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“More females now prefer diploma, certificate courses.” Says National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani during the launch of Economic Survey Report 2021 on September 9, 2021

September 13th, 2021|Community, News|

The number of female students preferring diploma and certificate courses outnumbered their male counterparts, the latest official data shows. The Economic Survey [...]

Dr Juma Mukhwana the DG of KNQA after briefing the VC of the National Defense University of Kenya Lieutenant General Jonah Mwangi on KNQF requirements in Lanet, Nakuru County today.

September 8th, 2021|Community, News|

Dr Juma Mukhwana the DG of KNQA after briefing the VC of the National Defence University of Kenya Lietnaunt General Jonah Mwangi [...]

Kenya will send 20,000 nurses to the United Kingdom as it seeks to improve the welfare of its migrant workers abroad.

September 6th, 2021|Community, News|

Mr Chelugui disclosed that the two governments had agreed to send 20,000 nurses to the UK to address a shortage of 62,000 [...]

The KNQA, TVETA and TVET CDACC Team with PS Vocational and Technical Training Dr Margaret Mwakima during a discussion to Harmonize operations of the three state Agencies in Nakuru County today.

September 6th, 2021|News|

The KNQA, TVETA and TVET CDACC Team with PS Vocational and Technical Training Dr Margaret Mwakima during a discussion to Harmonize operations [...]

We mourn the death of the first Chancellor of University of Kabianga and first Vice Chancellor of Egerton University; Prof. Richard S. Musangi

September 6th, 2021|Community, News|

The patriarch of the Musangi family graduated to be with the Lord on the 27th of August 2021. Prof. Musangi was the [...]

The Chair and DG KNQA Dr Kilemi Mwiria and Dr Juma Mukhwana today attended a joint RPL Policy Validation workshop organised by the KNQA and the Ministry of Education. The Policy will be launched later in the year.

August 26th, 2021|News|

The Chair and DG KNQA Dr Kilemi Mwiria and Dr Juma Mukhwana today attended a joint RPL Policy Validation workshop organised by [...]

Dr Juma Mukhwana the DG of the KNQA and Amb. Simon Nabukwesi PS Research and University Education in the Ministry of Education today at the KICD during the launching of Placement of 2021 students into universities and TVET institutions for study.

August 17th, 2021|News|

Dr Juma Mukhwana the DG of the KNQA and Amb. Simon Nabukwesi PS Research and University Education in the Ministry of Education [...]

The Chair of the KNQA Council today led a team from the Authority who paid a courtesy call on the PS for Livestock and Veterinary Services, Harry Kimtai.

August 13th, 2021|News|

The Chair of the KNQA Council today led a team from the Authority who paid a courtesy call on the PS for [...]

The Chair of the KNQA Council today let a team from the Authority who paid a courtesy call on the CS for Labour and Social Protection, Simon Chelugui.

August 13th, 2021|News|

The Chair of the KNQA Council today let a team from the Authority who paid a courtesy call on the CS for [...]

KNQA team led by the DG Dr Juma Mukhwana today met with the team from Pearson International to discuss about British qualifications and their equivalences in Kenya.

August 11th, 2021|News|

KNQA team led by the DG Dr Juma Mukhwana today met with the team from Pearson International to discuss about British qualifications [...]

A new portal to curb fake certificates in Kenya. The KNQA reports that one in every three Kenyans holds fake academic documents

August 3rd, 2021|flagship, News|

Today DG KNQA Dr. Juma Mukhwana held a meeting with Dr. kingori a Media Personality, Comedian, Tv host for NTV show The [...]

Dr Juma Mukhwana today met with Prof James Tuitoek, former VC of Egerton University. They discussed how to make it easy for students from TVET institutions to join our universities.

August 3rd, 2021|News|

Dr Juma Mukhwana today met with Prof James Tuitoek, former VC of Egerton University. They discussed how to make it easy for [...]

From right: KNQA Council Chairman Dr Kilemi Mwiria, Auditor General Nancy Gathingu(Center) and Deputy Auditor General Mr Sylvester Kiini in a group photo. Dr Mwiria had paid a courtesy call.

July 28th, 2021|News|

Seated from left: KNQA chairman Dr Kilemi Mwiria, Auditor General Nancy Gathingu(Center) and Deputy Auditor General Mr Sylvester Kiini in a group [...]

Seated from left: KNQA chairman Dr Kilemi Mwiria, Auditor General Nancy Gathingu(Center) and Deputy Auditor General Mr Sylvester Kiini in a group photo. Dr Mwiria had paid a courtesy call.

July 22nd, 2021|News|

Seated from left: KNQA chairman Dr Kilemi Mwiria, Auditor General Nancy Gathingu(Center) and Deputy Auditor General Mr Sylvester Kiini in a group [...]

International Day for Youth Skills Day Morning Interview at Nation FM

July 15th, 2021|Community, News|

Dr Juma Mukhwana: Africa is the youngest continent we have in the world, the only challenge we have is lack of some [...]

Dr Juma Mukhwana the DG of the KNQA today attending the launch of the 4th Edition of the Manual of Clinical Procedures in Nursing and Midwifery held at SafariPark Hotel, in Nairobi.

July 15th, 2021|Community, csr, News|

Dr Juma Mukhwana the DG of the KNQA today attending the launch of the 4th Edition of the Manual of Clinical Procedures [...]

Launch of the National Steering Committee of the East African Skills for Transformation and Regional Intergration Project in Kenya

July 13th, 2021|Community, News|

At the start of the meeting of the National Steering Committee of the East African Skills for Transformation and Regional Intergration Project [...]

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) takes shape in Kenya

July 6th, 2021|Community, News|

At the start of the meeting of the National Steering Committee of the East African Skills for Transformation and Regional Intergration Project in Nakuru County today

July 2nd, 2021|Community, News|

At the start of the meeting of the National Steering Committee of the East African Skills for Transformation and Regional Intergration Project [...]

