VISION, MISSION & GOAL

 

VISION
A globally competitive education, training, research and innovation system for sustainable development.
MISSION
To provide, promote and coordinate quality education, training and research; and enhance integration of Science, Technology and innovation into national production systems for sustainable development.
OVERARCHING GOAL
“Enhanced Quality Education, Training and STI for Kenya’s sustainable Development”, and clusters around the four basic principles of: inclusiveness; integrated and unified system; equitable school environment; and quality of learning.

FOCUS OF THE NESP

 

The sector plan emphasises a holistic and balanced development of the entire education sector. The implementation plan focuses on the urgent need to:

  • Enrol all students in basic education.
  • Raise literacy and numeracy levels.
  • Reduce existing disparities; and
  • Improve the quality of education.
  • Enhancing governance and accountability.

In improving the quality of education NESP focuses on:

  • Teacher quality,
  • School level leadership,
  • Effective application of teacher training in the classroom,
  • Increasing resources to the education sector,
  • Targeting improvements and monitoring key results.

PRIORITY INVESTMENT AREAS

 

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

 

Free and compulsory quality basic education up to the age of 18


A range of learning pathways to support lifelong learning by motivated children, young people and citizens


A learner-friendly school environment


Curricula and pedagogy that meet the needs of all students


Effective sector governance and performance management at all levels


Strong collaborative partnerships between national, county, institutional and community interests


Comprehensive capacity development, especially for counties, sub-counties and institutions


Technical and higher education oriented towards a knowledge based economy


Education outcomes aligned to the needs of the labour market and on- going training


OUTPUTS OF THE NESP

 

 

  1. An education administrative structure that ensures equity of access, efficiency of governance and management, and provides evidence–based quality assurance of learning.
  2. A schooling system that effectively delivers the compulsory core curriculum through a network of learning pathways.
  3. An integrated curriculum framework for basic education that is common to all streams.
  4. A tertiary education structure of multiple learning pathways for young people in the academic, professional and technical spheres.