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Karatina University Career Week 2017

 

The Placement Service took part in the Karatina University Career Week that was held from May 3 to 5, 2017 at the institution’s main campus in Nyeri County.  The Placement Service was represented by the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. John Muraguri, accompanied by other officers. The event was attended by students from seven secondary schools.

The KUCCPS team delivered talks on career choice and opportunities, and answered students’ questions during interactions at the Placement Service stand.

Nyakach Girls Career Day

On 6th, August 2016 the placement service staff led by Purity Mayaka and Immaculate Nato visited Nyakach Girls High School which is located in Kisumu county (Nyakach Constituency) for a career function. Purity Mayaka did a presentation on the functions, application process and the weighted cluster points. We later engaged with the students in the afternoon where they were able to ask questions and seek clarifications on some of the issues regarding the application process.

St. Francis Girls High School – Mang’u Career Fair

St. Francis Girls High School in Mang’u was started as a boarding intermediate school for girls in 1944 and named after the patron saint of the Congregation of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa (FMSA). The congregation founded the school as part of its evangelistic mission in Mang’u.  The school is located at Mang’u, a few kilometers off the Nairobi-Thika super highway.

Kiine Girls Career Fair

The Placement Service attended the Kiine Girls Career Fair, that was held on June 11, 2016 in Kirinyaga County. The function kicked off at 9:00 am. The head of the Kiine Girls Careers Department, proceeded to introduce the guests from various institutions to the students and teachers who had assembled on the school grounds.

Ms Mercy, from EduWorld, took the students through exploring careers, career choices and trends in the job market.

Kahatia Secondary School Career Day

Kahatia Secondary School is a mixed, day and boarding school in Murang’a County that was started in 1973.  With a student population of 540 and a mean score of 5.5 in the 2015 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination, the future can only get brighter for the school.

Kisii School Career Day

The Placement Service attended the Kisii School Career Day, that was held on May 9, 2016 in Kisii County. The function kicked off at 9:00 am with a presentation from the School Band. The head of the Kisii School Careers Board, Mr George Okoth, proceeded to introduce the guests to the students and teachers who had assembled on the school grounds.

Booker Academy 2016 Career Fair

On March 11, 2016, officers from the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service visited Booker Academy in Mumias, Kakamega County, where the Placement Service had been invited for a career fair. The main aim of the career fair was to create awareness on the services offered by the Placement Service to students.

Mithingiini High School

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The main aim was to educate the school’s form four students on course selection and address any misconceptions held by them regarding our placement service’s offerings.

  1. Improving knowledge of the Placement Service and its services

Educating the students and their career teacher on the services and courses available to them allows us to increase the alternatives available for students as they consider the next stage of their academic lives. 

Chebunyo Boys Career Fair

The Journey to Chebunyo boys was one not an easy one; it was marred by 30 Kms of a beat-up road. The warm reception accorded to us by the principal and his colleagues however was overwhelming, pleasantries were exchanged and a short tour of the school which we learned was built in 1976 but still in good condition.

In the meantime, former alumni of Chebunyo boys; Mr. Julius Ngetundo who was among the invited guests had a chance to enlighten and give insight to the students about his journey from Chebunyo boys to his successful self to date.

Narok High School Career Fair

On February 14, 2016, officers from the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service visited Narok High School in Narok County to enlighten students on how to make career choices, and to create awareness on the placement of government-sponsored students to universities and colleges.

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