Universities have been put on high alert over the potential acquisition of fraudulent degrees by politicians seeking elective posts ahead of the next General Election.

July 2nd, 2021|Community, News|

Universities have been put on high alert over the potential acquisition of fraudulent degrees by politicians seeking elective posts ahead of the [...]

The Ministry of Education and the KNQA have today convened a stakeholders Workshop to finalize the RPL Policy.

June 28th, 2021|Community, News|

The Ministry of Education and the KNQA have today convened a stakeholders Workshop to finalize the RPL Policy. Present during the Workshop [...]

Kenya deserves leaders with Degrees and Integrity

June 28th, 2021|Community, News|

A big controversy has been brewed by politicians over the legal requirement that those seeking elective positions like members of county assemblies [...]

The Star reports: Dishonest academics hurting higher education enterprise

June 28th, 2021|Community, News|

In the August precincts of our academy, knowing what to teach is assumed to be more important than knowing how to teach [...]

Bad News For Politicians With ‘Street’ Degrees as Prof Ole Kiyiapi Calls For Them To Be Stamped Out

June 26th, 2021|Community, News|

Former presidential candidate in 2013, Prof Ole Kiyiapi has delivered bad news for politicians with fake degrees. Ole Kiyiapi says there are [...]

CS Education Professor George Magoha with members of the RPL Policy Framework Committee at Astoria Hotel, Naivasha.

June 18th, 2021|Community, flagship, News|

Today the Ministry of Education and the KNQA have completed a 4 days workshop to finalize the RPL policy and Guidelines as [...]

The Kenyan parliament debates the requirement that from 2022 all aspirants for all political offices must have a Bachelor’s degree.

June 18th, 2021|Community, News|

The Kenyan parliament debates the requirement that from 2022 all aspirants for all political offices must have a Bachelor's degree. The KNQA [...]

Jua Kali artisans and craftsmen to be certified, compete for Gov’t tenders

June 3rd, 2021|Community, flagship, News|

Speaking during the Madaraka Day celebrations in Kisumu County, President Uhuru Kenyatta directed the Kenya National Qualifications Authority(KNQA) through the Ministry of Education [...]

Happy EID-Mubarak

June 3rd, 2021|Community, News|

RPL Assessors and applicants at Nairobi TTI RPL Assessment centre. Similair exercise is happening at NITA assessment centres in Nairobi ,Kajiado and Mombasa.

May 15th, 2021|Community, flagship, News|

RPL Assessors and applicants at Nairobi TTI RPL Assessment centre. Similair exercise is happening at NITA assessment centres in Nairobi ,Kajiado and Mombasa.

KNQA Director-General Dr. Juma Mukhwana addresses a team from KNQA and @nita_kenya at KNQA headquarters in Nairobi.

May 15th, 2021|Community, News|

KNQA is working on the accreditation of programs offered by NITA.

Presentation of Certificate of Accreditation to KISEB, KESRA, Meru University & Nairobi Hospice

May 15th, 2021|Community, News|

Dr. Juma Mukhwana ( Director General, KNQA), Dr. Fred Ongisa (Ag. Secretary/CEO, KISEB), Ms. Linda Susan Ingari ( KISEB Board Member & Chair [...]

KNQA CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana attended a validation workshop for Diploma in Leadership and Management Qualification for Senior Police officers in Mombasa County.

April 12th, 2021|Community, News|

KNQA CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana attended a validation workshop for Diploma in Leadership and Management Qualification for Senior Police officers in Mombasa County. Dr. [...]

The KNQA team led by CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana today had a meeting with the Human Resource Management Professionals Examination Board @hrmpebkenya to discuss how to improve the training, examination, and certification of HR Professionals in Kenya.

April 12th, 2021|Community, News|

The KNQA team led by CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana today had a meeting with the Human Resource Management Professionals Examination Board @hrmpebkenya to discuss [...]

KNQA hosted the International Labour Organisation @IloProspects for a Brainstorming session to explore areas of collaboration in supporting the implementation of CBET & RPL initiatives in Kenya.

April 12th, 2021|Community, News|

Today KNQA hosted the International Labour Organisation @IloProspects for a Brainstorming session to explore areas of collaboration in supporting the implementation of CBET & [...]

KNQA CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana today met with Prof. Charles Ong’ondo the CEO of @KICDKenya  to explore ways of aligning Curriculum Development to the Kenya National Qualifications Framework.

April 12th, 2021|Community, News|

KNQA CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana today met with Prof. Charles Ong'ondo the CEO of @KICDKenya  to explore ways of aligning Curriculum Development to the [...]

KNQA CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana today hosted @AjiraDigital team at KNQA offices. The meeting deliberations were on a partnership between KNQA and Ajira and the verification of qualifications for members of Ajira.

April 12th, 2021|Community, News|

KNQA CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana today hosted @AjiraDigital team at KNQA offices. The meeting deliberations were on a partnership between KNQA and Ajira and the [...]

KNQA CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana today briefed the PS Vocational and Technical Training Dr. Margaret Mwakima on the rollout plans for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

April 12th, 2021|Community, flagship, News|

KNQA CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana today briefed the PS Vocational and Technical Training Dr. Margaret Mwakima on the rollout plans for the Recognition [...]

KNQA management led by Director General Dr. Juma Mukhwana meets with @BaseTitanium senior officials at KNQA

April 12th, 2021|Community, flagship, News|

KNQA management led by Director General Dr. Juma Mukhwana meets with @BaseTitanium senior officials at KNQA headquarters in Nairobi. Base Titanium is seeking partnership [...]

Education CS Prof. George Magoha speaks to learners of Chavakali High School, Vihiga County

April 12th, 2021|Community, News|

Education CS Prof. George Magoha speaks to learners of Chavakali High School, Vihiga County. The CS advised the learners not to panic but [...]

