Minister vows to close shoddy universities
Magoha, who was speaking during the launch of education reforms at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development in Nairobi, termed the university sector depressing. He said he will form a task force to oversee a reduction of the number of universities in the country and improve the quality of the few, as opposed to their quantity.
“With about 45 million people, we are heading to 80 universities. It is … not very intelligent. There shall be university reforms whether you like it or not,” said Magoha. He blamed the current situation on the custom of initiating new institutions and education policies while performance is constantly dwindling.
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