How schools will recover lost time in new calendar


Teachers check temperatures on pupils at Nyamachaki Primary School in Nyeri County on October 12, 2020. 

Photo credit: Joseph Kanyi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The ministry also plans to fit the 2021 academic year in seven months from May to December.
  • Prof Magoha asked teachers to embrace the new calendar and ensure they cover the syllabus on time.
  • The revised calendar will see teachers engage learners in class for longer hours.

Learners are staring at stretched lessons, long school days and extended weeks as the government embarks on a crash programme to normalise the national academic calendar.

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