out to taint the national examination exercise,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha explained : “Keep watching to avoid earlier exposure, this morning we told them in every container to read and read again and this are people who managed schools, so you can’t say you opened it by mistake, that one we cannot hold and that why you will be responsible for your own mistake,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, November 5, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

George Magoha stated : "Ensure you don't get involved in cheating because you will not get your results," External link

tuko Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “They have already identified supervisors who will be paid Sh120,000, Sh60,000 for invigilators and Sh40,000 for security officers,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "In same cases, they have identify homes next to examination centres to carry out malpractice," External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 4, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Other issues will be dealt with later. The cases where some students were unruly and are taking exams as day scholars," External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 4, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Please do not get involved in it, otherwise you will not get your results. There is nobody who is going to allow what you're planning to do to happen. We have people on the ground even up to where you have selected people to pay the money. I am just a little bit taken above since I thought we had moved away from this kind of nonsense. But having said so, let no one say that they were not warned. For those parents who have continued to contribute money for this kind of nonsense, I can only tell them shame on you," External link

tuko Monday, November 4, 2019 10:28:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Please do not get involved in it, otherwise you will not get your results. There is nobody who is going to allow what you're planning to do to happen. We have people on the ground even up to where you have selected people to pay the money. I am just a little bit taken above since I thought we had moved away from this kind of nonsense. But having said so, let no one say that they were not warned. For those parents who have continued to contribute money for this kind of nonsense, I can only tell them shame on you," External link

tuko Monday, November 4, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “All centre managers must travel in designated vehicles and be escorted by security as directed. This will help to stamp out the cases of early exposure that were reported in some areas last year,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:47:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I welcome and encourage them to extend the spirit of monitoring the KCPE to the KCSE, which starts on Monday,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 3, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “These particular results will be released long before Christmas. Why do we have to keep them when they are ready? We prepare that before they go for Christmas, the children will know the schools they will be going to so that the parents can start preparing early,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 2, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "We are taking this exercise seriously. We have taken swift action even on officers who come to collect examination papers while drunk," External link

nation-ke Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We are taking this exercise seriously. We have taken swift action even on officers who come to collect examination papers while drunk," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 30, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "These exams have been seen for the first time this morning as I had told the nation earlier. Its fidelity is unquestionable," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 29, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The process of opening examination papers in examination rooms must be witnessed by candidates, security forces, an invigilator and a supervisor to ensure that no mistake is made. This is meant to address cases where officials open scripts before the scheduled time,” External link

nation-ke Monday, October 28, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The process of opening examination papers in front of examination rooms must be witnessed by candidates, security, an invigilator and a supervisor, to ensure that no mistake is made to open the wrong scripts. This is meant to address cases where officials open scripts before the scheduled time,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The aim is to curb cases where some individuals mask and style themselves as school staff providing essential services only for them to assist in collusion,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “Some schools have hatched plans to have some of the teachers hover around examination centres in the guise of being cooks, watchmen or other subordinate staff. Upon opening of the papers, questions are then quickly sneaked to the teachers who try to smuggle the answers into the test halls,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “It is your responsibility to ensure all schools are registered in your jurisdiction,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, October 16, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “It is your responsibility to ensure all schools are registered in your jurisdiction,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are implementing change and change is always resisted and painful but is constant in life,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I want to correct some position as I thank the provincial administration. There is nothing like delegating the key to exam containers to somebody else. You shall have the key and you shall not delegate your powers," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha warned : “My warning to them is very clear. The government is watching and those who will attempt will be punished. As a matter of fact, we have capacity to know if you open a paper we will know where that paper was meant to be. Whoever fails to comply with the set rules and regulation will definitely be dealt with,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 14, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha referiu : “Estas condições não justificam a existência da escola e, portanto, é recomendada a revogação do certificado e o encerramento” External link

jornaldeangola Saturday, September 28, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

George Magoha referiu : "Estas condições não justificam a existência da escola e, portanto, é recomendada a revogação do certificado e o encerramento" External link

portalangop Friday, September 27, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

George Magoha alisema : “Mimi huwa sichezi siasa na nitakabiliana na yeyote atakayejaribu kuingiza siasa kwenye suala hili,” External link

tuko Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman48.02%EN12/01/201701/12/2017
examinations council chairman12.87%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
vice-chancellor7.43%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
examination council chairman2.48%EN09/04/201704/09/2017
chancellor4.95%EN02/01/201701/02/2017
boss2.48%EN01/10/201710/01/2017
ceo1.98%EN01/07/201707/01/2017
professor9.90%EN01/03/201703/01/2017
teachers service commission boss0.50%EN12/31/201631/12/2016
teachers service commission chairperson2.97%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
chairman knec board1.49%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
ceo of tsc0.99%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
chairperson1.49%EN12/02/201602/12/2016
education principal1.49%EN12/01/201601/12/2016
chief0.99%EN12/01/201601/12/2016
Names Lang Count
George MagohaEN100.00%


