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Unveiling Kenya’s 2024 School Co-Curricular Calendar: A Teacher’s Guide
Teachers across Kenya are in for an exhilarating year as the Ministry of Education reveals the much-anticipated calendar for the 2024 Schools’ co-curricular activities. This comprehensive schedule, spanning the academic year, promises engaging events across various disciplines, from sports to drama to science and engineering.
Term 1: Shining Spotlight on Sports and Arts
2024 Term 1 Secondary School Games
The Eastern Region takes center stage as Machakos County hosts secondary school games from April 6-14. Teachers are pivotal in fostering camaraderie, sportsmanship, teamwork, and discipline among students, not just as coaches but as mentors.
Inclusive Sports in Rift Valley
Nakuru County becomes a hub for both secondary and special school sports, emphasizing inclusivity. Teachers play a crucial role in creating an environment that supports learning and growth, both on and off the field.
Primary School Athletics in Central Region
In Nyeri County, primary schools showcase their athletic prowess from April 6-12. Teachers guide students, encouraging their best efforts and emphasizing the joy of the process.
Embracing the Arts with Drama Festivals
Embu hosts Drama Festivals, offering a platform for creativity and confidence building. Teachers guide students in exploring artistic talents, preparing for performances, and providing constructive feedback.
Science and Engineering Fair in Nairobi County
Moi Girls’ School in Nairobi hosts the Science and Engineering Fair, encouraging STEM education and innovation. Teachers guide students through projects, providing necessary resources and support.
Term 2: Building Discipline and Teamwork
2024 Colleges Games at Machakos TTC
Kenya Training Colleges focus on ball games, goal ball, and Paralympics events from June 3-13. Teachers are instrumental in training, preparing students for games, and instilling sportsmanship and teamwork values.
Continuation of Secondary School Games in Kisii County
Kisii County hosts secondary school games, showcasing diverse sporting talents. Teachers continue to support students, coaching them in various sports and guiding them through the competition.
Inclusive Special School Games in Kisumu
Term II special schools games in Kisumu emphasize inclusive education. Teachers create an environment conducive to learning and growth, on and off the field.
Primary School Ball Games in Kakamega
Term 2 concludes with primary school ball games in Kakamega from July 30 to August 7. Teachers guide students, encouraging their best efforts and emphasizing the joy of the process.
Ministry’s Commitment to Holistic Education
While an official statement on the 2024 co-curricular activities calendar is pending, the Ministry’s commitment to holistic education is evident. Responsible for policies, standards, curricula, and examinations, the Ministry reflects dedication to academic excellence, physical fitness, creativity, and overall personal development among Kenyan students.
Important Notes for Teachers
Dates and locations are subject to change; always check with relevant authorities for accurate information. Despite potential changes, the 2024 co-curricular calendar underscores the Ministry’s dedication to holistic education. Teachers, as educational pillars, are expected to guide students through activities, providing necessary support and encouragement.