CS Amina struggles to get 178k students admitted to form one

Students yet to report to Form one

Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed

Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed is working round the clock to get 178,000 students admitted in Form one.

This number of students is yet to are yet to be admitted to secondary school although the deadline ended the last week on Friday.

CS Amina assured the students that her Ministry was working closely with stakeholders to ensure they are admitted before the first term ends.

Ensure candidates join Form One

She had directed county and regional directors of education to engage local administrators to ensure all candidates join Form One. 

Only 873,463 (83 percent) students were captured in the National Education Management Information System (Nemis) as having joined Form one out of the 1,052,364 students selected.

The Education CS also disclosed that they were studying the Nemis data to determine which schools and gender were most affected.

Extension

As the Form One reporting ended last Friday the ministry of education effected up to 106,000 transfers of students to their schools of choice.

The transfers were affected by the ministry after school principals made the requests on behalf of students through the Nemis system.

The reporting exercise started on January 5 and was scheduled to end by January 11.

However, the CS announced a one-week extension after realizing that over 300,000 students were yet to report to their selected schools

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