 
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Mur Mohammed told ( about George Magoha ) : “We should not waste time discussing Prof Magoha’s academic achievements. Let us approve him,” External link

standardmedia Friday, February 21, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Bonny Khalwale alisema ( about George Magoha ) : "Ningependa Waziri wa Elimu Georhe Magoha kushikilia usukani wa shule hii. Taasisi hii inapaswa kutumiwana wanafunzi, walimu na wazazi. Nafasi za kuabudu zimekodishwa kwa makanisa mbali mbali kila jumapili. Waziri anapaswa kupiga marufuku ibada za kila jumapili hapa. Napendekeza hivyo kwa kuwa baadhi ya makanisa yanaendesha ibada za kutiliwa shaka na hususan jinsi wanavyotangamana na watoto," External link

tuko Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Fred Ngatia said ( about George Magoha ) : “It is clear that the first respondent (Magoha) acted arbitrarily by failing to give the applicants any reasons for the impugned decision or an opportunity to be heard prior to making the decision contained in the gazette notice,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 23, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Constantine Wasonga said ( about George Magoha ) : “Prof Magoha, who had promised to talk to us is the one who blocked the registration of the mutually agreed CBA,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

James Mwangi said ( about George Magoha ) : “We appeal to CS George Magoha to cancel all student loan debt for hundreds of thousands of unemployed graduates who owe billions of shillings (to Helb) and place a cap on student loan interest rates going forward at zero rates. This is because of the prevailing environment in the country which has made most of the youth hopeless and increased cases of suicides in the country,” External link

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George Magoha said : "South Korea or Israel, everything was done correctly and people rushed to open (schools) and they have closed," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 5, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "So it will be of no consequence if you asked me 'are we opening yesterday'," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 5, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : "So if you want to ask me questions wait until Monday or Tuesday when I will now answer you with the full throttle," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 5, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “A child who is at home and alive is better than one who tried to do exams and died,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 5, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “A child who is at home and alive is better than one who tried to do exams and died,” External link

standardmedia Friday, June 5, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : “We should only produce the children we are able to take care of. If you have no time to look after your child then you have no business creating a child. I want to state without fear of contradiction that parents must change their mindset and love their children by creating time. Love is measured by the number of minutes or hours you spend with your child and not by the amount of money you give your child,” External link

standardmedia Friday, June 5, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Parents in this country should change their mindset about these courses. In fact, those who train in technical subjects like electricity earn more money and employ others unlike majority of university graduates who spend years after college without jobs,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The Ministry wishes to direct the universities offering those programmes to establish why they are not attractive and implement corrective measures,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Our concern is that if we do not receive the funds, the projects will stall because there is no allocation in the 2020/21 FY budget,” External link

businessdailyafrica Sunday, May 17, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Some of those scenarios may well see the exams going to next year,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Just like in other sectors, Covid-19 situation has also adversely affected the education sector, including the normal learning calendar,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Just like in other sectors, Covid-19 situation has also adversely affected the education sector, including the normal learning calendar,” “The ministry has put in place the following measures to ensure completion of the school syllabus; second term half-term will be shortened by four days and August holidays will be shortened by two weeks” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Kenya Certificate ) : "This exercise was to enable the KICD (Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development) to follow up on classroom processes to support the teachers and field officers as well as identify gaps for interventions during the training in April," External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

George Magoha added : “Even up to this point the government has not decided to postpone national exams. The children should enjoy holiday. Schools shall remain closed effective May 4 up to 4th next month” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 4, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "I want to emphasis that for the past four weeks, students have been on normal vocation, an activity that ends on the fourth of May. During the intervening period, there will be many interventions that will depend on how the government controls this disease," External link

allafrica Tuesday, April 28, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "There will be many interventions depending on how we control the disease. Every child will be given time to cover the lost time before an exam is administered. The government hasn't decided if to postpone both the KCSE and KCPE [exams]," External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 27, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “At this point the government has not decided to postpone both KCPE and KCSE . Let the children enjoy their last week on holiday and then start the one month that has been added to them,” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, April 27, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “At this point the government has not decided to postpone both KCPE and KCSE. Let the children enjoy their last week on holiday and then start the one month that has been added to them,” External link

africa-newsroom Monday, April 27, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic that we are experiencing in our country, closure of schools will be extended by one month,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, April 27, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic that we are experiencing in our country, closure of schools will be extended by one month,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 26, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to emphasis that for the past four weeks, students have been on normal vocation, an activity that ends on the fourth of May. During the intervening period, there will be many interventions that will depend on how the government controls this disease,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, April 26, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “To the best of the government ability, the children are getting online learning,” External link

nation-ke Friday, April 24, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “There are several scenarios and they (the parents) will be shocked that perhaps, they were getting blood pressure for nothing,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

George Magoha added : "We have still not reached the stage where we are saying we are going to postpone this or we are going to postpone that. Don't put words into our mouths," External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We are working on various modalities to ensure students have access to online education," External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "The only time that we have lost so far is three weeks. Right now, my children are enjoying their holiday until the end of the month," External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "If we are to worry, we should be worrying as to when shall we be able to control this pandemic phenomenon," External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Let my children rest and enjoy their holiday, the government’s concern now is when how to control the virus,” External link

standardmedia Monday, April 13, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We do not live in isolation. We also look at what is happening in other parts of the world,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Schools should make arrangements to use school buses to ferry learners to their homes or nearest designated drop off points which must be within proximate distance to be picked by their parents,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Beginning Monday 23rd March, 2020, the Ministry will enhance curriculum delivery through four different platforms - Radio , TV, YouTube and Kenya Education Cloud," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Schools should make arrangements to use school buses to ferry learners to their homes or nearest designated drop off points which must be within proximate distance to be picked by their parents,” External link

