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High Schools To Have CBC Before January 2023

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High Schools To Have CBC Before January 2023.The Competency-Based Curriculum for Junior Secondary will be implemented in secondary schools by January 2023.According to Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) CEO Charles Ong’ondo, CBC would enroll more students in secondary schools at a time when they are adventurous and imaginative.He believes it is inefficient to keep pupils in elementary school until they reach Standard Eight when the topic should be taught in secondary school. He assuaged concerns that CBC would incur more costs by stating that innovations will be carried out using existing resources.Speaking at the 45th Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Association (Kessha) conference in Mombasa at the Sheikh Zayed Children’s Welfare Centre.Prof Ong’ondo stated that the junior secondary curriculum was designed for secondary school teachers.President Uhuru Kenyatta started the summit on Wednesday, bringing together 10,000 principals. Prof. Ong’ondo believes the country should invest more resources in secondary schools, where students are more open to new ideas.He advocated for complete CBC adoption, claiming that in 20 years, many occupations, including teaching, will change in nature and others will be rendered obsolete.Prof Ong’ondo stated that with formative learning and assessment under CBC, the issue of protecting national examination papers in containers to avoid leaking will be a thing of the past.President Uhuru Kenyatta announced plans for his administration to build more than 10,000 classrooms ahead of the transition of students from primary to junior secondary school at last year’s Mashujaa festivities.Uhuru also asked the National Treasury to set aside Ksh 8.1 billion for the project in preparation for the transition to the Competence Based Curriculum (CBC).Following the completion of the Grade Six national tests, CBC students are scheduled to enter junior secondary schools the following year, while existing Class Seven students under the previous 8-4-4 system will enter Form One.High Schools To Have CBC Before January 2023

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