KUCCPS, KEPSA Explore Ways to Increase Access to TVET Opportunities

NAIROBI – Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service Chief Executive Officer Dr. John Muraguri today held discussions with members of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA).

The talks, which took place during a courtesy call by the members of the KEPSA Education Sector Board at the KUCCPS offices in Nairobi, mainly focused on increasing access to technical and vocational education and training (TVET) opportunities in Kenya. The discussions also explored possible areas of collaboration between the two organisations to support TVET placement and enrolment campaigns.

KEPSA Education Governor Mutheu Kasanga appreciated KUCCPS for conducting equitable, fair and efficient placement of students to private universities alongside public universities and colleges. She further indicated that the private colleges under KEPSA were ready to offer TVET opportunities to Government-sponsored students.

The KEPSA Education Sector Board consists of representatives of private education and training institutions.

Dr. Muraguri encouraged the KEPSA members to identify and promote unique and relevant technical and vocational training programmes offered by their institutions.