On August 22, 2022, at 7 a.m. at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha will preside over the official National Launch of the Re-engineered National Education Management System (NEMIS).

NEMIS is a strategic system for gathering, storing, and retrieving data on students, educational institutions, and other facets of education that policymakers in the education sector rely on to make choices.

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The capabilities that the system possessed during the years that the Ministry had been utilizing it to make strategic and operational decisions have been unified and improved by the re-engineered system.

The purpose of NEMIS
The goal of NEMIS is to host student/pupil data connected to a Unique Identifier that is randomly created using a reliable mechanism, making it easier to manage data for informed decision-making and planning in the education sector. Specific goals consist of:

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(1). Online platform for capture of education data at the school level (school and learner information);
(2). Platform that allows all education agencies to share data collected to ease and facilitate administrative and decision-making processes;
(3). Provide an integrated Business Intelligence (BI) that provides statistics used to report national and international indicators in education and training sub-sectors;
(4). Provide flexibility in handling of resources (including infrastructure support, textbooks and facilitation of school feeding programmes) that go to educational institutions;
(5). Help in tracking costing parameters in education and training;
(6). With the inclusion of GIS components, the Online Platform will help in the geographical analysis of education indicators (including production of various maps much needed in the education sector).

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