President Uhuru Kenyatta has picked the technical persons behind the new curriculum project to spearhead execution of the wide education sector reforms.
In new changes to the executive announced on Wednesday, Julius Jwan was moved to the State Department of Early Leaning and Basic Education.
1). Children will spend two years in pre-primary, six years in primary and six years in secondary school.
2). At the end of pre-primary 2, the learners will be assessed internally, but will all transition to Grade 1 in primary school.
The government has started preparations to roll out the 2-6-6-3 curriculum to Grade 5 after publishers were asked to submit learning materials for evaluation.
The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development will evaluate and approve materials to be used for teaching and learning in schools.
Much-touted Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) currently being implemented in schools is now anchored in law after legislators approved Sessional Paper Number 1 of 2019.
A private school in Kasarani, Nairobi county is making major strides using the new Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) to identify talented pupils and nurture their talents.
Key reforms in the education sector, including status update on the progress of the new curriculum, and the distribution of textbooks in schools is top of the agenda at a headteachers’ meeting that commences today in Mombasa.
Oxford University Press East Africa (OUP) will train over 7,500 lower primary school teachers in line with the new competence-based curriculum introduced this year.
The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) will train 68,490 teachers on new curriculum in December, Chief Executive Officer Nancy Macharia has said.
The implementation of Competency-Based Curriculum enters Grade Four in January next year.