- Only three Teachers training Colleges have met the standard requirements for reopening in September
- CS Magoha has revealed that no university in the country had been given approval to reopen in September
- Most Institutions are yet to procure enough thermo guns to check student’s temperature and had not put in place measure to ensure students maintain physical distance.
The Education CS George Magoha has revealed that only three teacher’s Training colleges across the country had met the required minimum requirements by the Ministry of health for reopening in September.
He also noted that no university had adhered to the minimum requirements for reopening in September.
Speaking while on a readiness inspection mission at Asumbi Teacher’s Training College in Migori, CS Magoha said only Murang’a teachers training college, Kericho Teacher’s training college and Asumbi teacher’s training colleges had met the minimum requirements for reopening. The level of preparedness for the three colleges was at 80%, 70% and 65% respectively.
He also disclosed that no University had been cleared to reopen as they had not met the measures put in place by the Ministry of Health.
CS Magoha said that most institutions had not procured enough thermoguns to check student’s temperature and had not put in place measure to ensure students maintain physical social distance.
The 1.5 Meters minimum physical distance required by the ministry of Health remains the biggest challenge for most institutions. This is due to high numbers of learners in the learning institutions.
The lecture halls have always been the lesson delivery platform for most institutions. Universities and colleges are in a dilemma on how to achieve the 1.5 meter rule in the ever crowded lecture halls.
All learning institutions were closed in March following the outbreak of the noval corona virus pandemic in the country.
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