Semi-Autonomous Government Agencies

Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development

The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) is an organization focused on Educational Research and Development of Curricula. KICD also develops resources and content to support the curriculum.

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Teachers Service Commision (TSC)

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) was established in 1967 by an Act of Parliament (Cap 212 of the Laws of Kenya) to provide services to the teachers and was mandated to perform the following teacher management functions: -

  • Registration
  • Recruitment
  • Deployment
  • Remuneration
  • Promotion
  • Discipline

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Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) was established by the Government of Kenya in 1980 through an Act of Parliament (CAP 225A) as a non–profit making institution to conduct school and post-school national examinations except university examinations and award certificates to successful candidates.

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Kenya Education Staff Institute (KESI)


Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE)


Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology in Eastern Africa (CEMASTEA)


Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF)



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