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[PHOTOS] Congested streets, bus stops on Day 2 of school reopening

Majority of learners reported to learning institutions on Monday.

In Summary

•Countrywide, students continue to make their way to their various schools for continued learning which was halted in March last year due to the global Covid-19 pandemic.

•The first term of 2021 will also see the first of the Grade five cohort, under the Competency Based Curriculum begin learning after three months of waiting.

Congested streets and bus stops with learners and parent on Tuesday 27, July, second day of full school reopening for the first term 2021.
Congested streets and bus stops with learners and parent on Tuesday 27, July, second day of full school reopening for the first term 2021.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

There was congestion of streets and bus stops in various towns around the country on the second day of school opening.

Countrywide, students continue to make their way to their various schools for continued learning which was halted in March last year due to the global Covid-19 pandemic.

Congested streets and bus stops with learners and parent on Tuesday 27, July, second day of full school reopening for the first term 2021.WILFRED NYANGARESI
Congested streets and bus stops with learners and parent on Tuesday 27, July, second day of full school reopening for the first term 2021.WILFRED NYANGARESI

The majority of learners reported to learning institutions on Monday.

Congested streets and bus stops with learners and parents on Tuesday 27, July, second day of full school reopening for the first term 2021.
Congested streets and bus stops with learners and parents on Tuesday 27, July, second day of full school reopening for the first term 2021.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

 The first term of 2021 will also see the first of the Grade five cohort, under the Competency Based Curriculum begin learning after three months of waiting.

"All the classes, including the 14 new Grade 5 learners and Form One Class, will start the First Term of the 2021 academic year on July 26,2021," Magoha said.

Congested streets and bus stops with learners and parents on Tuesday 27, July, second day of full school reopening for the first term 2021.WILFRED NYANGARESI
Congested streets and bus stops with learners and parents on Tuesday 27, July, second day of full school reopening for the first term 2021.WILFRED NYANGARESI

On Monday, Teachers Service Commission CEO, Nancy Macharia said that a total of 90,000 teachers have so far been trained on the Competency Based Curriculum.

Congested streets and bus stops with learners and parents on Tuesday 27, July, second day of full school reopening for the first term 2021.WILFRED NYANGARESI
Congested streets and bus stops with learners and parents on Tuesday 27, July, second day of full school reopening for the first term 2021.WILFRED NYANGARESI

Last week, Education CS George Magoha announced a reduction in secondary school fees due to the short nature of the 2021 school calendar.

National schools will pay Sh8,500 less while Extra-County and County schools will pay Sh5,500 less.

Congested streets and bus stops with learners and parents on Tuesday 27, July, second day of full school reopening for the first term 2021.WILFRED NYANGARESI
Congested streets and bus stops with learners and parents on Tuesday 27, July, second day of full school reopening for the first term 2021.WILFRED NYANGARESI

Magoha further warned school heads against hiking fees when schools reopen.