standardmedia Monday, March 16, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Schools should make arrangements to use school buses to ferry learners to their homes or nearest designated drop-off points which must be within proximate distance to be picked by their parents,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 16, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Regrettably, the money to purchase these products is not under my control but I will continue to go and check and I will shout about it,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “When parents allow children to leave their houses at 5 am, what exactly do you want me to do?” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “That is why there is no reason a child should go to school on Saturday but you still see them going. The parents allow them. It is a conversation that has no silver bullet. We have to engage together,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Any teacher who canes a child goes against the grain and the laws that are applicable must be applied like yesterday,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have no teeth to smile to protect a teacher who canes a child,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I strongly believe the 100 per cent transition policy is feasible and is going to succeed. Nothing is going to stop government from achieving and maintaining 100 per cent transition,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 7, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have interviewed PhD graduates who could not remember their thesis. It time we stopped talking about number of students we graduate but quality graduates with quality,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Many managers in the industry are investing money to train some of the graduates that we have trained in universities since some are not up to the task,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Last year, money was provided by the government to provide sanitary pads. From a random sampling of children the reports are they are yet to get the pads," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Last year, money was provided by the government to provide sanitary pads. From a random sampling of children the reports are they are yet to get the pads," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, February 24, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “If the number of children in primary schools is going to increase, it does not make sense that the budget remains as per last year,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Out of this process we remained with 1,075, 201 who became eligible for placement. The total unaccounted for as per today is 4,811," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:07:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Until they change the law, I can sit pretty. If there is change in law then I will do something," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Don’t be in a rush to say that you have graduated 100 PhDs. Are you sure they are PhDs or fellows whose theses have been written by others?” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha indiqué : "En Afrique, nos universités devraient développer des modules d'apprentissage orientés vers les compétences afin de remédier au chômage des jeunes et à son impact social négatif" External link

french-news Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Without mentioning names, currently the university with highest academic-to-support staff ratio is at 48:52 and the lowest is at 14:86,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, February 17, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

George Magoha indiqué : "En Afrique, nos universités devraient développer des modules d'apprentissage orientés vers les compétences afin de remédier au chômage des jeunes et à son impact social négatif" External link

french.china.org.cn Monday, February 17, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The quality of PhDs is depreciating. Even the Masters degree is useless. It's about time, we stopped talking about numbers, let’s have only quality graduates,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 17, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “For sustainable capacity development of teachers under the CBC, and to improve the quality of education, the government has revised the lowest pre-service teacher training qualification from certificate (P1) to diploma level,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 17, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “It is not ideal for the ministry to appoint members to a council that may soon be expunged from the Act, and whose roles are already being undertaken by the directorate,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

George Magoha warned : ''This single tragic incident must not be used by anyone to instil fear in our children in both public and private primary and secondary schools,'' External link

nation-ke Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : "The loss of a child is very painful. My condolences to parents who have lost their children," External link

ca-news Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : "The loss of a child is very painful. My condolences to parents who have lost their children," External link

bbc Monday, February 3, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "This is just a start and we are going to crack down on all schools in the country with poor structures," External link

bbc Monday, February 3, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "The contestants, if willing, can agree to solve the matter amicably by way of negotiations. It will then be fair for all other parties to withdraw their many intervening applications," External link

nation-ke Thursday, January 30, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The government is providing free day secondary education and therefore any child who still has not reported to school should be taken to the nearest day school,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 27, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We still have 150,000-200,000 to be mopped up. The prerogative of the government in ensuring all children go to school is well grounded and is doing well,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, January 25, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

George Magoha stated : “Teachers and school heads must enhance support services (to ensure all children are in school),” External link

nation-ke Saturday, January 25, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We’re wondering why most of the children have not reported to school,” External link

nation-ke Friday, January 24, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "All senior appointments in the country, be it TSC, KNEC, public universities...when the process is complete the interviewing entity consults with the government. It is not an information process it is consultation," External link

nation-ke Thursday, January 23, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "What you are seeing is a directive coming from somewhere. Somebody somewhere is pulling strings to destroy the university," External link

nation-ke Thursday, January 23, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Why are you keeping a student at home? Am coming,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 20, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Where is the girl? Tell her to prepare we are taking her to school,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 20, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to urge sub-chiefs and chiefs to work with education officers on the ground to move around to trace students who are yet to join secondary schools so that we make sure they enroll. I will still move around, but everybody must get involved,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 20, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “I cannot appoint anyone without consultation with my appointing authority. Am not beholden to anybody because I will take orders from my appointing authority,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 20, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “I cannot appoint anyone without consultation with my appointing authority. Am not beholden to anybody because I will take orders from my appointing authority,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 20, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “We had a minute and there was a candidate they had recommended,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 20, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "All senior appointments in the country, be it TSC, KNEC, public universities...when the process is complete the interviewing entity consults with the government. It is not an information process it is consultation," External link

nation-ke Monday, January 20, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "What you are seeing is a directive coming from somewhere. Somebody somewhere is pulling strings to destroy the university," External link

nation-ke Monday, January 20, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "All senior appointments in the country...when the process is complete the interviewing entity consults with the government," "The government looks at many other things...The council acted in a manner that does not conform. There is a candidate they recommended and I said am consulting. They went ahead and made the appointment," External link

nation-ke Monday, January 20, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "What you are seeing is a directive coming from somewhere. Somebody somewhere is pulling strings to destroy the university," External link

nation-ke Monday, January 20, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Prof Kiama will continue dispensing his duties as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Human Resource and Administration, at the university,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 20, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have abolished extra levies and we are implementing only the gazetted school fees structure,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 20, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Admitting all this will complete our plan of admitting all candidates in line with the 100% transition from primary to secondary education as required by Article 53(1)(b) of the Kenya Constitution on provision of free and compulsory basic education to every Kenyan child,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, January 18, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall not be cowed. Every Kenyan must be ready to serve any part of the country. I believe security agencies in the affected counties can deal with this matter,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 17, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The affected schools are hundreds of kilometres from the Somali border with Kenya. It means these criminals are within the area, therefore locals must work closely with security agencies to report strangers. We are not going to be cowed in our own country,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 17, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall not be cowed. Every Kenyan must be ready to serve any part of the country. I believe security agencies in the affected counties can deal with this matter,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 17, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The affected schools are hundreds of kilometres from the Somali border with Kenya. It means these criminals are within the area, therefore locals must work closely with security agencies to report strangers. We are not going to be cowed in our own country,” External link

capitalfm Friday, January 17, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

