CBC Curriculum To Be Changed In Latest Reports. National Assembly speaker Moses Wetangula has hinted on the possibility of changing the competency based curriculum (CBC).
This is after more complaints from the general public on the modalities surrounding the curriculum. The NA speaker uttered these sentiments on Sunday, June 11.
The national assembly speaker was speaking during a church function in Elgeyo Marakwet. He said that he had taken his time to advice the current administration on how to handle issues raised by the general public. He said that all factors need to be put into consideration when implementing any project.
However, he never spoke of scrapping the curriculum completely. He said improvements need to be done to ensure it is effective and friendly to all and sundry. He said he is trying his best to help the government in reevaluating the CBC education system for successful implementation.
The former Bungoma senator clarified he has raised the issue a number of times during cabinet meetings. He said he has asked the government to consider giving dialogue and healthy discussions an opportunity to look at issues raised by the public regarding the CBC curriculum.
CBC Curriculum To Be Changed In Latest Reports
The speaker further indicated that reviews are always necessary and the government should listen to issues raised by every party. This is because education is a basic need and all issues pertaining education need to be listened to because education is dynamic . He further indicated that the success of any nation depends on the framework of it’s educational system.
The speaker stressed that the CBC educational system is beneficial as experts who came up with it had good and clear vision about it. He said the future of a nation depends on the young children who need to be equipped with necessary knowledge and skills to drive the economy forward in the near future.
Wetangula indicated he fully supports the educational system and said he welcomes modifications to the system. He however indicated the presented system implemented by the last regime didn’t make it user friendly.
The president established a taskforce to look at educational issues and suggest reforms into it. The taskforce was created on September 30, 2022. It’s tenure was increased by Ruto in April 2023 to June 12.
The taskforce has so far submitted it’s recommendations to the president for adoption. Let’s wait and see how things shall unfold and we shall keep you posted.