KNQA CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana today hosted Prof. Ratemo Michieka former VC of @DiscoverJKUAT 

April 12th, 2021|Community, News|

KNQA CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana today hosted Prof. Ratemo Michieka former VC of @DiscoverJKUAT  . They discussed the importance of establishing and maintaining a [...]

Hope for Artisans

April 12th, 2021|flagship, News|

https://youtu.be/9vQQ9KMdgrI

The #RPL technical steering committee convened under the national qualifications framework continues discussion on the nuts & bolts of RPL.Modular skills gap training is key in #RPL implementation

April 12th, 2021|flagship, News|

The #RPL technical steering committee convened under the national qualifications framework continues discussion on the nuts & bolts of RPL. Modular skills gap [...]

KNQA CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana accompanies Dr. Mohammed Jaffer, Chairperson Africa Oil and Gas Company in officiating the graduation of 124 scaffolders trained by Toolkit TTI in Miritini, Mombasa

April 12th, 2021|Community, News|

KNQA CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana accompanies Dr. Mohammed Jaffer, Chairperson Africa Oil and Gas Company in officiating the graduation of 124 scaffolders trained [...]

TVETA ISO Certification and National TVET Standards Report 2020 launch at Crowne PLaza. In attendance CAS Education Dr Sarah Ruto & Hon. Hassan Noor Hassan, PS Dr. Margaret Mwakima

February 26th, 2021|Community, News|

TVETA ISO Certification and National TVET Standards Report 2020 launch at Crowne PLaza. In attendance CAS Education Dr Sarah Ruto & Hon. Hassan [...]

Workshop for rolling out the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in Kenya.

February 26th, 2021|flagship, News|

The Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) will soon be a reality in Kenya. Candidates will soon be assessed and certified for skills that [...]

The KNQA is working with KUCCPS to introduce alternative ways of admitting students into higher education (other than KCSE results) in Kenya

February 26th, 2021|Community, News|

Mr. Peter Wamalwa of KNQA with Dr. Agnes Wahome after the Joint Admissions Committee meeting today held at @KUCCPS_Official. The KNQA is working with [...]

The outgoing PS VTT Dr. Julius Jwan hands over to the incoming PS Dr. Margaret Mwakima.

February 26th, 2021|Community, News|

The outgoing PS VTT Dr. Julius Jwan hands over to the incoming PS Dr. Margaret Mwakima. The event was witnessed by the incoming [...]

The fight against fake qualifications cannot be done by one agency

February 26th, 2021|Community, News|

The fight against fake qualifications cannot be done by one agency. We do not have prosecution powers and that is why we are [...]

Performance Contracting induction workshop held at KALRO Naivasha

February 26th, 2021|News|

The KNQA Council Chair Dr.Kilemi Mwiria, Director General Dr. Juma Mukhwana with H.O.D’s during Performance Contracting induction workshop held at KALRO Naivasha. The [...]

Administering lease agreements and harmonious co-existence for purposes of creating a one-stop-shop for research, technical accreditation, and quality assurance services.

February 26th, 2021|Community, News|

PS State Department for University Education and Research Amb.Simon Nabukwesi during a meeting with CEOs of Agencies housed in NACOSTI Building namely NACOSTI, [...]

Discussions on areas of partnership and building synergies towards promotion of STI in Kenya.

February 26th, 2021|News|

Today Amb. Simon Nabukwesi PS, State Department for University Education & Research held a meeting with the CEOs of the State Agencies based [...]

KNQA senior management officers and HRMPEB board members in a meeting to review Human Resource Curricular in the country to align it to the KNQF.

February 26th, 2021|News|

KNQA Director-General Dr. Juma Mukhwana and @hrmpebkenya CEO Dr. Douglas Ogolla lead a team of KNQA senior management officers and HRMPEB board members in a [...]

Partnership discussion between KNQA and the DCI Kenya

February 26th, 2021|Community, News|

Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) chairperson Dr. Kilemi Mwiria (left), @DCI_Kenya Director George Kinoti (center), and KNQA Director-General Dr. Juma Mukhwana (right) after a meeting [...]

Deliberation on potential areas of collaboration and partnership between KNQA and EACC

February 26th, 2021|Community, News|

The Chairperson Archbishop (Rtd) Eliud Wabukala together with Commissioner Dr. Dabar Abdi Maalim, Commissioner Mwaniki Gachoka and the Ag. DCEO Mr. Abdi Mohammud [...]

Discussions on how best the Immigration Services and the KNQA can work together in addressing the problem of fake qualifications and development of a database for all qualifications in the country

February 26th, 2021|Community, News|

Director of Immigration Services Alexander Muteshi (center), with KNQA chairman Dr. Kilemi Mwiria (second from right) and KNQA Director-General Dr. Juma Mukhwana (far [...]

Partnership discussion between KNQA and the IEBC Kenya

February 26th, 2021|Community, News|

KNQA Chairman Dr. Kilemi Mwiria (center), @IEBCKenya Chairman Wafula Chebukati (third from left), IEBC Ag. CEO, Marjan Hussein (second from right), and KNQA Director-General Dr. [...]

Inauguration of Prof Deogratius Jaganyi as the 2nd Vice Chancellor of Mt. Kenya University in Thika

January 31st, 2021|Community, News|

Dr Juma Mukhwana the DG KNQA Attending the inauguration of Prof Deogratius Jaganyi as the 2nd Vice Chancellor of Mt. Kenya University in [...]

KNQA Staff members undergo training on the National Qualification Information Management System (NAQIMS))

January 31st, 2021|News, Tech|

Mr. Amit Dubey of TechnoBrainLtd  takes a section of KNQA staffers through a training session on the National Qualifications Information Management System (NAQIMS) at [...]

Dr. Juma Mukhwana addresses the state of Technical Education in Kenya on KTN News

January 31st, 2021|News|

"As a country, we have long neglected the TVET sector and emphasized on academic papers to a point where we have people without [...]

Recognition of Prior Learning and its implementation.

