The newly-formed Kenya Women Teachers Association (Kewota) now wants to be included in the curriculum advisory team formed by Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha.
The association said they support the Government Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) and asked Magoha to include them in the team.
Speaking after the association inaugural meeting in Nairobi, the officials of
“We are not a union. We are a professional body just like primary and secondary teachers associations. We have more than 56,000 members and, therefore, request that as a body that advocates for the women and girl child, we have
Prof Magoha last week inaugurated the task force he set up to advise the ministry on the national rollout of CBC.
The team is drawn from key sector players to undertake critical analysis of the national rollout and advise on key implementation issues.
Kenyatta University Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Fatuma Chege will lead the team that is expected to offer necessary advice to the ministry.
Magoha told the team it would be in the best interest of the country if they advised him immediately on
“These are quick takeaways that should be available before the August 16 conference,” said Magoha.
The plea by
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