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Deputy Principal is Not Allowed to Expel Students From School; MOE Warns, Told Principals What to Follow in Expelling Students


Deputy Principal is Not Allowed to Expel Students From School; MOE Warns, Told Principals What to Follow in Expelling Students.

The ministry of education has asked all the school heads to follow the set rules and regulations in handling discipline cases in school. MOE has developed the concerns of parents complaining the manner in which students are expelled from school.

Addressing the school heads on Tuesday during the Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA) conference at Sheikh Zayed Hall in Mombasa, Director in charge of secondary education Paul Kibet said that only Principals are allowed to suspend students from school.

He indicated that despite of Deputy Principal being the head of discipline in school, they are neither allowed to suspend nor expel students from school, citing that an official from the ministry of education and student’s guardian must be present during the hearing of discipline cases in school.

Paul Kibet further asked the school heads to ensure that all the school rules and regulations are fully approved by the Board of Management (BOM) and should be subjected to public participation for ease implementation.

The hike of discipline cases in schools have been recorded as the school heads warned to follow the stipulated rules and regulations in Expelling Students from school.

The ministry of education has asked all the school heads to stick on laid down rules and regulations in Expelling Students, Citing the rise of number of parents who flock it’s headquarters at Jogoo House, complaining the manner in which students are expelled.

Deputy Principal is Not Allowed to Expel Students From School; MOE Warns, Told Principals What to Follow in Expelling Students


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