The Tambach Teachers College in Keiyo district has been renovated at a cost of Sh10 million.
Principal William Maritim said the government had disbursed the money to the college. Tambach is a satellite campus of Chepkoilel University College and part of the funding has been used to renovate its Learning Resource Centre, hostels and lecture rooms.
Maritim was speaking during a graduation ceremony at the college presided over by acting education secretary Enos Oyaya. Former minister Nicholas Biwott who is also chairman of the Tambach Board of Governors attended the event. “We will further expand this college because it now part of the part of the Chepkoilel University and requires more facilities to handle the increasing number of students”, said Biwott during the graduation ceremony which was the 18th since the institution was started.
Biwott who is also a former MP for Keiyo South said the college was headed for gradual transformation in terms of learning facilities so that it attains International Standards Organization (ISO) certification. Oyaya said the education ministry is committed to ensuring discipline is in the institutions of higher learning, acting which have in the recent past recorded increased cases of drug abuse among students. “We have claer guidelines in the educations sector which require learners to uphold high standards of discipline and that has to be strictly implemented if we expect them to be our future leaders”, said Oyaya.
He challenged the managers of tertiary institutions not to compromise standards of discipline in their institutions by enforcing recommended penalties against those who are indisciplined. Oyaya told the 400 P1 graduands to go for further training so that they fit in the competitive job market. “Having been trained and equipped with desirable knowledge skills, we now expect that once you are out there in the dynamic society you will be able to serve our nation with dedication,”said Oyaya.
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