New syllabus to be offered in teacher colleges

A teacher takes pupils through an English lesson at Victonell Academy in Nakuru County. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The students will be trained in handling the new curriculum – 2-6-6-3 – that focuses on competency rather than knowledge acquisition.
  • The national pilot for the new curriculum was launched by the minister two weeks ago.
  • The new curriculum is being implemented in phases, starting with national piloting this year.

All students joining teacher training colleges this year will go through a new curriculum to prepare them to implement the proposed new syllabus, Acting Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has said.

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