George Magoha told : "We have a lot of primary schools but there are no secondary schools. People who own private schools also seem not to have interest in investing in secondary schools, and that's why they appear to me like they are interested in business than education. Please ask those people to consider putting up secondary schools," External link

nation-ke Friday, January 17, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

George Magoha alisema : "Baadhi ya wakazi wanatakiwa kutuhumiwa na sheria lazima itekelezwe kwa sababu siamini magaidi wanaweza kutoka kwingine na kuwashambulia watu. Wakazi wanatakiwa kuhojiwa kwa sababu hatuwezi kuishi kwa woga katika nchi yetu," External link

tuko Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I pray that may God grant their souls a good place in Heaven. But it will not be long, even before those idiots who killed them will be on the opposite side and they will even be asking for water, but water can’t cross from this side to that side,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, January 14, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Having a child is no reason for a girl not to continue with [her] education. We will look for all teenage mothers who are supposed to report to Form One to ensure that they do not stay away from school,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 13, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are engaging positively (with the unions). There will be no strike ... we’ll not negotiate with a gun at the back of our heads,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 13, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Having a child is no reason for a girl not to continue with [her] education. We will look for all teenage mothers who are supposed to report to Form One to ensure that they do not stay away from school,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 12, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Schools are therefore advised to not increase fees and instead use the money provided as a move to enhance the attainment of 100 per cent transition, improve the learning environment and ensure the right to education is achieved,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Specifically, the project addresses dimensions of quality education which include providing basic support to ensure individual learners’ safety, provision of teachers and improvement of their professional efficacies, provision of teaching and learning materials, improvement of the learning environment, advocacy and gender sensitisation and supporting educational reforms that address content quality, relevance, assessment and delivery modes,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The issue of some learners’ details missing in the Nemis because they lack a birth certificate should not be a hindrance to the learners right’ to education,” External link

nation-ke Friday, January 10, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “You do not need to use a helicopter, just go by road because if you can save so much money, another person will get something to use,” External link

tuko Monday, January 6, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “You do not need to use a helicopter, just go by road because if you can save so much money, another person will get something to use,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “There are many children who feel they have failed in life and they all went to sub-county schools. The power of your life is in your hands, it is up to you to decide what you want,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : “The President directed that we give at least 30 per cent of these scholarships to children in urban slums and it will also happen next year and other years to come to ensure no child is out of school,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The fund is meant to ensure that the very best students are able to join high school even if they are from disadvantaged backgrounds,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “You cannot relocate the school into the bush. I will order Kibos Sugar Company to shut down if they cannot build a school for the children with special needs within town,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, January 4, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

George Magoha added : “The President directed that we give at least 30 per cent of this scholarship to children in urban slums and it will also happen next year and other years to come to ensure no child is out of school,” External link

jamiiforums Thursday, January 2, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The fund is meant to ensure that the very best students are able to join high school even if they are from disadvantaged backgrounds,” External link

jamiiforums Thursday, January 2, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha added : “The President directed that we give at least 30 per cent of this scholarship to children in urban slums and it will also happen next year and other years to come to ensure no child is out of school,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The fund is meant to ensure that the very best students are able to join high school even if they are from disadvantaged backgrounds,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “That public school candidates matched their private school candidates is proof that our Free Primary Education Programme has come of age and that our teachers are excelling in spite of the higher enrolment. It is also evident that girls are competing favourably with boys for the top academic honours,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 27, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “It is evident from the administration of the KCPE examination that the traditional forms of cheating have been wiped out. Our vigilant measures of examination administration have continued to assist us to nip in the bud some of the cases that would have led to cheating,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 27, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Admitting all this will complete our plan of admitting all candidates in line with the 100% transition from primary to secondary education as required by Article 53(1)(b) of the Kenya Constitution on provision of free and compulsory basic education to every Kenyan child,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 27, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “I have no apologies to make to anybody as we move along. I have been given the powers by President Uhuru Kenyatta, and shall call for any data that I need. I have orders to evaluate and check that my officers are doing what I want them to do,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 23, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Our teachers have done a fantastic job. There were no witnessed cheating cases in terms of early exam leakages whatsoever," External link

standardmedia Monday, December 23, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “These particular results will be released long before Christmas. Why do we have to keep them when they are ready? We prepare that before they go for Christmas, the children will know the schools they will be going to so that the parents can start preparing early,” External link

standardmedia Monday, December 23, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The country doesn’t benefit anything from a student’s death. Families and the taxpayers have heavily invested in you. Do not disappoint them with your premature death,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, December 22, 2019 2:01:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Special needs candidates are close to the president's heart and the government will support them," External link

