KNUT ACCUSES TSC OF PLOTTING TO KILL THE UNION

By Mourice Seretta The Kenya National Union of Teachers Knut on Tuesday accused its employer the Teachers Service Commision, TSC, of the wrangles that almost saw the top leadership of the giant teachers union split. While releasing its end year media brief, the unions boss Wilson Sossion, flanked by the union’s National Chair Wycliffe Omuchei, National Treasurer John Matiang’i amongst other National Union officials, Sossion accused TSC of engaging in activities or programmes that could jeopardize negotiations, as in the current Collective Bargaining Agreement agreed on by both parties, KNUT…

IPM intensifies trustee trainings on pension management

IPM Executive Director James Wanyama,CIC Pension Scheme Trustee Peter Abande &Makerere Univ Scheme Chair Audit &Risk committee David Ssenoga during the Audit,Risk &Compliance workshop in Kisumu   The Institute of Pension Management (IPM) has intensified its trainings on pension management with an aim of enhancing accountability and effectiveness of pension scheme trustees and ultimately boost market confidence on pension. These workshops are informedby the exponential growth of pension funds over the last decade. With only 20% coverage of pension in the country and over 1200 pension schemes registered under the Retirements Benefits…

Tech company launches free iLearn Grade One, as KICD rolls it out to 20,000+ state schools

Atlancis Technologies has today moved to accelerate the digitisation of Kenya’s private primary schools by providing them with free tranches of the iLearn e-learning content being rolled out by KICD into more than 20,000 state primary schools. The company, which was this month named a Top 100 company for innovation, has created the only Kenyan digital content produced for the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) by Kenyan teachers, as part of its strategy of populating its Kenyan cloud platform with transformatory local content. “It was an honour to be selected by…