The Ministry of Education has launched a nationwide campaign aimed to boost the quality of education in the country.
Dubbed Quality Education Enhancement Awareness Campaign, the fifth phase of the campaign will run from May 27 to June 7, under the theme: A Regular Present Teacher, With Good Pedagogical Practices is Key to Quality Education.
During the campaign, head teachers will be advised to supervise in-class teaching activities, while teachers will be sensitized on punctuality and lesson planning in line with competence based curriculum standards, according to the Ministry of Education.
The campaign targets to reach 900 schools in 30 districts of the country.
The campaign seeks to advise head teachers to supervise in-class teaching activities, to advise teachers to be present and punctual on duty, to advise teachers to plan and teach lessons respecting the competence based curriculum standards and to take measures to prevent issues of absenteeism, class repetition and school dropout, according to the ministry.
The campaign will involve a combination of school visits, in class inspection and outreach sensitizations, and thereafter feedback will be shared at the debriefing meeting, it said in a statement.
The campaign is expected to achieve better teaching and learning practices, improved head teacher supervision of in-class teaching activities, enhance teacher attendance and reduce drop out, it added.