Big Blow To Private Schools After President Ruto’s Directive On CBC.
Owners of private schools bemoaned the losses they will suffer as a result of the government’s decision to house junior secondary schools in elementary schools.
The school was prepared to accept pupils, according to Mary Waigi the school owner, who was speaking at the ceremonial opening of Mary Joy Junior Secondary School in Mombasa on Sunday, December 4.
This has cost us a great deal. I’m not even sure how much it is but it’s a lot. The school was completed and will continue to operate independently.
When a new problem arises, it has a price and as an entrepreneur, you have to be prepared especially at a time when the economy is struggling. We feel we are entrepreneurs so we have faith that God will help us she said.
Waigi added that because private schools constantly take advantage of the nation’s unemployed tutors they do not experience a teacher shortage.
Since there are many instructors out there who are unemployed, there is no scarcity of educators. By hiring such professors, we are utilizing this benefit. We are also pleased that the administration is paying attention to the problem and has committed to hiring 30,000 teachers in January she said.
Charles Ochome, chairman of the Kenya Private Schools Association claimed that all types of students could use the facilities that had already been built.