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Briefs-January 2014

Written by Sunday, 19 January 2014 00:00

Media and Extension Services

ICT Section is in the process of covering the entire Institute with wireless internet connection. The section has already connected the NRC area. The section also intends to increase the internet bandwidth from 4mpbs to 8mpbs to make the internet faster for research and other online services. The section urges staff members to use their corporate emails and those who are not aware of their emails and passwords to contact the section by either calling extension no. 327 or 230 or send an E-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Corporate Services

KICD is currently training staff members at the Kenya School of Government. The first group is undergoing training in Senior Management Course (SMC) which helps an officer in their upward mobility and is a requirement for promotion in government offices. It started from 13th Jan to 7th Feb 2014. Another group is undergoing training on Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) this course helps to build staff capacity in data processing analysis validation and interpretation. Majority of the staff who are on this training are from the CRS department. It will run from 13th Jan- 24th Jan.

Curriculum and research services

The special needs education section has embarked teachers for the two different groups. Currently teachers and field officers are being oriented on developed syllabuses for learners with deaf blind from early childhood to community based learners. Orientation is also ongoing for teachers and field officers on curriculum for learners with autism. The section is also editing revised Kenyan sign language for schools.