21ST CONFERENCE OF THE COMMON WEALTH EDUCATION MINISTERS HELD IN NAIROBI KENYA

The conference aim was to strengthen the relevance of the contributions to education by accredited organizations before the Communique of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) is developed or revised.  It was to further address educational priority issues towards the 2030 Agenda. The theme of the conference was; Lessons learned from COVID-19 mitigation and…

AFFIRMATIVE VOTE

The Kenyan government had proposed a systems transformation grant from the GPE board of up to US$ 53, 300 000. GPE reached to EYC to establish whether the coalitions are satisfied with the actions tabled to improve their transformation systems for evidence-based planning, monitoring and financing and if the coalitions were fully involved in the…

THE NATIONAL POLICY FORUM ON INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

The National Policy Forum on Inclusive Education was held on 15th February, 2022  at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development Nairobi, Kenya.  It was organized by Elimu Yetu Coalition (EYC) in Collaboration with the Special Needs Education thematic group as a buildup activity to the 22 Global Disability Summit (GDS The Global Disability Summit offers…

Pres. Kenyatta And UK PM Boris Johnson Urge Rich Nations to Support Education of Children in Low Income Countries

President Uhuru Kenyatta and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday called on rich nations to support the education of children in low income countries by backing the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) initiative. GPE is a multilateral platform that seeks to raise 5 billion USD to support the education of 175 million children in…

Innovation during Covid-19: Smaller conferences to increase inclusion

Every year, Elimu Yetu plans an annual national education conference in Kenya with up to 300 participants to facilitate dialogue between civil society and policy makers. However, Covid-19 restrictions have forced them to plan differently, and the new format proved to be significantly more inclusive than before. “The Covid-19 restrictions immediately meant for us, that…