‘School calendar, exam dates to be reviewed,’ says Education CS Magoha


Ministry of Education announced that the school calendar will be reviewed to ensure learners do not lose another academic year occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking at Maragua Ridge Secondary School in Murang’a County during inspection of desks and chairs in learning institutions, Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha, said the examination time table will also be reviewed at and made public.

Prof. Magoha urged schools’ stakeholders to work properly on the re-opening to ensure Ministry of Health directives to combat the spread of the coronavirus are adhered to.

Prof. Magoha reassured carpenters who do their work perfectly that they will be paid their dues without delay.

President Uhuru Kenyatta, in his address to the nation on Wednesday, directed that all basic education in the country resumes in January next year.

“With respect to the examination classes that have already resumed learning, I hereby order that they continue with their learning and examination preparations but under heightened health safety measures, and also order that all basic education classes resume in-person learning in January 2021,” he said