Magoha says 1, 500 primary schools will host junior secondary students

Education and learning CS Prof. Gorge Magoha and Fred Ekiru who joined type just one at Kapsabet Boys high college, Nandi County. [Edward Kosut, Standard]

Some 1,500 main colleges have been authorised to host junior secondary learners by the Ministry of Training, CS George Magoha says.

This will come at a time when the Competency-based Curriculum pioneer course is making ready to compose their ultimate Grade six exams at the stop of the calendar year.

In a statement on Wednesday, Might 11, Magoha also exposed that learners joining junior secondary are to be hosted in both of those working day and boarding secondary faculties.

“The Ministry has discovered 1,500 primary colleges that will host junior secondary educational institutions simply because they have sufficient mastering and teaching services and land for actual physical expansion. Some of these educational facilities will be produced further to have a entire-fledged secondary wing in the long term,” Magoha claimed.

Then went on “The Ministry of Education needs to explain that junior Secondary University will be provided in each boarding and working day secondary schools across the place under the Competency-Centered Curriculum (CBC),”.

CS Magoha has also explained that the ministry was setting up some 1, 000 classrooms and rolled out instruction for lecturers. Officers in the schooling ministry have also urged non-public institutions to independently out up junior secondary college facilities.

“The authorities is setting up 10,000 classrooms in schools throughout the nation. In addition, the Federal government has rolled out coaching for secondary college academics to put together them to handle learners who will be transitioning from Most important to Junior Secondary University future calendar year,” Mgoha’s statement read through in part. 

The CS has reiterated that implementation of CBC and changeover from main to junior secondary and afterwards the senior secondary college is primarily based on the suggestions of the Taskforce that he appointed in 2019 and which concluded and handed above its report to President Uhuru Kenyatta in February 2021.