Kisumu Girls School Closed Down Indefinitely. The Kisumu Girls High School in Kisumu County has been permanently closed.
The school was shuttered on Sunday as a result of ongoing student agitation, according to reports.
This occurred the day after the Ministry of Education made official closing dates for all of the nation’s schools public.
The Ministry of Education released the third trimester school calendar before to the 2023 National Exams.
According to a statement made on Friday, September 15 by Basic Education Principal Secretary Dr. Bellio Kipsang, classes will begin on October 30.
The principal secretary advised parents to make the required preparations and work closely with teachers in order to achieve a smooth examination period for kids.
On August 28, 2023, all schools began the Third Term of the 2023 academic year, which is planned to last through October 27, 2023, to prepare for the national examinations season.
To allow for adequate preparations prior to the National Examinations, which are scheduled to begin on October 30, 2023,
All school activities involving parents and other stakeholders are prohibited during the Third Term, field officials and institutional administrators are reminded, the statement read in part.
Kipsang added that the government had taken additional steps to guarantee that third term learning was uninterrupted.
In order to ensure that the calendar runs well, he also disclosed that the government will provide schools with all necessary capitation funds
The Ministry of Education has received Ksh16,249,982,722.28 billion as capitation payments from the National Treasury for distribution to students in public Primary, Junior, and Secondary schools in order to ensure the regular operation of all school activities. It was a fragmented statement.
According to PS Kipsang, capitation payments for Junior Secondary Schools will total Ksh1.75 billion, while Ksh1.56 billion will go toward Free Primary Education.
The Ministry wants to reassure all schools that the funds would be paid to respective school accounts by September 20th, 2023, to ensure the smooth execution of specified learning activities.
For the 2022–2023 Financial Year, the Ministry of Education completely allotted Ksh89.4 billion as capitation for instruction in primary, junior, and secondary schools.
Kisumu Girls School Closed Down Indefinitely