Road Map for Junior Secondary School implementation [grade 7 to 9]

THREE YEAR JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL IMPLEMENTATION PLAN

             Overview of Implementation Plan

This Implementation Plan is a schedule of the activities that shall be undertaken in the interim three years of JSE implementation by the various stakeholders involved in provision of JSE. The plan outlines the prioritised activities as aligned to the Chapters in the Guidelines for Implementing Junior Secondary Education. The envisaged deliverables, timelines for outputs and the responsible implementing entities are identified for reporting and follow-up. This is intended to ensure systematic and structured delivery of the targeted programmes and interventions.

       Thematic Areas

The Implementation Plan is organized twelve (12) thematic areas as follows:

(I)     General provisions on the JSE transition.

(Ii)    Organisation and implementation of the JSE curriculum. (Iii) Assessment of the JSE and pre-vocational-level curriculum. (Iv)        Physical infrastructure of JSE.

(V) Teaching and non-teaching staff of JSE. (Vi.) Welfare of JSS learners.

(Vii) Governance of JSE.

(Viii) Financial management of JSE.

(Ix)   Stakeholder roles and responsibilities.

Table 11:      Three(3) Year Implementation Plan

S/N ACTIVITIES KEY PERF OMAN CE

INDICATORS

TIME LINES FY2022/2023 FY2023/2024 FY2024/2025 FY2025/2026 ACTORS
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2  
GENERAL TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
1 Assess suitability of Primary Schools to domicile JSS. Assessment tool Assessment reports Jan, 2023                         MoE
2 Appoint and ope ra- tionalize JSS Manage- ment Committee. Functional JSS Manage- ment Committee. Jan-Dec, 2023                         MoE
3 Sensitize education and TSC officers on the JSS Guidelines. Number of education and TSC officers sensitized on the JSS Guidelines. Jan- April, 2023, 2024

and 2025.

                        MoE, KICD, KNEC

 

andTSC

4 Sensitize the JSS leadership on the Guidelines Number of JSS leadership sensitized. Jan-April, 2023, 2024

and 2025.

                        MoE, KICD, KNEC

and TSC

5 Sensitize parents on the JSS Guidelines. Number sensitized Guide- lines.

of on parents the JSS

Jan- April, 2023, 2024

and 2025.

                        MoE, KICD, KNEC

andTSC

6 Conduct public aware ness on the Guide- lines. Number awareness con- ducted. of public forums Jan,2023- Dec,2025                         MoE, KICD, KNEC

 

and TSC

7 Update NEMIS with data on JSS admis- sions. Percentage of JSS learners whose data is captured in NEMIS. Jan,2023- Dec,2026                         MoE
8 Develop, validate and disseminate Guidelines for Implementation of SSS. Published

and disseminated Guide- lines.

May- Dec, 2024                         MoE, KICD, KNEC and TSC, KISE, CEMAS- TEA

 

THE CURRICULUM OF JSS

S/N ACTIVITIES KEY PERF OMAN CE

 

INDICATORS

TIME LINES FY 22/23 FY 23/24 FY 24/25 FY 25/26 ACTORS
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2  
 

9

Distribute Curriculum Designs and learning materials to ALL JSSs (Grades 7, 8 and 9) learners and Pre- Voca- tional level institutions. (a)        Number of registered JSSs with curriculum designs.

(b)        Number of SNE JSSs with Pre-Vocational Curriculum Designs.

Jan 2023,

 

Sept, 2024 and Sep, 2025.

                        KICD
10 Develop validate and disseminate Careers Guidance Handbook for Basic Education. Published and validated Ca- reers Guidance Handbook Jan 2023                         MoE
11 Develop validate and disseminate Framework for Support Programmes. Published and validated Frame- work for support Programmes                           MoE
12 Disseminate guidelines for non- formal pro- grammes, PEE and VBE Number of Disseminated guidelines for non- formal programmes,PEE and VBE June,2023, 24 and 25.                         KICD and MoE
13 Map, compile and share data on the vetted per- son illegible to engage schools on various pro- grammes. Published List of vetted personnel eligible to engae schools on various pro- grammes. June,2023, 24 and 25.                         MoE
14 Develop Training Mod- ules for JSS Teacher Capacity In- service (regular and SNE). Number of Training Mod- ules developed for JSS Teacher Capacity In-service service(regular&SNE). Feb,2023                         KICD
15 Validate and approve the Training Modules for Teacher Capacity In- service. Number of approved Training Modules for in-service teach- er capacity development March, 2023                         MOE, KICD, TSC, KISE CEMAS-

TEA, and, KEMI.

