Photo/Courtesy Kenyan's education system is structured on a model with 8 years of compulsory education including preschool and primary education, followed by secondary education or vocational or technical education. While more affluent learners attend private boarding schools, others commute daily to day schools. These learners use public transportation, making them highly susceptible to the virus.
Photo/Courtesy It is a mandatory requirement for students to have university admission letter and national identity card to make Helb applications. Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha said that the government is implementing 100 per cent transition policy for university and colleges. However that means that transiting all the students to universities and colleges will cost the government about 65 billion to cater for both capitation and loans by Helb.
Head of State, Uhuru Kenyatta addressing the country about school reopening in the past event. Photo/Courtesy Threats to personal and physical security can make children drop out of school. Children and teachers sometimes found it difficult to attend school because of insecurity. Parents can therefore withdraw their children from schools incase of insecurity.
Photo/Courtesy Childbearing and early pregnancy are common in Kenya. Worrying report indicates that several women give birth under the age of 18 years where there are still in schools and majority in secondary schools. The re-entry act of pregnant girls in school system is also continuing to get criticized by the society.
Photo Courtesy. The Covid-19 Pandemic greatly affected the Country's economy with Many Kenyans Losing their jobs as a result of the pandemic. This has been reflected in the paying of school fees for the reopening of schools back in January. Many Kenyans were quick to ask the government for more time to prepare for the reopening since the economy had destroyed the financial muscle of many people. The government went ahead and reopened the schools with students now back in school. A major problem could however