Education Reporter

BIO: Lewis Nyaundi is a young journalist and education writer with the Star newspaper and based in Nairobi, Kenya.

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End of KCPE exams in new curriculum implementation roadmap

End of KCPE exams in new curriculum implementation roadmap

No national exams in primary under new curriculum - Uhuru

The primary school cycle will be shortened to six years.

Knut leaders locked out of national CBC conference

The union has been holding a hard-line stance over the rollout of the new curriculum.

Women teachers' outfit backs TSC in rivalry with Knut

Kewota has supported employers delocalisation policy of teacher transfers which Knut has disputed.

Ministry's headache to erase 'kitu kidogo' mentality in CBC

Technocrats say bribery and corruption have grown to become fancy.

Magoha lines up reforms to address quality education

Currently, overstretched resources in primary and secondary schools threaten to paralyse some school operations.

Government stops teacher training for one year

This means the first cohort of those seeking a diploma in education will be admitted to TTCs in 2021.

Magoha asks EACC, DPP to probe schools' cash

There is concern that principals wield much power, but there are far too few checks and balances.

Experts recommend mother tongue use up to Grade 3

Most schools use local area languages for instruction in pre-primary school and switch to English in Grade 1.

Private schools want government placements, funding for Form 1s

The capitation funds support the government's Free Day Secondary Education programme.

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