Last Updated at: 2020-06-29 11:18:46
Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha has today on Wednesday said that each classroom will have 15 to 20 students when learning resumes.
He further revealed that 24 million face masks will be manufactured by the Government and every learner will get a minimum of two face masks.
Speaking during his Kitui tour in which he was accompanied by the Basic Education Permanent Secretary Bilio Kipsang, the CS said that teachers will report to schools two weeks before learning resumes adding that the government will provide each school with thermo guns to check the temperatures of all individuals getting in and out of schools.
Every learning institution will have to meet the minimum requirements which is having sanitizers or hand soaps and clean running water as set by the Ministry of Education. Further objects oftenly touched such door knobs must be regularly sanitized with disinfectant.
It's however not clear whether the Government will hire more teachers before the schools are reopened to curb the standard ratio gap of teachers to learners. The CS also did not say whether more classes will be built to ensure that each class accommodates a total number of 15 to 20 learners.
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