Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha directs schools both private and public schools to refund second and third term charges to guardians who had paid.
CS Magoha, who addressed the press on Wednesday, anyway said the guardians and the organizations can likewise go to an elective consent to let the expense spread for when schools revive one year from now.
This comes after Prof. Magoha on Tuesday reported that the 2020 scholarly year will be viewed as lost because of the COVID-19 pandemic subsequently all essential and optional schools will revive in January, 2021.
The Education CS, in a press address at KICD, said the choice was shown up at following interviews with all industry partners and placing into thought COVID-19 moderation measures.
As indicated by the CS, the partners made plans to hold the underlying arrangement to start staged reviving in September this year after guardians communicated misgivings about sending their kids to class occasioned by the spike in coronavirus cases.
Prof. Magoha said the 2020 Standard 8 and Form 4 up-and-comers will presently sit their KCPE and KCSE assessments separately later in the time of 2021.
The CS expressed that all students in Grade 1 to 4 and Standard 5 to 7 just as Form 1 to 3 of every 2020 will stay in their present classes in 2021.
He likewise said there will be no KCPE and KCSE assessments in 2021 “on the grounds that the current Standard 7 and Form 3 understudies will, for all intents and purposes, not have the option to cover the educational program load for five terms in a single year and sit for the assessments.”
“The quantity of instructors required will increment since auxiliary schools will have a test of having enough educators, particularly for discretionary subjects, to fulfill the need of split classes. In Form One, the obligatory subjects are 11, which will require work of more educators to deal with the Form One twofold admission accomplices,” said the CS.