 

S/N ACTIVITIES KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS TIME LINES FY 2022/23 FY 2023/2024 FY 2024/2025 FY

2025/2026

ACTORS
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2  
16 Train the Master Train- ers and ToTs on Teacher Capacity In- service (regular and SNE). Number of Master Trainers and ToTs trained on building the capacity for in- service regular and SNE teachers March, 2023                          
17 Train the teachers on the JSS curriculum (regular and SNE). Number of teachers trained. April,      Aug and

Dec 2023-

2025.

                       
18 Review                    the

modules                  for Teach- er in-service training

(regular and SNE).

Number of Teacher in- service Modules reviewed. April 2024

and 2025

                       
19 Establish and operation- alise peer capacity devel- opment in the JSSs (a)        No of teachers participating in lesson study.

(b)        No of teachers

engaged in peer and virtual sup- port

April 2023- Dec,2025                         MoE, KICD, TSC, KISE CEMASTEA,

and, KEMI.

20 Establish and operation- alize a Career Guidance Department in the ALL JSSs. Number of Career Guidance Depart- ments established and

operational.

April 2023- Dec,2025                         MoE, KICD

and TSC

21 Establish and operational- ize learners support pro- grammes

in ALL JSSs.

Number of learner support programmes established

and operational.

Jan 2023-

Dec,2025

                        MoE and KICD
22 Implement co-curricular activities                  in ALL JSSs to support the JSE curriculum. Number of co-curric- ular activities imple- mented. April 2023- Dec,2025                         MoE
ASSESSMENT OF THE JSS CURRICULUM
23 Develop Assessment

Framework for JSS

Assessment Frame-

work

July-Sept

2023

                        KNEC

 

S/N ACTIVITIES KEY PERFO- MANCE INDICATORS TIME LINES FY22/23 FY23/24 FY24/25 FY25/26 ACTORS
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2  
24 Develop SBA for JSS Assessment tools July-Sept, 2023-2025                         KNEC subject panels
25 Administration of SBA for Grades 7 and 8 (a)       Guideline for Administration

(b)           Assessment tools

(c)         Easement Timetables

July- December                         KNEC,

Schools SCDE, CSOs

26 Administration of sum- mative assessment for Grade 9 Assessments tools Regul tions for administration of summative evaluation Jan- July, 2025                         KNEC Schools SCDE CSOs
27 Analysis of SBA and report writing. Assessment outcomes from the SBA April–July, 2023-24                         KNEC
28 Processingof Summative- Evaluation results Certificates to candidates January 2026                         KNEC
29 Finalization of the JSS CBAF and related guide- lines. Finalized CBAF and related guidelines.                           KNEC
30 Monitoring formative assessments in JSS. Monitoring report on forma- tive assessments in JSS                           KNEC
31 Strengthening NASMLA to provide continuous feedback on the CBC implementation. Strengthened NASMLA                           KNEC
PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE OF JSS
32 Develop,validate and disseminate a Frame- work for sharing of In- frastructure and human resources amongst Schools and service pro-

viders.

Published and disseminated Infrastructure and human resources sharing Frame- work. Jan–April 2023                         MoE

 

S/N ACTIVITIES KEYPERFO- MANCE INDI- CATORS TIME- LINES FY22/23 FY23/24 FY24/25 FY25/26 ACTORS
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2  
33 Develop and operationalise a National School transpor- tation policy. An operationalise na- tional school transport policy. January–Au- gust 2023                         MoE
34 Mapping                    of                    ALL JSSs to establish the infra- structure and human re- source gaps. Are port on infrastructure and human resource gaps for JSS. January– April 2023                         MoE and TSC
35 Operationalise infrastruc- ture and human resource sharing agreements for the JSSs. Number of Document- ed agreements

on Infrastructure and human resource sharing.

