In Summary
  • Kenya Private Schools Association Chief Executive Officer Peter Ndoro said private schools have a critical role to play in the ongoing education reforms.

  • He said as members of the National Steering Committee on Curriculum Reforms, they supported the new competence- based curriculum that focuses on what a learner can perform as opposed to just what one can remember.

  • Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development senior deputy director Jacqueline Onyango allayed fears that schools will rely on their own assessment criteria.

Private schools have welcomed plans by the Education ministry to train more than 170,000 teachers ahead of the rollout of the new curriculum in January.

Kenya Private Schools Association Chief Executive Officer Peter Ndoro said private schools have a critical role to play in the ongoing education reforms.

“Incorporating private schools in the training underscores government’s commitment to the public-private partnership,” said Mr Ndoro.

He said as members of the National Steering Committee on Curriculum Reforms, they supported the new competence- based curriculum that focuses on what a learner can perform as opposed to just what one can remember.

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