A curriculum is the vehicle through which a country empowers its citizens with the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes and values for personal and national development.
The 8-4-4 system was first adopted in 1985 and with technological advancements, changes in lifestyles, more demands in the job market, a need arose to adapt the curriculum to these changes so as to make learning more meaningful.
The CBC therefore, bridges the gaps and the needs of the individual citizens and the nation with a view to producing skilled global citizens.
The need to equip learners with 21st century skills necessary to thrive in this era.
The vision of the curriculum reform is ‘an engaged, empowered and ethical citizen’.
The mission of the curriculum reform is to ‘nurture every learner’s potential’.
With the move from the more traditional way of teaching, the new curriculum and Regis in particular is moving towards 21st century teaching and learning methods by embracing:
Apart from the mastery of content, the new curriculum emphasizes the development of seven core competencies. These competencies are universal and are aimed at preparing learners for the future by developing the skills, values and attitudes needed to thrive in the 21st century.
Below is a list of the 7 core competencies :
CBC covers 4 major areas as indicated below:
At Regis, Parents are placed at the center of their children’s learning. We recognize there is need for more parental involvment than ever before. As such, we empower parents with information on the curriculum and on how they can foster development of comptencies, values and PICs at home.
As Parents, you will be invited to school to be involved in project work, hold discussions, go for excursions and procure material that may seem strange.This is in support of the progress of your child.