Education cabinet secretary (CS) Ezekiel Machogu has asked universities to maintain high quality in the education they offer.
The CS said evaluation systems used should be of high standards to ensure degrees offered were of high standards.
“University must be impactful in the community,” said Machogu .
The CS made the remarks when he hosted members of the Egerton University Council led by its Chairperson Dr Hakka Wario on Tuesday at his Jogoo House office in Nairobi.
Echoing his sentiments, Dr Wario noted the Egerton University Council was keen on safeguarding the quality and standards of education even as it addresses the financial challenges it was facing.
He reiterated that the internal evaluation system was strong as it ensured the quality of the degree programmes was maintained.
Present during the occasion were State department for University Education & Research Principal Secretary, Dr Beatrice Inyangala and the Vice Chancellor Egerton University, Prof Isaac Kibwage.
By Michael Omondi