Professor George Magoha, cabinet secretary for education, has made an announcement indicating that the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) teacher training program is scheduled to begin in January 2023.
As per to the sentiments of Cs.Magoha, who exuded confidence that CBC wouldn’t be eliminated by the incoming administration, more plans have been established to assure its continuation under both the incoming administration and any succeeding ones.
He has indicated that the construction of the 11,600 new classrooms that will house junior secondary students is 90% complete, and grade seven and grade eight instructors have been trained.
In his statement he said ,“We have already trained teachers who are going to teach in junior secondary schools while the incoming government will train Grade Nine teachers in January to foster the implementation of CBC.”
A total of almost 116 024 secondary school teachers will be the focus of the grade 9 training in January.
Note that 60,000 teachers were trained, according to Magoha, and more teachers will be trained this term and next term.
Next administration will complete the mission once more than 10 million youngsters have registered in the curriculum,Magoha , and instructors have been trained to implement CBC.
In his sentiments he said “The current government has invested a lot of resources in CBC and with more than 10 million children having been enrolled, the next regime can’t think of abolishing it.”