May 2023–

June, 2025

                        MoE
36 Distribute mobile laborato- ries and integrated science kits to targeted JSSs. Number of mobile schools and integrated science kits in JSS insti- tutions. January, 2023–

December

2026

                        MoE and SEPU
37 Construct and furnish classrooms in targeted JSSs, with relevant adaptations for SNE. Number of furnished classrooms with rel- evant adaptations in tar- get JSS Institutions. Jan, 2024–

December 2026

                        MoE
38 Construct and equip Sci- ence laboratories in tar- geted JSSs, with relevant adaptations for SNE. Number of science labo- ratories constructed and equipped with relevant adaptation in targeted JSSs. January, 2024–

December 2026

                        MoE
39 Construct additional WASH facilities in targeted JSSs, with relevant adapta- tions for SNE. Number of additional constructed WASH fa- cilities with adaptations intargeted JSSs. January, 2024– De-

cember 2026

                        MoE
40 Construct and equip special rooms intargeted JSSs with relevant adaptations forSNE. Number of constructed and equipped special rooms intargeted JSSs. January, 2024–

December

2026

                        MoE

 

S/N ACTIVITIES KEY PERF OMAN CE

 

INDICATORS

TIME LINES FY 22/23 FY23/24 FY24/25 FY25/26 ACTORS
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2  
41 Construct and equip computer rooms in targeted JSSs, with relevant adaptations for SNE. Number of constructed and equipped computer rooms with relevant adaptations intargeted JSSs. Jan, 2024–

Dec 2026

                        MoE
42 Monitor and evaluate the in- frastructure development and sharing among the JSSs. M&E Report on infrastructure development and sharing among the JSSs. Jan, 2023–

Dec 2026

                        MoE
43 Conduct infrastructure audit of existing Secondary Schools,to establish theca pa city to offer

the SSS Pathways and Tracks.

Infrastructure audit report showing the Number of existing Sec. Schools and

possible Pathways.

Jan, 2024

July 2024

                        MoE
WELFARE OF LEARNERS I N JSS
44 Induct JSS(Grade 7) learners Updated data on all Learners inducted. Feb 2023,

2024 & 2025

                        JSS leadership
45 Establish Student Councils for JSSs. Number of JSSs with functional Students Councils. Feb, 2023,

2024 & 2025

                        JSS leadership
46 Provide School Meals to JSS learners. Number of JSSs                    with learners who receive at least a hot midday meal. Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        MoE
47 Distribute sanitary towels to JSS learners. Number                              of            learners provided                  with sanitary towels. Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        MoE
48 Enrol JSS learners to EDUAFYA facility. Number of JSS learners enrolled to EDUAFYA facility. Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        MoE

 

S/N ACTIVITIES KEYPERFO- MANCE

INDICATORS

TIMELINES FY22/23 FY23/24 FY24/25 FY25/26 ACTORS
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2  
49 Establish and operation- alize a Games and Sports Committee to manage sports development at the JSS. A functional well con- stituted committee for games and sports Jan, 2023-Dec, 2025                         MoE
50 Establish and operatize a Discipline Committee in the JSSs. A functional well constitut- ed Discipline committee Jan, 2023-Dec, 2025                         MoE
51 Establish and operatize a G&C Committee in the JSSs. Number of JSSs with a functional G&C Commit- tee. Jan, 2023-Dec, 2025                         JSS leadership
52 Implement G&C pro- grammes to cater for the psycho social needs of ALL learners. Number of G & C pro- grams catering for psycho- social needs of all learners Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        JSS leadership
53 Develop, validate and dis- seminate G&C Policy to address the psychosocial and spiritual needs of JSS learners. Validated, published and disseminated & C Policy to address the psychoso- cial and spiritual needs of JSS learners June, 2023                         MoE
54 Implement mentorship programmes for ALL JSS learners to strengthen their value dispositions. Number of implemented mentorship programmes for ALL JSS learners to strengthen their value dis- positions. Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        MoE and JSS leadership
55 Develop, validate and disseminate Guidelines on Student Leadership. Validated,Published and disseminated Guidelines on Student Leadership. Jan to June 2023                         MoE
56 Train teachers of G&C on the G&C policy. Number of JSS teacher trained in G&C Jan. 2023 to

