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Quality and Qualities pp Cite as. In this chapter we examine formal education development in post-independence Kenya. We place particular emphasis on key challenges to providing education of sufficient quality to assure that all Kenyan students acquire the capacities they need to participate as productive citizens in their local, national, and global communities. Our focus is on national policy initiatives for education reform that were developed under successive government leaders. Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

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Kenya is keen to achieve universal access to education as prescribed by the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and Education for All initiatives. Sessional Paper No. Educational policy has evolved over the years through the recommendations of commissions and task forces. The first commission after independence, the Kenya Education Commission Ominde Report, , sought to reform the education system inherited from the colonial government to meet the needs of independent Kenya.

The Report on the National Committee on Educational Objectives and Policies Gachathi Report, focused on redefining policies and objectives, giving special attention to national unity and economic, social and cultural aspirations. It resulted in government support for harambee schools and establishment of the National Centre for Early Childhood Education at the Kenya Institute of Education. It also recommended the establishment of the and the Commission for Higher Education.

This led to cost-sharing between Government, parents and local communities. In , the Government organised the National Conference on Education and Training that brought together participants. The conference developed a new policy framework for education.

The reference point was to analyse the implication of the new Constitution on education, training and research in relation to:. To achieve those goals, the Task force was asked to undertake a comprehensive analysis of the entire education sector by reviewing education commission reports, policy papers, and legal documents. It was also to study and review education practices from countries with national and county governments.

The Task force was also asked to establish gaps in curriculum delivery process including relevance and responsiveness of the education curriculum to Vision The committee launched their report on February 3, , in which a key recommendation is that the present system of education be replaced with a system from September If implemented, pupils currently in Standard 5 will be the first to sit exam under the new system in , the Kenya Primary Education Certificate KPEC , and join junior secondary in for three years.

They will proceed to senior secondary in for another three years and university in for a further three years. The changes will also see the school calendar run from September to July, to conform with the financial year that runs from July 1 to June 30, and align school term dates to those of universities, which have traditionally admitted new students in September and closed for long holidays between May and August.

The Government will provide free learning in public institutions from early childhood to senior secondary school level, collectively to be considered basic education. The new system could see transition rates improve drastically if the proposal to establish junior secondary schools within the existing primary schools is implemented.

The Government will require Kshs1. If passed into law, it provides for the establishment of a seven-member National Education Board to advise the Cabinet Secretary, the department of education and related departments on promoting the standards in basic education and training.

The board will also ensure that all the barriers to the right to quality education are removed and that the national and county governments facilitate the realisation of the right to education by all Kenyans.

It will provide guidelines on the establishment of basic education institutions and ensure all children attend and remain in school to complete basic education requirements. The Bill seeks to ensure pupils are given appropriate incentives to learn and complete basic education, bans the practice of pupils repeating classes and disallows expulsions.

The Bill also seeks to establish an Education Appeals Tribunal. Education commissions The first commission after independence, the Kenya Education Commission Ominde Report, , sought to reform the education system inherited from the colonial government to meet the needs of independent Kenya. National conference In , the Government organised the National Conference on Education and Training that brought together participants.

The reference point was to analyse the implication of the new Constitution on education, training and research in relation to: Relevance and responsiveness of education curriculum to Vision Access, equity, quality and transitional rates Structure of education system from kindergarten to university, including tertiary education institutions, research institutions, special needs education, adult education, village polytechnics, home-craft centres and childcare facilities Investment in education, both public and private, institutional management of governance, and human capacity in education at all levels The place of information communication technology and other technologies Niche markets with reference to national, regional and international dynamics; and Establish processes of academic mentorship.

National Education Board If passed into law, it provides for the establishment of a seven-member National Education Board to advise the Cabinet Secretary, the department of education and related departments on promoting the standards in basic education and training. Education management.

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Policy and reforms

Kenya education's system has welcomed several commissions since independence. Each of these commissions fought for different policies evident in our current education system. Some of the education commissions in Kenya since independence are as follows. The Ominde Commission is one of the pioneering education commissions since independence in Kenya. Joseph James Otiende, then an Education Minister, instituted the commission. The commission was chaired by Prof Simeon H.

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Kenya is keen to achieve universal access to education as prescribed by the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and Education for All initiatives. Sessional Paper No. Educational policy has evolved over the years through the recommendations of commissions and task forces. The first commission after independence, the Kenya Education Commission Ominde Report, , sought to reform the education system inherited from the colonial government to meet the needs of independent Kenya.

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