January 26th, 2021|News|

KNQA Director-General Dr. Juma Mukhwana (second from left) and Ms.Caroline Njuki, the Technical Advisor from International Labour Organisation (fourth from right) in a [...]

Curriculum for human resource professionals and its implementation set to start in July for certificate and diploma courses.

January 26th, 2021|News|

KNQA Director-General Dr. Juma Mukhwana (right) with Human Resource Management Professional Examination Board (HRMPED) Chief executive officer Dr. Douglas Ogolla at KNQA offices. The [...]

Registration, Accreditation and Documentation Induction Section

January 26th, 2021|News|

Deputy Director Registration Accreditation and Documentation department, Mr. Frank Mukuna trains the newly employed staff members on the Registration and Accreditation process, What [...]

Tutors back to class for more skills.

January 26th, 2021|News|

The government has ordered 3,000 colleges trainers back to class to bridge skills gap, in new reforms to improve teaching in technical institutions. Technical [...]

Registration of Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) as Qualification Awarding Institution and the registration of its qualifications within the Kenya National Qualifications Framework (KNQF).

January 26th, 2021|News|

The Kenya Institute of Management @KimKenya  team led by Ms. Mildred, today held a consultative meeting with KNQA on its registration as a Qualification Awarding [...]

Congratulations to the KNQA ICT Team for their Global Award!!

January 26th, 2021|News, Tech|

Congratulations to the KNQA ICT team, Ms. Dianarose Nasipwoni, and Mr. Michael Ombwayo! For representing Kenya and emerging in the third position worldwide [...]

What Kenya National Qualifications Authority is doing to get rid of fake certificates

January 26th, 2021|News|

What Kenya National Qualifications Authority is doing to get rid of fake certificates?

KNQA Staff Induction

January 26th, 2021|News|

Chairperson KNQA Council Dr. Kilemi Mwiria and Director-General Dr. Juma Mukhwana address the newly recruited staff during an induction workshop in Naivasha.

Happy New Year!!

January 26th, 2021|News|

At the KNQA we are extending our warm wishes to you this new year. It has been a rewarding experience working with you. [...]

Accreditation of KSPC as a professional body and the registration of its professional qualifications to the KNQF.

January 26th, 2021|News|

Deputy Director Registration & Accreditation – Frank Mukuna and his team pose for a photo during a courtesy call by the CEO and [...]

Protecting the credibility of qualifications in Kenya.

January 26th, 2021|News|

Why professional accreditation is important.

January 26th, 2021|News|

Consultative meeting on Accreditation of KISEB Professional Qualifications on KNQF.

January 26th, 2021|News|

The Kenya Institute of Supplies Exam Board(KISEB) Tech team led by Dr. Fred Ongisa, Linda Ingari, and Leonard Odhiambo today held a consultative [...]

Registration of KASNEB Official Qualifications on the Kenya National Qualifications Framework

December 10th, 2020|News|

The meeting discussed the registration of @KASNEBOfficial  qualifications, their proper positioning within the KNQF, and credit transfers for its graduates wishing to pursue degree [...]

Senior Advisor Young Africa Works -TVET in Kenya Ian Warrender with KNQA DG Dr. Juma Mukhwana & KNQA staff during a courtesy call at the KNQA offices

October 20th, 2020|flagship, News|

Senior Advisor Young Africa Works -TVET in Kenya Ian Warrender with KNQA DG Dr. Juma Mukhwana & KNQA staff during a courtesy call [...]

Dr Juma Mukhwana joined the Kibabii University fraternity during the launch of the VCs book entitled the silent Footsteps

October 20th, 2020|Community, News|

Dr Juma Mukhwana joined the Kibabii University fraternity during the launch of the VCs book entitled the silent Footsteps. Dr Mukhwana thanked the [...]

Dr Juma Mukhwana leads a team from the Ministry of Education and County Government of Bungoma to open Wekelekha VTC in Kanduyi Constituency

October 20th, 2020|Community, csr, News|

Dr Juma Mukhwana leads a team from the Ministry of Education and County Government of Bungoma to open Wekelekha VTC in Kanduyi Constituency. [...]

Promoting TVET Education in Western Kenya

October 11th, 2020|Community, News|

A visit to Sirisia Vocational Training Centre. The centre is producing masks for Primary schools within the County. Vocational training must be complemented [...]

Happy Customer Service Week

October 11th, 2020|News|

The Kenya National Qualifications Authority would like to wish all our clients and the general public a #HappyCustomerServiceWeek.  #CustomerServiceWeek2020

Embracing technical trainings as a source of self employment

October 11th, 2020|News|

Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) for the Ministry of Education, State Department of Vocational Training Zack Kinuthia said these institutions are key drivers to [...]

Opening ceremony of a library at Ebusiralo VTC in Vihiga County

October 11th, 2020|Community, csr, News|

Dr Juma Mukhwana the Director General of the KNQA with CAS Hon Zack Kinuthia during the opening ceremony of a library at Ebusiralo [...]

Workshop to develop and polish National Standards and Guidelines for Accreditation of Qualification Awarding Institutions (QAIs)

October 11th, 2020|News|

Deputy Director Registration and Accreditation department, Mr. Frank Mukuna guides the KNQA team during a workshop to develop and polish National Standards and [...]

We have finally validated and launched the KNQA Strategic Plan (2020-2025)

September 28th, 2020|News|

The Kenya National Qualifications Authority Strategic Plan- 2020-2025 was prepared in the context of Kenya National Development Agenda namely Kenya Vision 2030, (MTP-III) [...]

CEO Bandari Maritime Academy Mr. Francis Muraya, after a courtesy call to shed light on the Registration and Accreditation process

September 28th, 2020|News|

KNQA's CEO/Director General Dr. Juma Mukhwana, hands over a gift bag to CEO Bandari Maritime Academy Mr. Francis Muraya, after a courtesy call [...]

