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Kenya Prepares to Usher in New Education System that Replaces Current 8-4-4

The Ministry of education has launched a pilot project for the new education system that is expected to elbow out the current 8-4-4 system. According to Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i, the pilot study to be rolled out in 470 schools is meant to test the feasibility and validity of the planned curriculum designs.

“A lot of planning is in place. We have allocated sufficient resources from the National Treasury to move this process forward and in working on this curriculum. No one should have any fear because we had a subcommittee costing the implementation of this program,” he told Mediamax network.

The cabinet secretary revealed that the new system will replace the entire system from standard One to Form Four with a new Grade 1 to Grade 12.

“We want to keep an eye on the cost of implementing this curriculum so that we do not make a decision and then later on we cannot live by it because it is too expensive to implement,” he added.

Matiang’i sai that the program had been allocated enough funding and is expected to roll out in January, 2018.

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trulykenyan

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 08:42

What we need in kenya is people to stand up against system......we changed katiba but not working ...we keep voting but nothing changes but to enrich few and give them big pay and retirement benefits.

Kenyans plz lets not be cheated katiba is working......it will never.
1.we have to take country ourdelf just like Georgia did.
2.lets not build higheays and demolish or disqulify kioks as biz houses....we need economy for all not for super hitchhh....big hotels ..malls.
3.need overhaul and merging of police force...
4.katiba must be changed to reduce mps to 100 and must be volunteers with jobs in other places.
5.scrap county gavanas and replace them with non politicians....no need of bloated gavament all over.....when kenyans are sufferings.
6.scraps 95% of commissions and those that temain must be accountable to people no toad side declaration like all houses using 100litres per day must intall solar heaters....surely this is dictatorial and corruption of highest order.

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