- The CS was speaking when the US Ambassador to Kenya, Margaret Whitman paid a courtesy call at Jogoo House on Monday.
- Machogu said the government is undertaking education reforms asking for support to make them successful.
Education CS Ezekiel Machogu has thanked the USA government for providing opportunities for Kenyans seeking higher education in the country.
The CS was speaking when the US Ambassador to Kenya, Margaret Whitman paid him a courtesy call at Jogoo House on Monday.
"Some of the students who get “A” grades in KCSE get admission in the best universities in the USA, while many others travel to the country on a Green Card," Machogu said.
He added that the students and Kenyans on Green card have transformed the lives of their families.
Early learning and Basic Education PS Belio Kipsang University Education and Research PS Beatrice Inyangala and TVET PS Esther Muhoria were in attendance.
Machogu said the government is undertaking education reforms and asking for support to make them successful.
He acknowledged that the Tusome (Early Grade Reading) programme had provided the foundations for the Competence Based Curriculum (CBC) education reforms.
Ambassador Whitman said the US government was committed to the partnership with the Government of Kenya in various sectors of the country’s economy.
"The USA government will continue working on critical aspects of basic education, TVET and higher education to strengthen and improve the quality of education and training for students across the country," Whitman said.