Two important changes in schools. Due to the powers given to it by the Kenyan government, the ministry of education is able to make any changes in the education sector. The ministry is currently under the leadership of CS Ezekiel Machogu who is the cabinet secretary in charge of education in the country. In addition, the ministry usually works hand in hand with national government of Kenya. This is because they both have to join hands in ensuring smooth running of the education sector.
In latest news, the national government through the education cabinet secretary announced the implementation of two major changes in that sector. The directive was issued to all learning institutions in the country. Contained in the directive, the Kenyan government has banned all joint exams as well as mock examinations in schools. This according to the ministry is because they to curb school unrest.
In addition, all whole-class tuition in Kenyan schools has been banned as well. This is also according to the given directive.
While speaking at the Kihumbuini Primary School, the education CS Ezekiel Machogu made it clear that no education institution in the country will be allowed to do joint or mock exams.
The cabinet secretary had paid a visit to the Kihumbuini Primary school on Friday July 14th. This was because the schools was affected by the demonstrations held in the country last week. Around 520 learners were tear-gassed during the anti-government protests by the azimio la ukona coalition party last week.
Machogu adding said that the Kenyan government is going to provide security to all learners across education institutions in the country. This according to him is because the government wants to ensure that all learners are protected from the protests.
Two important changes in schools.