Category Archives: Education News

Kuppet in supports of President Kenyatta’s move to postpone schools’ reopening- Reopening of schools

The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers – KUPPET has come out to support the move by President Uhuru Kenyatta to put on hold any plans to rush reopening of schools. On Monday September 28, 2020 the President announced that schools will only be reopened once the covid 19 curve flattens adding that the health of learners should be given priority.… Read More »

CS Magoha orders for reopening of universities and colleges

Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha has ordered for reopening of universities and colleges across the country. Through a press statement, the CS said the institutions of higher learning will have a phased reopening with effect from Monday, 5th October, 2020. Here is the full press statement from the CS; REOPENING OF UNIVERSITIES & TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS Pursuant to… Read More »

What Supposed to be done in preparation for reopening of schools – Summary of guidelines by the Ministry of Education

In preparation for re-opening, the Ministry of education has given an account of activities to be carried out by schools and teachers. Teachers return back to schools next week to prepare for learners’ reporting; expected in October 2020. See also; TSC recruitment schedules for all Counties- Updated interview dates and venues TSC says mass recruitment of teachers is… Read More »

Education Ministry puts schools on notice over postal boxes

The Ministry of Education has directed schools to clear monies owed to the Postal Corporation. The Ministry notes that most schools have not been paying for the postal boxes through which they receive mails and parcels. The Principal Secretary in the Ministry, Dr. Bellio Kipsang, says the non payment prompted the Postal Corporation to formally launch a complaint… Read More »

October schools reopening preparedness assessment programme per County

The Ministry of Education is carrying out a schools’ preparedness assessment programme ahead of reopening. Ministry of education officials will be visiting individual schools to see if schools are ready for reopening amid the covid-19 pandemic. Visiting officials will use this guide during the assessment process. See here; Reopening of schools; Education Ministry releases final requirements for schools to… Read More »

CS Magoha issues guidelines: Supply of desks to all schools

All public schools are set to receive free desks from a government desk manufacture project which will cost taxpayers Sh1.96 billion. This is after the government realized that there was an acute shortage of desks in the public schools. According to Education Cabinet Secretary, George Magoha, Sub-County Education Director in conjunction with the area Deputy County Commissioners will… Read More »

Schools’ opening in sight as TSC gives reopening instructions to Heads and Principals

Preparations for schools’ reopening are in top gear if the current circular by the Teachers Service Commission, TSC, is anything to go by. The teachers’ employer has asked school Heads and Principals to report to schools and lay ground for reopening. “Monitoring on preparedness of school for reopening due to covid 19 pandemic is ongoing,” reads a circular by TSC… Read More »

Reopening of Kenya schools – Education Ministry releases final reopening process

The Ministry of Education has released the final guidelines for reopening of all learning institutions; during the current covid-19 pandemic. The guidelines have been given so as to protect learners, teachers and staff at learning institutions from contracting the disease. The Ministry has documented what must be done before and after schools are reopened. FINAL COVID 19 GUIDELINES ON … Read More »

Reopening of schools and the economy; Here are resolutions of the covid-19 virtual conference held on 31 August

Among resolutions reached, the National Youth Service, in anticipation of opening of schools, to produce masks for all school going children and all teachers. RESOLUTIONS OF THE COVID-19 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE HELD ON MONDAY, 31ST AUGUST 2020 The COVID-19 Virtual Conference was convened by the Council of Governors on Monday 31st August, 2020 with an overall objective of reflecting… Read More »

Parents should prepare for schools’ reopening- CS Magoha

Schools are set for reopening any time from now. This is according to education cabinet secretary George Magoha. He now says schools will reopen if  if the Coronavirus (Covid-19) curve flattens in the next two or three weeks. The CS who spoke after assessing the level of preparedness at the Wote Technical Training College in Makueni County on Friday, August… Read More »