Private schools to be inspected to ensure they are ready to host JSS
Education Cabinet Secretary professor George Magoha has said that ministry will start inspections in private schools to ensure they have enough CBC classrooms to host Junior Secondary Schools in January 2023.
The inspection will be conducted in all private schools across all the 47 counties in the country to ensure they have adequate facilities for junior secondary schools.
This comes in preparation for the roll out of the Competency-Based Curriculum pioneer class into junior high school. The grade 7 learners are expected to join the Junior Secondary schools under the Competence Based Curriculum (CBC) program in January 2023.
CS Magoha said this while at Mwiki Secondary School where he had gone to launch CBC classrooms.
“We will inspect private schools to see if they are prepared for the rollout of junior secondary. From tomorrow or the next day, we will start with Moi Education Centre in Kibra constituency then proceed to Runda to ascertain the level of preparedness,” said Magoha
CS Magoha further noted that the ministry of education has so far identified about 1,200 classrooms in private schools, and will be expecting 5,000 before January 2023.
According to CS Magoha’s report, the private schools have assured the ministry of education of completing 5,000.
He further reiterated that the government has constructed 10,000 classes across the country and has trained 60,000 teachers.