tuko Thursday, December 19, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Overall, the number of candidates with minimum university entry qualification of Mean Grade C+ and above in 2019 is 125,746 (18.02pc) compared with 90,377 (13.77pc) in the 2018 KCSE examination. This analysis explains why I started my speech by asking Kenyans to believe in the reforms that we have been conducting,” “That the overall performance of candidates has been increasing since we reformed the system of administering the examinations means that candidates have settled down to working hard on their own – under the leadership of their teachers – to prepare for examinations” External link

capitalfm Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Our enhanced measures of fighting examination cheating in our schools have succeeded with a high measure of success. I wish to state that we have now stamped out the overt cases of cheating that were rampant in our education ecosystem,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “As proof that our reforms are coming of age, today I will be releasing results that show marked improvement in performance compared to those of the last three years. This is indeed a confirmation that our teachers are now preparing candidates better and that the learners themselves can now engage in studies knowing well that their performance depends on individual input,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:48:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Our analysis of how individual candidates who scored as little as 177 points ended up scoring top grades in the KCSE examination is one story of extreme hope and encouragement, especially coming in the face of the new government policy of allowing all KCPE candidates to join Form One,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 19, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “This trend should give hope to our low KCPE performers that they have a chance to do much better at the KCSE level. It also means that the government’s push for 100 per cent transition from primary to secondary school makes a lot of sense” External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 19, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "The number of cases of irregularities has reduced because as you remember, in 2018 we had 4,519," External link

tuko Thursday, December 19, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

George Magoha added : “In Kisii, we arrested more than 10 impersonators who had connived with unscrupulous people to produce fake photo albums to give the impression they were genuine candidates," he said. READ ALSO: "In Nairobi’s Eastleigh, we collected 35 mobile phones from a single centre,” External link

tuko Thursday, December 19, 2019 9:08:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "The last batch of teachers are being trained this holiday and will be ready ahead of the Grade Four rollout. We are ready," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 19, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

George Magoha added : "To further provide directions on transition of the first CBC cohort from Primary to Junior Secondary School in 2023, I wish to announce that the Task Force that I setup to advise me on Curriculum Reforms is in the process of finalising Regulations and guidelines on the establishment of institutions under the Basic Education Framework," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 19, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “That the overall performance of candidates has been increasing since we reformed the system of administering the examinations means that candidates have settled down to working hard on their own under the leadership of their teachers to prepare for examinations,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Some families marry off girls who score such low marks, while some boys are sent to menial jobs on the grounds that they are academic dwarfs. Today, I wish to debunk this outdated myth,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha explained : “Generally, female candidates performed quite well in this year’s exams,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Since we reformed the system of administering the examinations, candidates have settled down to working hard on their own under the leadership of their teachers to prepare for examinations,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Eleven subjects recorded a significant decline in performance in 2019 compared with 12 in 2017. There was no significant change in performance in three subjects,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “This year, we have also withheld results for 658 candidates just for routine checks on small details, including accuracy of their names and registration details. These results will be released to candidates as soon as the verification process is completed,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Each year parents flock to top national schools to seek admission for these candidates. I wish to debunk this outdated myth,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “In January, we expect to capture daily real-time data on Form One reporting and enrollment thanks to the Nemis system,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Parents flock to top national schools to seek admission for top KCSE candidates. On the contrary, we sneer at and express all forms of contempt at the candidates who score 200 marks and below Today, I wish to debunk these myths,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 19, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "The results show massive improvement compared to what has been witnessed in three years. Our teachers are engaging the candidates better. I can therefore say there was no leakage," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "The results show massive improvement compared to what has been witnessed in three years. Our teachers are engaging the candidates better. I can therefore say there was no leakage," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Everything that you do in life is important. Let nobody tell you that unless you get a job where you are putting on an Italian suit like me, then you are a failure. It is a person who thinks that you have failed who is a failure," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I have no sympathy for people who are trying to politicise what I am doing. Nemis is here to stay," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I have been given the powers by the President. I shall call for any data that I need in order to evaluate and check at any time that I want so that I can confirm that my offices are doing what they have to do," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "The results show massive improvement compared to what has been witnessed in three years. Our teachers are engaging the candidates better. I can therefore say there was no leakage," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “In Kisii, we apprehended more than 10 impersonators who had connived with unscrupulous people to produce fake photo albums to give the impression they were genuine KNEC registered candidates. In Nairobi’s Eastleigh, we collected 35 mobile phones from a single centre,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 18, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I can now confidently report to the Nation that the mission is largely accomplished. We have managed to completely wipe out the cartels in the sector that leaked examinations year in, year out. We have restored the credibility of our national academic credentials,” “Kenyans can now wear mirthful and confident faces whenever they are admitted to study in world class universities. They can find jobs in any part of the globe feeling confident that they are equal to any assignments that come their way,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 18, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Our teachers have done a fantastic job. There were no witnessed cheating cases in terms of early exam leakages whatsoever," External link

standardmedia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “These results will be released to candidates as soon as the verification process is completed,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, December 18, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “These particular results will be released long before Christmas. Why do we have to keep them when they are ready? We prepare that before they go for Christmas, the children will know the schools they will be going to so that the parents can start preparing early,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “NEMIS is about 99 per cent successful in Secondary schools, in Primary Schools we are approaching 60 per cent so you cannot say it has failed because we are still improving and work is ongoing, so the system is here to stay if anything we are strengthening it,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, December 17, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “There is nothing wrong with continuous verification of information that we have inside National Education Management Information System (Nemis) for good corporate governance,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 16, 2019 10:43:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “This information is required for 2020 capitation and other critical decisions. It is reiterated that no institution shall receive capitation or any other ministerial services without this data,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 16, 2019 10:43:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Once again we mark the end of the KCSE exams but we begin another important process which is the marking exercise, which we hope to wind up before the Christmas celebration," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:27:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I wish to ask parents, guardians and teachers to work closely with candidates during the process of selecting schools to ensure they make the right choices,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 7, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Before you talk of an olive branch, go and listen to the vitriol from whoever spoke here,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 5, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Faced with this challenge, the ministry opted to place learners from these counties to schools in neighbouring counties, and not to schools of their choice,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

