Knut calls for Pesa Mashuleni referendum
04 October 2014, 10:22
Mombasa - The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) Chairman Mudzo Nzili has said that the union will push for a referendum to address the challenges facing the education sector.
Speaking in Mombasa, Nzili said teachers were planning for a referendum push dubbed Pesa Mashuleni.
He said the Pesa Mashuleni referendum will address issues to do with poor remuneration, quality of teaching tools, proper teaching environment and materials, employment of more tutors, insecurity in schools and infrastructure, Daily Nation reports.
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The union's push will be the third call for a referendum after Cord and governors started collecting signatures for the Okoa Kenya and Pesa Mashinani referendum calls.
They want more funds to be allocated to county governments.
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