Millions of learners went back to classrooms yesterday, their parents have asked the government to slightly extend this term by a week to allow candidates to prepare for examinations. Additionally, they asked managements of schools to consider waivering
school fees, should an extension of the term not be possible. Learners closed for mid-term four days earlier than originally scheduled while their return date was pushed forward by four days, making them lose valuable time in a congested school calendar.
However, on Wednesday, Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha ruled out any extension of the term dates, saying that national examinations will be administered as per the schedule in November.
Due to the general election, the government has shuttered the schools.
Millions of students went back to school yesterday, and their parents have begged the government to extend this term by one week so that they can study for tests.
In addition, they requested that school administrations take the possibility of lowering tuition into
Students missed out on significant time because
the midterm was closed four days earlier than expected and their return date was moved up by four
In Kenya once elections are over their must be court cases to follow as contestants will always believe the election has been bungled more especially the presidential candidates this normally leads to chaos and occasionally loss of lives.
The COVID- 19 pandemic disrupted the normal school calendar and since 2020 to date parents have been pushed to the wall by paying the school fees 4 times a year,fares to and from school has also been a problem given that matatu owners hike fares without caring about inflation.
The cost of living has risen to the levels where parents and teachers find it difficult to feed the children without complaining,the government maize subsidy lapsed the other day this complicates it all,it is high time the government separate politics from important activities like interfering with school programs.