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Sossion: What teachers want before schools reopening in Kenya

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Schools Reopening in Kenya: The Kenya National Union of Teachers secretary general Wilson Sossion has laid out conditions under which teachers in the union want schools in Kenya to resume.

In a letter dated May 8 that was addressed to the cabinet secretary for education George Magoha, Sossion said that the KNUT wants candidates who are set to sit for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) to resume classes first.

The minister has also demanded that classrooms be rearranged done to allow social distancing. According to the KNUT demands, school playgrounds are to be shut when schools reopen, nonessential school visits will also be limited, school assemblies will be suspended and congregated meals will be rearranged. There will also be the provision of personal protective equipment for teaching and non-teaching staff.

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Sossion has further called for the fumigation of the school compounds and institution blocks before reopening, and for the screening of pupils and staff allowed to access the institutions every morning and evening as a preventive measure. Schools in Kenya were set to reopen on May 4. However, the second term opening date was pushed to June 5. Schools Reopening in Kenya.

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