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Welcome to the KENET training Wiki.

Kenya Education Network (KENET) is a National Research and Education Network that promotes the use of ICT in Teaching, Learning and Research in Higher Education Institutions in Kenya.

KENET aims to interconnect all the Universities, Tertiary and Research Institutions in Kenya by setting up a cost effective and sustainable private network with high speed access to the global Internet.

KENET also facilitates electronic communication among students and faculties in member institutions, share learning and teaching resources by collaboration in Research and Development of Educational content.For any queries email training@kenet.or.ke

ISOC Online Courses

KENET has partnered with the Internet Society (ISOC) to provide an online introductory course on network operations which is a prerequisite to attending KENET training. Kindly refer to the KENET website for additional information and registration procedure (https://www.kenet.or.ke/node/441). The course runs for a maximum of one month and participants will carry out the course on virtual machines provisioned on the KENET virtual lab (https://vlab.ac.ke). Kindly refer to the user guide below for a detailed procedure on how to access the lab and create virtual machines.

VLAB User Guide – KENET Virtual Training Lab User Guide

2019 Trainings

No. Course Name Dates About the training/Course Target group
1 Scalable Campus Network -2019 May 6-10, 2019 This will be an intense hands-on five (5) day training to teach skills required for the configuration and operation of large-scale campus networks. Network administrators / Engineers and ICT managers. More than Three (3) years’ experience

2017 Workshops

The KENET 2017 training calendar is out. This year, KENET plans to hold two (2) residential courses for the purpose of strengthening our member institutions technical capacity in both academic and research areas. The calendar and full details of the planned courses can be downloaded from the KENET website or by clicking on the link (http://training.kenet.or.ke/index.php?title=Main_Page).

                                                              Summary of 2017 KENET Capacity Building Courses
No. Course Name Dates About the Training/Course Target Group Registration
1 Scalable Campus Network 3rd - 7th April, 2017 Scalable Campus Network Course is an advanced course on Switching and Routing concepts designed for experienced already operating a diverse campus network and NOC.

Network administrators / Engineers and ICT managers. More than Three (3) years’ experience

Registration by invitation
2 Faculty Workshop on use of KENET Training Lab September 18-20, 2017 The use of the training lab enhances the learning outcomes of the practical lab sessions by improving the students’ understanding of the TCP/IP in addition to skills to design, implement and administer a campus network; as well as both knowledge and skills on switching and routing networks.

Faculty who teach ICT Networking courses

Registration Closed


2016 Workshops

The KENET 2016 training calendar is out. This year, KENET plans to hold two (2) residential courses for the purpose of strengthening our member institutions technical capacity in both academic and research areas. The calendar and full details of the planned courses can be downloaded from the KENET website or by clicking on the link (http://training.kenet.or.ke/index.php?title=Main_Page).

                                                              Summary of 2016 KENET Capacity Building Courses
No. Course Name Dates About the Training/Course Target Group Registration
1 Advanced Scalable Campus Network 4th - 8th April, 2016 Advanced Scalable Campus Network Course is an advanced course on Switching and Routing concepts designed for experienced already operating a diverse campus network and NOC. Senior

Network administrators / Engineers and ICT managers. More than Three (3) years’ experience

Registration Closed
2 Advanced Network Management & Monitoring 5th -8th September, 2016 Network

Management course is and advanced course for those managing a diverse campus network and NOC operations.

Senior

Network Engineers /Administrator and Systems Administrators. More than Three (3) years’ experience

Registration Closed


2015 Workshops

The KENET 2015 Training schedule is out and can be downloaded here [[1]].The Commitment form can be downloaded here [[2]].Please send your nominations to Maureen Njue (mnjue@kenet.or.ke) or Nelisa Mwongera (nmwongera@kenet.or.ke)


No Course Name Dates About the,Course/Training Target Group Deadline for application
1 Scalable Campus Network 13th,– 17th April, 2015 Scalable Campus Network Course is an advanced course on Switching and Routing concepts designed for experienced technical staff that operates a TCP/IP network. This course requires practical knowledge of IPv4 addressing and general network concepts, proficiency in UNIX and/or Linux and Two to Three years’ experience as Network Engineers/Administrators in a medium to large campus network. Network Administrator/Engineers, ICT managers and Systems Administrators Registration Closed
2 Network Management and Monitoring 27th,– 31st,July, 2015 Bandwidth management and optimization course (BMO) is designed to provide necessary skills of managing and monitoring bandwidth usage on the campus network. The course will provide skills of bandwidth management principles within a campus environment and development and implementation of bandwidth policies. The training will also provide participants with skills to troubleshoot common campus network problems and how to install and manage network monitoring tools. Network Engineers/Administrator and Systems Administrators. Registration closed
3 Cyber Security Training 26th – 30th October 2015 Security within the campus network has become an area that Network and System administrators need to focus on. This workshop will focus on empowering the System/Network administrators in securing the services, applications, servers and campus networks in general. The course requires practical knowledge of IPv4 addressing and general network concepts, proficiency in UNIX and/or Linux and Two to Three years’ experience as Network Engineers/Administrators in a medium to large campus network., Network Administrator/Engineers, ICT managers and Systems Administrators Registration Closed


2014 Workshops

Scalable Campus Networks October 27-31 2014 Registration closed

Scalable Campus Network & Wireless LAN design April 21- May 2 2014 Registration closed

Cyber Security March 10-14th 2014 Registration closed

2013 Workshops

CCNA Wireless Boot Camp

Campus wlan & BMO training

2012 workshops

KTCIP Phase 2 LOT 3 Wireless Network Design and Implementation – Roll Out Training Workshop (November 5th to 7th 2012)

ICT Directors Roundtable on Campus Wireless LAN Policies and Implementation Strategies