CS George Magoha has said that no child should be sent home on account of school fees, both in the private and public sector. He spoke on Monday when he coordinated the monitoring reopening of schools in Nairobi County at Olympic Primary School.
A similar exercise is expected to take place in all parts of the country under the supervision of the Ministry of Education and Teachers Service Commission officials as schools reopen after a long break due to the coronavirus.
CS George Magoha said with the progressive reopening of schools, all protocols of MoH have been put in place. “For boarding schools, may I plead with the principals to ensure that no child is sent home on account of fees,” he said
The CS said schools must ensure mandatory use of face masks and monitoring of body temperatures of learners. He also added that he is happy with the schools he has been to although physical distancing shall remain a challenge.
He assured pregnant students of government support throughout the process. “For those children who are pregnant, I assure them that they have nothing to fear and should come back to school. Teachers should be very empathic to them and give them assistance.” He saidFollow us in social media: