Education, Skills and Jobs

Education and ICT sector is comprised of the Early Child Education, Adult and Continuing Education, Youth Training and the County Education Board in the county.

This is a key sector for the success and development of Trans-Nzoia County given the vital role the human capital plays in the development of a region. It is on this premises that the county must carefully nurture its human resource capital to achieve the desired development in the next years and beyond. Currently there are 761 ECD centres, 483 primary schools, 169 secondary schools (151 public and 18 private), 14
youth polytechnics, 4 campuses of universities

Education and ICT Sector Strategic Objectives: The sector mission is to provide quality education, training, and research for empowerment of individuals to become competent and responsible citizens who meet the global labor market demands. To deliver on this mission, the sector has developed the following strategic objectives;

  • To reduce the rate of school dropouts in the county
  • To improve school infrastructural facilities
  • To enhance employability, Job creation potential and access to information technology
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  1. Collaborate with national government and research institutions to commercialise cheaper building technologies as a medium-term measure to reduce the cost of building schools, Polytechnics and TVETs Infrastructure.
  2. Create a model scholarship program where the brightest and deserving students get a chance to attend university education abroad to encourage better performance.
  3. Champion the establishment of a public university.
  4. Cultivate partnerships with regional and universities with an aim of providing international education experience for qualified students.
  5. Cultivate partnerships with regional and universities with an aim of providing international education experience for qualified students.
  6. Establishment of an education fund for the needy.

Collaborate with national government and research institutions to commercialize
cheaper building technologies as a medium-term measure to reduce the cost of
building schools, Polytechnics and TVETs Infrastructure.
George Natembeya

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