It is also emerging that teachers will shoulder the new curriculum burden, as a report by a taskforce on the competency-based curriculum (CBC) shows teachers will have added roles in scoring children and helping them make career decision that may make or break their future.
The Saturday Standard can also revealed the finer details of why the government wants children in secondary schools, especially junior secondary, to be day scholars.
A keen read if the CBC taskforce report handed to president Uhuru Kenyatta unravels the truth about Kenya national education council national examinations and assessments that will be done at school level under teachers' supervision.
Each learner will be given a tracking number at grade 3, which will be used to monitor progress as they transition in the subsequent education levels.
It is now clear that KNEC will only set, administer and supervise national examinations in grade 6,9, and 12 during the entire basic education journey.
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