Induction Workshop for the Council Members of the KNQA

September 28th, 2020|News|

Induction Workshop for the Council Members of the KNQA. The Council aims at Building a world class Qualifications framework for Kenya. The Workshop [...]

Registering Mt. Kenya University Qualifications into the KNQF

September 28th, 2020|News|

The KNQA team today at the opening ceremony for Registering Mt. Kenya University Qualifications into the KNQF. Present were the KNQA Director General [...]

Discussion on the Equation of foreign Qualifications for cadets from the East African Community.

September 28th, 2020|News|

Deputy Director RA Dpt, Mr. Frank Mukuna (third right), poses for a photo with members of his department and Colonel David Kwach from [...]

Discussion on how ICDL can obtain a certificate of qualification equivalence (CoQE)

September 28th, 2020|News|

The Country Manager ICDL Africa, Mr. Etinick Mutinda poses for a photo with Deputy Director Registration and Accreditation Department Mr. Frank Mukuna and [...]

Accreditation of KEFEP as a Qualification Awarding Institution.

September 28th, 2020|News|

Joel Oloo and Erick Kayere both representatives of CICan-Kenya, pose for a photo with members of the Registration and Accreditation department after a [...]

Agency to chat Varsity pathway for dropouts

September 28th, 2020|News|

Primary school dropouts and high school students who fail to secure slots in universities and colleges can now use alternative pathways to acquire [...]

Prof. Bonaventure Kerre, founding Chair of the KNQA Council, addresses the KNQA Council on the History of Qualification frameworks and their importance in National Development

September 14th, 2020|News|

Prof. Bonaventure Kerre, founding Chair of the KNQA Council, addresses the KNQA Council on the History of Qualification frameworks and their importance [...]

Isaac Gathirwa, KNQA Council member addressing the KNQA Council on the KNQF Act and KNQA Regulations during the induction workshop for the council

September 14th, 2020|News|

Isaac Gathirwa, KNQA Council member addressing the KNQA Council on the KNQF Act and KNQA Regulations during the induction workshop for the [...]

Dr. Juma Mukhwana inducting the new KNQA Council on the KNQF Framework on 14th of September at Lake Naivasha Resort in Naivasha

September 14th, 2020|News|

Dr. Juma Mukhwana inducts the new KNQA Council on the 14th of September at Lake Naivasha Resort in Naivasha [...]

A meeting of the KNQA and Representatives of the Paliarmentary Training Centre to discuss accreditation of the Centre and it’s Qualifications by the KNQA

September 9th, 2020|News|

A meeting of the KNQA and Representatives of the Paliarmentary Training Centre to discuss accreditation of the Centre and it's Qualifications by [...]

The KNQA Director General Dr Juma Mukhwana and Absolom Mogoka, Chair of the Kenya Vocational Trainers Association after discussing about how to Revamp Vocational and Technical Training in Kenya

September 9th, 2020|News|

The KNQA Director General Dr Juma Mukhwana and Absolom Mogoka, Chair of the Kenya Vocational Trainers Association after discussing about how to [...]

The KNQA team today at the opening ceremony for Registering Mt. Kenya University Qualifications into the KNQF

September 7th, 2020|News|

The KNQA team today at the opening ceremony for Registering Mt. Kenya University Qualifications into the KNQF. Present were the KNQA Director [...]

Jiunge nasi kwenye Runinga ya KTN News kwa majadaliano ya moja kwa moja kuhusu Shahada za Ughaibuni

September 5th, 2020|News|

Please help us share this wonderful topic on the social media platforms as well  by clicking the grey buttons displayed below; we thank [...]

Deputy CEO, National Council for Nomadic Education in Kenya (NACONEK), Emis Njeru receives a certificate of Participation in KNQA’s Validation Workshop from S. Maindi of KNQA

August 26th, 2020|News|

Deputy CEO, National Council for Nomadic Education in Kenya (NACONEK), Emis Njeru receives a certificate of Participation in KNQA's Validation Workshop from [...]

Enabling TVET to Drive Kenya’s Economy

August 26th, 2020|Community, News, What's new?|

Jua Kali artisans to get certificates, Diplomas and Universities Degrees for their skills over time

August 20th, 2020|flagship, News|

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Qualifications authority steps up war on fake grades

August 20th, 2020|News|

Students with foreign academic certificates and those from international schools will have to be cleared by the Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) before [...]

Cracking the whip on Fake and Fraudulent Qualifications in Kenya

August 20th, 2020|News|

Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) says it is determined to end the practice where students use fake documents to get entry into higher [...]

Mr. Franklin Mukuna makes a presentation on the overview of the Kenya National Qualifications Framework (KNQF)

August 20th, 2020|News|

Deputy Director Recognition and Accreditation department, Franklin Mukuna, makes his presentation on the overview of the Kenya National Qualifications Framework (KNQF) and the [...]

Inauguration of the KNQA Council

August 20th, 2020|News|

CAS Education Hon Zack Kinuthia, PS VTT Dr. Julius Jwan, KNQA Board Chairperson Dr. Kilemi Mwiria, and KNQA CEO Dr. Juma Mukhwana display [...]

Introductory meeting of the KNQA Chair Council to KNQA Staff

August 20th, 2020|News|

Prof Kilemi Mwiria chair of the KNQA Council addressing staff of the KNQA today. He promised to help the organisation achieve world class [...]

Launch Digital Platform for TVET by the CAP Youth Empowerment Institute (CAP YEI) at Othaya VTC

August 12th, 2020|Community, News|

CAS VTT Hon Zack Kinuthia and the DG KNQA Dr. Juma Mukhwana during the launch of on-line learning management systems for TVET institutions [...]

Kenya National Qualification Authority Awards Certificate of Qualification Equivalence to the Association of Business Executives (ABE)

August 7th, 2020|News|

Deputy Director Registration and Accreditation Department, Mr. Frank Mukuna hands over a certificate of Qualification Equivalence to the Association of Business Executives (ABE), [...]

