All posts in "Primary Schools"

Overhaul in the Education System in Kenya

By Kenya / March 29, 2016

The last curriculum reform in Kenya happened in 1985 when the 7- 4-2-3 education system was dropped and the 8-4-4 system adopted. This week could mark another historical event, dropping the 8-4-4 system and adopting the proposed 2-6-3-3-3 system, as experts meet in Nairobi today Wednesday 29th March to discuss on the proposed new curriculum.  According […]


Dr. Matiang’i Defends his Impromptu Visits to Schools

By Kenya / March 26, 2016

In the wake poor performance in last year’s KCPE with only a third of candidates scoring a c plus and above, Matiang’i the education cabinet secretary has been making impromptu visits to various schools around the country. Dr. Matiang’i, who took over the education docket from Prof. Kaimenyi last year, has been criticized for this […]


KCPE Results 2015

By Kenya / January 6, 2016

Today, the Education CS Fred Matiang’i announced the results for the 2015 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) in an event held at Mitihani House in Nairobi. During the event, the cabinet secretary asked county governments to help in stopping teacher absenteeism in schools, which was blamed for poor performance in government schools. Dr Fred […]