Teachers continue being identified as frontline workers in the vaccination drive even though their uptake of the vaccine has been slow. The Teacher’s Service Commission TSC has placed a list of 622 centers where teachers can access the vaccine. Magoha maintains the school calendar.
Education cabinet secretary George Magoha insists that the current calendar should not face any alteration. Despite the covid 19 restrictions placed across all dockets by the government.
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The covid 19 positivity rate in the country has reduced. The World Health Organisation WHO-recommended of five percent and below for the last 14 days.
The CS while Speaking today in Kiambu, during the supervision of the opening of a secured container that stores the exams. where he was supervising the opening of a secured container where exam material is stored, the CS Magoha stated that the calendar including the opening dates will remain as planned. ‘’we have not had any major issues so far. Programming for the calendar year, I am hoping that there will be no need for me to summon education stakeholders to look afresh at the timetable so it remains as we had decided earlier in the year’’ he said.
Magoha maintains the school calendar
Due to the pandemic president also suspended physical learning in all institutions all over the country until further notice. Only for those at medical training institutions were to be in schools.
The third term will start on May 10. Run until July 16 when the learners will break for one week. Pupils in primary school as well as form 1 to form 3 students went for their second term holiday in march. The form 4 students who have been sitting for their KCSE exams will finish the exercise on April 21. The ministry of education released a revised term dates. This is for pre-primary, primary, secondary schools, and teachers training colleges in December 2021. Following the covid 19 pandemics. Magoha maintains the school calendar.
The new term dates will run until 2023