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The government can be ready to roll out the completely new education curriculum starting next year, Kenya Insitute of Curriculum Development (KICD) has said.
Speaking during the 42nd Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Association conference at Wild Waters center in Mombasa, the institute’s chief executive Julius Jwan said the programme will first target the lower primary early next year if the ongoing piloting succeeds.
“As we roll the idea out in 2018, we will be able to do the same for the upper primary along with in 2019 we should be able to roll out grade four along with six.
“The Great thing can be of which the head teachers of these schools have already been trained,” said Jwan.
He said 2,000 teachers have already completed the second phase of training of the completely new 2-6-3-3 education system set to replace the current 8-4-4 system.
Jwan said learning content for grade seven to nine will be developed later.
“along with as of which goes on we will be developing designs along with contents for grade seven to nine along with be able to roll the idea out in 2020.”
The completely new Grade 1 to Grade 12 system will also see learners examined through continuous assessment tests as opposed to 1 national examination.
Dr Jwan said the review of the 8-4-4 system was long overdue along with the proposed course of study focuses more on competence to ensure of which learners can be critical thinkers.
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completely new Education Curriculum to be Rolled Out Next Year