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Out of all children in Kenya about 85 percent attend primary school.
75 percent of those who complete primary education proceed to secondary schools and 60 percent of those who complete secondary school proceed to higher institutions of education which include business and vocational institutions, national polytechnics, public and private universities within the country.
• Death toll reaches 147 in Kenya university siege • Al Shabaab claim responsibility • Gunmen still inside campus • Masked gunmen storm university in eastern Kenya • Students flee Kenya university after gunmen attack 20.58 The final death toll from the attack appears to be 147.
The victims were primarily students, but two police officers and a member of the military were killed as well.
the country boasts of a great number of public and private universities as well as middle-level colleges.
Some private schools, however, offer a system of education similar to the British system of education with ordinary level exams, "O-levels" taken at the end of 4 years of secondary school and advanced levels "A-levels", taken after two years of high school.
An attempt to set up a school and mission at Yatta in 1894 was resisted by the Kamba tribe.Historical records not only from the travels of Johann Ludwig Krapf and Johannes Rebmann reveal that Kenyans had access to education as far back as 1728 with a Swahili manuscript Utendi wa Tambuka (Book of Heraclius) attesting to the fact.The CMS missionaries interacted with locals in the coastal town of Mombasa and set up one of the earliest mission schools in the country at Rabai in 1846.With the collapse of the East African community in 1977, Kenya continued with the same system of education but changed the examination names from their regional identity to a national identity.The East African Certificate of Primary Education became the Certificate of Primary Education (CPE), the first time the C. E was marked by a computer system, the East African Certificate of Education became the Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) and the East African Advanced Certificate of Education became the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE).