Competency Based Curriculum( CBC) is becoming a reality in the country. The system was built to replace 8-4-4 system of education that was deemed exam centred failing to give learners required skills needed in job market. CBC was built to impart learners with such skills that will make learners independent immediately after leaving the school.
The first batch of CBC students will join secondary schools in the year 2023. This is the year that will see double intake in seconday schools. Details have now emerged on important document that grade six pupils will use to transition to junior high schools.
According to today's Daily Nation grade six pupils will be given transition report instead big certificate that has been issued to primary school leavers. The report will contain the learners scores from their assessment at the end of Grade 4, 5 and six combined with outcome of a National Summative assessment.
The scores will be used for their placement in Junior seconday school. This will bring to an end of Kenya Certificate of Primary Education that has been in place since 1985.
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