The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, KNBS, has kicked off the training of the recently recruited ICT Supervisors. The Statistics agency is training the ICT Supervisors ahead of the August Housing and Population Census exercise. The training is being executed in 9 centres across the country.
ICT supervisors from Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma, Busia, Siaya, Kisumu, Homa Bay, Migori, Kisii, Bomet and Nyamira counties are undergoing training at the Tom Mboya Labour College in Kisumu. While, traininh of ICT supervisors from Nairobi and Kiambu County are undergoing training at the Multimedia University.
ICT supervisors from counties in the coastal region; Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifi, Tana River, Lamu, Taita Taveta & Lamu are undergoing training at Mombasa Beach Hotel. Garissa university will play host to ICT Supervisors from the counties of Garissa, Wajir and Mandera.
Elsewhere, ICT supervisors from Marsabit, Isiolo, Meru, Tharaka and Embu counties are undergoing training at Kenya School of Government, Embu. Similarly, ICT supervisors from the counties of Kitui, Machakos, Makueni and Kajiado are meeting at Machakos University Conference.
Other training venues include:
1). Machakos University Conference for ICT supervisors from the counties of Kitui, Machakos, Makueni and Kajiado,
2). Dedan Kimathi University; for ICT supervisors from counties in Central Kenya Nyandarua, Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Murang’a and Laikipia,
3). Moi University-Main Campus for ICT supervisors from the counties of Turkana, West Pokot, Samburu, Elgeyo-Marakwet and Nandi and
4). Kenya School of Government, Baringo for Baringo, Nakuru, Narok and Kericho ICT supervisors.
The ICT Supervisors will then train Content Supervisors who will in turn train the Enumerators. This year’s Census exercise will be conducted on the night of 24th August, 2019.