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BY CORRESPONDENT,MOMBASA,14TH AUG 2018-Pupils in primary schools have every reason to smile after Education cabinet secretary Amina Mohamed announced that they will l also break for half term just as their counterparts in secondary schools.
Speaking during the official opening ceremony of the Kenya Primary Schools Head Teachers Association conference in Mombasa on Tuesday the CS said the break will enable both the teachers and learners rejuvenate and refresh themselves.
“It is important to have time to think other than teach so that you can refresh your minds and go back to school fresh,” the Education CS said.
She also assured the more than 10,000 delegates that her ministry will relook into issues and policies affecting them.
“But you should also assure and promise us to treat children well as those you have in your homes, protect them against harm. Don’t discriminate against any child due to pregnancies; it is not allowed,” Mr Mohamed warned.
The CS urged the tutors to give psychological support to expectant learners and encourage them to continue with their studies.
“Violence against learners in schools should be stopped. We are working on modalities to address especially sanitation challenges in schools,” Mr Mohamed added.