Beginning this month, learners across Kenya’s 28,000 primary schools are witnessing the rollout of a new education system after a successful pilot that ran from May 2017. The 2-6-3-3 system replaces the 32-year-old 8-4-4 system of education that was inaugurated under the government of then President Daniel Moi.

While the new system, complete with a new curriculum, is expected to be a triumph over the 8-4-4’s often-maligned “grades-first” approach, not many understand what the 2-6-3-3 system and the sweeping changes taking place in the education sector are all about. Africa Uncensored‘s Joy Kirigia sets out to change that in this and upcoming features.

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