Schools reopen - CS George Magoha announce Schools to reopen on Monday, October 12

 

Education CS George Magoha


Education CS George Magoha announces that Schools in the country will reopen on October 12 for Grade 4, Class 8 and Form 4 students.


He added that the schools will close on December 23, 2020, for a one week break.


They will open schools on January 4, 2021, up to March 19, 2021, for the third term.
 
 

Magoha said that KCPE will start on March 22, 2021, and end on March 24, 2021.


KCSE exams will start on March 25, 2021, and end on April 16, 2021.


KCSE exams marking will be for three weeks from April 19 to May 7, 2021.


All students must follow the mandatory use of facemasks and monitoring of body temperatures.

"Where there is no running water, the school will use hand sanitiser," the statement from the CS read.


"Although physical distancing remains a challenge, it should not be a bottleneck justification to deny any child away from school."


Magoha said all teachers should continue offering psychosocial and spiritual support to the students.
 

Final year students will resume classes after the Education CS addressed a section of universities and colleges to reopen on October 5 as part of a progressive resumption of learning.


The CS said those due to sit examinations in Teachers Training Colleges, as well as TVET institutions, will report on Monday next week.


He said the boards of TTCs and TVETS will announce the resumption dates of in-person learning for other classes with priority given to students who are undertaking practical courses.


Final year students in all the universities and their constituents colleges will also report on Monday.

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