Funds Disbursement to County Priede Project Bank Accounts For Implementation of Quarter 1 Activities (FY 2016/2017)
Kenya Primary Education Development Project
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) has approved a grant of USD 88.4 million to the Ministry of Education Science and Technology for the Kenya Primary Education Development project. The project covers the following four components: Component 1: Improving early grade mathematics competencies Component II: Strengthening Primary school management systems Component III: Evidence based policy development Component IV: Project management. The project is expected to run from year 2015 - 2018. The World Bank is the Supervising Entity.
Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi flags off distribution of Primary School textbooks
Education Cabinet Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi with (left-right) Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang,Senior Assistant Director of Education and National Project Coordinator for priede project Martha Ekirapa , Deputy Project Coordinator In charge of Early Grade Mathematics Ateng Ogwel and Director General Education Leah Rotich peruses Mathematics textbooks that are to be distributed across the country to over 21 400 primary schools today 14th April 2016 at Industrial area Embakasi, Nairobi.
PRIEDE COUNTY DIRECTORS SENSITIZATION
A section of County Directors of Education and the TSC County Directors follow proceedings at the one-day sensitisation workshop on the Kenya Primary Education Development (PRIEDE) project held yesterday at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum (KICD) in Nairobi. The forum was officially opened by newly appointed Director General of Education, Mrs Leah Rotich.
Teams to spearhead PRIEDE project commissioned
The Kenya Primary Education Development Project (PRIEDE) which is being undertaken by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology was awarded a grant of $ 88.4M (approximately Ks8.84 billion) by the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). The four-year project under the supervision of the World Bank is expected to run until March 2018. The PRIEDE project will assist the country in addressing the key challenges affecting early grade primary school education.