Hon Paul Thairu HSC, CECM Education, led other top officials from the Education Department in launching a special competency-based curriculum training for over 55 ECDE teachers in Witu ward today.
Mr. Abdalla Ahmed, Chief Officer of Education, is chairing the program which aims to provide ECDE teachers from both public and private ECDE centers in Witu with skills in;
-Pre-primary CBC framework
-Curriculum design interpretation
-Development of professional documents, such as schemes of work, lesson plans
-Assesment of learning and how to develop assessment tools among others
The administration of Governor Fahim Twaha has remained committed to improving the county’s early childhood education standards by providing infrastructure support, teacher capacity building, the purchase of learning and teaching materials, and the employment of more teachers and ECDE supervisors for coordination and quality assurance, among other things.
Another 112 new instructors were interviewed earlier this year and will be deployed to different schools in the coming days. A new consignment of teaching materials has been ordered, and it will be delivered to ECDEs around the county soon.
The program is also facilitated by Mr. Athman Kheir, ECDE County Coordinator, Mr. Fredrick Mukaria ECDE Supervisor, Witu Ward and Mr. Dan Munjaru, ECDE Supervisor