Bridge schools send teachers home amid coronavirus crisis

A teacher in class at a Bridge International Academies school in Lunga Lunga, Nairobi, on January 29, 2016. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • This becomes the first major education institution in the private sector to take such an action.

  • It joins a growing list of companies that are sending home their staff on compulsory unpaid leave with the alternative being sackings due to drying up cash flows.

Bridge International Academies has sent home hundreds of teachers and staff on compulsory leave as the impact of coronavirus on jobs in Kenya starts to bite.

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