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Reprieve for parents as the government announces school fees for junior secondary schools

Parents have a reason to smile as the education cabinet secretary announces school fees for academic year 2023. Mr. Ezekiel Machogu announced these at Elimu house in Nairobi.

Junior secondary schools are set to open on 30th January and the minister has already set out guidelines on how the academic year will look like.

Students who sat for standard six exams in 2022 are set to progress to standard seven which shall be junior secondary. Students who will be day scholars have a reason to smile since the government is set to pay all tuition fees for students. Capitation for each student joining junior secondary School is set at ksh 15000.

Parents whose children are set to join junior secondary have a reason to smile putting in consideration that life has become very expensive and people are finding it hard to afford a three day meal.

The government has ensured that there is 100% transition from primary schools to junior secondary schools to ensure that all learners are well educated and acquire necessary skills for the betterment of the future generations.

The junior secondary schools were introduced when the government launched the Competency Based curriculum. This kind of curriculum focus on the complex outcomes of learning processes that enhances learners with adequate skills and knowledge. The president has instructed the treasury to set aside funds meant for education.

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