Roll out of revised education system to begin in May

A teacher trains pupils of Butere Primary School how to operate a tablet on May 3, 2016. A pilot project of the new education system will start in May. PHOTO | TOM OTIENO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • In 2019, the system is expected to be rolled out in Standard Four to Six and in 2020 it will cover Standard Seven, Eight and Form One.
  • The new system replaces the current Standard One to Form Four with Grade 1 to Grade 12.
  • This year, KICD is expected to develop learning materials and teaching guides for pre-primary and Class One to Six, also known as Grade 1 to Grade 6.

The new education system developed to replace the discredited 8-4-4 could finally be implemented in May on a pilot basis in lower primary schools, documents seen by the Sunday Nation reveal.

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