The much-anticipated opening of schools on 10th May 2021 has received a major boost owing to the results posted by the Ministry of Health (MOH) today.Through their Twitter account, MOH posted new cases by counties which totaled 489 new infection cases.Isiolo County leading with 130 cases while Siaya following with 39 cases.
The Ministry of Education announced immediately after the completion of the examination that it will release the results of the candidates before the 10th of May.Many students, parents and teachers are eagerly waiting to see how the students will perform.Remember the exams were done in a time where the conditions were unfavourable,Coronavirus was still a headache to the nation.
While chairing educational stakeholders meeting mid morning today at the ministry of education headquarters, the cabinet secretary for education, Professor George Magoha has assured Kenyans that 2020 K.C.S.E examinations will be announced on Friday, 7th May 2021 mid day.In the stakeholders meeting, concerns of exam irregularities and malpractices were raised but the CS for education,assured members that necessary actions have been done to all those that were found guilty of such offences.
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha.With less than a week remaining to reopening of schools for the Third term, Kenyan teachers have come out to make a list of demands from the Education Ministry.The teachers' demands was issued by Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) Secretary General Akelo Misori.
The Competency Based Curriculum(CBC) Diploma programmes will be offered in contracted public universities and will last for three years.By the end of three years,the teachers will have the necessary CBC pedagogies per subject, classroom management skills and CBC assessment skills.The teachers will also be taken through CBC instructional strategies, identification of learners competencies,CBC classroom activities among other units.
The Muleba North Member of Parliament by the name of Hon.Mwijage has cried saying that he is unable to attend a funeral since people see him as a witch.It is reported that the funeral involved students who perished in a road accident on their way to school.
The education system in the country has faced many challenges.It is one of the crucial sectors in the country that has been really affected by the corona virus pandemic.Since the virus invaded the country on March 2019, learning institutions have really undergone a lot of frustrations thus seeing the learning process off and on.
On 1st May, the President addressed the nation and one of key issues that was eagerly being waited by many kenyans was the address on issue of lockdown and suspension of learning activities in the country.Luckily, the President lifted the lockdowns that had been placed in the five counties that had reported high cases of corona virus infection and also urged that schools will reopen on 10th May as earlier scheduled by Ministry of Education.
The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers through their secretary general Mr Akelo Misori has asked the ministry of Education to urgently republish the term dates for parents ahead of the Reopening of schools in 10th May.Image courtesy: Akelo Misori.While releasing a press statement, KUPPET secretary general said the the ministry should address the uncertainties around the resumption of learning for most classes in Primary and Secondary schools.
Schemes of work are important documents prepared by teachers before teaching learners in class.This document shows the content to be covered in the entire term and also resources such as textbooks, charts, teaching aids and assessments used in a lesson.Professor George Magoha,the Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Education announced that schools will open as scheduled on May 10.
president Uhuru Kenyatta on labour day celebration addressed the Nation on COVID-19 situation in Kenya.During his speech he highlighted the following points.Curfew revised to 10pm to 4am in the five counties.Places of worship allowed to have in-person worship in zoned areas but only to a third of their capacity.
President Uhuru Kenyatta reaffirmed resumption of all learning institutions this month in his speech during Labour Day celebrations.He raised some of the measures set in combating Covid-19, ordering school to resume as previously scheduled by the Ministry of Education.However, despite his order, there is a possibility of delayed reopening, or a resumption accompanied by vigorous strikes from teachers.
Photo: President Uhuru Kenyatta Photo: Patrick Amoth Health Acting Director General Patrick Amoth has confirmed that the Indian Covid Variant has been detected in Kenya.He said that this was reported in Kisumu and that almost 5 people working at a fertilizer plant near Kibos are being examined for the same.
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The ministry of Education, made some changes on 1st May 2021 during labour day celebration following president Uhuru Kenyatta speech.According to president, schools will reopen on 10th May,2021.Schools were forced to be closed as measures to control the spread of covid-19 cases in the country.
