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Odd Deference Between 8-4-4 System Of Education And CBC

According to Kenyan education stakeholders,the 8-4-4 system was introduced in January 1982 by the late president Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi.This was to replace old system 7-4-2-3.According to the report given to opera,it is claim that the system arose out of the concerns that a basic education might lack the necessary content to promote widespread sastainable self employment.The main purpose of 8-4-4 was to improve development of self expression,self discipline and independence.The curriculum offers science,social studies,English,Math,Religious education,Physical education and life skills.According to the report,the CBC section.Upper primary education and lower secondary.the objective competence based education is to prepare individuals for future challenges,empower students with knowledge and skills in various field.The deference between the two system is that there is a change of emphasis from tradition of chalk and talk teaching to focusing on the student by learning in groups and not just memorising facts but developing competential and understanding core values and importance esues.The school is being structured from 8-4-4 to 2-6-3-3-3 in CBC.Students take 2 years of primary then proceed 6years of primary and then 3 years of jonior school.If you pass Grade 9exams,at ,15,by the end of junior school,you can go on to take 3 years of senior school.University will take only 3years instead of four years

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