Critical Review of 8-4-4 Education System in Kenya

By Anthony M. Wanjohi: Introduction The 8-4-4 system of education was launched in January 1985. It was designed to provide eight years of primary education, four years of secondary, and four years of university education. Emphasis was placed on Mathematics, English, and vocational subjects. The proponents of 8-4-4 education system had a vision. The vocational […]

School Insurance: Students’ Personal Accident Cover

This cover provides monetary payments in the event of bodily injury to insured students as a result of an accident. Schools are highly encouraged to consider this insurance cover for students. Benefits of Students’ Insurance Cover Accidental permanent disability- this compensates in monetary terms for permanent disability to students as determined by a doctor, Accident […]

Competency Based Curriculum in Kenya for Grade 1, 2 and 3

The newly introduced Competency Based Curriculum in Kenya under 2-6-3-3 System of Education puts emphasis on seven core competences, namely: Communication and collaboration, Critical thinking and problem solving, Creativity and imagination, Citizenship, Digital literacy, Learning to learn and Self-efficacy The new curriculum provides a variety of opportunities for identification and nurturing of learner’s potentials and […]