Streamlining of the National Skills Development and Labour Market requirements.

April 16th, 2020|News|

Learning from the best; A consultative meeting between the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) and the KNQA on how to streamline national skills [...]

A consultative meeting between the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) and the KNQA on how to streamline national skills development and labour market requirements

March 12th, 2020|Community, News|

Learning from the best; A consultative meeting between the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) and the KNQA on how to streamline national skills [...]

KNQA Registration workshop on how to prepare qualification (s) for registration on the KNQF at Aga Khan University, Nairobi n Tuesday, 10th March, 2020

March 12th, 2020|News|

The Department of Registration and Accreditation organized a one-day stakeholders’ workshop on how to prepare qualification (s) for registration on the KNQF [...]

KNQA hosted an informative and bench marking meeting between CATS experts drawn from Egerton university and the KNQA CATS consultants hired by GIZ.

March 12th, 2020|News|

KNQA hosted an informative and bench marking meeting between CATS experts drawn from Egerton university and the KNQA CATS consultants hired by GIZ. [...]

The “KNQA Army” trained and ready to roll out the KNQF to all parts of the Kenya and the world.

March 2nd, 2020|News|

The Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) has successfully trained eligible resource persons drawn from accredited universities (by CUE), Accredited TVET institutions (by TVETA), industry, [...]

Training of KNQA resource persons officially opened by CAS Zack Kinuthia.

March 2nd, 2020|News|

Training of KNQA resource persons took place last weekend. The Authority is building an army of champions to develop and implement the KNQF. [...]

National TVET Trainee Recruitment Campaign; Kenya has 300,000 students in the TVET sector with a target of 5m students in the next 5 years.

February 24th, 2020|Community, News|

Kenya has 300,000 students in the TVET sector. The target is 5m students in the next 5 years. We have rolled out a [...]

Development of standards for Quality Assurance and mutual Recognition of Qualifications in Africa in Dakar Senegal, organised by UNESCO and the Ministry of Higher Education, Senegal

February 24th, 2020|News|

At the beginning of the Continent wide Workshop to develop standards for Quality Assurance and mutual Recognition of Qualifications in Africa in Dakar [...]

Integrated approaches to Improve Technical Training and Youth Employment in the Lake Region Currently underway at Kisumu National Polytechnics

February 24th, 2020|Community, News|

Workshop on Integrated approaches to Improve Technical Training and Youth Employment in the Lake Region Currently underway at Kisumu National Polytechnics. The meeting [...]

Masinde Muliro University today hosted us for a workshop on the Role of Universities in Competence Based Education and Training in Kenya.

February 12th, 2020|Community, News|

Masinde Muliro University today hosted us for a workshop on the Role of Universities in Competence Based Education and Training in Kenya. Present [...]

CAS- MOE Hon. Zack Kinuthia flanked by DG Dr. Mukhwana & staff of KNQA during the opening of a KNQA Strategic Plan Review Workshop in Naivasha.

February 12th, 2020|News|

The CAS noted that KNQA plays a key role of coodinating & harmonizing Education and Training in Kenya to ensure production of a [...]

Dr Juma Mukhwana Director General and CEO of the Kenya National Qualifications Authority with a team from the GIZ and Korea International Corporation Agency (KOICA)

January 20th, 2020|Community, News|

Dr Juma Mukhwana Director General and CEO of the Kenya National Qualifications Authority with a team from the GIZ and Korea International Corporation [...]

Drs Juma Mukhwana, Winnie Bulimo and Stanley Maindi of the KNQA meeting with Dr Maria Overeem from the African union.

January 20th, 2020|News|

Drs Juma Mukhwana, Winnie Bulimo and Stanley Maindi of the KNQA meeting with Dr Maria Overeem from the African union. The team met [...]

Dr Juma Mukhwana Director General and CEO of the Kenya National Qualifications Authority

January 20th, 2020|News|

Dr Juma Mukhwana Director General and CEO of the Kenya National Qualifications Authority opening a stakeholder workshop organised by KASNEB to formulate occupational [...]

Dr Juma Mukhwana Director General and CEO of the Kenya National Qualifications Authority opening a stakeholder workshop organised by KASNEB to formulate occupational standards for the Acocountancy profession in Kenya.

January 14th, 2020|Community, News|

Dr Juma Mukhwana Director General and CEO of the Kenya National Qualifications Authority opening a stakeholder workshop organised by KASNEB to formulate occupational [...]

East African countries are now racing against time to to establish a Regional Qualifications framework to support free movement of people and skills and also to facilitate recognition of Qualifications from refugee communities.

November 22nd, 2019|Community, News|

East African countries are now racing against time to to establish a Regional Qualifications framework to support free movement of people and skills [...]

At the IGAD Regional Qualifications framework development workshop on 19th November, 2019. The IGAD region requires to develop a regional framework to easy mobility of Qualifications across the region.

November 22nd, 2019|Community, News|

At the IGAD Regional Qualifications framework development workshop. The IGAD region requires to develop a regional framework to easy mobility of Qualifications across [...]

KNQA issued an Accreditation certificate to TVET CDACC as the first exam body to carry out Assessment and Examination of Competence Based Education in the TVET Sector in Kenya on the 16th November 2019

November 22nd, 2019|News|

Today the KNQA issued an Accreditation certificate to TVET CDACC as the first exam body to carry out Assessment and Examination of Competence [...]

The Swiss Ambassador to Kenya Dr. Ralf, Swiss Minister for Economic Affairs Marie Gabrellie, Deputy Director TVET Stanley Maindi & Head of Buhler East Africa Mathias Grabe during a visit of the Swiss Trade Delegation to the African Milling School in Ruiru on 13/11/2019

November 22nd, 2019|Community, News|

The Swiss Ambassador to Kenya Dr. Ralf, Swiss Minister for Economic Affairs Marie Gabrellie, Deputy Director TVET Stanley Maindi & Head of Buhler [...]

