Fathers of Nations, a novel by Paul B. Vitta has been chosen as the English Literature compulsory text

– A Silence Song and other Stories which is an anthology of short stories will replace Memories we Lost

– John Habwe’s Cheche za Moto was unveiled as a Kiswahili’s compulsory set text replacing Assumpta K Matei’s Chozi La Heri

The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) has unveiled new literature and fasihi set books for secondary schools and Teacher Training Colleges (TTCs).

A Silence Song and other Stories which is an anthology of short stories will replace Memories we Lost.

Nation reported the curriculum developer called the publishers whose entries won the tenders on Friday, June 4. In the new changes, Fathers of Nations, a novel by Paul B. Vitta has been chosen as the English Literature compulsory text.

The book published by Oxford University Press East Africa will replace Henry ole Kulet’s Blossoms of the Savannah.

Parliament of Owls published by the East African Educational Publishers was unveiled as an optional text replacing John Steinbeck’s The Pearl.

A Silence Song and other Stories which is an anthology of short stories will replace Memories we Lost.

In Kiswahili, John Habwe’s Cheche za Moto was unveiled as a compulsory set text replacing Assumpta K Matei’s Chozi La Heri.

Longhorn Publishers’s Tumbo Lisiloshiba was replaced by Mapambazuko ya Machweo as the new anthology of short stories.

Samuels Wachira’s A Spider’s Web will be studied in TTCs. Mzigo wa Kichaa will be studied at Diploma levels.

In other news, the decades-old Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) through which thousands of Kenyan students have pursued to become teachers will soon be no more if a recent proposal by the government is adopted.

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) now wants Kenyan universities to scrap off the B.Ed course as part of reforms intended to usher in the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC). Students who wish to pursue a career in teaching will instead take regular arts or science degrees and a one-year post-graduate diploma in education to qualify for registration as teachers.

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