Education Cabinet Secretary, Ezekiel Machogu, announced that President William Ruto will determine the fate of Grade Six students in the coming weeks.
Speaking while on a visit to Kisumu on Tuesday, November 17, the CS indicated that President William Ruto would issue the directives after getting reports from the task committee assessing the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC).
Ruto, on the other hand, would issue the pronouncement in a timely manner well before the start of the new school year in January 2023.
In addition, he mentioned that everyone was on edge because Grade Six kids will soon be taking examinations, which would cause a lot of anxiety for stakehoders inlvolved.
What he will be giving will be information that has been collected from people all over the country.
“I want to request the parents and teachers to be patient because as we open the school by January 23, our young ones will know whether they will be domiciled in primary or in secondary schools,” he stated.
Machogu addressed parents’ worries that the ministry had failed to keep them informed about the continuing curriculum reform despite the announcement of a new school year calendar.
He also mentioned that the government was working around the clock to complete the CBC class assessment as soon as possible.
Machogu revealed that they had contacted a variety of agencies, including the police, in order to make certain that the examinations would not be interrupted or leaked.
“My colleagues in the Cabinet will be following the updates. We want to assure Kenyans that this process will not be compromised, everything will be credible,”