Education PS Remarks on School Fees Dispute

Education PS Remarks on School Fees Dispute

Last Updated at: 2020-10-27 02:22:23

University Education and Research PS Simon Nabukhwesi have acknowledged that the Ministry of Education is informed that schools are hurting from lack of enough funds to run the schools.

The PS, in a Daily Nation on Sunday, 25th of October, revealed that the ministry was knowledgeable of the experience and was working towards warranting public schools are well-financed.

He additionally appended that the new development emerged out of the ministry’s desire to have all Class 8 and Form 4 candidates pass their examinations and safeguard slots in Universities and Form one respectively.

“The pandemic is with us, and I urge you to observe the required protocols such as social distancing, frequent handwashing and the wearing of face masks. The ministry expects every child to pass the national examinations and join form one, university or college,” stated the PS.

The statement comes a day after headteachers summoned an order by Education CS George Magoha in which he had instructed learning institutions not to send home learners on account of school fees.

The teachers demonstrated that they do not have sufficient capitals to manage schools.

“Principals are facing hard times because without funds it’s impossible to feed learners and cater for their boarding requirements,” stated Indimuli.

Education Ministry failed to expend funds to aid the assessment tests of learners that commenced on Wednesday, October 21, complicating the predicament further.

In a desperate move, some learning institutions asked parents with children in Grade 4 and Class 8 to pay between Sh200-400 for provision of the examinations following the ministry failure to disburse money.

Meanwhile, Covid-19 has continued to hit the country again raising anxieties that schools may be compelled to shut, yet.

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe has now declined to allow the resumption of studies for all other learners slated for this month.

Education Chief Administrative Secretary Mr Zackary Kinuthia, though, noted that schools would not be closed again and that the KCPE and KCSE examinations would proceed as planned.

The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam is programmed for March 22, 2021, as the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Exams (KCSE) is scheduled to commence on 25th of March 2021.

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All Comments (13)


Hery Nov 24, 2020 | 17:10:19

How I wish all counties could do the same. Covid-19 is real and schools are affected


Michael Nov 12, 2020 | 13:15:27

Tsc is lying about promotion of teachers yet some have stayed for over ten years without promotion. Parliamentary committee on education look into this problem.


Madina Oct 22, 2020 | 16:01:01

Kama shule haina darasa la wanafunzi watahiniwa,na walimu wote wako shuleni,hamhisi Kuwa ni seals gumu Kuwa idle tafadhali


Mercy Karanja Oct 7, 2020 | 17:38:29

Amazing, thanks Teachers Updates for understanding what we really want. I have found the merit list for Mombasa County and I am confident I will win that position. Lets meet on ground fam 🙏

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 Oct 21, 2020 | 15:29:49


Hendrick Oct 5, 2020 | 08:49:34

Is there a county called Bungoma in this country??Why ist not reflecting there please.

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 Oct 17, 2020 | 06:27:53

Yes l come from Bungoma County, located in western region. Is among luhya based county, neighborhood to Trans Nzoia county,Kakamega county Vihiga county and Busia

 Oct 5, 2020 | 16:10:54

Yes we have Bungoma cou2

BARRAK WERE Sep 17, 2020 | 13:40:54

That number nine i think is fake, and why do they want all these documents and yet we scanned and send to them, it is just a formality which disadvantages other, most of the doctors are on strike, who will fill that form, why not private hospitals? Even the public hospital doctors do not examin, they just fill the form, what they yearn for is just money.


jay Sep 14, 2020 | 12:06:01

Fake announcement NO money was released to pay BOM teacher #PAYBOMSALARY

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 Oct 12, 2020 | 10:02:34

I work under BOM and I was paid, consult with your principal.

 Sep 19, 2020 | 06:15:37

They should be employed instead

Ro Officio Sep 12, 2020 | 08:56:03

Wat happened to FAKE case Zack kìnùthia. FAKE is his word as he is #Paybomteachers #bomteachersdemonstrations


Ro Officio Sep 12, 2020 | 08:56:02

Wat happened to FAKE case Zack kìnùthia. FAKE is his word as he is #Paybomteachers #bomteachersdemonstrations

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 Oct 1, 2020 | 16:40:43


 Sep 25, 2020 | 13:56:51

We aint

Ro Officio Sep 12, 2020 | 08:55:33

Wat happened to FAKE case Zack kìnùthia. FAKE is his word as he is #Paybomteachers #bomteachersdemonstrations

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 Oct 9, 2020 | 09:47:00

The money honestly speaking was paid.I am a bom teacher and I received the boom

 Sep 20, 2020 | 10:40:51

Hapo sisemi kitu🙄

Weta Makio Sep 9, 2020 | 05:28:50

They should open schools.. Enough looting has been done in the two ministries to benefit a few individuals... They should not kill the education of the common child when their kids are learning online

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 Nov 3, 2020 | 15:40:38

If Kolanya is just few population at shool,what about the all we mean that all population will be affected. If it so shool remain must take when environment allows.

 Nov 3, 2020 | 15:40:38

If Kolanya is just few population at shool,what about the all we mean that all population will be affected. If it so shool remain must take when environment allows.

 Sep 15, 2020 | 04:38:23

Just help us to learn online

Erick Sep 6, 2020 | 11:05:03


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 Sep 8, 2020 | 11:06:34

Hoping that this has reached the teachers are depressed.

 Sep 6, 2020 | 16:11:22

Where do BOG trainers in tvet institutions fall here, are they included too?

 Sep 6, 2020 | 14:22:31

Coushion Tvet Bom teachers too life is getting hard n hard every day

 Sep 6, 2020 | 11:52:43

MOE CS should resign with his advisors

Evangeline Ngoci Sep 5, 2020 | 13:57:57

Yes , as a tvet bom teacher am almost giving up in life, please Prof. Magoha help us

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 Sep 10, 2020 | 13:21:56

What is up to date?

 Sep 10, 2020 | 08:21:07

What you told as date of reopen school