In preparation for the introduction of the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) into the secondary schools, the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) have announced that over 110,000 teachers teaching in secondary schools will undergo specialized training so as to comply to the needs, requirements and skills associated with the changes in the curriculum.
The Government is determined to make sure that the students get the best as far as Education is concerned.The provision of the capitation fees for all the learners both in primary and secondary schools has seen millions of the learners achieve their academic dreams. The teachers are currently busy in schools.They are in a rush to clear the term two syllabus at the same time,they are assessing the students.The primary school teachers are on with the new CBC Assessments from KNEC.This has been going on since late last month.Some of the projects will go on for almost three months like the Agriculture projects where the learners are growing climbing plants until maturity.
The teachers have been playing some major roles right from teaching,administration of the exams up to marking the exams.These are meant to see that the students achieve their academic goals within the stipulated time frame.However,the exams have at times ended up making other teachers to bid the profession goodbye.The 2020 KCSE exams saw TSC interdict over 20 teachers for exam malpractices.
The minimum entry requirements for enrolling at Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) for nursing course would be the following: You should have C- in English or Kiswahili and Biology or Biological science You should have D+ in any one of the following: Physics, Physical Science, , Home Science, Mathematics, Chemistry.
After the Ministry of Education changed the education system from 8-4-4 system to 2-6-3-3-3 many parents have many questions than answers. The Competency Based Curriculum is currently being pioneered in grade five. Competency Based Curriculum emphasizes more on the outcome of Learners skills , knowledge and attitudes learnt unlike 8-4-4 which emphasizes on rote learning.
The KCSE exams have been running since the 26th of March till today the 21st of April.Most of the students cleared their papers on Monday this week.Those taking two humanities without a technical subject finished their exams last week on Monday.Today Home Science and Computer Science are the only subjects being taken.
Teachers have been suffering a lot when it comes to manning and marking of the national examinations as they are usually given a very little pay.Teachers are now demanding higher pay for examination officials and improved conditions in the marking centers and that of those who contracted during the tests.
The Teachers Service Commission, TSC, employs teachers in all public basic learning institutions. It is the responsibilty of the Commission to identify staffing gaps in all public primary and secondary schools. Some subjects attract more students than others, at universities and colleges. As a result, less graduates are produced from universities and colleges for these subjects. There is low uptake in universities and colleges causing unforseen challenges in schools as TSC does not get enough applicants for
The schools will remain closed until 4th June when the government will reassess the situation of the Coronavirus in the country before resuming classes. As was announced by Education CS Professor Goerge Magoha, online coverage is there for students and now a new timetable has been released by the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) that will assist students in planning for their learning while at home. The government has also announced a new plan on how schools will operate after opening in Jun
The new 184.108.40.206 curriculum has proved to be very expensive for the parents due to the many materials that are needed in schools for a successful implementation. However, the government is putting in more strategies to ensure that the learners acquire the basics they need for the implementation.
The Ministry of Education will roll out Community Based Learning programme as from September to engage learners in activities away from the normal syllabus. The MOE has come up with a comprehensively drawn syllabus specifically for the programme which will be more learner centerd aimed at ensuring that the learner enjoys learning. There are separated activities for primary and others for secondary learners. The primary activities will include include lifeskills and values, health and fitness, learning are
The Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) has finally started paying teacher examiners who took part in the KCPE and KCSE 2020 exams marking exercise. This comes almost three months since the end of the marking exercise that took place during April. So far, examiners of French, Home Science, Biology, Agriculture, English, Building & Construction, CRE and Music have received their payments from the Knec via M-Pesa.
The teachers service commission through its CEO, Dr Nancy Macharia, has given a new directive to teachers. This applies to all teachers who want to teach in both junior and senior secondary schools. The commission has identified major thematic areas in CBC that need teacher retraining.
Following the phased resumption of face-to-face learning of all public and private schools involving the grade 4, class 8 and form 4 classes, The Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC, has released new crucial and revised guidelines on how the KCSE 2020 will be handled. The new guidelines are involving subjects like Art and Craft, Home Science, Agriculture, Woodwork, Metal Work, Computer Studies among other subjects that involve project work. The instructions clearly show the projected timelines on when
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is a body whose mandate is to recruit teachers among other roles. TSC advertised over 10,000 vacancies in the 2020/21 mass recruitment of teachers, where candidates were advised to send their online application and are waiting for shortlisting. Getting the TSC job however, is not easy. Many teachers wish they get employed immediately after graduating, but that's not always the case. Securing this job usually depends on a number of factors such as subject combinations, length
The government of Kenya is very much committed to ensure proper progress of education despite the covid 19 pandemic. The ministry of education is in the process of changing the education system from 8:4:4 to 2:6:6:3. For the sake of efficiency of the new education system, the ministry of education through the Teachers Service Commission directed that all unemployed P1 teachers to enroll into Diploma studies in various Institutions.
The government of President Uhuru Kenyatta rolled out Competent Based Curriculum (CBC) that is set to replace 8:4:4 system slowly. As by now, the CBC pioneer class is in Grade four. Contrary to the older curriculum, the new curriculum has eleven subjects instead of five. Under the new curriculum, learners in upper primary takes Mathematics, Science and Technology, Kiswahili, Foreign Languages, ICT, Creative arts and Home Science. Most these subjects were being taught in 8:4:4 system. The four new subjects