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DVC (RPE) gets appointed to Education sector Taskforce
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (RPE), Prof. Lucy Irungu has been appointed to the Taskforce charged with realigning the Higher Education, Science and Technology sector with the constitution.
The appointment was made by the Minister for Higher Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Prof. Margaret Kamar and is carried in the Gazette notice no. 11626 of 23 September 2011.
The terms of reference of the taskforce include analyzing the implications of the new constitution on the education sector by undertaking a comprehensive audit of existing laws and regulations to identify gaps on compliance with the constitution. The Taskforce will review draft policies, strategies and Bills on education and identify new legal and institutional framework to ensure consistency with the letter and spirit of the constitution.
The taskforce shall complete its work and present its report to the Minister within a period of three months from the 1st October, 2011.
We wish to congratulate Prof. Irungu on this appointment.