The Government of Kenya has transferred the mandate and functions TVET CDAAC (Curriculum Development Assessment and Certification Council) to the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) and the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD).

In a circular shared by the Ministry of Education, Prof George Magoha has confirmed that curriculum development; competence assessment, certification, and accreditation functions of the TVET CDACC will now be handled by KNEC and KICD.

KICD is in charge of the Competency-Based Curriculum Development and Curriculum Support materials, while the functions of Competence Assessment and Award of Certificates will be perfume by KNEC.

The directorate issued by the Ministry of Education is from the recommendation of the Presidential Taskforce on Parastatals’ Reforms. The move is aimed at streamlining activities of government institutions and avoiding duplication of roles


TVET CDACC is a body created by an Act of Parliament; TVET Act No. 29 of 2013 to design and develop the competency-based curriculum, examinations, assessment, and competence certification in TVET.

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