The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development is an institution under the act of Parliament KICD Act No. 4 in 2013 of the laws of Kenya. The institute's core function is to develop research-informed curriculum and curriculum support materials for basic and tertiary education and training below the university.
The Competency-Based Curriculum has started such countless responses among Kenyans since the time its presentation. Discussions all around the media on the plan, educators' status, parental association and satisfactory accessibility of learning assets. CBC was created at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development with the specialized help of Peter Hall Jones, an inspirational orator and a previous english grade teacher.
As indicated by the National Parents Association executive, Nicholas Maiyo, guardians and gatekeepers are worried that the legal choice could upset the training framework. Further, he expressed that the affiliation would address ten million guardians whose students' future remain in a precarious situation should the CBC framework be suspended.
The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development has started a review process of the new Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) in efforts to address challenges raised by education stakeholders, the government has announced. The announcement follows increased debate on CBC that has pointed out various challenges that parents, teachers and learners have experienced during its implementation.
Through the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, the government of Kenya launched the Competency-Based Curriculum, a system of education that is based on learner's performance of skills and observable competencies. The key competencies in CBC include communication, problem-solving and critical thinking, creativity, digital literacy, among others.
On Tuesday, October 5, Teachers Service Commission (TSC) rewarded 31 teachers for their excellent role in ensuring quality education within the country during the World Teachers Day celebrations. While speaking at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development offices, TSC CEO Nancy Macharia affirmed that the teachers were honoured for beating the odds in a bid to push for effective and quality education.
The Kenya Instute of Curriculum Development has joined in to help and help resolve the conflict which has arisen from the ministry of education, parents and teachers on implementation of the new curriculum. KICD is keen to avoid directing the country into a hole resulting from diverse thoughts of implementors.
The Ministry of Education under the leadership of professor George Magoha has been working around the the clock to Implement the new Competence Based Curriculum. Implementation of the new curriculum which is supposed to replace the existing 8:4:4 however has been receiving stumbling blocks from different people who have been questioning its effectiveness.
The Ministry of Education under the leadership of professor George Magoha as the current cabinet secretary has been working round the clock to ensure that teaching sector delivers the best and relevant content to learners. In a bid to implement a new curriculum, the Ministry of Education is expected to implement Competence Based Curriculum (CBC).
The system of education which university student are being thought,it Should be changed and remain like the one for high school. Most does not have a fixed timetable,this has encouraged laziness among comrades because there is some days with one or no lessons at all,thus it leads to time wastage and inturn some of the units are not fully covered.
The Government through the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development(KICD) has urged Kenyans to exercise restraint and give it time to implement the new Competency Based Curriculum (CBC). In a statement on Thursday ,KICD noted that CBC is still new , and it's implementetion can only be done in phases .
Parents across the country have been asked to exercise patience as the ministry of Education tries to implement the Competence-Based Curriculum which has caused an uproar among parents who have questioned its viability. The Kenya Institute Of Curriculum Development has however assured the parents that the curriculum will be implemented in phases to address emerging issues that have been raised by parents and stakeholders in the Education sector.
Interior Cabinet Secretary (CS) Dr Fred Matiang'i together with Education CS Prof George Magoha have been listed among the respondents in a petition filed at the High Court of Kenya challenging implementation of the recently launched Competence Based Curriculum (CBC) system in Kenyan schools.
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Competency Based Curriculum is the new system of education that has been introduced recently and basically parents are complaining so much claiming that it is too demanding. The education cabinet secretary Mr. George Magoha told parents that they will have to agree with this system of education whether they like it or not.
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The Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) was rolled out in schools throughout the Country in the year 2017. It was designed by the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development to replace the 8-4-4 system of education. The system has been under a lot of criticism with Kenyans taking their grievances to social media to highlight the challenges they are facing with the system of education.
The newly rolled out Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) has again suffered a mega blow after High Court advocate Esther Ang’awa filed a Petition in court challenging it. Ang’awa, through Law Society of Kenya (LSK) President Nelson Havi, now wants the court to stop the government from further implementation of the CBC pending the hearing and determination of the petition staged in the court.
MPs have requested that the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) issue clear guidelines to teachers and parents on how to handle student assignments under the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC). During a two-day retreat in Naivasha, MPs from the Education and Research Committee noted that many issues have been raised by parents regarding the implementation of the CBC, with some portraying the curriculum as expensive.
Cabinet Secretary of Education,professor George Magoha has finally given in to the pressure from parents and stakeholders who claimed CBC education is too expensive,The Cabinet education Secretary together with the education ministry have decided to review the competency-based-curriculum(CBC). Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) CEO Dr Charles Ong'ondo, on Saturday, September 18, reported that they were out to address all difficulties dependent on the input gave by pundits and partners.
Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development introduced a new form of teaching referred to as CBC. Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) is where learning is based on the needs and potential of. individual learners. Parents have reacted on this new form introduced to Kenya education as more work and engagement is centred to parents too apart from children.