- Junior secondaries to be hosted by primary schools
- KPSEA exams not to used to place learners in junior secondaries.
The recently concluded Kenya Primary School Education Assessment ( KPSEA) will not be used to place learners in junior secondary school. This is according to recommendations made by the Presidential working party on Education reforms.
The task force recommends that the examination be used to monitor the the learning progress and give feedback to the tutors.
“...assessment to monitor the learning progress and provide feedback to education sector players on areas that require intervention.”
Junior secondaries will be hosted by Primary schools. The ministry of education will provide guidelines on how this will be done.
According to the report, government will employ over 30,000 teachers to address teachers shortage and facilitate the transition.
“Government will employ additional 30,000 teachers by January 2023 to facilitate the transition and bridge teachers shortage.”
Teachers will also be retooled with adequate relevant skills to effect the CBC curriculum.
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