Curriculum needs proper implementation

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development in Nairobi on May 29, 2017. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • There seems to be general agreement across board that the proposed new curriculum will boost the quality of learning and will be good for Kenya’s success and competitiveness.

  • To achieve the desired objectives however, the process of implementation must be all-inclusive.

  • Furthermore, stakeholders' views should be taken seriously so that we can all pull in the same direction.

Education is key to sustainable development. Suppose an unfriendly foreign power imposed on us an education system in which some children graduate from school without the basic competencies of reading, writing and arithmetic? We would consider that an act of aggression. Yet this is where Kenya finds itself.

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