The Kenya Union of Primary Teachers (Kuppet) said secondary schools were not ready for form six students in January due to inadequate infrastructure, including boarding facilities.
Task Force to gather ideas that will inform appropriate action. During this period, 6th grade students can report to middle school.
Earlier this month, Education Secretary Professor George Magoha said a total of 10,000 CBC classrooms had been built across the country to accommodate the first batch of secondary schools.
When the second phase of the CBC class was launched, Hon. John Njoroge Secondary School in Kasarani, Nairobi, said the remaining lessons will be completed before students enter grade seven next year.
About 1,268.83 Grade 6 students will sit for the Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) exam from November 28 to November 30, 2022.
Students will then join secondary school in grade 7 in January 2023. High school qualifications end on September 10.
Placement of students to the junior high school level will be held in December. Students will be placed in public and private secondary schools during the placement exercise.
CS Magoha asked private schools to provide a total of 5,000 classes for the smooth conduct of CBC classes.
According to Kenya Association of Private Schools chairman Charles Ochome, the sector has built 1,296 classrooms.
The private sector plans to build 5,000 classrooms by January 2023.
In the first stage of construction, 6,500 classrooms were built in the school, and in the second stage, about 3,500 classrooms were built