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19th February 2021

Uhuru taps CBC pioneer team to push syllabus

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.

11th February 2021

Here’s all you need to know about Competency-Based Curriculum


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.

25th February 2020

Preparation for CBC rollout of Grade 5 starts

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.

13th February 2020

Standardise schools by 2030 as per CBC

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.

29th January 2020

Education CS urges parents to embrace Competency Based Curriculum

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.

23rd January 2020

Why pragmatic CBC is good for the 21st century learner

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.

23rd January 2020

Competency Based Curriculum-inspired junior wins in Busia X-country

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. 

10th January 2020

How CBC will affect adults!!

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.