Kesses member of parliament Hon. Swarup Ranjan Mishra applauds the Community Based Learning(CBL)initiative.

Kesses legistlator Swarup Mishra issuing a water tank to Tilil youth group in Eldoret today.Photo/Edmond Kipngeno.

The (CBL) has been fronted by the ministry of Education in a bid to ensure continuity of learning amid the Covid-19 surge,after Covid-19 case announcement taking root into the country saw halt in learning activities in institutions countrywide.

Speaking after issuing water tanks and car washing machines to the youth groups in Kesses constituency, Mishra said the move by the education ministry is commendable and it will help learners get engaged while at home.

“I sincerely thank the Ministry of Education through the leadership of Prof. George Magoha for coming up with CBL because it will ensure that the learners are engaged while at home,”said Mishra.

Mishra further reminded Prof. Magoha to look into the matter of distance learning by ensuring it is being incorporated fully citing there could have been no much inconveniences in learning when disaster like Corona strucks.

The programme aimed at equipping the learners with knowledge and skills amid Coronavirus pandemic may face myriad of problems as a lot of open air space is required to facilitate learning.

According to the Primary School Head Teachers national chairman Nicholas Gathemia,teachers should voluntarily participate in facilitating learning

Last week, the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) CEO Nancy Macharia directed all teachers to register their location currently where they will facilitate the learning programme.

The Community Based Learning programme is set to be rolled out this week.

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