Parents have today morning expressed their frustrations over the new competency based curriculum that was introduced by the government through the ministry of education in a conversation with popular radio presenter Maina Kageni on classic radio.
A parent narrated how a friend called her at around seven in the evening to tell her that her daughter was given an assignment by the help of the parent to kneel down and pray as the parent takes pictures then print the photos in a nearby cyber cafe.
Nominated member of parliament and former Kenya national union of teachers secretary general,Wilson Sossion once said that the competency based curriculum system is more of an extortionist scheme that has dented parents pockets by forcing them to buy unnecessary learning materials.
Parents said that the competency based curriculum will weaken the education system adding that it is more expensive to implement and does not bring academic value associated with 8-4-4 system.They said that the adoption of the new curriculum should be thrown away.
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