President Uhuru Kenyatta has come out to address the complaints that deputy president William Ruto and his allies have been raising. Speaking during the official opening of the 45th Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA) annual national conference, held at the Sheikh Zayed Hall in Mombasa County, the head of state criticized the DP for being a problem identifier and not a problem solver.
The Secondary school principals have issued a proposal to have both KCPE and KCSE exams postponed. These exams were expected to be done early next year but the school heads now want the exams done around mid next year. The secondary school principals have also proposed that all schools to be closed earlier following the ongoing cases of indiscipline in schools.
Recently, there have been a lot of financial constraints due to the high cost of living as a result of price hike in most essential products. On Wednesday 20th April, Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KSSA) chairman, Indimuli Kahi during an interview revealed that there are proposals being discussed on the ongoing Principal's Conference in Mombasa to increase school fees by Ksh 8,000.
Based on the report shared by one of the biggest media houses in the country, the school principals now want secondary school fees be increased by ksh. 8000 despite the country currently being hit hard by the high cost of living. While speaking at the meeting held on Tuesday in Mombasa county, the chairperson of the Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA) Khali Indimuli, gave support to this proposal citing acute financial challenges faced in schools as the major reason for the increment.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged teachers to encourage students to pursue blue-collar jobs rather than concentrating solely on white-collar jobs. President Kenyatta told teachers at the 45th Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA) summit in Mombasa on Wednesday to expose students to the many ways they can earn a lot of money and not to limit them to office jobs.
Boarding schools now want the Ministry of Education to force parents to pay their children's fee arrears before the end of this term. Head teachers said delays in the payment of tuition fees have contributed to the schools being hit with huge debts owed by traders who have submitted goods on credit.
On Wednesday, after the official opening of the 45th Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA), the President gave a brief speech on the status of the economy. His speech was imbued with criticism and promises to the nation. He assured the nation that the new curriculum will enable the enrolment of more students in school.
High school principals now want the schools to close early and the national exams to be postponed for two months to calm down the current unrest in high schools. According to them, the current KCSE candidates may not be ready to sit for the exams and are already feeling the pressure and that's why they are letting out their panic and confusion in arson cases.
Education CS Professor George Magoha has passionately defended President Uhuru Kenyatta's administration, especially in the education sector. Magoha, who spoke during the Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA) conference in Mombasa, said he is humbled to serve under Uhuru's tenure as he revealed his government has overseen the employment of over 120,000 teachers.
School administrators have chastised parents for exposing their children to opulent and comfortable lifestyles at home, claiming that such environments encourage wayward behavior. The Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA) Rarieda branch chairman, James Okoyo, indicated during an interview with a local radio station that these types of lifestyles are the main reasons of instability in schools.
In response to deputy president William Ruto's and his allies' grievances, President Uhuru Kenyatta has spoken out. During the ceremonial opening of the 45th Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA) annual national conference, held at the Sheikh Zayed Hall in Mombasa County, the president of state chastised the DP for being a problem identify rather than a problem solver.
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Admission to form one student in secondary schools began on the 2nd of August. Besides the tough economic conditions and a tight school calendar, parents had to deep down their pockets to ensure that their children are admitted. The government of Kenya through the Kenya Secondary School Heads Association has urged all the principals and school heads to be strict to avoid bullying of the new students.
The decision by the Ministry of Education to order a half-term break following a wave of school fires and student unrest is timely. That will not only ease the pressure on the school heads and other teachers, it also provides an opportunity to seek a lasting solution. Buruburu Girls High School.
Secondary school heads have proposed new measures to Education Cabinet Secretary, George Magoha, to avert the rising cases of unrests in the learning institutions. The headteachers are pushing for the postponement of national exams for two months until normalcy is restored in all the institutions. Further, they proposed early closing of schools to contain the cases of indiscipline.
Ministry of Education has extended the admission period by one week to enable pupils who sat for the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) to join secondary schools of their choice. This is in line with the new directives ordered by the Government of 100% transition to secondary schools and upper classes.
Kenya's secondary school principals have proposed new measures to Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha in order to prevent escalating occurrences of student unrest in educational institutions. The headteachers are seeking a two-month delay in national exams until all of the institutions are back to normal. They also suggested that schools be closed early to prevent indiscipline.
Shortly after Kahi Indimuli, the Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA) made proposals to the ministry of education to postpone the national exams stating that the students are not properly prepared, the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) has issued a statement to clear the air.
Principals believe that last year's extensive school closures to contain Covid-19 may have caused a resurgence of arson assaults in secondary schools. The second term of school calendars has long been associated with turmoil, with students destroying school structures. In the most recent fire, horrifying footage shows some Buruburu Girls students jumping from the first and second floors of a burning dormitory.
School Principals Opposes CS George Magoha's Secondary School Fees Reduction. The Kenyan secondary school principal's through their union, Kenya Secondary School Heads Association(KESSHA), has opposed the reduction of school fees by the CS George Magoha. This was a statement passed unions chairman Indimuli Kahi on Thursday while speaking to the Star Newspaper.