In the midst of the covid-19 pandemic, Students, parents and teachers are in confusion of when schools will be reopened and when the Knec examination will start off.
Today, on the 27th of April the Cs of education George Magoha has clearly said that, the students will have to continue with their emergency holiday for the next one month. Thats an additional of a four weeks outside class.
The announcement was made by the CS during the Covid-19 press conference that happens every day to brief Kenyans in the spread of the disease and strategies to be put in place to help curb the virus.
Last month, the president of the republic came out to suspend all learning in all Kenyan institutions. This was a move that could enhance curbing of the covid-19 virus.
So, as per now the reopening date for all schools has been scheduled to June 4, 2020.
The Cabinet Secretary sought to make it clear to students, parents and the general public that the earliest schools could open was on June 4, 2020.
Speaking at the daily government briefing on Covid-19, he further reiterated that the government had not yet considered postponing the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams.
George also insisted that the exams would only feature questions drawn from parts of the curriculum covered by learners before the Covid-19 disruption.
“Let our children enjoy the last part of their holiday and then start the one month added. Exams will be on areas covered.
“I hope I have preempted your questions on exams,” he told journalists gathered for the briefing.
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