A globally competitive education, training, research and innovation system for sustainable development.
To provide, promote and coordinate quality education and training for sustainable development.
The sector aims to provide quality ECD education and vocational training for all
The Education sector at the county level focuses on the provision of ECDE and Vocational Training services. The sector prioritizes access to quality Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) and Vocational Training.
There are 2003 ECDE Centres in Nakuru County. 1003 are public while 1000 are privately owned. Out of the 1003 public ECDE Centres, 215 are stand-alone while 788 are embedded in primary schools. Enrollment for public ECDE in May 2023 was 60,571 with 30,946 girls and 29,625 boys.
There are 33 Vocational Training Centres in the county. Enrolment has improved from 1733 students in the year 2018 to 5592 students in the year 2023 against a target of 2200. This is due to the recruitment of 152 trainers and the revitalization of 4 Vocational Training Centres. Plans are underway to have centres of excellence in every sub-county.
A total of 7,849 students have graduated from various County Vocational Training Centres with 10 per cent linked to the job market between the years 2018 and 2022
ICT, e-Government and Public Communications
A world-class provider of cost-effective public utility, infrastructure facilities and services in the areas of energy, transport, ICT and built environment.
To provide efficient, affordable and reliable infrastructure for sustainable economic growth and development
Develop a world class ICT infrastructure that ensures availability, efficient, reliable and affordable ICT services.
The subsector priorities are in ICT infrastructure, e-Government services and Information & communication services.
The subsector has established seven digital centres in Rongai, Njoro, Kagoto, Shabaab,Kuresoi South, Menengai and Subukia to promote digital literacy, access to e-Government services and Business Process Outsourcing (BPOs). Plans are underway to construct 4 more Digital centres in the remaining Sub Counties inorder to have a total number of 11 Digital Centres. The department has increased the number of sites connected with WAN/LAN from three to 25 to increase access to ICT services and improve efficiency in service delivery.
- Promotion of e-Government services.
- Provision of ICT services to other county departments.
- ICT Training and Standards.
- Public Communication and dissemination of public information.
- Provision of Public Relations Services.
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Physical Location: Provincial HQ Nakuru
Telephone: (051) 2214142
County Executive: Zipporah Ngugi