Good News To Parents As CBC Taskforce Finally Delivers Its Long Awaited Report, New Directives Given
The Presidential Working Party on Education Reform has finally released an interim report to President William Ruto. The CBC taskforce has stated five directives that will be used by the government as guidelines. In a statement that was shared by State House Spokesperson Hussein Mohamed the government is to leave the Junior Secondary students to continue occupying the primary classes.
Good News to Grade Six Learners And Parents As Education Task Force Takes Radical Option on CBC
Competency Based Curriculum is a new education system in the country that is slowly replacing 8-4-4 system which have been in the country for more than 30 year. CBC is aimed at imparting learners with relevant skills that are needed in job market. The first cohort of CBC learners will sit for Grade Six examination from next week.
CBC: Junior Secondary Schools – Grade 7, 8 & 9 will be Domiciled in Primary Schools
The Presidential Working Party on Education Reform on Thursday presented its interim report to President William Samoei Ruto. President Dr. William Samoei Ruto. Based on the findings contained in the report the government has directed that Junior Secondary Schools will be domiciled in the existing Primary Schools. The government also directed that the Grade Six Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KEPSEA) be used as a continuous assessment to monitor learners' progress and not as a secondary school transition test.
New Details On CBC Emerges
On Thursday, December 1, the Presidential Working Party on Education Reform presented an interim report to President William Ruto, recommending that Junior Secondary Schools be housed in existing primary schools. According to Hussein Mohamed, State House spokesperson, the Ministry of Education will provide the necessary guidelines on how the structure will be built.
The Presidential Working Party on Education Presents Interim Report To Ruto, Highlights 5 Directives
President William Ruto on Friday, 30th, September, 2022 appointed a task force to evaluate the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) in the country. The 49-member presidential taskforce committee was set to review reforms on the new curriculum. The committee that was chaired by professor Raphael Munavu has finally come up with recommendations that have been submitted to President William Ruto.
Parents And Teachers U-Turn Over CBC Ahead of January
After it was revealed that some educational stakeholders are pushing for the suspension of the competency-based curriculum, the end of the road for CBC is now looming. This was revealed after the Presidential Working Party on Education Reform gathered input from stakeholders from across the country. According to some stakeholders, the curriculum was doomed due to the government's lack of readiness for CBC implementation. They claimed that numerous changes were required for the curriculum to be successful. Teachers
Education ministry changes tune on just concluded grade 6 assessment
The education ministry through Presidential Working Party on Education Reform has changed tune on the just concluded Grade 6 assessment. Education ministry now say that the Grade 6 assessment will not be used for placement of learners in Junior Secondary schools. In a circular sent to newsrooms, the stakeholders argued that the Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) will be used to oversee learning progress.
Full Report on the Fate of Junior Secondary School Availed to President Ruto.
The Presidential Working Party on Education Reform today presented an interim report to President William Ruto on matters related to the fate of Junior Secondary. According to the report, he has recommended for Junior Secondary Schools to be domiciled in the existing primary schools. Hussein Mohamed who was in charge of this says that the Ministry of Education will provide the necessary guidelines on how this will be done.
President William Ruto Makes a Move On CBC Suggested by Task Force
It has been revealed that President Ruto allegedly disagreed with the suggestion to eliminate pre-technical education from the curriculum. The president makes the case that pre-technical courses serve as a basis for institutes of Technical and Vocational Education and Training. The removal of the pre-technical disciplines from the curriculum had been suggested by the task force.