Goods News To Parents And Students As Machogu Announces Disbursement Of Billions For Students
Parents and students have been so stressed up with the current education system which they have complained about the high cost of fees, school requirements among other issues and some parents wanted the CBC system to be scrapped off. The education ministry however promised to strategize to a point that learning will be comfortable and super productive to both teachers, students and parents.
JUST IN: Twist of Events on CBC as Government Plans to do the Following to the Curriculum
Photo Courtesy of Kenya's Head of State His Excellency Dr William Samoei Ruto. The Competency Based Curriculum has taken a major twist after details emerged that the Kenyan Government plans to institutionalize pivotal changes on the curriculum. According to Communications, Telkom and Digital economy Chief Administrative Secretary appointee Dennis Itumbi, the Kenyan Government has orchestrated a strategic plan geared towards incorporating tree planting as one of the practical lessons in the Competency Based Curriculum.
Top Courses To Choose From In KUCCPS With High Demand
Form four leavers are now tasked with finding and choosing their most preferred university of college degrees. The KUCCPS portal was opened two weeks ago and they are free to navigate through it. Here is a list of some of the top courses with a high market demand in the country.
Temperatures High As CBC Program Takes A New Turn Following Shortage Of Teachers And Resources
Confusion has emerged following Competency-Based Curriculum which has left many students suffering due to shortage of teachers and resources for learning. Since CBC program began, the new education system has been facing a lot of challenges with parents and students not knowing what to do. It has been revealed that many schools are facing shortage of teachers and resources and thus learners end up not learning.
CBC Benefits for Kenyan Children
CBC (Competency-Based Curriculum) education in Kenya has several benefits for children. Here are some of the key advantages: Overall, CBC education in Kenya aims to provide a comprehensive and learner-centered approach that equips children with the necessary skills, knowledge, and values to thrive in the modern world.
Why JSS should not be Domiciled in a Primary Schools
Junior secondary schools were introduced into the CBC system of education in January. However the government directed that these should be domiciled in primary schools. Following this directive the member of Parliament from kisumu East has now broken silence over the directive and has said where junior secondary schools should be domiciled.
Competency Based Curriculum In Kenya.
Kenya has adopted the competency based curriculum as the new education system in kenyan schools. An idea which stirred a heated debate among different stakeholders who wanted the 844 system to stay. The main goal for changing the system of education was to instil and develop skills and competencies in children ; so that they can be able to do anything for themselves in the near future and fill the gaps created by the other previous systems of education in kenya so as to meet the sustainable goals of education.
Parents Forced To Close Down JSS In Uasin Gishu Over Lack Of Teachers
Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) program has taken a new twist as parents continue to decry lack of teachers and resources. Parents are thus urging the government that it would be easier if education system goes back to 8-4-4 rather than this CBC which is wasting learner's time for lack of teachers and resources.
Good News To JSS Teachers As KNUT And KUPPET Send This Message To TSC
In January the government implemented junior secondary schools under CBC platform of education. On the the government through Teachers Service Commission TSC deployed teachers to to absorb these students. These teachers had been assigned a lot of work to do as they are forced to teach more than two subjects as the number of teachers deployed per school is not in ratio to the 13 subjects.
Advantages Of CBC Over 8-4-4 System That Every Parent Should Know
The clamor for a return to the 8-4-4 system of education have increased since President Ruto pledged to organize a task committee to evaluate the CBC system. Here are five ways in which I think CBC is better than the current method. When comparing CBC and 8:4:4, one key distinction is that the former places the onus of knowledge transmission and student comprehension squarely on the shoulders of teachers, while the latter places that burden squarely on the shoulders of parents, who must pay more money to ensure that their children have access to the same educational opportunities.
We Should Embrace CBC Because Of This
This new curriculum in Kenya uses the 2-6-6-3 format. Its classes are known as grades. It open doors for more opportunities. Learners in this new curriculum are taught skills that can be applied later in life. This is because there are lessons done in the field.
CBC Has Spilled Beans as it Takes A New Turn Following Shortage Of Teachers And Resources
Confusion has rocked among students who are undergoing through the Competency Based Curriculum CBC due to shortage of teachers and other learning materials. Since this system was introduced into the Education sector it has been undergoing through a lot of challenges leaving parents and students in dilemma. From the reports it has been revealed that many schools are facing a significant challenge that is shortage of teachers and other learning resources thus learners end up not learning.
Twist of Events on CBC as Government Plans to do the Following to the Curriculum
After information about the Kenyan Government's intentions to institutionalize significant changes to the curriculum became public, the Competency Based Curriculum underwent a significant transformation. The Kenyan government has arranged a strategic plan aimed at include tree planting as one of the practical lessons in the Competency Based Curriculum, according to Dennis Itumbi, who was appointed Chief Administrative Secretary for Communications, Telkom, and Digital Economy.
Reasons Why CBC Taskforce Has Reportedly Proposed Grade 7 & 8 To Be Renamed As Upper Primary
A preliminary report by the presidential working party on education reforms, also known as the competency based curriculum review taskforce that has been seen by The People Daily newspaper makes interesting proposals. In the radical reforms, the Prof Raphael Munavu led team is proposing that grade 7 and grade 8 should be renamed as upper primary school and domiciled in primary schools, against an earlier arrangement where the learners were to be placed in junior secondary school.
8-Year-Old Boy Shows Off Electrical Skills Despite Always Coming Last In School
A reliable source has talked about a young boy who has surprised many people. This is with his technical skill in a video that has gone viral. More to that, the sister revealed that they had tried all they could for him to improve in his classwork.
A Kenyan Faces Deportation In Canada After An 8-Year Stay;Fears This Will Split His Family
David Kipkoech Keter; a Kenyan who has lived in Canada for eight years, is facing deportation; which might cause his young family to be torn apart. Keter revealed in a media interview today on May 17th that he arrived in Canada in 2016 on a visitor's visa.
Red Flags Surrounding the New Higher Education Funding Model
The new University finding model has elicited mixed reactions from students, parents, lecturers and educational stakeholders.For most of them, the model has raised even more questions than answers.Though they insist it's a step in the right direction, a lot needs to be done. Below are some of the reasons why the model is facing a lot of criticism from educational experts;
‘Transition Of CBC Was Not Properly Structured' Rift Valley Governor Admits, Alleges Why
Parents and teachers are still digesting the issue of a Competency-Based curriculum program after CS Machogu confirm that all children will remain in their respective schools. However, Rift Valley's influential governor alleges that the CBC program was not done properly and that is why Ruto's government is struggling.
Former CS Of Education George Magoha Lands a New Job at This University
Former Cabinet Secretary for Education George Magoha is well-known for his efforts to improve the country's education system. Furthermore, he assured all parents that CBC is here to stay and asked President William Ruto to put it into action. George Magoha has remained silent since a new cabinet secretary for education was appointed and replaced him a few months ago.
Ex-CS Prof Magoha Lands New Job After He Was Sacked By Ruto
When the president William Ruto became the president he has sacked each and every person who was in the former president Uhuru Kenyatta government. He unveiled his team of Cabinet secretaries which saw Uhuru's CS exiting the office for new CS to occupy. The likes of Dr Fred Matiangi and others were sent home by Ruto.