Dec 2025

                        MoE

 

TEACHINGANDNON-TEACHINGSTAFFOFJSS

S/N ACTIVITIES KEY PERF OMAN CE

INDICATORS

TIMELINES FY22/23 FY23/24 FY24/25 FY25/26 ACTORS
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2  
57 Recruit and/or deploy teachers. Number of recruited or deployed teachers. Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        TSC
58 Recruit and/or deploy support staff where necessary. Number of needs based recruited                  or                  de- ployed support staff. Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        MoE
59 Appoint and/or deploy JSS ad- ministrators. Number deployed support JSS administrators Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        TSC
60 Develop JSS Strategic Plans Number of JSSs                   with functional Strategic Plans. Dec, 2024                         JSS leadership and

BoMs.

61 Review Basic Education Act (2013) Revised and published Basic Education Act July, 2023-

June, 2024

                        MoE
62 Review Basic Education Regula- tions (2015). Revised and published Basic Education Regulations. July, 2023-

June, 2024

                        MoE
63 Review TSC Act(2012). Revised and published TSC Act. July, 2023-

June, 2024

                        TSC
64 Review Teacher Recruitment Policy. Published Teacher Recruit- ment Policy. July, 2023- June,2024                         TSC
65 Review Safety Standards Manual for Schools. Revised and published Safety Standards Manual for Schools. July-Dec, 2023                         MoE
66 Review the NEQASF(2021) Revised and published NEQASF July, 2023-

June, 2024

                        MoE
67 Review the Safety Standards Manual for Schools (2008) Revised and published Safety Standards Manual for Schools (2008). July,2 023-

June,2 024

                        MoE

 

QUALITY ASSURANCE OF JSE

S/N ACTIVITIES KEY PERFOMANCE

INDICATORS

TIMELINES FY22/23 FY23/24 FY24/25 FY25/26 ACTORS
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2  
68 Conduct registration of JSSs Number of JSS registered. Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025.

                        MoE
69 Develop, validate and dis- seminate IBQA Guidelines. Published and disseminated IBQA Guidelines. Jan-June, 2023                         MoE
70 Capacity build JSS leadership and managers on IBQA. Number of JSS leadership and managers trained on IBQA April, 2023-

Dec, 2025.

                        MoE
71 Operationalize IBQA in JSS. Report showing status of IBQA in JSSs April, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        DQAS, TSC, KICD

& KNEC

72 Establish and ope rationalize subject panels in the JSSs. Number of JSS subject panels established and op- erationalized. April, 2023-

Dec, 2025.

                        MoE and TSC
73 School self-assessment by JSS leadership, and reporting on the quality of education. A report on number of schools that have con- ducted- self assessment and reported

on the Quality Index.

April, 2023-

Dec, 2025.

                        Leadership of JSSs and MoE
74 Cluster JSSs to promote Com- munities of Practice and shar- ing of best practice. Number of JSS clusters and Communities of Practice established. April, 2023-

Dec, 2025.

                        MoE(DQAS)
75 Undertake standards assess- ment of JSS to inform the education quality. A report on number of standards assessments conducted to in form JSS quality. April, 2023-

Dec, 2025.

                        MoE(DQAS)
76 Conduct classroom observa- tion of teaching and learning; and on-site teachers’ support. (a)        Number of class- room observations conducted

(b)        Number of teachers supported.

April, 2023-

Dec, 2025.

                        MoE(DQAS)

 

S/N ACTIVITIES KEY PERFOMANCE

INDICATORS

TIMELINES FY22/23 FY23/24 FY24/25 FY25/26 ACTORS
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2  
77 Operationalize mentoring, coaching and hand- hold- ing of JSSs with low Qual- ity Index or continuous improvement. Number of JSSs men- tored and coached for continuous improve- ment. April, 2023-

Dec, 2025.

