Primary and Secondary school’s start reopen today 8th may for the second term of this year after a two week holiday. The Kenyan school calendar strated to return to it’s normal this year for the first time since it was disrupted by the pandemic and this is evident by the long break that had been awarded the students. Like it has always been fare prices are set to go up this week as students and parents make arrangements for students to travel to schools.
The Second Term will run for 14 weeks to August 11 with a mid-term break slated for June. Speaking during the seventh Kenya Education Management Institute (KEMI) graduation for Diploma in Education Leadership in Management, Machogu warned teachers against corporal punishment which he insisted remains banned.
Meanwhile JSS teachers are facing salary delays, The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) recruited 35,550 JSS teachers who reported to their stations in February and March. Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu however says they will be paid this month.