The final years both in primary and secondary education levels to be the first group to report back to class in October 5 to 19 after the ministry of education reached an agreement to carry out learning in a phases.

In a final proposal, the education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha said that learners should get back to classes in October after spending 143 days at home due to Covid-19 pandemic. The phased reopening will be gauging whether the entire group will be able to adhere to Covid-19 guidelines.

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Two weeks later after the first group, other Grades will be allowed to resume back to their classes, a section of Daily Nation reported.

New second term will be expected to end in December 18 after which learners will be spending a 2-weeks holiday at home then report back to school in January next year.

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Concerning exams, KCSE and KCPE exams are scheduled to start in April in which they will be marked manually by teachers then uploaded to online servers. Other Grades will be tested by the Examination Council to gauge if they can remember what they were taught back in March before closure of schools.

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Release of the national exams will be released in May, one month later after exams.

This follows after Kenya registering a below 5% rate of Covid-19 cases for over two weeks.


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