Our children to learn under trees, Education CS Magoha says

Class Seven pupils at Dunga Primary School in Ndhiwa, Homa Bay County take their lessons under a tree on January 21, 2020 due to shortage of classrooms. PHOTO |GEORGE ODIWUOR | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha on Thursday said chiefs and Nyumba Kumi leaders will be activated to identify teachers who will offer lessons at no cost to parents.
  • The teachers, who have been on full salary since schools were shut on March 15, will be expected to teach learners in their home areas regardless of the schools they attend.

  • Teachers will be required to put learners in small groups, ensure they wear face-masks, observe social distance and sanitise their hands during the communal classes.

Millions of school children, who have been whiling away their time playing at home will soon be required to attend communal classes in their neighbourhoods.


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