There will be no boarding schools beginning from this date as the ministry of education sends this message. Parents across this country have been raising several questions over the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) education system whereby the parents have been wondering on how their young children will manage themselves while in the boarding Schools at Junior Secondary Schools.
Teachers, parents and learners have been left with questions after the government's changes in the current competence Based Curriculum. According to the government is that the junior secondary school which was to be offered in primary schools will now be offered in the distinguished Kenyan day schools and not boarding schools.
The incumbent Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha has left a myriad number of parents and learners in dier shock after announcing another major change on Competency Based Curriculum, popularly known as CBC. The Education CS has divulged that both Day and Boarding Secondary Schools will be allocated learners transitioning from Grade 7 to Junior Secondary School and not as indicated earlier.
Another twist in the ministry of education as primary schools will host junior secondary schools across this country. According to the ministry of education the Grade 6 learners are going to sit for their Kenya Primary Education Assessment (KPEA) by the end of this year, therefore the ministry of education is working closely with the Teachers Service Commission to ensure that enough teachers are trained who will handle Junior Secondary School students by next year.
Ministry of education has shared another crucial message pertaining CBC, evening report shared by the Cabinet Secretary George Magoha indicates that, the government of Kenya has already constructed 10,000 classrooms across the country. Therefore these will ensure effective and smooth transition. According to the report shared, the government of Kenya has already rolled out training for secondary school teachers to prepare them to handle learners who will be transitioning from primary school, (currently in grade six) to junior secondary school next year January.
Incidents of young students not being able to join secondary schools have been on the rise in the country with the government doing its best to ensure that the 100% transition from Primary School to Secondary School is attained. Picture courtesy. One of the top girls at her new school.
George Magoha, Cabinet Secretary for Education has revealed that all secondary schools should admit students who will be transitioning to junior secondary. According to report, Magoha has changed on what many thought it was confusion. CS Magoha, has added that the education ministry will set aside 1,500 schools that would absorb excess students who will joining grade seven next year. This means that students who will be advancing to grade seven will join both day and secondary schools in various schools under
The current Competency Based Curriculum in Kenya is still young but almost maturing as the primary level national assessments are set to be done this year. Grade six is the final year of primary school level. All parents, teachers and learners have been left wondering on how well the government is prepared for transition of learners after the examinations. Which schools are grade six going to join? Are there enough classrooms to host them? Are private schools well prepared to host junior secondary school? These
The CS mandated on Wednesday, May 11, that all existing day and boarding secondary schools admit students transitioning to Junior Secondary School. He also stated that the ministry has allocated approximately 1,500 primary schools to house additional Grade 7 students. The change will affect the first cohort of CBC students entering Grade 7 in 2023.
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha ( Photo Courtesy) Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha, has come out to clarify where Competency Based Curriculum teaching and learning will take place when Grade six learners transition to junior secondary school. In a press statement, Prof. Magoha said that learning will take place in both boarding and day secondary schools across the country.
The Competence Based Curriculum commonly known as CBC that was launched by president Uhuru Kenyatta 8 years ago has continued to form part of the political debate as we head to the general election in August 9th. The first batch of the CBC students is in grade six and is expected to seat for the final exams in December before the students transition to Junior secondaries.
Kenya's current Competency Based Curriculum is still in its infancy, but it is on the verge of maturation, with primary level national assessments scheduled for this year. Sixth grade is the final year of elementary school. All parents, teachers, and students are concerned about how well the government is preparing for the transition of students following the exams.
The subject of junior secondary schools under CBC has been clarified by George Magoha. Both junior secondary schools would offer boarding and day schools, according to the CS. "Under CBC, learners transitioning from Grade 6 to Grade 7 will be admitted to all existing boarding and day secondary institutions," Magoha stated.
More responsibilities to the school principals ax the ministry of education drops this crucial message again. This has come when the form one students across this country are currently reporting to their respective schools where they were placed. The ministry of education is is also monitoring the 100% transition for form one students from Primary Schools to the Secondary Schools with the aim of ensuring that the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) is successful.
Good news as the ministry of education directs the following schools to host Junior Secondary Schools. The ministry of education is currently constructing 10,000 classrooms in different schools across this country which will be used for the Competency Based Curriculum education system (CBC) learning programs. The ministry of education has also revealed that both day secondary schools and boarding secondary schools will host junior secondary schools.
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Prof. George Magoha the education cabinet secretary had to out on Wednesday to clarify that junior secondary will be hosted in both day and boarding schools. This came after government spokesperson Cyrus Oguna said that junior Secondary will be hosted in day schools only. And senior secondary will be hosted in boarding schools only.
Cabinet Secretary Professer Magoha said on Wednesday that boarding and day secondary schools will be the ones to host junior secondary school students who will move from Grade 6 to Grade 7 after doing a national exam on November this year on Competence Based Curriculum (CBC). CBC is the new curriculum which is being adapted by kenyan government on studies in kenya which will focus on skills and competencies.
Details have emerged revealing that the transition from grade six to grade seven will be in such way that the students transist to secondary schools that are nearby. Therefore, it means that junior secondary schools are expected to be day schools. The PS in the Department for the Implementation of Curriculum Reforms Prof Fatuma Chege, cleared the air over the domiciling of the junior secondary during Principals conference in Mombasa last week.
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