Learners from arid locations shy from tertiary training, reveals KUCCPS

Few learners from Mandera, Garissa, Wajir, Isiolo, Turkana, Marsabit, West Pokot, Lamu and Kilifi counties utilized for College placement. [File, Standard]

Students from arid and semi-arid locations are hesitant to use for college placement, Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Solutions (KUCCPS) has uncovered.

In a statement dated July 4, KUCCPS main govt Dr Mercy Wahome noted there was a mentality in the area that finishing Variety Four was the stop of training.

In accordance to Wahome, the mentality has led to failure by quite a few candidates who capable for university education to implement for more reports in tertiary establishments.

“The most impacted counties consist of Mandera, Garissa, Wajir, Isiolo, Turkana, Marsabit, West Pokot, Lamu and Kilifi counties, and may well be a setback to the government’s instruction-for-all want,” she explained.

She appealed to the leaders in the influenced counties to motivate and mobilise young men and women who have capable for admission to universities and colleges to use.

Wahome, having said that, said more than half of the 2020 KCSE college students who are suitable for college placement have utilized for classes.

According to her, 20,725 candidates are nonetheless to implement for university placement out of the 43,425 who skipped placement only 22,700 who missed placement have re-utilized.

“We appeal to individuals who did not advantage their original decisions since of opposition and have not nevertheless revised their alternatives to do so in advance of the Monday deadline,” says Wahome.

In accordance to Wahome, the software method is scheduled to near tomorrow at 3pm.

 A overall of 142,540 learners scored grade C+ and higher than, qualifying for admission in universities throughout the country.

By June 11, out of the 142,540 candidates who capable for degree programs, only 92.5 for each cent experienced utilized for their most popular programs in universities and TVET colleges. This translates to 131,833 students.

Having said that, 43,425, which is 7.5 for each cent, used but skipped their degree possibilities or did not post programs at all.

“Besides sending them messages, we have contacted them by e mail and telephone calls right and by the principals of their former educational facilities to remind them to implement just before the Monday deadline,” included Dr Wahome

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