Bridge International School closed for not being registered


Bridge International School closed for not being registered
Bridge International School pupils in Kajiado. Photo/Courtesy

In Summary

  • Sub-County Director of Education Kennedy Machora said that any children and teachers that will be found in the school in January will be arrested.
  • The statement quoted the Basic Education Act of 2013 that states that any person that conducts or runs a private school is liable to a fine not exceeding Sh 5,000,000 for a term not exceeding three years or both.

The Ministry of Education on Tuesday declared a Bridge International School in Kibwezi closed for failing to meet requirements for teaching and learning.

“The school is not registered with the Ministry of Education as a requirement for teaching and learning,” read a statement from the Kibwezi Sub-County Ministry of Education.

Sub-County Director of Education Kennedy Machora, who signed the statement, said that any children and teachers that will be found in the school in January will be arrested.

“No child is allowed to attend a school that is not registered with the Ministry of Education as required by the Act. If we find pupils in this school on 2/1/2019 we shall arrest them plus all teachers and take take them to court immediately,” read the statement.

The statement quoted the Basic Education Act of 2013 that states that any person that conducts or runs a private school that is calculated to lead to the belief that it is not registered is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding Sh 5,000,000 for a term not exceeding three years or both.

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