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BASIC EDUCATION CURRICULUM  FRAMEWORK

The Basic Education Curriculum Framework (BECF) is the outcome of extensive stakeholder engagement, a national needs assessment study....read more

EDUCATION REFORM INCLUSIVE

Kenyans have been treated to diverse interpretations and analyses

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The content of basic education curricular is designed to equip all learners with relevant knowledge, skills, competencies and values, enabling learners to develop to their full capacity, enhance the quality of their lives, able to make informed decisions and predisposed to engage in life-long learning. The value and role of “knowledge” is different in every culture but good basic education is essential in every culture and at all levels.

The Basic Education Division comprises of the following sections;

 

1. Languages

Language development is central to students’ intellectual, social, and emotional growth, and must be seen as a key element of the curriculum. The importance of language is essential to every aspect and interaction in our everyday lives.

The section is made up of three units

  1. English
  2. Kiswahili and Mother Tongue
  3. Other Languages
  • German
  • French
  • Arabic

The section is mandated to develop curriculum and curriculum support materials in English, Kiswahili and Mother Tongue and other languages  for:

  • Early childhood care, development and education
  • Pre-primary education
  • Primary Education
  • Secondary Education,
  • Special needs education,
  • Adult, continuing and non-formal education

2. Sciences

Sciences Section is one of the sections in the Basic Education Division, under Curriculum and Research Services (CRS) Department of KICD. The section has two Sub-sections:

  1. Pure Sciences
  2. Applied Sciences

The section is mandated to develop curriculum and curriculum support materials in pure and applied science subjects for:

  • Early childhood care, development and education
  • Pre-primary education
  • Primary Education
  • Secondary Education,
  • Special needs education,
  • Adult, continuing and non-formal education

3. Humanities

Humanities is one of the sections in the Basic Education Division, under Curriculum and Research Services (CRS) Department of KICD. The section has two Sub-sections:

  1. Religious Education
  2. Humanities

The section is mandated to develop curriculum and curriculum support materials in Religious education  and Humanities  subjects for:

  • Early childhood care, development and education
  • Pre-primary education
  • Primary Education
  • Secondary Education,
  • Special needs education,
  • Adult, continuing and non-formal education

4. Creative Arts

 

5. Teacher Education

Teachers play an important role in realization of the country’s education goals since they are crucial in the learning process.  They are expected to lead the learners in acquiring relevant professional competences, skills, desired knowledge, attitudes and values.

The section is mandated to develop Teacher Education and training curriculum and curriculum support materials for:

  1. Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE)
  2. Primary Teacher Education (PTE),
  3. Secondary Teacher Education,
  4. Special needs Teacher education,
  5. Non formal Teacher education,
  6. Adult and continuing Teacher education
  7. Technical Teacher Education

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