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CS For Education Ezekiel Mochagu Unveils The Calender For 2023 Academic Year

Through the Ministry of Education, the cabinet secretary for Education Mr. Ezekiel Machogu has officially unveiled the current calendar for the year 2023.

Beginning from January 2023 up to December 2023, the students will resume the three-term as it used to be before the outbreak of covid19. The year 2022 operated on a four-term move to regain the lost period of 8 months which was wasted due to covid19 restrictions.

PHOTO; CS Ezekiel Machogu and his predecessor Prof. George Makoha.

According to the cabinet secretary for Education, Mr. Ezekiel Machogu, the Pre-primary, primary, and secondary classes will kick off on January 23, 2022, and end on April 21.

PHOTO; President Ruto and CS Ezekiel Machogu.

Pre-primary, Primary, and secondary schools are halfway through their end-term exams. The schools will be closed for more than 2 months to give time to the examiners to mark the ongoing national exams for grade six pupils. The marking for the national exams has been set to begin on 2nd to 20th Jan 2023.

The first term for the period 2023 will occur on 23rd April and end on 7th May, a period of two weeks. The second term will kick off on 8th May and end on 1st August.

The final term for the period 2023 will kick off on 28th August and end on 3rd November. Moreover, grade six national exams will begin on 6th November and end on 9th September. On the other hand, the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination will kick off10th November and end on 1st December.

In 2020, former Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha announced that the school calendar year would begin on January 4, 2021, with first and second terms being shortened from 14 to 11 weeks and holidays from four to one week, including a 10-day Christmas break.

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