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Kaimenyi calls for equipping students with practical skills

13 February 2014, 19:10 Samuel Kisika

Nairobi – Education Cabinet Secretary, Jacob Kaimenyi has urged stakeholders in the education sector to implement the Kenya Summary Report of the 37th UNESCO conference that seeks to students to be equipped with the relevant, productive practical skills to enable them venture into self- employment. 

Kaimenyi noted that implementing the report will contribute towards education for a sustainable development and wealth creation in the country.

He added that his ministry had put in place supportive measures towards the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) in achieving its full operation in education according to the KNATCOM Act of 2013 provisions.

The secretary lauded UNESCO for supporting the 2008 Kenya National Literacy Survey initiative, the 2010 Education for All End Decade Assessment for Kenya and the development of the Education Sector Policy on HIV/AIDS which is currently published for circulation.

Kaimeny was speaking during the opening of a three-day Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) stakeholders workshop organized by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. The workshop aims at reforming KNATCOM and strengthening stakeholders’ participation.

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