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No More KCPE, KCSE! Uhuru’s Govt To Make New Changes

Job Maangi



Photo: President Uhuru kenyatta

The government’s efforts of rolling out the competence based curriculum are slowly bearing fruits this will see an end Current Curriculum.

CBC is expected to access students according to their abilities in different areas of life apart from the academic work.

Yesterday, the new system was Unveiled which helped many people to have an end to their endless questions about the CBC since 2019.

The government is expected to expand all public secondary schools to host leaners in Grades Seven, Eight and Nine which will also see the merger of primary schools left with low enrolment figures.

A report that was given to president Uhuru Kenyatta concerning the Competence based Curriculum will see Kenyan students depart from the 8-4-4 system that has been in place for the last 35 years.

In the new system Learners will not be required to sit for the KCPE to transit from Primary to secondary which has been in existence from 1985.

The pupils currently in Standard Five will be the last group to sit the exam in 2023, marking an end to one of the most iconic moments in the lives of millions of Kenyans. In the new structure leaners will also join secondary school.

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In the new system Learners will be assessed through the grades they scored in their continuous tests.

Learners will undertake assess-ments weighted at 20 per cent in Grade Four. Five and Six and then another one weighted at 40 per cent at the end of Grade Six to make a score of 100 per cent.

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