George Magoha asked : “When you put Mang’u (high school) as number three, what do you think you are doing?” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "This year, we discovered that candidates considered capable of scoring top marks in the KCPE have a tendency to select just a few schools. Unfortunately, the top schools that are the envy of these candidates have no capacity to admit all of them," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

George Magoha asked : “Before you talk about an olive branch, go and listen to the vitriol from whoever spoke here (Knut officials). After you have listened to that speech do you think they want to bury the hatchet?” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Parents and guardians should, therefore, use the next four weeks to make necessary arrangements in readiness of the academic year,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “This year we discovered that top candidates have the tendency of selecting a few schools, unfortunately the top schools that are the envy of every candidate do not have the capacity to admit all of them,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Kenya Certificate ) : “For example, 111,817 candidates chose Pangani while there are only 336 slots, 49,727 candidates chose Kenya High School while there are only 336 slots and 83,489 chose Alliance Girls where there are just 384 slots,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Faced with these challenges, the ministry will place learners from these counties to schools in the neighbouring counties and not to schools of their choices,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The ministry looks at a faceless Kenyan child, not considering where one comes from, every Kenyan child must be given justice through an equal opportunity,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "This year, we discovered that candidates considered capable of scoring top marks in the KCPE have a tendency to select just a few schools. Unfortunately, the top schools that are the envy of these candidates have no capacity to admit all of them," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Some 777 SNE candidates have been placed in their choices in regular schools. In total, 1,246 have been placed in various categories of schools," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Ministry officials will be required to file accurate daily returns on the status of reporting to schools to ensure 100 per cent transition. This means that parents, guardians and school managers must facilitate smooth admission of all children to secondary schools,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Some 777 special needs education candidates have been placed in their choice in regular schools. In total, 1,246 have been placed in various categories of schools," External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 2, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "This year, we discovered that candidates considered capable of scoring top marks in the KCPE have a tendency to select just a few schools. Unfortunately, the top schools that are the envy of these candidates have no capacity to admit all of them," External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 2, 2019 7:53:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I have been assured that it will be a fair process,” External link

capitalfm Monday, December 2, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “We will not tolerate any such cases and that is why I am assuring of integrity in the exercise,” External link

capitalfm Monday, December 2, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I’m going to seek audience with his excellency the president on the fate of overage candidates in the spirit of 100 percent transition to secondary schools,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 2, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The ministry has developed watertight criteria to ensure the process is fair, objective, transparent and in keeping with all forms of meritocracy,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 2, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Universities should adapt to changes and strategise on financial stability by increasing revenue and partnerships that will also lead to research funding” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 30, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Universities should adapt to changes and strategise on financial stability by increasing revenue and partnerships that will also lead to research funding” External link

nation-ke Friday, November 29, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Our teachers have done a fantastic job. There were no witnessed cheating cases in terms of early exam leakages whatsoever,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 28, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We only have some few areas that had early exposure for instance in Kisii and Migori but the issues have been sorted out and we shall know the outcome in due course,” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, November 23, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

George Magoha alisema : "Ningependa kuujulisha umma kuwa tutasherehekea Krismasi tayari tukijua jinsi watoto wetu walivyofanya katika mtihani ndiposa tuanze kujipanga mapema kwa ajili ya siku za usoni," External link

tuko Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I would like to assure the public that we shall go to Christmas after we have known how the children have performed, so that we can again plan well for the future," External link

tuko Saturday, November 23, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Like last year, female candidates performed slightly better than male counterparts in English, Kiswahili and Kenya Sign Language. On the other hand, male candidates performed slightly better in mathematics, science and social studies and Religious Education,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “All children will have a place in secondary school. By December, every child who sat the KCPE 2019 will know what school they will join,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:49:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The counties that had the highest number of underage candidates were Bungoma (1,770), Bomet (1,111) and Kericho (1,144),” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I wish to emphasise that, as has been the government’s tradition, the ministry will continue to implement interventions that will help our special needs children to access and do well in their education,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I am happy to report that this campaign appears to have helped the country drastically reduce the number of cases reported this year, which stood at 10,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Like last year, female candidates performed slightly better than male counterparts in English, Kiswahili and Kenya Sign Language. On the other hand, male candidates performed slightly better in mathematics, science and social studies and Religious Education,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “That public school candidates matched their private school candidates is proof that our Free Primary Education Programme has come of age and that our teachers are excelling in spite of the higher enrolment. It is also evident that girls are competing favourably against boys for top honours,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I wish to emphasise that the ministry will continue to implement interventions that will help our special needs children to access and do well in their education,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “That the public school candidates matched private school candidates is proof that our Free Primary Education Programme has come of age and that our teachers are excelling in spite of the higher enrolment. It is also evident that girls are competing favourably against boys for the top honours,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I wish to emphasise that the ministry will continue to implement interventions that will help our special-needs children to access and do well in their education,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “It is evident that girls are competing favorably with the boys for the top academic honours. And, perhaps, I’m saying this without permission but perhaps it’s time we also started thinking of the boy child,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “In the 2019 KCPE examination, candidates improved in four of the six examination papers offered compared with 2018. There was, however, a slight drop in mathematics and science,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I want to assure you that all pupils who sat for the exam will get admission and I want to repeat this,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “That public school candidates matched private school candidates is proof that our Free Primary Education Programme has come of age and that our teachers are excelling in spite of the higher enrolment. It is also evident that girls are competing favourably with boys for the top academic honours,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:55:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “That is proof that our Free Primary Education Programme has come of age and that our teachers are excelling in spite of the higher enrolment,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “All children will get places in Form One under the 100 per cent transition, and this shall be done in a fair, transparent and quick manner,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “All the girls who will be selected as beneficiaries of the Elimu Scholarship Programme will also be supplied with free sanitary towels for the full period of their secondary school education,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said ( about Sign Language ) : “Female candidates performed slightly better than their male counterparts in English, Kiswahili and Kenya Sign Language,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “By December 17 all the textbooks will have been distributed to schools. And by January 6 next year, national rollout of Grade Four under CBC will take place,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “These events gave all Kenyans a chance to hold a national conversation that culminated in a National Curriculum Conference in August 2019,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

