pathways for the learners. The Gachathi Commission of resulted in a report that addressed the issue of national development and educational objectives. Although this report made several recommendations, it was never fully The Gachathi Report greatly motivated curriculum reform particularly in terms of coping. That report notes that half the Kenyan population is poor, with about 10 .. The Gachathi Report stressed that no improvement of education.
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Expenses in financing the expanded education 2. It recommended compulsory basic education. Restructuring the system from 7: In this system, students attended lower primary for four years, upper primary for four years, two years of lower secondary, and two years of high secondary three and four. There was a free feeding program in arid and semi arid areas.
In a nutshell, the Gachathi Committee argued that diversification of the school curriculum to include pre — vocational subject would relate better to the social and economic needs of the country rather than the examination related education, which concentrated on the cognitive abilities of the learner. The Gathachi report noted with great concern the rising rate of unemployment among school leavers and recommended the restructuring of the education system curriculum in order to have more streams of science, mathematics and, technical and vocational subjects Republic of Kenya, It recommended that cost sharing to be between the government, parents and the communities?
To prepare the Kenyan society to face the challenges of the 21st century and the 3rd millennium through education and training.
Education commissions in Kenya
It recommended introduction of boarding schools in arid and semi-arid areas. The Koech Commission came up to address enormous challenges that were drawing back educational reforms. The Gachathi Report GoK,p raised the issue of unemployment in relation to policy: Report of presidential working party Mackey Report. Kenya Junior Secondary Examination was first introduced in to help students enroll in government schools.
Educational development partners provided financial support. Each of these commissions fought for different policies evident in our current education system. For this reason, the commission proposed in-service training program for all teachers in primary schools.
Gathachi report noted with great concern the rising rate of unemployment among school leavers and recommended the restructuring of the education system curriculum in order to have more streams of science, mathematics and, technical and vocational subjects.
Suggest ways of promoting social values, ethics and AIDs related education.
History of Education Short Notes
Policies implemented by this commission were all triggered by the Government. It reoprt that post secondary training institutions to be developed and expanded so as to be able to handle the large number expected to join them after failing to get university admissions. Great expectations as new system gacyathi likely. Download KCSE past papers with answers A close analysis of economic and social needs of the people played a crucial role in most of these educational reforms.
Development of Education in Kenya since Independence
Its devastation is similar to that of the failed Ujamaa in Tanzania many years after it was officially scrapped.
Cognitive abilities of learners became a matter of concern for rdport first time under Gachathi Commission.
Introduction of gzchathi schools in arid and semi-arid lands ASAL. The System is divided into primary, secondary and university excluding the pre-school years. Therefore the policy emanated from the assumption that it would equip pupils with employable skills thereby enabling school dropouts at all levels to be either self-employed or secure employment in the informal sector.
Some of the key achievements in this proposal included Kenyan flag raising and National Reoort singing in schools. The commission also held that religious and cultural convictions were independent and needed to run undeterred by the education system. Eradication of extreme poverty and anger?
The problem is aggravated by the annual outputs of school leavers whose number continue to swell following the enormous expansion of the education. Besides, Ndegwa Commission managed to come up with prolific recommendations helping reshape its development. As a result, Harambee schools surged registering a total of schools in