Supporting Reforms in the TVET Sector in Kenya: Learning from Best Practices in Swiss TVET Training Model

November 14th, 2019|Community, News|

The Swiss Ambassador to Kenya Dr. Ralf, Swiss Minister for Economic Affairs Marie Gabrellie, Deputy Director TVET Stanley Maindi & Head of Buhler [...]

A meeting of the VTT team and state corporations currently underway in Kisumu to review implementation of CBET in the TVET sector.

October 25th, 2019|Community, News|

A meeting of the VTT team and state corporations currently underway in Kisumu to review implementation of CBET in the TVET sector.

The PS, Vocational &Technical Training Dr. Kevit Desai with the Technical Team that is Developing a National Policy on Recognition of Prior Learning(RPL)at the Kenya Industrial Training Institute,Nakuru

October 25th, 2019|News|

The PS noted that the RPL policy will facilitate the Recognition & Certification of Knowledge,skills & competencies attained the informal & non-formal means.This [...]

Development of the Kenya National Policy on Recognition of Prior Learning currently underway in Nakuru.

October 25th, 2019|flagship, News|

The system seeks to formally asses, recognise, and issue certification for Qualifications obtained in informal learning environments. The meeting is organised by the [...]

Today education CS Prof George Magoha launched the Sessional paper no 1 of 2019

October 16th, 2019|Community, News|

Today education CS Prof George Magoha launched the Sessional paper no 1 of 2019 that seeks to transform education in Kenya for global [...]

Workshop on Sustainable training of PhD graduates in Africa kicked off today at ICIPE, in Nairobi.

October 7th, 2019|Community, News|

Workshop on Sustainable training of PhD graduates in Africa kicked off today at ICIPE, in Nairobi. Issues of Access, Relevance and Quality have [...]

The workshop that brings together universities, TVET institutions, regulators and others from the agriculture sector are this week meeting at Egerton University to develop a credit accumulation and transfer system.

October 4th, 2019|Community, News|

The workshop that brings together universities, TVET institutions, regulators and others from the agriculture sector are this week meeting at Egerton University to [...]

At the conclusion of the Zambia Higher Education Week we paid a courtesy call to the country’s vice President Her Excellency Madam Inonge Wina

October 4th, 2019|Community, News|

At the conclusion of the Zambia Higher Education Week we paid a courtesy call to the country's vice President Her Excellency Madam Inonge [...]

This week: The Zambia Higher Education Week hosted by the University of Zambia and RUFORUM

September 23rd, 2019|Community, News|

This week: The Zambia Higher Education Week hosted by the University of Zambia and RUFORUM. The event was opened by Dr Brian Mushimba, [...]

The African Regional Workshop on internationalization of Higher Education at JKUAT

September 23rd, 2019|Community, News|

The African Regional Workshop on internationalization of Higher Education at JKUAT. Interesting insights on how to internationalize the curriculum, the University and the [...]

Outreach and dissemination of information is important in promoting the Kenya National Qualifications framework.

September 4th, 2019|News|

Outreach and dissemination of information is important in promoting the Kenya National Qualifications framework. The KNQA team led by Ephrahim Munene, the Principal [...]

The African Continental Qualifications framework (ACQF) seeks to facilitate free movement of persons to support intra African trade

September 3rd, 2019|News|

The African Continental Qualifications framework (ACQF) seeks to facilitate free movement of persons to support intra African trade as adopted by the AU [...]

Today we were privileged to host a team from The Kenya Institute for Supplies Management led by the CEO Hedwig Nyalwal

August 7th, 2019|News|

Today we were privileged to host a team from The Kenya Institute for Supplies Management led by the CEO Hedwig Nyalwal. Our team [...]

With a team from GIZ discussing a project to map Agricultural Qualifications

August 7th, 2019|News|

With a team from GIZ discussing a project to map Agricultural Qualifications from all levels of training in Kenya onto the KNQF and [...]

A discussion between KNQA and the Kenya Private sector Alliance on the kind of skills that the private sector

July 3rd, 2019|Community, News|

A discussion between KNQA and the Kenya Private sector Alliance on the kind of skills that the private sector requires both in the [...]

Had the opportunity to address Principals from 150 high Schools from the across Kenya that are Promoting teaching and learning of Science,

July 1st, 2019|Community, News|

Had the opportunity to address Principals from 150 high Schools from the across Kenya that are Promoting teaching and learning of Science, Technology, [...]

The TVET sector in Kenya is growing. The country has a target of constructing and opening atleast one Tecnical Training Institute

July 1st, 2019|Community, News|

The TVET sector in Kenya is growing. The country has a target of constructing and opening atleast one Tecnical Training Institute in each [...]

Very interesting and interactive session with high school students at Bishop Kamau Girls High School, Ngecha Kiambu

July 1st, 2019|Community, csr, News|

Very interesting and interactive session with high school students at Bishop Kamau Girls High School, Ngecha Kiambu during the High School Conference held [...]

A meeting of the KNQA and representatives from Pearson Edexcel

July 1st, 2019|News|

A meeting of the KNQA and representatives from Pearson to discuss how British Qualifications can be mapped onto the Kenya National Qualifications framework.

During the Launching of the Journal of TVET Research and Education at Eldoret National Polytechnic.

June 14th, 2019|Community, News|

During the Launching of the Journal of TVET Research and Education at Eldoret National Polytechnic. The function was attended by the Governor of [...]

The 9th Annual Scientific Conference of the Eldoret National Polytechnic kicked off on 13th June 2019

June 14th, 2019|Community, News|

The 9th Annual Scientific Conference of the Eldoret National Polytechnic kicked off today. Research in our TVET institutions is taking root. I was [...]

Today,11th June 2019 Kenya launched its National Research priorities for the next 10 years.

June 11th, 2019|Community, News|

Today Kenya launched its National Research priorities for the next 10 years. Thanks NACOSTI for putting this together. We do not have enough [...]