George Magoha announced : “The top candidate in this country’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary School is Andy Michael Munyiri of Damacrest School Thogoto with 400 marks. Three candidates tied in the second position two of them girls from public schools; these were Flavian Onyanyo of Chakol girls, June Cheptoo Koech of Sanalo Central and Sean Michael Ndung’u of Kitengala international school,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 18, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “In the 2019 examination the students improved their overall performance and I am glad because this is an indication that teachers are doing a good job. However, the number of students who scored between 400 marks and above reduced compared to last year,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 18, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Our vigilant measures of examination administration have continued to assist us nip in the bud some of the cases that would have led to cheating. This year, only four candidates were disqualified over impersonation,” “Our greatest motivation to sustain our stricter examinations ecosystem is that we have alleviated the anxiety that used to torment parents and candidates each year. Unlike previous years, we did not collect a single fake examination paper in any part of the country in 2019” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 18, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Overall, 10 people including eight examination officials in three centres of Nyandarua, West Pokot and Garissa were arrested over involvement in various examination malpractices. Action was taken before any cheating could happen,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 18, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "Overall, I am impressed that the performance of the candidates was better than last year, an indicator that our teachers are doing a wonderful job in attending to our learners," External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 18, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The number of examination malpractices has been reducing significantly over the last few years but we had challenges in Nyandarua, West Pokot and Garissa, where some teachers and exam officials tried to interfere with the tests. Action has already been taken against the culprits,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 18, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Why would keep them when they are ready?” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We shall ensure before Christmas, the children know the secondary schools they will be joining so parents can start preparing earlier,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “There is need, therefore, to enhance quality research, innovation and technology without which our graduates will be locked out of the technologically inclined economy,” “In addition, universities should seek partnerships with research organisations to advance the research agenda” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “No student has been affected by the chemical,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 11, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “You need to be a very aggressive person to identify that phone,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 9, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “Most of those answers that are provided by teachers appear to be wrong. We must re-evaluate our morals as a society to end this practice of cheating in national exams,” External link

tuko Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:37:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are not leaving anything to chance,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The candidates were busted by our officers who visited the institution,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “Most of those answers that are provided by teachers appear to be wrong. We must re-evaluate our morals as a society to end this practice of cheating in national examinations,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “All centre managers must travel in designated vehicles and be escorted by security as directed. This will help to stamp out the cases of early exposure that were reported in some areas last year,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “which has photographs so that our people can see that the person sitting the exam is the real person,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “It’s quite distressing some of the candidates were not known by our students,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We have deployed extra security officers in this examination center to ensure there is zero exam malpractices,” “We don’t want to use our children for the interest of other people to be given the very best and not allow people to use students as glimpse” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The government has cast its net wider to arrest those people who are involved in examination malpractices in various parts of the country to ensure that the integrity of the national examination is maintained at all costs,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “I am very ashamed that a serious case of examination malpractice has been found in Nyanza region where I come from, I promise that we are going to smoke out all the people who are out to taint the national examination exercise,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

George Magoha explained : “Keep watching to avoid earlier exposure, this morning we told them in every container to read and read again and this are people who managed schools, so you can’t say you opened it by mistake, that one we cannot hold and that why you will be responsible for your own mistake,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, November 5, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

George Magoha stated : "Ensure you don't get involved in cheating because you will not get your results," External link

tuko Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “They have already identified supervisors who will be paid Sh120,000, Sh60,000 for invigilators and Sh40,000 for security officers,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "In same cases, they have identify homes next to examination centres to carry out malpractice," External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 4, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Other issues will be dealt with later. The cases where some students were unruly and are taking exams as day scholars," External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 4, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Please do not get involved in it, otherwise you will not get your results. There is nobody who is going to allow what you're planning to do to happen. We have people on the ground even up to where you have selected people to pay the money. I am just a little bit taken above since I thought we had moved away from this kind of nonsense. But having said so, let no one say that they were not warned. For those parents who have continued to contribute money for this kind of nonsense, I can only tell them shame on you," External link

