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Schools Reopening: Magoha Announces The Exact Opening Dates

Job Maangi



The Covid-19 pandemic that first began in Wuhan China has affected the Education sector sector as most private schools were closed down, and the academic calendar disrupted.
On the October 6th, the Ministry of Education made an announcement concerning the progressive re-opening of schools which will commence with Grade 4 (Competency Based Curriculum Class), Class 8 and Form 4.

“The Government thanks parents/guardians/care givers for their patience and resilience in supporting learners’ welfare during the COVID-19 period. The parents/guardians/care givers of learners in Grade 4 (CBC Class), Class 8 and Form 4 are now encouraged to prepare their children for resumption of learning on 12th October 2020,” Magoha stated.

In a report sent to the newsroom, Magoha said that the Candidates will resume back to class on the 12th of October in order to prepare for the upcoming national exams.

The Government has already met the full costs of the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations for ALL candidates.

The Ministry of Education, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, will continuously monitor adherence to ‘Guidelines on Health and Safety Protocols for Reopening of Basic Education Institutions amid COVID-19 Pandemic’ in order to determine when to re-open for all other learners in primary and secondary schools.
Magoha said that they will issue a comprehensive circular on re-opening of all public and private schools later

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