The Kenya Education Network (KENET) has ranked Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) top amongst Kenyan Universities in the “Usage of the KENET Remote Teaching Platform.”
According to communication sent to the Vice Chancellor, Prof Victoria Wambui Ngumi, May 12, 2021, the announcement which was made during the virtual 2020 annual Heads of Institutions forum, saw the university awarded a Certificate for the ranking in recognition of its outstanding usage of technology.
The communication contained in a letter to the Vice Chancellor was signed by Prof. Meoli Kashorda, the KENET Executive Director and Secretary to the Board of Trustees.
In her acceptance and appreciation message, Prof. Ngumi thanked KENET for acknowledging JKUAT’s prowess in technology that culminated in the award.
The award, she said, was as a result of concerted efforts made by staff, faculty and students in general, who work tirelessly, guided by the university’s vision of excellence in training, research, innovation and entrepreneurship for development.
KENET organizes annual Heads of Institutions’ forum for member institutions to discuss various ICT related issues that affect education and research. The organization awards member institutions that excel in different areas including uptake of ICT and application of ICT in teaching, learning and research.
The various award categories are determined by the forum organizing committee and are based on data collected by KENET over a period of one year.