Education cabinet secretary George Magoha on his earlier address stated that the results for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education would be released on 10th May.This was during his address when he was releasing the results for Kenya Certificate of Primary Education that saw public schools perform higher than private schools.
marking of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education has received a major blow after reports by the Daily Nation indicated that the teachers who were given the mandate to mark the papers have gone on strike.It was reported that the teachers who were at Moi Girls protested on Monday evening while those who were stationed at State House girls left the marking on Tuesday morning.
The Ministry of Education has released the revised primary and secondary school calendar for 2021 to 2023.Get all the term dates, opening dates, closing dates, KCSE and KCPE examination dates below.2020 TERM 2 & 3 SCHEDULE FOR FORM 1-3, PP1, PP2, GRADE 1-3, CLASS 5-7 OPENING CLOSING DURATION Term 2 4th January,2021 19th March,2021 11 Weeks Holiday 20th March,2021 9th May,2021 7 Weeks Term 3 10th May,2021 16th July,2021 10 Weeks Half Term Break 3rd June,2021 7th June,2021 3 Days Holiday 17th July,2021 25th July,2021 1 Week 2021 SCHOOL CALENDAR- ALL PRIMARY & SECONDARY SCHOOLS OPENING CLOSING DURATION Term 1 26th July,2021 1st October,2021 10 Weeks Half Term Break 26th August,2021 29th August,2021 3 Days Holiday 2nd October,2021 10th October,2021 1 Week Term 2 11th October,2021 23rd December,2021 10 Weeks Holiday 24th December,20 2nd January,2022 1 Week Term 3 3rd January 2022 4th March 2022 1 Week Holiday 5th March 2022 24th April 2022 9 Weeks KCSE Period 11th March 2022 1st April 2022 3 Weeks KCSE Marking 4th April 2022 22nd April 2022 3 Weeks 2022 SCHOOL CALENDAR – ALL PRIMARY & SECONDARY SCHOOLS OPENING CLOSING DURATION Term 1 25th April,2022 1st July,2022 10 Weeks Half Term Break 26th May 2022 29th May 2022 3 Days Holiday 2nd July 2022 10th July 2022 1 Week Term 2 11th July 2022 16th September 2022 10 Weeks Half Term Break 6th August 2022 13th August 2022 1 Week Holiday 17th September 2022 25th September 2022 1 Week Term 3 26th September 2022 25th November 2022 9 Weeks Holiday 26th November 2022 22nd January 2023 7 Weeks KCSE Period 1st December 2022 23rd December 2022 3 Weeks KCSE Marking 2nd January 2023 20th January 2023 3 Weeks 2023 SCHOOL CALENDAR – ALL PRIMARY & SECONDARY SCHOOLS OPENING CLOSING DURATION Term 1 23rd January 2023 21st April 2023 13Weeks Half Term Break 23rd March 2023 26th March 2023 3 Days Holiday 22nd April 2023 7th May 2023 2 Weeks Term 2 8th May 2023 11th August 2023 13 Weeks Half Term Break 29th June 2023 2nd July 2023 3 Weeks Holiday 12th August 2023 27th August 2023 2 Weeks Term 3 28th August 2023 3rd November 2023 10 Weeks KCSE 10th November 2023 1st December 2023 3 Weeks Like, comment and follow for more updates.
A section of examiners who were in Moi Girls high school has today protest against poor payment by the Kenya National Examination Council.According to the examiners 10, 000 shillings which are being paid to them before full payment is made are very low especially at this tough economic period where the country is battling the outbreak of Covid 19.
The marking of the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education suffered a setback after a section of teachers downed their tools at Moi Girls in Nairobi.In a video circulating on social media platforms, the teachers took to the streets chanting solidarity songs as they claim that they have not been paid their allowances since they began marking the papers.
On 26th March,parents, students and teachers were hit by the government directive to close all schools and suspend physical learning in all levels of learning institutions.The government gave the directive in order to curb the spread of Covid-19 infections in the country that has been on the rise.