The Kenya’s 2020 school calendar has been declared null and void due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Thus, Education CS George Magoha stated that all schools will reopen in January 2021.
Here are key facts noted by CS Magoha
- All basic institutions to be re-opened in January 2021 based on the assumption that the infection curve will have flattened or we shall have known much more about this virus.
- Education stakeholders have shelved the initial proposal to reopen schools in September for Class 8 and Form 4 learners
- Schools to reopen when daily COVID-19 cases reduce consistently for 14 days. Social and physical distancing is the most critical factor in ensuring safety of learners.
- Universities and colleges to open based on the strict healthy measures put up