County government to build Talent search academies.
14 August 2014, 20:57
Mombasa - Education Cabinet secretary Jacob Kaimenyi has argued all the county government to build talent development centers in their various counties in a bid to nature artistic talent in school going children.
Speaking while attending the ongoing national music festival in Mombasa Kaimenyi said such centers would be instrumental in developing student’s talents after completing their education programs.
He pointed out that the government will embark on a special program to enhance teacher’s capabilities in identifying and training of the artistic talent spotted at various scales.
“We must support our student’s talents and it’s my wish that we have talent academies in all 47 counties, am happy to see governors ready to support the move” said Kaimenyi.
He added that the move would help enhance the talents that would be relevant to their individual life after school or college.
Also speaking in Mombasa county women Representative Mishi Mboko supported the move by Kaimeyi and said Mombasa County will use part of the 47 million allocated to the county by the national assembly to develop talent among the school going students.
She said the cash was under the KES 3.2 billion allocated to women representatives for gender parity development in counties to go hand in hand with constituency development fund.
The cabinet secretary said the government will crack down on all parents whom have not admitted their children to schools yet they have attained the age required to go to school.
He also called upon parents to help the government fight war on drug and substance abuse in the region.
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