Schools are not permitted to conduct any activities on their grounds during the third term, according to the government.
Early education and basic skills delivery PS As exams are slated to begin in three weeks, Julius Jwan ordered schools to be no-go areas.
Jwan stated that during the exam time, “all events, such as yearly general meetings for parents and prayer days, are not allowed at schools.”
According to a memo distributed to county heads of education on November 8, this is the case.
Additionally, schools are keeping a close eye on any weekend and holiday fees.
Even though the Education Ministry outlawed tuition, schools continue to let students to attend lessons over the holidays.
Holiday tuition is not permitted under Basic Education Act of 2013 Section 29()1 “explained Jwan.
Jwan wrote his signature on the memo.
It was copied to CS Machogu, Nancy Macharia, CEO of TSC, and David Njengere, CEO of KNEC.
Regulation 44 of the Basic Education Act, 2013, states that no school may publish a fee schedule other than the one provided by CS, according to Jwan.
Jwan forbade teachers from withholding certificates from pupils who did not pay their fees in full.
All schools are forbidden from withholding certificates for any candidate under the KNEC Act of 2012.
“The government is still receiving complaints about additional fees, withholding certificates, and other issues from resentful guardians and parents.
While the KCSE exam will begin on December 1 and go through December 23, the KCPE exam will run from November 28 through December 1.
According to a schedule made public by the Kenya National Examination Council, candidates will be evaluated over the course of five papers over three days starting on November 30.
November 25 will see the start of rehearsals.