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Broaden debate about mass exam failure

19 days ago, 21:52

By: Sam Wambugu

The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination results released last week have ignited heated debate, with some people calling for investigation into what they call “mass failure”. Others are concerned that girls seem to have out-shone boys — or that boys’ performance has nose-dived. Debate about performance in national examinations should be encouraged because, if well handled, it can lead to improvement of education and, ultimately, the lives of generations ahead. While discussion ab ...
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Broaden debate about mass exam failure

19 days ago, 21:52

By: Sam Wambugu
The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination results released last week have ignited heated debate, with some people calling for investigation into what they call “mass failure”. Others are concerned that girls seem to have out-shone boys — or that boys’ performance has nose-dived. Debate about performance in national examinations should be encouraged because, if well handled, it can lead to improvement of education and, ultimately, the lives of generations ahead. While discussion ab ...
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Category: oped opinion

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@TheStar - By: Patrick Gathara
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Let’s get the obvious out of the way. Donald Trump is an ignorant, racist, pathetic excuse of a human being. However, if we are honest, his description of Haiti, El Salvador and nations on my own cont ...

Category: topnews news oped opinion
1 hour ago
@TheStar - By: Star Editor
State should shun these bizarre dealings with MPs

Efforts to overturn the election of four rebellious MPs to the leadership of parliamentary committees yesterday moved from odd to bizarre. Tens of Jubilee members of the committees turned up at State ...

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@TheStar - By: Charles Kibiru
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The role of tourism in Kenya’s social and economic development cannot be gainsaid. Next to agriculture, tourism is the second-largest source of foreign exchange revenue. In 2016, travel and tourism co ...

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