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    KICD Director, Dr Julius Jwan assist a pupil learn through a tablet during the launch of a digital literacy program ((DLP) at St Joseph's Girls Primary School, Busia County, as Computer teacher Mellisa Odunga pays attention.

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    Digital Literacy Program

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    St Joseph's Girls Primary School pupils go through a tablet during the launch of a digital literacy program ((DLP) in Busia County.

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    Vidijah Dalizu (left) and Mariam Omar develop prototypes to be used as learning resources on environmental lessons. KICD has developed teachers' handbooks, guides and pupils handbooks besides training teachers on new curriculum where a learner is taken through activities to ensure they can perform certain tasks.

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    The Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Education flagging off the early years curriculum pilot phase at KICD

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    State of the Art Conference facilities are available

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    KICD Staff Charles Munene shares learning materials for the proposed curriculum with teachers from Kakamega, Vihiga and Bungoma counties during a training session in Sigalagala National Polytechnic in Kakamega

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    A teacher takes learners through the proposed curriculum in one of the pilot schools in Kakamega county

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    Excited pupils as teachers bring the proposed curriculum that is learner centred into a classroom setup.

BASIC EDUCATION CURRICULUM  FRAMEWORK

The Basic Education Curriculum Framework (BECF) is the outcome of extensive stakeholder engagement, a national needs assessment study....read more

KICD MAKES NEW APPOINTMENTS

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The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development is mandated to perform the following functions:

  1. Advise the Government on matters pertaining to curriculum development
  2. Evaluate, vet and approve, for application in Kenya, any local and foreign curricula and curriculum support materials in relation to the levels of education and training" referred to in bullet (4)
  3. Implement the policies relating to curriculum development in basic and tertiary education and training;
  4. Develop, review and approve programmes, curricula and curriculum support materials that meet international standards for— (i) early childhood care, development and education; (ii) pre-primary education; (iii) primary education; (iv) secondary education; (v) adult, continuing and non-formal education; (vi) teacher education and training; (vii) special needs education; and (viii) technical and vocational education and training.
  5. Initiate and conduct research to inform curriculum policies, review and development.
  6. Collect document and catalogue information on curricula, curriculum support materials and innovations to create a data bank and disseminate the information to educational institutions, learners and other relevant organisations
  7. Print, publish and disseminate information relating to curricula for basic and tertiary education and training
  8. Collaborate with other individuals and institutions in organizing and conducting professional development programmes for teachers, teacher trainers, quality assurance and standards officers and other officers involved in education and training on curriculum programmes and materials
  9. Develop disseminate and transmit programmes and curriculum support materials through mass media, electronic learning, distance learning and any other mode of delivering education and training programmes and materials
  10. Promote equity and access to quality curricula and curriculum support materials
  11. Promote appropriate utilisation of technology to enhance innovations and achievement of a knowledge based economy
  12. Offer consultancy services in basic and tertiary education and training
  13. Incorporate national values, talent development and leadership values in curriculum development
  14. Receive, consider, develop and review curriculum proposals
  15. Perform such other function as may be assigned to it under the KICD Act No.4 of 2013 or any other written law.

 

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