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CBC Report: Grade Six Pupils To Remain In Primary, 30000 Teachers To Be Employed By TSC

The compitency based curriculum is set to replace the 8-4-4 system that has been there since late 80s.

A task Force formed to collect views on CBC has finally delivered it's final report to the president.

According to the recommendations, the junior secondary school will be retained in primary schools bringing to an end the debate on where it should be domiciled.

The CBC exam which has already been done will not be Used for placement of learners in secondary schools rather, it will be used to gauge and evaluate the understanding of learners.

Given that The learners in grade seven and eight are supposed to be taught by high school teachers, the Kenya institute of curriculum development in liason with the teachers service commission will prepare teachers to be posted there.

Primary school teachers who have degree certificates and diplomas will be given the first priority as the government puts in place plans to hire 30000 more teachers next year.

Addressing the media on Thursday, president William Ruto opined that every primary school should have a secondary school nearby promising that the government will be working towards that end so as to make education accessible.

The government is also set to build enough laboratories in primary schools to assist in teaching and learning.

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