IG warns those disrupting CBC training program

Police have warned teachers’ union leaders against disrupting the ongoing multi-million shillings competency-based curriculum (CBC) training, saying they will be arrested and taken to court.

Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai has directed county and sub-county commanders to ensure the four-day training of 91,000 teachers, which was launched on Tuesday by Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha goes on uninterrupted.

In a statement, the IG of police said they will not allow anyone to sabotage the exercise saying those aggrieved should follow the provided legal procedures to address their grievances. On Tuesday, several Kenya National Union of Teachers officials were arrested for trying to obstruct and incite teachers against the exercise, one in Makueni County while four others were nabbed in Kakamega.

In Makueni, Gabriel Kisilu who is the union secretary in Kibwezi was arrested for disrupting the training in Wote town. Teachers are being trained on how to handle CBC in order to facilitate effective implementation.