Evolving Job Market Guides Kenya's Education Overhaul

Kenya is embarking on a pilot program to overhaul its education system. The aim is to emphasize skills over knowledge and to include more science, technology, engineering and mathematics (or STEM) courses and vocational training in an effort to better prepare youth for the evolving job market. If implemented, this would be the second major reform to Kenya's national school curriculum since independence. The last such change, in 1985, moved the country to the so-called 8-4-4 system - eight years of primary school, four years of secondary school and four...

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