Schooling Cupboard Secretary (CS) Mr. Ezekiel Machogu has mentioned that the Authorities will step up its partnership with Microsoft Firm to align the schooling system with digital know-how.
Talking right now at his Ministry of Schooling Jogoo ‘B’ places of work, the Cupboard Secretary mentioned the Ministry will map out all areas of partnership with the corporate in an effort to open a limitless digital area for the youth.
“The Authorities desires to determine web connectivity in counties, sub-counties, and finally everywhere in the nation in an effort to open area for on-line jobs for our youth,” the CS mentioned.
The CS who was talking throughout a courtesy name by a group from Microsoft firm mentioned that the nation is within the technique of creating an open college, digital labs, and books built-in techniques saying such gestures from digital firms will enhance authorities initiatives.
The CS requested the ministry officers to fast-track the implementation of the partnership, and suggested them to stay to the memorandum of understanding the place there may be one and develop one the place there may be none.
Talking throughout the event, Microsoft’s Firm Director of Schooling in Africa, Ms. Angela Ng’ang’a mentioned they’ve a number of paths of collaboration with the Ministry of schooling.
“We’re not new to the ministry, we now have labored intently with the Ministry earlier than; we are able to solely improve our areas of partnership,” Ng’ang’a mentioned.
She mentioned they’ve efficiently labored with a number of businesses below the Ministry of Schooling in areas of digitization and automation, and cited the Lecturers Service Fee (TSC), Kenya Institute of Curriculum Growth (KICD), Kenya Nationwide Examination Council (KNEC), and Competence Primarily based Curriculum (CBC) as among the many beneficiaries of the partnership.
By Philip Rutto (PCO Schooling)