The Regional Competence Based Education and Training (CBET) Implentation Committee

June 11th, 2019|Community, News|

The Regional Competence Based Education and Training (CBET) Implentation Committee- Riftvalley region successfully held its first meeting at RVTTI in Eldoret.The meeting was [...]

The KNQA, TVET CDACC and TVET Authority team reviewing Competence based Curricular from CDACC

June 11th, 2019|News|

The KNQA, TVET CDACC and TVET Authority team reviewing Competence based Curricular from CDACC to ensure that they impart the right Skills, Knowledge [...]

Experts in Higher Education and Agriculture gather in Uganda to map out a route for internationalization of Higher education in Africa

June 11th, 2019|Community, News|

Experts in Higher Education and Agriculture gather in Uganda to map out a route for internationalization of Higher education in Africa. The team [...]

Meeting to discuss about a joint TVET trainers training program to be implemented by the Governments of Kenya and Australia.

May 22nd, 2019|Community, News|

Meeting to discuss about a joint TVET trainers training program to be implemented by the Governments of Kenya and Australia. The program locally [...]

Launching of the Dual TVET training system in Kenya at a Nairobi hotel

May 15th, 2019|News|

Launching of the Dual TVET training system in Kenya at a Nairobi hotel today. Training will take place both in colleges and industry. [...]

A meeting to discuss reforms in the Higher Education sector in Kenya kicks off today in Nairobi

May 6th, 2019|News|

A meeting to discuss reforms in the Higher Education sector in Kenya kicks off today in Nairobi. The country aims at building a [...]

Kenya has got talent and this came out clearly during the just concluded National Drama festival at Kibabii university

April 15th, 2019|News|

Giving a keynote speech during the Technical University of Mombasa Scientific Conference, 2019. Research is an important part of University life during which [...]

Giving a keynote speech during the Technical University of Mombasa Scientific Conference, 2019.

April 5th, 2019|News|

Giving a keynote speech during the Technical University of Mombasa Scientific Conference, 2019. Research is an important part of University life during which [...]

During a recent tour of the Germany dual TVET training system in Berlin, Bonn and Frankfurt

April 5th, 2019|News|

During a recent tour of the Germany dual TVET training system in Berlin, Bonn and Frankfurt. We learnt important aspects on how to [...]

KNQA team bids farewell to Dr Udo Baumfalk

April 3rd, 2019|News|

Today the KNQA team bid farewell to Dr Udo Baumfalk who has been designing and developing our database systems. We thank you for [...]

The TVET sector has been identified as one of the key drivers for the Agenda 4 in Kenya.

March 27th, 2019|News|

The TVET sector has been identified as one of the key drivers for the Agenda 4 in Kenya. But the Quality of Training [...]

Today we are privileged to be engaging with the Nursing Council on how their Qualifications are placed within the KNQF

March 13th, 2019|News|

Today we are privileged to be engaging with the Nursing Council on how their Qualifications are placed within the KNQF. The country has [...]

Meeting with the ACT team from the USA led by Patrick Coates

March 5th, 2019|News|

Meeting with the ACT team from the USA led by Patrick Coates to discuss about processes used to asses applications for Certificates of [...]

Today we met with a team from the National Police Service led by Dr Ken Asembo to discuss about the security, integrity and potential of the KNQA

February 27th, 2019|News|

The Framework is growing. Today we met with a team from the National Police Service led by Dr Ken Asembo to discuss about [...]

A team from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) led by Prof Victoria Ngumi, the Vice chancellor.

February 26th, 2019|News|

Today the KNQA team was privileged to host a The team learnt more the knqf and how it impacts university education in Kenya.

At Machakos University on the role of the Kenya National Qualifications framework

February 25th, 2019|News|

After giving a public lecture at Machakos University on the role of the Kenya National Qualifications framework in improving efficiency in the education [...]

Kenya Hands on the future skills show

February 11th, 2019|News|

Curtains fall on the Kenya Hands on the future skills show this afternoon. The show was attended by 134 exhibitors and In three [...]

The KNQA team at the Kenya Hands on the future skills show 2019

February 8th, 2019|News|

The KNQA team at the Kenya Hands on the future skills show 2019. The show is showcasing innovations and opportunities for young people [...]

Attending a meeting hosted by the Ministry of labour, Kenya and the international labour organization (ILO)

February 7th, 2019|News|

Attending a meeting hosted by the Ministry of labour, Kenya and the international labour organization (ILO) to review the Kenya National Occupational Classification [...]

Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kenya Dr. Amina Mohammed Chairing a stakeholder Meeting on the Kenya National Qualifications framework.

January 28th, 2019|News|

Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kenya Dr. Amina Mohammed Chairing a stakeholder Meeting on the Kenya National Qualifications framework. The framework is an important [...]

The TVET sector is growing in importance in Africa.

January 25th, 2019|News|

The sector holds the key for the industrialization of the continent. The Government of Kenya is putting great emphasis on implementation of competence [...]

KNUT, KUPPET, NACONEK, frontier counties council, in a meeting to harmonize the KNQA and TSC regulations

January 22nd, 2019|News|

The CS education Amb. Amina Mohammed today leading Various stakeholders including KNUT, KUPPET, Naconek, frontier counties council, the ministry of Education in [...]

KNQA Team During a visit to Accredit the Kenya Meterological Training College

October 18th, 2018|News|

This document serves as a guide for KNQA when recruiting assessors to carry out assessment of Prior Learning (PL) or any of its [...]

Guidelines for Registration of Assessors by The Kenya National Qualifications Authority

October 18th, 2018|News|

This document is a synthesis of information gathered from a variety of sources through internal research processes and consultation with various stakeholders. This [...]

KNQA when recruiting assessors to carry out assessment of Prior Learning (PL)

October 18th, 2018|flagship, News|

This document serves as a guide for KNQA when recruiting assessors to carry out assessment of Prior Learning (PL) or any of its [...]

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