Ministry of Education has given out a new circular on on the expiry of tenure of office of county Education Boards and School Boards of Management.
According to the circular all current County Education Boards (CEBs) and Schools Board of Management (BoMs),appointed in February 2019 ,will expire in February 2022.
According to Section 22 of the Basic Education Act ,2013 ,the tenure of service for the chairpersons and Members if the county Education Boards is four(4) and three years respectively. It therefore means if the chairperson and County Education Boards who have served more than the years indicated they should be replaced forthwith and the new ones be appointed.
The Ministry of Education has therefore given a circular and has directed the start off the process of Nomination and selection for the appointment of new County Education Boards in accordance with section 20 (1)(a-k) and school Boards of Management in accordance with section 56 of the Basic Education Act ,2013.
The Ministry of Education has directed that the Names of respective nominees be forwarded on or before 30th November 2021 through the following offices;
1. County Education Boards to the Principal Secretary, State Department for Early Learning and Basic Education.
2. Boards of Management of Primary Schools to the Director, Primary Education.
3. Board of Management of Secondary schools and the other institutions excluding Primary schools referred to in section 55 of the Basic Education Act, to the Director, Secondary Education.