Education Cs, Professor George Magoha has assured the country that, his ministry is committed to providing quality education under the CBC education system, through the provision of enough learning and teaching resources in all public primary and secondary schools.
CS Magoha spoke during the ground opening ceremony for the construction of classrooms at Mombasa secondary school for the physically handicapped, and inspecting the construction of a new state-of-the-art Mama Ngina Girls National secondary school in Shanzu, Nyali Sub County.
Prof.Magoha said the 10,000 CBC classrooms under construction will be ready by the end of next year to accommodate the Junior secondary school by January 2023.
The CS further stated that, construction tenders for the CBC classrooms had already been issued to respective contractors whom he warned against delayed and poor workmanship.
The CS mentioned that, textbooks to be used by the CBC grade 6 learners, who are to undertake their National Examination by December 2022 before proceeding to Junior Secondary school in January 2023, will be printed and distributed by April 2022.
Textbooks for other learners, CS Magoha said, the ministry has spent Sh28.8 billion since 2018 to purchase textbooks for learners in public primary and secondary schools, hence they are already available in schools for each child.
“It is important to note that, we have five national examinations next year. The two normal ones, in March. Then they will be another three. The normal KCPE and KCSE and then grade 6 examinations, which will be responsible for 40 percent. Those three shall be done in December,” he added.
CS Magoha, further revealed that the ministry had disbursed funds to schools ahead of the opening of the third term school calendar on January 4, 2022,