Education CS Amina and DP Ruto clear confusion on new curriculum implementation

Education CS Amina Mohamed has over ruled her early decision to to put on hold the implementation of new curriculum.

The CS revealed this today while presiding over a National Steering Committee meeting at the KICD.

“The new curriculum pilot will continue for another (one) year. (We are) postponing the roll out for one more year to allow for alignment in the education sector and kick off in January 2020,” said Dr Amina

Amina who was accompanied with education PS, further indicated that the ministry will set up an intensive teacher training programmes across the country.

“There will be a step up in intensive teacher training programmes across the country. The training of tutors for teacher training colleges will commence in January 2019,” the CS added.

On the other hand deputy President William Ruto has affirmed the government commitment to education reforms reforms particularly new curriculum rollout.

Speaking to teachers during during Kenya Union of Post-Primary Education Teachers annual delegates conference, the dp told stakeholders that the government is committed to see to it that 2-6-6-3 system is implemented.

” The new curriculum ensures assessment of our education system is progressive and is targeted at acquiring knowledge. We are changing the examinations to be competency based as opposed to passing an exam,” he told teachers.