The new system of education commonly known as Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) has continued to draw attention from Kenyans. The proposed change in education will replace 8-4-4 which is blamed to have produced result oriented people who lacks skills to help them cope with needs of the changing society.
"The labor market does not know or care what is being studied. Student and universities have no way of knowing how market will change. Actuarial science was at a premium about a decade ago. Labor market is by word for information asymmetry. That is why CBC is errant nonsense"
The president of law society of Kenya Nelson Havi filed a petition to challenge the implementation of the curriculum. He cited a few concerns that was to addressed by the promoters .
The pupils undertaking this curriculum are in grade five. They will join junior secondary after completion of grade six together with those who are currently in class six.
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