On Tuesday_October 9_2023 – Governor Dr. Julius Malombe’s Government is committed to enhancing the quality of education in Kitui through pragmatic initiatives, Chief Officer for Basic Education, ECDE and Childcare Facilities Pauline Mwania has affirmed.
CO Mwania noted that the county administration recognizes the integral role of the education sector in Kitui’s socioeconomic transformation journey as captured in the Governor’s mantra “Kisomo Nokyo”.
She added that, to guarantee Kitui residents a competitive edge in the country’s intellectual and technical skills space, the county government has made deliberate investments towards improvement of basic (ECDE) and vocational education.
CO Mwania was representing the Governor at Kitui Teachers Training College (TTC) where education stakeholders including officials of the national Education Ministry, teachers and representatives of their unions, students, pupils and members of public converged to mark the World Teacher’s day.
The World Teachers’ Day, which is celebrated annually on 5th October, aims to celebrate the role of teachers in transforming education while reflecting on the support they need to fully deploy their talent and vocation as well as rethink the way ahead for the profession globally.
This year’s theme is *”The teachers we need for the education we want: The global imperative to reverse the teacher shortage.”*
Also in attendance were Assistant County Commissioner Ole Koinary, Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) Secretary General Collins Oyuu, Kyangwithya West MCA Christopher Nzilu as well as officials of KNUT and TSC and Kitui TTC Board of Directors, among other National and County Government Officials.