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Daily Nation : January 29th 2014
DAILY NATION Wednesday January 29, 2014 Advertising Feature 25 MACHAKOS TEACHERS TRAINING COLLEGE P. O. Box 124 - 90100 Tel: 0700393590, 0787651101 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFICATION IN QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (QMS) Remarks by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Prof. Jacob T Kaimenyi, PhD, FCID, EBS I wish to commend the Board of Management, the Principal and the entire Machakos Teachers Training College fraternity, for this well-deserved achievement. This will go along way in safe guarding and guiding the quality of services offered in your institution. On behalf of the Ministry of Education Science and Technology, I wish to take this opportunity to acknowledge the tireless efforts made by the management and the entire Machakos T.T.C fraternity in the achievement of ISO certification. The attainment of ISO is an important milestone in the history of the college and a testimony that the college has embraced international best practices for efficiency in service delivery and customer satisfaction in the provision of quality teacher training. The Board of Management is well aware that it has been a long journey that started in the year 2010 before being granted this coveted certification by Kenya Bureau of Standards. This quest for excellence has not been in vain. As we celebrate and embrace your new status and responsibilities, the main challenge ahead of you will be to maintain, sustain and improve on your Quality Management Systems. This will enable the institution to assure her customers of consistent good quality training and services. I call on you to institute mechanisms to maintain the certification as well as put in place a system that promises continual improvement at every stage of service delivery. I assure you that the MOEST will continue to play its role to complement your efforts. Congratulations! 2008 certification which was granted on 5th September 2013. Your attainment of ISO is an important landmark in the history of Teachers Training Colleges in Kenya. The TSC is proud to be associated with Machakos Teachers College for living up to the challenges of entrenching a culture of quality in pre-service teacher training. This ensures that teachers graduating from the college are efficient and effective in providing service for quality teaching. The Commission will always strive to ensure the institution has adequate teachers. It is commendable that Machakos Teachers College has joined other organizations that have been ISO certified, noting that this is a strategic commitment to the standard requirements in teacher training to produce quality teachers. I urge the institution to maintain the set standards and embrace continuous improvement in the maintenance of quality teacher training. the fact that this college is the second among all Teachers Training Colleges to achieve this coveted status in the Republic of Kenya. The college has made remarkable achievement in its dream to be among the best performing colleges in the Region and beyond. This college was started in 1958 and more than 20,000 students have trained here. Most of the old students are now serving the country in various Senior Positions in Public and Private sectors. The core values of the college are Professionalism, Team work, Transparency, Accountability, Integrity, Dignity, Courtesy, Respect and Reliability to delivery of services. These are further strengthened by our Quality Policy. The award of ISO Certification puts our college on the world map at the International level in its Quality Management Systems. Our services are in the standards of those best practiced worldwide. We therefore endeavour to train the best teachers in the Region according to our Vision of being the best institution in Teachers Education and other Human Resource Development. staff and students of Machakos Teachers Training College on the attainment of the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems Certification. This certification is a step in the right direction and is geared towards our ministry’s aspirations of developing strong institutions that are grounded on effective systems that guarantee quality education and training. The country’s future as a prosperous and globally competitive nation will depend on our training institution’s ability to create a sustainable pool of well trained human capital that fulfils its quest to be a knowledge based economy. Our training institutions must therefore carry out this duty with utmost diligence to nurture and produce graduates that are well prepared to respond to the fast changing societal needs. The implementation of ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Standards has earned global recognition as a corner stone for establishing long term benefits for organizations like Machakos Teachers College. This includes higher efficiency, improved customer satisfaction and better communication both internally and externally. Thank you. MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN BOARD OF MANAGEMENT Mr. Tito Musyoka Kitulu A statement from the Principal Stephen P. Naliela A note from secretary/ CEO Teachers Service Commission Mr Gabriel K. Lengoiboni , CBS It is my pleasure to congratulate the BOM, staff and students of Machakos Teachers College for the attainment of the prestigious ISO 9001: The attainment of ISO 9001:2008 in Quality Management System (QMS) by this college marks the milestone of a systematic long journey and thorough processes conducted by Machakos Teachers’ Training College over a period of three years. The attainment of this certification is as a result of God’s grace and a lot of effort imparted by the hard working Board of Management, Staff and Students of this Institution. We appreciate Leaders Academy Mixed Day And Boarding Primary School. Leaders Academy is a partner in quality and value based educa on. We lay firm founda on for development of academic success, talent and skills. 2013 KCPE Mean Score: 365 Posi on 5 in Machakos County. KNOWLEDGE IS POWER. Along Mombasa road 1 km form Maanzoni Lodge Near Machakos Juc on. P.O.Box 280-00204 Athiriver, Tel: 0202624655, 020 259301. Email: email@example.com An Overview from the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Dr Belio Kipsang, EBS On behalf of the ministry of Education, Science and Technology, and on my own behalf, I congratulate the management, We are proud to be associated with Machakos Teachers Training College for acquiring ISO Certification 9001: 2008 ROTARY CLUB OF M,ACHAKOS invites proffessionals and business people to join them to serve the needy every Thursday at 5 p.m at Le Technish Restaurant Machakos. UNIVERSAL TRADERS SACCO P.O. Box 2119-90100, Machakos. Tel: 0738110785. On my behalf and that of the Management, I wish to congratulate the entire Machakos Teachers’ College fraternity on the attainment of ISO 9001:2008 certification. This milestone achievement is as a result of team work and guidance by the Management of the College. This award is the work of the concerted effort of the Board of Management, Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff and Students in a span of about three years. The very good results in Teachers Education and Performance Contracting prove that this college is on the right track towards quality performance as envisaged in the College Vision of being a centre of excellence in the training of all round quality teachers in the region. I wish to emphasize that the Board of Management is committed to providing quality leadership and policy direction to ensure that high standards in the college are maintained and improved on where possible by providing Quality Management Systems based on 9001:2008 standards. Thank you for the commendable performance. Well-done!
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