Education


Heavy schoolbags loaded with books, water and lunch boxes cause serious health problems to pupils and students.

‘Education’ readers support bright, needy students

The last few weeks have been a roller coaster for five bright girls. They were jubilant when KCPE results were releas … Read More

Time ripe to redefine the role, skills of school heads

As the first line quality assurance managers, head teachers are the most powerful force towards improving academic stand … Read More

Watch the weight of pupil’s Schoolbag

Heavy schoolbags loaded with books, water and lunch boxes cause serious health problems to pupils and students. The l … Read More

Children of a lesser god?

Education has become a mirage for thousands of pupils as drought and famine sweep across the country. In North Easter … Read More

Where school is always out

James Otieno, seven, pushes a ‘car’ made of wire at Nairobi’s Mathare 4A Primary School while his peers are in school. … Read More

   More Education
Digital teaching for colleges
Catholic University marks silver jubilee
Experts warn it takes more than free education to fill classrooms
Hope for needy students as well wishers trickle in
Wasted brains…
Teacher quit job to become a Japanese translator
Interest in Asian languages grows
… and the lucky few
Top marks no ticket to good schools
Tribalism brewed in schools
School where students don’t sit exams
Peg teachers’ pay to performance
Canada steps up efforts to sell its universities
Music school out to attract talented students
Managing homes from lecture halls
Private school teachers join the queue of protests
Now livestock takes over grounds as pupils stay home
It’s now a battle of supremacy between rival unions
Juniors now bosses as boycott disrupts learning in First Term
Pupils sent home barely a week after schools reopen
Excellence lies in the diet
Academies earn result through sheer hardwork
Teachers engage police in running battles
Even top schools don’t have room for disabled children
Police protects official’s home over threats
Striking teachers dispersed as schools close
100 school heads and their deputies transferred
Good Samaritans offer to educate street boys
Ministry pledges cheap maize to schools
More than 33,000 locked out of Form One admission
Thousands miss out on provincial school selection
Careers for students locked out of Form One
Needy students’ dream of a better life
KNEC raises exam registration fees
Accepting minister’s offer not betrayal, Kuppet says
Universities urged to adopt e-learning

Today’s magazine

    Crazy Monday
Of land sellers and their windfalls

If a stranger slapped you on the face for no apparent reason, you would probably fight back in fury. But there are times when complains and even looks forward to the slap for it came with financial benefits.

Power-sharing for export, any takers?
Dan Okoth
Group Senior Editor – Online
It’s not Raila but Kenyans under threat
By Kipkirui K’Telwa
Sub-Editor, Online Edition
Kenyans have nothing to lose but their chains
By Rose Nzioka
Standard Group Online Editor
Parliamentary committees lack capacity to investigate
By Stephen Ndegwa
Sub – Editor, The Standard
Revealed: Secrets of the Artur brothers
State House: A president and his many political debts
MPs indict Michuki, say he is unfit for public office
Kibaki and Raila to blame for stalled reform
The worst lies ahead of us
Rift Valley MPs say Grand Coalition is a flop
Revealed: Secrets of the Artur brothers
Annan’s secret that made Kibaki sign deal
We have made progress on national healing, says Kibaki
A year of wasted opportunities
ODM’s bash and Cabinet that never came to be
Regulator bars broker from trading at NSE
Clergy step up pressure on Coalition
Raila: We are picking up the pieces fast
Early man walked upright, says new Kenyan footprint
Outrage: Country reacts to police killings
Miller out as House team seeks new applicants
Njue leads bishops to State House for talks with Kibaki
Moi hits out at leaders over maize
Africa’s cities growing faster than economies
Constituents sue MP over fund misappropriation
Police killings: Envoy wants Wako, Ali sacked
UN proposes radical changes in force
Sarah Obama picked to lead tsetse fly fight
Kenyan fishermen now have to sign ‘visitors’ book’ to enter Migingo
Hospitals face acute shortage of incubators
The hunter is now the hunted
AG should resign, police chief be sacked, says UN official
Iranian leader jets in with 200-member delegation
Kofi Annan: Kenya risks sliding back to anarchy
Kenyans want change, US envoy tells President, Prime Minister
Farmers demand dues from NCPB
Looming drug shortage as Global Fund withholds support
Kibaki’s fury over leakage of secrets