New proposal seeks to cut back years in secondary school education

Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang. He said the government has allocated money to facilitate improvement of infrastructure in schools. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The government is also hoping to reduce congestion in schools, which has been caused by the 100 per cent transition to secondary school.
  • The proposed new system places emphasis on Continuous Assessment Tests (CATs) over one-off examinations.

The government plans to increase the number of years one spends in primary school to nine and reduce secondary schooleducation duration to three years.

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