tuko Monday, November 4, 2019 10:28:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "Please do not get involved in it, otherwise you will not get your results. There is nobody who is going to allow what you're planning to do to happen. We have people on the ground even up to where you have selected people to pay the money. I am just a little bit taken above since I thought we had moved away from this kind of nonsense. But having said so, let no one say that they were not warned. For those parents who have continued to contribute money for this kind of nonsense, I can only tell them shame on you," External link

tuko Monday, November 4, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “All centre managers must travel in designated vehicles and be escorted by security as directed. This will help to stamp out the cases of early exposure that were reported in some areas last year,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:47:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “I welcome and encourage them to extend the spirit of monitoring the KCPE to the KCSE, which starts on Monday,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 3, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “These particular results will be released long before Christmas. Why do we have to keep them when they are ready? We prepare that before they go for Christmas, the children will know the schools they will be going to so that the parents can start preparing early,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 2, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : "We are taking this exercise seriously. We have taken swift action even on officers who come to collect examination papers while drunk," External link

nation-ke Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "We are taking this exercise seriously. We have taken swift action even on officers who come to collect examination papers while drunk," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 30, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "These exams have been seen for the first time this morning as I had told the nation earlier. Its fidelity is unquestionable," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 29, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The process of opening examination papers in examination rooms must be witnessed by candidates, security forces, an invigilator and a supervisor to ensure that no mistake is made. This is meant to address cases where officials open scripts before the scheduled time,” External link

nation-ke Monday, October 28, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

George Magoha said : “The process of opening examination papers in front of examination rooms must be witnessed by candidates, security, an invigilator and a supervisor, to ensure that no mistake is made to open the wrong scripts. This is meant to address cases where officials open scripts before the scheduled time,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “The aim is to curb cases where some individuals mask and style themselves as school staff providing essential services only for them to assist in collusion,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

George Magoha says : “Some schools have hatched plans to have some of the teachers hover around examination centres in the guise of being cooks, watchmen or other subordinate staff. Upon opening of the papers, questions are then quickly sneaked to the teachers who try to smuggle the answers into the test halls,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “It is your responsibility to ensure all schools are registered in your jurisdiction,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, October 16, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

George Magoha told : “It is your responsibility to ensure all schools are registered in your jurisdiction,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, October 16, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : “We are implementing change and change is always resisted and painful but is constant in life,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

George Magoha said : "I want to correct some position as I thank the provincial administration. There is nothing like delegating the key to exam containers to somebody else. You shall have the key and you shall not delegate your powers," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

George Magoha warned : “My warning to them is very clear. The government is watching and those who will attempt will be punished. As a matter of fact, we have capacity to know if you open a paper we will know where that paper was meant to be. Whoever fails to comply with the set rules and regulation will definitely be dealt with,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 14, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

George Magoha referiu : “Estas condições não justificam a existência da escola e, portanto, é recomendada a revogação do certificado e o encerramento” External link

jornaldeangola Saturday, September 28, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

George Magoha referiu : "Estas condições não justificam a existência da escola e, portanto, é recomendada a revogação do certificado e o encerramento" External link

portalangop Friday, September 27, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

George Magoha alisema : “Mimi huwa sichezi siasa na nitakabiliana na yeyote atakayejaribu kuingiza siasa kwenye suala hili,” External link

tuko Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT



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examinations council chairman12.87%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
vice-chancellor7.43%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
examination council chairman2.48%EN09/04/201704/09/2017
chancellor4.95%EN02/01/201701/02/2017
boss2.48%EN01/10/201710/01/2017
ceo1.98%EN01/07/201707/01/2017
professor9.90%EN01/03/201703/01/2017
teachers service commission boss0.50%EN12/31/201631/12/2016
teachers service commission chairperson2.97%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
chairman knec board1.49%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
ceo of tsc0.99%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
chairperson1.49%EN12/02/201602/12/2016
education principal1.49%EN12/01/201601/12/2016
chief0.99%EN12/01/201601/12/2016
Names Lang Count
George MagohaEN100.00%


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Mur Mohammed told ( about George Magoha ) : “We should not waste time discussing Prof Magoha’s academic achievements. Let us approve him,” External link

standardmedia Friday, February 21, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Bonny Khalwale alisema ( about George Magoha ) : "Ningependa Waziri wa Elimu Georhe Magoha kushikilia usukani wa shule hii. Taasisi hii inapaswa kutumiwana wanafunzi, walimu na wazazi. Nafasi za kuabudu zimekodishwa kwa makanisa mbali mbali kila jumapili. Waziri anapaswa kupiga marufuku ibada za kila jumapili hapa. Napendekeza hivyo kwa kuwa baadhi ya makanisa yanaendesha ibada za kutiliwa shaka na hususan jinsi wanavyotangamana na watoto," External link

tuko Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Fred Ngatia said ( about George Magoha ) : “It is clear that the first respondent (Magoha) acted arbitrarily by failing to give the applicants any reasons for the impugned decision or an opportunity to be heard prior to making the decision contained in the gazette notice,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 23, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Constantine Wasonga said ( about George Magoha ) : “Prof Magoha, who had promised to talk to us is the one who blocked the registration of the mutually agreed CBA,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:58:00 AM EAT

James Mwangi said ( about George Magoha ) : “We appeal to CS George Magoha to cancel all student loan debt for hundreds of thousands of unemployed graduates who owe billions of shillings (to Helb) and place a cap on student loan interest rates going forward at zero rates. This is because of the prevailing environment in the country which has made most of the youth hopeless and increased cases of suicides in the country,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 9, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT