Kenya High School
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Schools turn death traps due to lack of space and facilities

Parents, guardians and students queue during the Form One admission exercise at Kenya High School in Nairobi on January 15, 2024.

Photo credit: Billy Ogada | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • A Nation survey shows schools have flouted the Ministry of Education’s health and safety guidelines.
  • Some classes seen by Nation have 200 learners, well above the recommended 45 by Unesco.
  • During breaks, learners are forced to queue at the few washroom facilities available.