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Ministry of education resolutions to the Covid-19 containment measures

Ministry of education resolutions to the Covid-19 containment measures

EDUCATION SECTOR RESPONSE TO THE NATIONAL COVID-19 CONTAINMENT MEASURES During his July 26, 2020 address to the Nation on the status of the COVID 19 pandemic, His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta directed the Ministry of…

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Ministry to release virus containment measures for TVET, TTCs ahead of reopening

Ministry to release virus containment measures for TVET, TTCs ahead of reopening

The institutions will be individually assessed on compliance to COVID-19 prevention protocols, the ministry announced on yesterday. Principal Secretary in the State department for technical and vocational education Julius Jwan in a statement to newsrooms…

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Hard time for private school teachers with no pay

Hard time for private school teachers with no pay

Hundreds of teachers and other staffers in private schools have lost jobs, while others have been sent on unpaid leave or subjected to huge pay cuts as Covid-19 threatens to bring down the institutions. The…

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KPSA: More than 100 private schools closed permanently due to effects of Covid-19

KPSA: More than 100 private schools closed permanently due to effects of Covid-19

More than 100 private schools might not resume learning when schools reopen in January 2021. The Kenya Private Schools Association says most administrators of the schools cite lack of finances to keep the schools going…

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Teachers colleges to reopen soon as Magoha direct testing of tutors

Teachers colleges to reopen soon as Magoha direct testing of tutors

The government has warned that any private teachers training college that will not have its staff members tested for coronavirus will not be allowed to open. Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha (above) said testing of…

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UNESCO report: Coronavirus has widen the education gap

UNESCO report: Coronavirus has widen the education gap

Kenya has been mentioned among a handful of countries that have supported learners after the closure of learning institutions to contain the spread of Covid-19. A report released by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural…

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Ministry begins national inspection of schools ahead of school reopening

Ministry begins national inspection of schools ahead of school reopening

Ministry of Education officials will from today inspect schools to identify gaps that should be addressed ahead of the planned September reopening. Regional Directors of Education, County Directors of Education and other senior ministry staff…

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Why all teachers will be tested of Covid-19 ahead of school reopening

Why all teachers will be tested of Covid-19 ahead of school reopening

Teachers could be forced to undergo coronavirus tests ahead of the reopening, Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha says.  “We are considering whether all teachers, who will resume work in September, will undergo Covid-19 tests,” said…

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CEMASTEA launches online training programme for teachers

CEMASTEA launches online training programme for teachers

The Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education in Africa (CEMASTEA) has launched an online teacher training course to equip teachers with online teaching skills during the Covid-19 pandemic. CEMASTEA Director Jacinta Akatsa said during…

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