RESUMPTION OF LEARNING AND COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS IN ECDE CENTRES
County’s department of Education, Research and Vocational training has always promoted and supported learning especially in the early childhood level. It is working towards improving the learning environment in the ECDE centres countywide with over 220 newly constructed ones nearing completion. It has also recruited over 1300 ECDE teachers for 828 centres countywide and aspires for the acquisition of more.
It is partnering with that of Health & Sanitation in maintaining Health Standards in preventing the spread of COVID-19 and is currently rolling out COVID-19 sensitization for all ECDE teachers countywide. This program runs between 18th to 20th January 2020 at various the Sub-County Headquarters for a start and thereafter continuously.
Speaking during a sensitization training on ECDE resumption of learning and COVID-19 preparedness for Mosop Sub-County ECDE teachers at, CECM for Education, Research and Vocational training, Grace Sugut pointed out the need to maintain high standards of hygiene at the learning centres and continuous sensitization, especially to the learners.
She further added that the department is conducting continuous training and sensitization for teachers, providing proper sanitation services and protective masks for the ECDE learners countywide.
This training which was first rolled out today in Mosop and Tinderet Sub-Counties focusses on equipping participants with knowledge pertaining COVID-19 pandemic, sensitization programs for the different target population, as well as equip them with mobilization and reporting skills
This training which was first rolled out today in Mosop and Tinderet Sub-Counties focusses on equipping participants with knowledge pertaining COVID-19 pandemic, sensitization programs for the different target population, as well as equip them with mobilization and reporting skills.
The Chief Officer for Education Research and Vocational training, Scolastica Tuwei Speaking during a sensitization session in Tinderet Sub-County called upon the teachers, trainers and the guardians to heed to the Ministry of Education’s school opening health guidelines as well as being great ambassadors in the fight against COVID-19.
According to Mosop Sub-County Public health officer, Peter Chemweno, the section will be conducting a continuous assessment of all learning centres to ensure COVID-19 protocols are followed.
Also present were the County Director of Education-Julius Too, TETA officials led by their Chairman-Kennedy Koech, Sub-County Administrator- John Sang, Ward Administrators and Public health officers from Mosop Sub-County.