Education and Skills

Education System in Kenya comprises of early childhood or pre-primary education, primary education, secondary education, university education and technical education.

Others are special education, non-formal education and adult education. The philosophy, vision, mission and the goals of education are focused towards life-skills and life-long learning.

Kenya has more than 73,000 public and private educational institutions and 12.692 million pupils and students as at 2009 – 1.9 million in pre-primary institutions, 8.8 million in primary schools, 163,340 in non-formal schools, and 1.5 million in secondary schools. In teacher training colleges, the student enrollment stands at 26,324, technical institutions have 71,513 students and universities 177,735.

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  • Richard Quest

    Business Reporter, CNN

    I have traveled to many countries to report on business news, However nothing matches the business acumen and readiness for investment that I have observed in Kenya Including the world Bank optimism to a marvelous GDP growth. I must says Kenya is the new business Destination in Africa

  • Christine Lagard

    President, European Central Bank

    Kenya has emerged as one of Africa’s ‘frontier economies’, and I am very interested in learning how the  country’s leaders and people will build on this success moving forward

  • John Gershenson, PhD

    CEO, Kijenzi

    Kenya is uniquely positioned to lead a surge in localized supply chains. Kijenzi is excited to unleash the next generation of digital manufacturing to feed the incredible innovation engine and enable a more resilient industry across the country and region. Manufacturing is the heartbeat of a growing GDP

  • Brijesh Bakhda

    Managing Director, Durham International Schools

    Kenya is well known for its value on education, and we quickly saw Nairobi as an excellent destination for the first Durham International School in Africa. We are confident that families in the capital will welcome the quality and ethos of education that Durham offers. KenInvest has provided a warm welcome and great support as we planned and opened Durham Kenya

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