2022 educational year will be the shortest and most intensive in the country’s history. A closer look at the term dates reveals a race against time and the curriculum for many stakeholders.
The term dates for the 2022/2023 school year have been made public by Kenya’s ministry of education this year.
Terms have been significantly cut to two months each, with the intention of resuming the traditional academic year timetable by 2023.
The Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i declared Monday, July 11, 2022, a public holiday, delaying the start of classes until Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
In a gazette notice issued on Friday, Matiang’i said Monday would be holiday to allow the marking of Idd ul-Adha.
The second term was slated to start on July 11, 2022, and lapse on September 16, while the third term runs from September 26 to November 25.