KESSHA conference gets underway in Mombasa

Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Association (KESSHA) will hold its 42nd Annual Convention in Mombasa from Monday.

The five-day conference will be hosted at the Wild Waters Centre running under the theme ‘Education reforms in Kenya, Walking the Policy Talk’.

The keynote address will be delivered by Education Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Fred Matiang’i, on Tuesday while the official opening would be presided over by President Uhuru Kenyatta on the same day.

Those invited include representatives from the Kenya Parents Association, Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) and Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) among other stakeholders in the education sector.

KESSHA National Chairman Indimuli Kahi, says about 10,000 secondary school principals from across the 47 counties and a further 3,000 exhibitors are also expected at the conference.

We intend to interrogate education policies and sector preparedness in light of the revised education system, we know of the many challenges facing the education sector and we would explore the need to work together to ensure successful delivery to the learners, he said.

Source: Kenya News Agency