Placement Service and KASNEB Explore Ways of Working Together

Placement Service CEO welcomes the KASNEB CEO and his team
Placement Service CEO welcomes the KASNEB CEO and his team

NAIROBI, March 8, 2017

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service and Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board (KASNEB) are exploring ways of working together to further their mandates in promoting access to tertiary education.

Officials from KASNEB, led by Chief Executive Officer Pius M. Nduatih, today paid a courtesy call on Placement Service Chief Executive Officer John Muraguri, during which they explored possible areas of collaboration.

Mr. Muraguri thanked the KASNEB team for reaching out to the Placement Service, and urged them to engage with higher education regulators and other stakeholders to realise synergy in the efforts to provide training opportunities to Kenyans.

They resolved to pursue closer cooperation in their activities and programmes in furtherance of their mandates.

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service is a State Corporation established by the Universities Act, 2012 to, among others, coordinate the placement of Government-sponsored students to universities and colleges.

Its other functions are to disseminate information on available programmes, their costs and areas of study prioritised by the Government; collect and retain data relating to placement to universities and colleges; develop career guidance and counselling programmes to benefit students and; perform any other function assigned by the Act.

KASNEB is a public examination body under the Accountants Act, No. 15 of 2008. It administers examinations for various diploma and professional courses, including Certified Public Accountants (CPA) and Certified Secretaries (CS). To find out more about what they do, click this link.

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