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CENTRE FOR CURRICULUM, ASSESSMENT AND TEACHER SUPPORT                                            CCATS LOGOLarge.jpg 


 Roles and Functions of the Centre for Curriculum Assessment and Teacher Support​

The Centre for Curriculum Assessment and Teacher Support has the responsibility for the following Sections and Units;


- Curriculum and Teacher Support Section​​​

- Assessment and Examinations Section​​​​

- Co-Curricular Section​


The Centre for Curriculum Assessment and Teacher Support enables a co-ordinated approach to curriculum development and delivery, student assessment, teacher and school management support, co-curricular activities and school-based research in line with the Education Act and Ministry's goals and policies.​


Curriculum Assessment and Teacher Support Division Organisational Structure



The roles and functions of Centre for Curriculum Assessment and Teacher Support

- Develops national curriculum and assessment policies, standards and other related guidelines;

- Supports the implementation of these policies, guidelines and standards at school level;

- Develops instructional materials and advises on materials and equipment to be procured.

- Coordinates, develops and administer Key Stage assessments.

- Monitors and evaluates  the national curriculum and assessment

- Initiates and conduct research related to curriculum implementation and assessment practices.

- Establishes curriculum standards as a basis for curriculum development and delivery nationally.

- Makes effective use of capacity centrally and within schools to develop and implement curriculum and assessment standards.

- Promotes innovative ideas in professional practice and contributes to policy development grounded in research.

- Enhances the development and use of multimedia and other technologies in schools.

- Ensures a more coordinated approach to the continuous professional development of teachers and school leaders.

- Promotes closer partnerships with other stakeholders, including those from the private sector

- ​Establishes links with similar institutions internationally and other relevant professional bodies.​

- Undertake regular review of teaching and learning programmes to adequately respond to the emerging needs of the economy and society.