According to Cs.Magoha, CBC students in class six who are expected to enter class seven the following year will not be permitted to attend boarding schools under the Junior Secondary category. When the students advance to the next CBC level, they will attend day schools. Several parents had previously expressed concern that their children are still young and would struggle to survive in boarding school with those big secondary school boys and girls. At the same time, the children were still too young to handle
Education Stakeholders have to go back to the drawing board following this bad news over CBC. The ministry of education together with the government of Kenya have been working hard, to ensure that the Competency Based Curriculum CBC education system has taken place as scheduled by the education stakeholders.
CBC pupils who are in class six and are expected to join class seven next year won't be allowed to join boarding schools.As they transit to the next CBC level the pupils will use day schools. Parents had earlier on protested that their children are still young and they were wondering how they are going to survive in boarding school with those big secondary School boys and girls.
Photo Courtesy William Ruto was in Bungoma County campaigning for his presidential race.He held the rally in Kimilili where he stated that he will scrap out the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) if he wins the presidential race in August general elections.A statement that has caused mixed reactions online.
Headache For Parents, Teachers and Education Stakeholders After Details Emerge on CBC Implementation
The implementation of the junior secondary under the Competency Based Curriculum(CBC) is causing worries among parents, teachers and other education stakeholders. The uncertainty of the implementation has raised concerns after it was revealed that there will be problems in CBC content, domiciling, infrastructure, funding of the program, and placement in the next level of education which is scheduled to take place starting January next year. Om Wednesday last week, CS George Magoha had to come out clean and clear
I will have zero tolerance for CBC during my reign because parents and children have really suffered
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The political temperatures in the country are at their highest and every political leader who is eyeing for a seat is doing as much as he can to secure the seat he or she is yearning for. Several manifestos have been given by them, most of which are soothing.
Today, Saturday 7th May, the UDA party leaders, led by deputy president William Samoei Ruto, were in Kimilili, Bungoma county, selling their manifestos to the people of the western region. In contrast, the deputy president persuaded Kimilili residents to vote for him in the upcoming elections.
Students Under CBC are now happy as the ministry of education clarifies on the following important issues. The ministry of education has been putting all the possible measures to ensure that the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) has worked well as scheduled by the education stakeholders. According to the ministry of education the first Kenya Primary Education Assessment (KPEA) is going to take place by the end of this year, also the ministry of education has been putting all the possible strategies to ensure that all class 8 candidates are are reporting to their respective schools.
Kakamega County Senatorial hopeful Boni Khalwale has delivered an early morning message to Kenyans concerning the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) as schools reopen. With schools ready to start a new term, parents and teachers are crying of result in increased prices of stationaries, school uniform and other basic commodities.
According to the remarks from the ministry of education, “The government wishes to reassure all Kenyans, particularly learners, parents, and teachers, that CBC implementation is on track, and that procedures and structures for the transition from primary to junior secondary school are in place.” This come after stakeholders and parents have been complaining over CBC implementation.
Good news to the the CBC students as the ministry of education reveals these major changes in the new education system. The ministry of education is gradually doing away with the 8-4-4 education system which has been running in this country for quite a long period of time and get replaced by the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) education system.
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.
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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.
The Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) has come with its benefits and drawbacks. Besides being expensive in terms of requirements, both time and physical resources, the CBC seems to has brought more benefits than demerits. Helping children realise their potential early enough to pave way for extensive realisation of those potentials is one of the most important insights brought about by the Competency Based Curriculum.
The leaders of the UDA party, led by vice president William Samoei Ruto, were in Kimilili, Bungoma County, marketing their manifestos to the people of the western area on Saturday, May 7th. However, the vice president convinced the citizens of Kimilili to consider and vote for him in the next elections.
In the past few months, parents and other stakeholders complained about the new competence-based curriculum. Law Society of Kenya President Nelson Havi took the matter to the high Court to stop the implementation of the curriculum. Photo: Courtesy The petition requested the court to stop it until proper framework and procedure that suits all is found.