The Ministry of Education under the leadership of Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha has dismissed the possible prolonged holiday in relation to President Uhuru Kenyatta`s directives that saw all learning Institutions in Kenya closed in a move to curb further spread of the novel covid-19.
The CS for Education asserts that, schools might be reopened as soon as early next month, adding that the Covid-19 curve has suddenly declined and that no students will be allowed to overstay at home.
Prof. Magoha says the academic calendar of the year 2021 will not be affected as it was the case with that of 2020 which saw the whole year wasted in the face of closed doors of educations.
On Monday, April 12, 2021 the Nation publication confirmed that schools might learning Institutions might be reopened on 10th of May, 2021 through the eye of Prof. Magoha who has been under pressure to make decisions known to parents and guardians on the future of their children who are currently at home.
The Ministry of Health led by Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe has been reporting a decline in the number of Covid-19 cases across the country and in this regard, Prof. Magoha feels it`s wise for the head of state to reopen the country next month.
On the other hand, Universities, Colleges and other higher learning Institution students have raised their concern over the same, with a majority asserting that President Uhuru should consider reopening soon so that they can resume their face to face learning.
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