In a letter dated September 7th 2020, Professor Magoha invited all education stakeholders in the country to a special National conference to chart Kenya’s post COVID-19 future in education and specifically address school reopening.
CS Magoha said the stakeholders meeting will run for a year and results of the consultations and reporting will be given this Saturday.
Insiders have revealed that top of stakeholder’s meeting is allowing KCPE and KCSE exams candidates to report back to school with the intention of winding up the syllabus and sitting national exams in January next year.
Yesterday Knut secretary Mr Wilson Sossion said parents should prepare for reopening of schools this October.
All universities and colleges are also likely to be reopened for oncampus learning as was the case before.
Sunday marked the 10th straight day of a positivity rate that is under 5% with ministry of health officials having said that 14 straight days would indicate a flattening of the curve.
CS George Magoha said education stakeholders have agreed to consider reopening of learning institutions before the end of the year since the COVID-19 curve has been flattened.
Sources indicate a committee of experts tasked to deliberate on possible reopening dates has settled on October 2020 as the most appropriate month for the resumption of studies.
Parents have been asked to prepare in terms of paying school fees and meeting other expenses.