CS Maagoha announces new reopening dates for schools

The Government has extended the reopening dates for schools by one month; this means learners will be having an extension to their April holiday by another four weeks. This has been announced by the Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha. The CS made the announcement on Sunday evening, during the briefing session on the Covid-19 pandemic in the country. According to CS Magoha, the reopening date for second term 2020 will now be June 4, 2020.

The CS said interventions will be put in place to ensure safety of the learners before the institutions are reopened.

On administration of the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) and Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations, the CS said the tests will go on as scheduled adding that “the government has up to now not postponed the examinations.”

Magoha said learners will be given enough time to cover the syllabus before the examinations are administered.

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