Kenya is in the process of implementing the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) to replace the much-criticized 8-4-4 system. This in itself is a noble cause. However, many questions have been raised regarding the driving philosophy behind the change. Is it because the previous system(s) has become completely obsolete or is it because we have crafted a better philosophy which can be best transmitted in the new system? For many countries which have succeeded in the implementation of a system akin to ours, the underlying philosophy has been the urge to prepare a better generation for tomorrow. Is that the motivation in our case?