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ELECTION 2022

Don't give out Form One slots, schools told

EDUCATION
By Mike Kihaki | May 6th 2022 | 2 min read

Parents accompany their child, a Form One student at Nakuru High School in Nakuru County on May 4,2022. [Harun Wathari Standard]

Principals of secondary schools have been cautioned against giving out Form One slots belonging to learners who have not reported.

In a circular released on Wednesday, Basic Education PS Dr Julius Jwan said the slots would remain allocated to the students until Education CS Prof George Magoha states otherwise.

“Because of 100 per cent transition, schools shall not replace any student who fails to turn up until the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Education declares the exercise is over,” read the statement.

Dr Jwan added: “Beneficiaries of Elimu Scholarships should have their places reserved until they report.”

The details are contained in a circular dated May 4, and sent to all County Directors of Education.

It is also copied to the Education Cabinet Secretary, Chief Administration Secretary, Chief Executive Officer, Teachers Service Commission and Regional Directors of Education. The officials are directed to ensure the information is communicated to all schools countrywide.

Dr Jwan said the process that kicked off countrywide on May 4, will continue until the 100 per cent transition is achieved.

During the exercise, Dr Jwan directed the schools to submit daily reports on admissions to the County Directors of Education using a template provided to them, with details of all students admitted uploaded on National Education Management Information System.

He asked schools to ensure the internal systems are put in place to support the new students, especially the vulnerable, and the ones with special needs. More than 1.2 million learners are expected to join secondary school.

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