MAGOHA; TSC TEACHERS TO START OFFERING COMMUNITY SERVICE LESSONS FOR FREE.

The education CS said while addressing the media on stakeholder resolutions on reopening of learning institutions in the face of the Corona crisis on Thursday morning.

Prof. Magoha said the programme will resemble the Nyumba Kumi framework

“Multiagency teams to map out country to ensure teachers offer community service lessons on values to learners under an arrangement similar to the Nyumba Kumi framework.

“TSC to issue guidelines on the new plan that will come at no cost to parents, stated CS Magoha.

Magoha has also reaffirmed that the government has set aside funds to cushion BoM teachers who have gone without salary since the pandemic striked to a halt activities in the education sector.

“Government has set aside funds to pay salaries to Board of Government teachers, security staff and settle utilities,” noted CS Magoha.

Education CS said that the ministry is still inspecting Tertiary institutions of learning, in a bid to to ensure that they are in line with Covid-19 containment measures, ahead of reopening in January 2021.

He however, encouraged institutions to embrace online platform in offering their programmes, including examinations and graduations.“Most colleges and universities not ready for reopening; they will remain closed till January 2021.

“Universities should continue offering online programmes, including examinations and graduations,” added CS Magoha.

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