Lessons that we pick from student chaos

Jamhuri High School

Parents gather outside Jamhuri High School, Nairobi on November 15, 2021 after fire gutted down a dormitory at the school on November 14, 2021. 

Photo credit: Lucy Wanjiru | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • So what have we learnt from this unrest that had the government cave in?
  • Is it true that the students demanding the break in ‘certain ways’ ?

The second half of Term Two in the basic education calendar has, begun in earnest following an unplanned week-long mid-term break that came days after secondary school headteachers asked the government to temporarily close learning institutions to avert a worsening school arson crisis in which more than 40 schools reported fires.

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