TVET Authority Director General Dr. Kipkirui Langat, together with some officers from the Authority today paid a visit to the Mpesa Foundation Academy to learn more about the institution and the programmes they offer.

The DG was invited to the institution, to among other things, experience the learning environment, facilities and programmes offered so as to advice the institution on how it can guide some of their student graduating from different academic programmes can pursue the TVET pathway.

During the extensive tour at the institution, which was led by the Director Uongozi Centre Christian Gulzow, Dr. Kipkirui and his team visited the institution library, the Uongozi Centre, the Bob Collymore Music Atrium, and interacted with students in their lecture halls.

Also in attendance was the Academy Head of IB Programmes Jackline Otula, Head of Admissions Nicole Duhig and Manager Partnerships & Communications Imali Makotsi.

The MPESA Foundation Academy is a state of the art, co-educational and residential high school offering the Kenyan National Curriculum, International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and the International Baccalaureate Career-Related Programme (IBCP). Learners are exposed to the latest technology as part of the day-to-day teaching.

The Uongozi Centre is a unique programme at the M-PESA Foundation Academy that aims to enhance the leadership potential, develop skills in independent thinking as well as assist learners to incubate business ideas and community projects. The Centre also seeks to support the transition of secondary school scholars into university and other tertiary institutions.