Government Partners


The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) was established by the Government of Kenya on the 14th of January 2013 under an Act of Parliament. It also evaluates vets and approves the curricular and curriculum support materials for basic and tertiary education, as well as offers curriculum-based consultancy services in basic and tertiary education and training.


KNEC offers advice to any public institution on the development and use of any system or assessment when requested to do so and in accordance with such terms and conditions as shall be mutually agreed between the Council and the public institutions


The Ministry of Education derives its mandate from the Constitution of Kenya, Chapter Four Articles 43, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, and 59 have provisions on children’s right to free and compulsory basic education, including quality services, and to access education institutions and facilities for persons with disabilities that are integrated into society, to the extent compatible with the interests of the person.


The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics is a department in Kenya’s Ministry of Planning which collects and compiles regular cross-sectoral data for the government. The Bureau was established through the Statistics Act of 2006 and initiated in February 2007.


Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya and was founded in 1899. The city and its surrounding area also form Nairobi County. The name “Nairobi” comes from the Maasai phrase ‘Enkare Nyrobi’, which translates to “cool water”.


The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) of Kenya is an Independent Commission established under the Constitution of Kenya to manage human resources within the education sector. It is based in the capital city, Nairobi with offices in all the 47 Counties


The Kenya National Union of Teachers is the largest teachers’ trade union in Kenya. It was formed on December 4, 1957. Its first secretary-general was Joseph Kioni. The union held its first strike in 1963, soon before Kenyan independence. Other major strikes have been held in 1966, 1969, 1997, 1998, 2002, and 2009.


Focused on the aspirations of all primary schools head teachers to foster
educational development, best practice school management principles
and values, co-operation and maximum utilization of available human
and material resources for better achievement of our national education


The idea to come up with the Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers – KUPPET – kuppet Kenya was hatched in 1985 when the undergraduate education students at Kenyatta University agitated for better terms and conditions of service for graduate teachers entering the teaching service.

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