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Journey to The New Competence Based Curriculum Kenya is on the road to implement a new education curriculum, that will eventually replace the current 8-4-4 system that has served the country for the last three decades since its introduction in 1985 by the now-retired president Daniel Arap Moi. The previous systems adopt 8 years of primary education, 4 years of secondary school and 4 years of university education. The move to establish a new curriculum was brought about by education experts who...
Learners Feted in the Kenya Climate Change Art and Essay Competition The award ceremony to the first edition of the Kenya Arts and Essay Competition was held at the Kenya Meteorological Department Headquarters in Nairobi on the 11th of October 2018. It comes days after the completion of the judging process to the hundreds of essay, drawings, and painting that had been submitted by most of the primary and secondary schools in Nairobi county on climate change. It was all pomp and color at the...
The Long End of Year Break for Secondary and Primary Students. The end of the 2018 school calendar is fast approaching with schools expected to break on the 26th of October ushering in a rather long holiday for learners in the country. It is all smiles for the students as they eagerly anticipate school closure with some even having already formulated a countdown to the closing. Finally, rest and sigh of relief from the books, tight schedules, routines, and the school environment and after all a...
Student Enrollment in University It is that time of the year, where the long wait is finally over with the September- October university and college intake currently underway. For many hopefuls, it is time to shift the focus back to their academic lives after the long wait at home to join the institutions of higher learning in the country. The higher education culture has changed over the years, as in the past only a few students in the country made it to the university level. But now almost...
The Kenya National Examinations 2018 are due to begin in less than a month. The Kenya certificate of primary education is slated to start on the 30th of October with rehearsals to be conducted countrywide on the 29th of October. The Kenya certificate of secondary education, on the other hand, is slated for the 2nd day of November with the last paper expected to be done on the 28th of the same month. Third term for the candidates involves activities all of which are aimed to prepare for the...
KENYA NATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVALS 2018 The 2018 Kenya National Music Festivals were held at the Dedan Kimathi University of Science and Technology from 6-18th August 2018. The theme of this year’s fete was Enhancing national cohesion and integration, which the students aptly interpreted through various sub-themes including peace and reconciliation, national cohesion, self-employment, the Big-4 Agenda, cultural diversity, anti-graft issues and agriculture among others The gala event brought...
How Back To School Traditions Have Changed Over the Years. For many, it might seem like each school holiday passes faster than the last and before you know it, its time to go back to school. I can still remember vividly to this day how going back to school in Primary School meant getting packed lunch,this  was something I hated because it meant getting semi-hot food packed in a lunchbox that was a third my body size, not to mention the soup that would occasionally drip onto the many textbooks...
RAMIFICATIONS OF HAVING A CRIMINAL RECORD AS A STUDENT. On 8th July 2018, The Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) issued a grim warning to all learners in the country admonishing them against involvement of any form of crime while in school. The Ministry of Education Cabinet Secretary Amb, Amina Mohammed stated 107 cases of unrest were reported in secondary schools last year. The cases involved 63 arsons that saw property worth millions of shillings reduced to ashes, 23 cases of...
Digital Learning Shaping Education in Kenya. Recent strides have been made over the years concerning technology in education. One such initiative is a program, aimed at supporting the Digital Literacy Project by Ministry of Education, it gives primary schools the opportunity to start a digital journey for integrating ICT into everyday lessons by setting up computers in classrooms and solar powered labs. Camara Education has teamed up with Dell and Computer Aid to provide access to information...

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