pathways for the learners. The Gachathi Commission of resulted in a report that addressed the issue of national development and educational objectives. Although this report made several recommendations, it was never fully The Gachathi Report greatly motivated curriculum reform particularly in terms of coping. That report notes that half the Kenyan population is poor, with about 10 .. The Gachathi Report stressed that no improvement of education.

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The enrolment in secondary school is far less compared to the primary school, as it is not free, though some plans to do that are being prepared. Notably, secondary education was proposed to form part of basic training. Each of these commissions fought for different policies evident in our current education system. The commission was chaired by Prof Simeon H.

History of Education Short Notes

Majority of secondary schools are run on the Harambee vachathi. For the first time in the history of our independent state, unemployment became a challenge. Achievement of universal primary education? Its devastation is similar to that of the failed Ujamaa in Tanzania many years after it was officially scrapped. Education in primary schools was made free in and tuition fees in secondary schools removed inpaving way for free and compulsory basic education.


Recommend ways and means reprot financing education and training at all levels. The commission equally advised the government to develop its educational planning in close consideration of unaided schools.

As a result of mixed interests in education, many people registered complains about the quality of education. Due to the high cost of free education, the government could not sustain it. Guidance and counselling of the youth in secondary school to enable them face realities of life.

The system of education. It recommended for an upgrade in teaching of sciences, mathematics and gaxhathi subjects.

Introduction of this level merited the need to promote the quality educational skills. To suggest methods and means by which the objectives and policies could be achieved and implemented.

Gachathi Commission Report and Recommendations – Gachathi Report

How to stop being a modern day slave. Change structure of education to; 9 yrs Primary, 4 yrs Secondary, 3 yrs University These intervention measures include: Guidance and counselling in education and training institutions to be offered by professionally trained mature members.

Kenya Education Commission Report, part I. Share with your rreport These enormous changes made the syllabus more adaptable, especially in local content inclusion. The need for a curriculum adaptable to Kenyan people met with Universal Primary Education instituted by Ominde commission. Another attempt to implement free primary education was done in They both commission reports emphasized the integration of technical and vocational education in the entire Kenyan educational system right from primary to tertiary levels Simiyu, African learners were served well in schools by the year taking a more significant share of almost percent.


Gachathi Commission Report and Recommendations – Gachathi Report

Introduction of technical and agricultural subjects helped to improve the employability of learners upon graduation. The Koech Commission came up to address enormous challenges that were drawing back educational reforms. The campaign fueled by the commission is a tribute to the current vocational subjects integrated into the education system.

It recommended that Form 1 and 2 students to follow a common curriculum but personal guided choice of subjects to be introduced in Form 3 and 4. It proposed practical education for self reliance to be enhanced.

Education developed as to blend into the existing society repoet unnecessary collisions. The core interest of the commission was to orient the education system towards national development.

The state promptly enforced anti-segregation proposals while maintaining equity and fairness in education regardless of race or tribe. Education Act rendered the government responsible for most educational matters.