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SCHOOLS REOPENED IN A NORMALISED SCHOOL CALENDAR

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Schools reopened for the first term in a normalised school calendar since Covid-19 in 2020.In 2022 , standard eight candidates sat for their national exams at the end of November, while their form four counterparts sat for theirs from December 1 up to December 23. After exams the ministry of education took 21 days for KCSE marking leading to late school reopening for a normalised term 1 in 2023. First term will be of 13 weeks, Three weeks longer than the previous year 2022.

In 2020, students stayed at home for an entire term. This took a toll on parents, with the terms being made short.Though some schools resulted in online teaching, not many students benefited from the program; consequently, teaching online had disadvantages.In 2020, former Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha announced that the school calendar year would begin on January 4, 2021, with first and second terms being shortened from 14 to 11 weeks and holidays from four to one week, including a 10-day Christmas break.

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