                        MoE(DQAS)
78 Undertake action research for continuous improve- ment of Junior Secondary Education. Number of action re- search

reports indicating inter- ventions for improvement.

April, 2023-

Dec, 2025.

                        MoE(DQAS)
79 Monitor and report JSSs quarterly,uncomplainingly set standards. Number                     of quarterly reports on ad- herence to set standards. April, 2023-

Dec, 2025.

                        MoE(DQAS)
80 Prepare and disseminate a Report on the National Quality Index of JSSs, to inform policy decisions and interventions. Report on National Qual- ity Index prepared and disseminated. Dec, 2023,

24 and 25

                        MoE(DQAS)
RESEARCH, MONITORING, EVALUATION AND REPORTING.
81 Undertake research to identify gaps to inform policy decisions and JSS implementation. Research reports identi- fying gaps and suitable interventions to inform decision making in JSS Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2026

                        MoE, KICD, KNEC,

TSC, CEMASTEA, KISE, KEMI, rel-

evant MDCAs and

stakeholders

82 Conduct bi-annual field visits and regional coordi- nation meetings to estab- lish the JSS implementa- tion progress. Report on the bi-annual field visits by multi- agen- cy teams to establish JSS implementation progress.                           MoE
83 Conduct annual national

monitoring      of JSS implementation.

Report of annual National M&E of JSS. Sept, 2023,

2024 and 2026.

                        MoE

 

S/N ACTIVITIES KEY PERFOMANCE

 

INDICATORS

TIMELINES FY22/23 FY23/24 FY24/25 FY25/26 ACTORS
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2  
84 Conduct Education Qual- ity dialogues at various administrative levels on the status of JSS imple- mentation. Reports oft he dialogue forums conducted on JSS. Feb, 2024, 2025

and 2026.

                        MoE
COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY
85 Develop and operational- ism Communication Strat- egy on the broad aspects of the CBC. Published CBC Communica- tion Strategy. Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        MoE
86 Develop and disseminate IEC materials and content on JSS. Number and varieties of IEC- materials produced and distrib- uted. Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        MoE
87 Sensitize media prac- titioners and commu- nication officers on JSS implementation arrange- ments. Reports of the sensitization of media practitioners

and communication officers.

Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        MoE
88 Upgrade the MoE website and manage social media platforms within formation on JSS. Active MoE website that con- sistently reports on JSS imple- mentation. Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        MoE
89 Conduct proactive media and communication activities and events, to publicise JSS. Press statements, briefings, commentaries, TV shows,radio talk shows and articles. Jan, 2023-

Dec, 2025

                        MoE
FINANCING OF JSS
90 Develop annual budgets in- dicating sources of revenue and expenditure Annual budget Jan to June, 2023, 2024

and 2025

                        BoM, Principal, SCDE
91 Initiate resource mobiliza- tion strategies Capitation/infrastructure grants/receipts/bank accounts. On-going                         MoE/BoM

 

S/N ACTIVITIES KEYPERFOMANCE

INDICATORS

TIMELINES FY22/23 FY23/24 FY24/25 FY25/26 ACTORS
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2  
92 Develop mecha- nisms for prudent utilization of re- sources Procurement plans, procure- ment of goods and services, payment to employees and sup- pliers, curriculum delivery On-going                         Principal, BoM, Staff
93 Stores management Store records On-going                         Principal, Staff
94 Recording and updating books of accounts Updated Cash books, general ledger, fee registers and suppli- ers register,monthly reports On-going                         Bursar
95 Prepare Quarterly financial reports Quarterly financial reports On-going                         Bursar/accounts clerk
96 Conduct internal and external audit review Internal and external Audit reports On-going                         DSAS/OAG
97 Implement Infra- structure projects Constructed & equipped class- rooms, ablution blocks and labo- ratories, Dec 2024                         Principal SIC, BOM and public works
98 Prepare annual finan- cial reporting Annual financial statements and reports July,2023-2024 & 2025                         Bursar, BOM, Principa- land staff

 

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