Magoha, Matiang'i and Atwoli Change Tact In the Face of A Dr. Ruto Presidency
While commissioning Competency-based Curriculum (CBC) classrooms in Nairobi County on Wednesday, Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha apologized for some bad jokes he may have cracked in the past. Magoha addresses the press on Wednesday 17 August 2022. The CS is known for being brash and stern in his pronouncements and one not backing down from his stance when issuing directives.
Why Competence Based Curriculum Should Be Implemented
CBC stands for Competency-Based Curriculum. The Curriculum in Kenya was drafted by Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) which was initiated in 2017 after being approved by the education ministry. The curriculum focuses on the importance of a learner’s ability to develop skills and acknowledge and apply those competency skills to solve daily life challenges.
Thursday 2nd June 2022, Newspapers Headlines Review
The Star Uhuru Silence Ruto in Exit Madaraka Fete- According to the Star newspaper headline, President Uhuru Kenyatta makes a pitch for Raila Odinga and Martha Karua while Tearing into his deputy, decision to Bar deputy president William Ruto from addressing official holidays was made after Kibaki Burial.
"Almost Every Teacher Can Now Afford A Car."~Ex KNUT Secretary Gen Hon. Wilson Sosion Alleges
The former KNUT Secretary-General Hon Wilson Sosion has alleged that because of the changes he made during his tenure, the vocal leader said that the teachers are earning a very good amount of cash and that is why they are able to afford good housing and luxurious . He said that he worked hard in fighting for the rights of the teachers and that is why he should be celebrated on the milestone that he is making.
The seven core-competencies of the competency-based curriculum(CBC).
THE COMPETENCY BASED CURRICULUM The competency-based curriculum is a curriculum that emphasizes what learners are expected to do rather than on what to know. Such a curriculum is learner-centred and adaptive to the changing needs of students, teachers, and the society. It has seven core-compentencies that includes; Digital literacy, Critical thinking and Problem solving, Imagination and Creativity, Learning to learn, Self-efficacy, Communication and Collaboration, and Citizenship.
Naivasha Residents Pleads With Ruto, Tells Him Uhuru's Project He Should Not Do Way With
Following the President's promise to evaluate the new Curriculum in the upcoming weeks, residents of Naivasha have pleaded with Kenya's fifth president, William Ruto, to keep the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) system of education in place. His Excellency William Ruto promised to create a task team for education reform that will be entrusted with gathering opinions from Kenyans regarding CBC shortly after taking the oath of office as the filth President of Kenya.
CBC is Here to Stay, The Curriculum is Voted the Best in 21st Century
University dons have voted CBC as the best thing to happen to our education system in the 21st Century. Seen in a report shared by K24, the top education practitioners alleged that the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) education system is fully developed to match with necessary requirements needed in the job market together with solving 21st Century challenges.
New Curriculum That Teachers Will Adopt Next Term As KICD Makes Changes
Teachers who teach lower classes from grade one to three will be forced to adopt a new curriculum which has been developed by Kenya institute of curriculum development (KICD). According to a circular by Dr Mercy Gakuru who is the director quality assurance, the set books have already been reviewed based on a report on implementation of languages in grade one to three.
OPINION: Truth Revealed on Why JSS will be Free as Stated by Education CS Ezekiel Machogu.
As the first cohort of Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) to join Junior Secondary as from 30th January as Grade seven, Education cabinet secretary Ezekiel Machogu clearly stated that Junior Secondary will be free in all public schools apart from those with boarding wings. Machogu while addressing the public in Kenya institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) on Monday 16th January clearly stated that all learners joining Junior Secondary Schools will be admitted without paying any school fees since the government has offered to support for Junior Secondary Education.
President Ruto Appoints Members Of Reforms Task Force To Fulfill The Pledge Of Reviewing CBC
President William Ruto have today appointed members of Education reforms task force to review the Competency Based Curriculum. The team that is composed of 42 members and 7 Education Secretaries is led by Professor Raphael Munavu. This is will help in fulfiling a pledge of reviewing CBC progress in the Country.
Kileleshwa Voters Summon Aspirants For Interviews, List Requirements
Members of the Kileleshwa ward neighborhood have summoned aspirants seeking to represent them in the Nairobi County Assembly for a screening process that will aim at introducing the aspirants to the voters. According to one of the organizers of the event, the interviews will take place on Saturday at the Kileleshwa covenant community church.
"CBC Is a Wrong Curriculum For Our Country, It's Not Accepted By Parents " Wilson Sossion Says
Former President Uhuru Kenyatta's administration came up with the Competency-Based Curriculum which was to solve the current unemployment problem in the country. However, the Curriculum has been accompanied by a lot of mayhem and resistance from both parents and political leaders. Former Kenya National Union of Teachers secretary general honorable Wilson Sossion has been at the forefront in educating Kenyans on the faults of The Competency Based Curriculum.
Azimio Politicians Walks Out of Senate After Kalonzo Withdraws Out of Speakers Race(VIDEO)
Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya Alliance candidate for the Senate Wiper Party Leader Kalonzo Musyoka has dropped out of the race to be the Senate Speaker. After Senate Clerk Nyegenye confirmed Kalonzo's withrawal, Azimio legislators walked out of the chambers and immediately held a brief outside the chambers.
'Is The Curriculum Delivery Poor?' Famous Citizen TV Anchor Reacts To General KCSE Performance
Irrespective of over 1000 number of A's posted by the best performers in the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examinations (KCSE) Results released today, the general performance is not evenly distributed compared to some of the results in the previous years. The statistics has it that the exam was done by a total of 831,015 candidates countrywide.
EDUCATION: Teachers Criticize Magoha's Successes as He Leaves.
Teachers have criticized Cabinet Secretary George Magoha's accomplishments, arguing that he'll have to establish his legacy. The teachers from the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) and the Kenya Union of Post Primary Education (KUPPET) were responding to Magoha's concerns about their salary demands.
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha, Says He is Ready to Work in Ruto's Government.
The current education Cabinet Secretary, Honarable George Magoha, today has said that he is ready to work with the President-elect, Dr. William Samoei Ruto's government. The education Cabinet Secretary said in a report to the media that, if the President-elect wished to retain him for any position in his government, then he would be ready to work with him.