Schools in need of 60,000 teachers as Form One double intake looms

Likii Primary School

A pupil performs a dance at Likii Primary School in Laikipia County on February 3. New learning areas in the CBC, such as performing arts, will require new teaching skills.

Photo credit: Joseph Kanyi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • When the CBC is fully rolled out in secondary school, it will have six classes.
  • Secondary school tutors not trained on how to handle CBC learners.

The government is staring at an acute staffing crisis in public secondary schools, with a double intake expected in two years that will necessitate hiring of a staggering 60,000 more teachers.

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