A lot of education events were hosted alongside impactful ministerial guidelines being passed thus it is possible that you might have missed up on your top-notch news in the education sector. Here are some of the highlights that you shouldn’t miss.
Ministry of Education passes a life-changing regulation harmonizing all school fees
On Monday, the government sealed it in the regulation, where all the public and government subsidized schools were to benefit from the capitation grant complementing parents' contribution.
In the incentivized program, the students would pay as low as Rwf975 for kindergarten school fees and school feeding and maximally Rwf85, 000 for boarding schools respectively.
The aim of the regulation according to the Ministerial order was to harmonize the contribution of parents' tuition fees in public and government subsidized schools.
Govt releases a schedule for primary and secondary students in boarding schools for the new academic year
The ministry of education released a going back to school where all students were obliged to take buses provided for them from their respective picking points and not bus stations, with students from Kigali City boarding their buses from the Kigali Stadium in Nyamirambo.
Students from Huye, Gisagara, Musanze, Nyamasheke, Rusizi, Gatsibo and Nyagatare districts headed back to school on Sunday.
While Monday, January 10 those of Nyaruguru, Nyamagabe, Gakenke, Rulindo, Rutsiro, Rwamagana, nd Kayonza headed back to school.
On Tuesday, January 11, students who study in Nyanza, Kamonyi, Gicumbi, Rubavu, Nyabihu, Kirehe, and Ngoma headed to their schools and on Wednesday, students who study in the City of Kigali and Muhanga and Ruhango and Ngororero, Burera and Bugesera districts went back to their schools as well.