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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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The state promptly enforced anti-segregation proposals while maintaining equity and fairness in education regardless of race or tribe.

Some books call it Bessy Report. The commission instead directed its interest in elitist academic education. Therefore, education, which was regarded by Kenyans as a medium for social mobility and gaachathi economic development failed to deliver as the number of unemployed school leavers continued to grow system in the first years of independence.

Government now threatens to hire new teachers after KNUT refuses to call off strike.

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Gachathi Commission Report and Recommendations – Gachathi Report

It further observed that although the Government had introduced agriculture and technical subjects in secondary schools, the expected result of making school leavers more employable had not Worked out Well. There was also complaint that the 8: The school syllabuses in Primary, Secondary, and Colleges have been trimmed to make them manageable.

Religious instruction was equal to the rest of the subjects. Ominde Commission was keen on adult education. Kenyan Education has undergone tremendous changes under different proposal tabled by commissions.

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Recommendations of the Koech Report? Local Name Former International Name.

Over enrolment of children in schools 3. Arthur convened an expert conference to look into unemployment.

They both commission reports emphasized the integration of technical and vocational education in the entire Kenyan educational system right from primary to tertiary levels Simiyu, A close analysis of economic and social needs of the people played a crucial role in most of these educational reforms. Thus the policy lacked orientation to employment.

The growth, triggered by Harambee schools demand rdport saw most school unregistered under the authority of the commission.

There was a free feeding program in arid and semi arid areas.

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. The Kamunge Report GoK, on Education and training which recommended the reduction of examination subjects under thewas gxchathi in secondary schools but ignored at the primary schools level; The president Moi rejected the Koech Report.

Education commissions in Kenya

Some of the primary educational goals set by the government of the day include. As many secondary school leavers flooded the market looking for employment, the education system stood on the verge of public criticism. It also recommended that the first six years of primary were to concentrate on numeric and literacy skills and the last two years on basic education with gachati orientation.

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Eventually, more African learners enrolled in European and Asian schools formerly reserved for students from high society. Enrolment levels in primary education are reasonable by third world standards – partly a result of the making it free.

The document perceived education as the only solution that could merge pressing need for the skilled workforce.

Gachathi Commission Report and Recommendations – Gachathi Report

Kenyatta University served as a constituent of Nairobi University during the time. The system was such that high school graduates had to enroll for two years advanced high school studies before joining Campus.

There was an accounting and reporting system of expenditure — head of schools had to explain how they have used the free primary education funds. Secondary school consists of four years. Schools were to establish Guidance and Counselling programmes. Most marketable diploma courses in Kenya Instructors were encouraged to explore and teach in schools outside their region purposely to fight tribalism.

Think it is important? The government later gave most of its mandate to Board of Governors for both high schools and higher learning institutions. Suggest ways of promoting social values, ethics and AIDs related education.