Schools to re-open from October 12, national exams set for March

Education CS George Magoha and PS Belio Kipsang at the KICC in Nairobi on September 11, 2020 during a meeting on preparations ahead of the phased re-opening of schools.

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What you need to know:

  • The Education ministry announced this on Tuesday, saying students in Grade 4, Standard 8 and Form Four will be the first to return from October 12.
  • National examinations will take place in March 2021, with KPCE exams beginning on March 22 and ending on March 24, and KCSE exams starting on March 25 and ending on April 4.

Schools will finally open from Monday next week, ending months of confusion and uncertainty on the resumption of studies amid concerns of unsatisfactory safety measures to protect learners from Covid-19.

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