Education stakeholders in Mombasa embrace new system


Education stakeholders in Mombasa have embraced the newly introduced system of education that kicked off a week ago across the country.

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However, teachers in both the public and private stakeholders have also called on the government to mobilize resources, train teachers and foster engagements for a successful implementation of the new framework that will replace 8-4-4 .

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A week after the ministry of education implemented new 2-6-3-3-3 curriculum which is currently being rolled out in Pre-primary one to grade three,  stakeholders say the government should address challenges as they arise to ensure a smooth implementation process.

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Private schools owners in particular are optimistic the new education system will drastically reduce the burden of education on parents, teachers and pupils if implemented well.

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Aaron Mongare a member of Kenya Private Schools Association (KPSA) and David Omato Head Teacher Nyali Hill School Academy say the government should also consider subsidies to private schools.

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According to the Ministry of education, the new curriculum will be rolled out in phases with full implementation expected in 2023.


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