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1. What is the structure of the Ministry of Education?
The Ministry of Education is headed by a Cabinet Secretary. Under him are 3 main secretaries and finally the general director.
2. What is the general role of the Minister of Education?
– Develop political guidelines and manage professional functions associated with education. -Develop and implement projects and programs.
-Develop learning programs.
-Start training programs.
– Provide subsidies to schools.
-Dealing with an audit report
-Admitting and transferring students.
-Dealing with the discipline of students.
3.Who publishes for the Ministry of Education?
-Kenya Literature Bureau KLB
4.What is the role of Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development KICD, inspectorate and Kenya National Examinations Council K.N.E.C?
Mandates of the KICD
The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) is mandated to perform the following functions:
-Advise the Government on matters pertaining to curriculum development
-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
-Implement the policies relating to curriculum development in basic and tertiary education and training;
-Initiate and conduct research to inform curriculum policies, review and development.
-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 organizations
-Print, publish and disseminate information relating to curricula for basic and tertiary education and training
-Collaborate with other individuals and institutions in organising 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
-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
-Promote equity and access to quality curricula and curriculum support materials
-Offer consultancy services in basic and tertiary education and training
-Incorporate national values, talent development and leadership values in curriculum development
-Receive, consider, develop and review curriculum proposals
-Perform such other functions as may be assigned to it under the KICD Act No.4 of 2013 or any other written law. -Develop, review and approve programs, textbooks and teaching materials that meet international standards on:
early childhood care, development and education, preschool education, primary education, secondary education, adult education, continuing and non-formal education, teacher education and training, education special and technical and vocational education and training.
– Ensure school management.
– Monitor program implementation and learning outcomes at school.
– Encourage students to participate in extracurricular activities.
– Ensure teachers’ capacity in conveying program content. -Develop all institutional policies and ensure accountability and prudent use of institutional resources.
– Mobilize resources for institutional development on the basis of agreed strategic planning.
– Strengthen connection and cooperation between schools
-Discuss and approve completed quarterly and annual reports and forward them to the District Education Board (CEB).
– Promote quality education and training for all learners according to standards set by education laws, national policies and district government policies.
– Inspect and supervise program implementation, inspection and evaluation of the school.
– Ensure and provide adequate physical activities as well as appropriate teaching and learning resources to create an environment for the school community to effectively perform its tasks and achieve the goals set by the school. go out. The main functions of KNEC are:
-Developing national exam questions;
Register candidates for the KNEC exam;
-Perform testing and process results;
– Issuing certificates and degrees to successful candidates;
– Issuing replacement certificates and diplomas;
– Research and evaluation of education;
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