Since their official engagement back in August, musician Arrow Boy eventually got a chance to share a platform with his in-laws for the first time. This came amid a retirement party ceremony to celebrate Nadia Mukami's father who had hanged his boots after several years of working at the Kenyan Institute Of Curriculum Development.
Magoha's Ministry in Trouble After Staff Registered Ghost School & Used it to Get Millions From Govt
Professor George Magoha's Ministry has been mentioned in a multi-million scandal after one staff registered a ghost school and used it to syphon millions of shillings from the government. The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) is handling a case where staff from the Ministry of Education used a non-existing school to collect more than Sh10 million from the government.
The Kenya Institute Of Curriculum Development (KICD) has released new Fasihi and Literature set books for secondary schools. After issuing confirmation letters to book publishers whose entries won the tenders, KICD then unveiled the new set books that will be used. The changes that have been made is that 'FATHERS OF NATIONS', a novel by Paul B. Vitta will be the compulsory English set text.
Ministry of Education have been working with stakeholders like TSC, KNEC, KICD and others to improve education system in the country. Also the ministry have been faced some challenges such as lack of funds and unrest in different schools. According to the source, good news have emerge from the ministry of education.
Photo/Courtesy Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development has shared a crucial message pertaining the importance of playing among the Kenyan students and pupils. In the message shared by KICD through Facebook, playing is essential for the child. It stimulates the mind, therefore talents can be easily be identified while the child is away from school.
Competency Based Curriculum is very effective and all parents should support it because it gives learners different skills. Furthermore, learning is becoming interesting as the students normally manipulate the environment and use technology for effective learning. Furthermore, KICD have trained many teachers who will interpret the curriculum and implement it.
Over several times, many of the matters have been generated following the introduction of the new system, compitency baced curriculum, CBC which is aimed at overtaking the old system, the 8.4.4 system inorder to have a quality and skillfully trained citizens. This has been identified by most of the happenings for example a case where one parent filled a petition trying to oppose the new system stating how the system is subjecting parents into burden.
Source: KICD Roles of a teacher depends on the nature of the curriculum being used at school. As soon as the CBC curriculum is implemented teachers will have lighter duties unlike before. CBC curriculum is a learner centred curriculum where the role of a teacher is just to guide students in doing projects and assignment unlike 8-4-4 curriculum which was teacher centred hence teachers were required to deliver all information to the learners whose role was only listening and writing notes.
Kenyan competency-based curriculum (CBC) was introduced by the ministry of education in 2017. The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) played a very big role to design it and giving ways how it will be implemented. The new curriculum stresses the development of skills and knowledge and the application of those skills in real-life circumstances.
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.
KICD has now sent a solid admonition to instructors and guardians in schools. The commission has said no one should assist understudies with doing schoolwork. It has been accounted for that guardians are having difficult stretches with CBC task. Instructors normally give guidelines that guardians should assist their youngsters with doing schoolwork at home.
The competency-based curriculum was drafted by KICD ( The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development). It was later initiated in 2017 after approval by the ministry of education. This system replaced the 8-4-4 system of education. CBC applies a 2-6-6-3 system with classes being referred to as grades.
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.
Competence Based Curriculum (CBC) is the proposed curriculum set to replace the long existed 8:4:4 curriculum. Implementation of the new curriculum has received a number of complains from both parents and teachers across the country. Some parents have been taking it to social media platforms expressing their dissatisfaction on how expensive and engaging.
The new education curriculum , Curriculum Based Competency (CBC) which is to replace 8-4-4 has faced a lot of criticism from various stakeholders. Parents and a section of Kenyans have accused the government of forcing to the pupils the education system that is expensive for parents to manage.
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).
As the teachers are putting efforts in implementing the competency based curriculum CBC,the kenya institute of curriculum has asked teachers to give learners reasonable assignments. Following the outcry over the ambiguity of extended work to learner's and cry of the parents in the recent past,the body has said that the assignments should be pocket friendly to parents and should also be within the learner's ability.n
The introduction of the Competency Based Curriculum(CBC) was considered as one of the best move in the education sector as it was aimed at identifying learners strengths and base their studies in that given area. Since its introduction, the CBC has received a lot of criticism, especially from parents and other stakeholders who have argued that the system is expensive and that teachers are ill prepared for its roll-out.
Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) CEO Dr Charles Ong'ondo, on Saturday, September 18, announced that they were out to address all challenges based on the feedback issued by critics and stakeholders. The first review process is targetting pre-primary up to Grade 3 is already underway and was scheduled to be completed in early January 2022.
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.