Exams to continue as normal, Kaimenyi says
15 September 2015, 15:08
Nairobi - Teachers have been told that national examinations will go on regardless of whether they will be there or not.
Kaimenyi announced Tuesday that the exams would go on and that the Kenya National Examinations Council KNEC would release a date for the examination kick off in due course.
" They will go on as usual and there should be no panic," he stated.
He also said that the ministry would give directions on whether schools would be closed in-order to help students stop wasting time in school compounds.
He further stated that teachers should go back to class as a matter of obeying the law.
" The Basic Education of 2013 Section 95(3) (h), is very clear on this
matter and l quote, “The Cabinet Secretary may make regulations with
respect to the conduct and management of schools and such regulations
may provide for educational calendar,“ end of quote," he added.
Teachers have said that they will not go back to class until they are paid their 50-60% payrise.
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