Summary of the Strategic Plan
The mandate of the Institute is to develop quality curricula and curriculum support materials responsive to the needs of the society. The Institute will advise the government and society on matters pertaining curriculum development, offer consultancy services in basic and tertiary education and training, receive, consider, develop and review curriculum proposals. To promote equity and access to quality curricula and curriculum support materials.
This Strategic Plan is a positive step by KICD in addressing the many underlying challenges facing the Education sector in Kenya. The Sector has multiple and unique issues which calls for coherent and comprehensive approach. The plan will guide the Institute in the delivery of tangible results to its stakeholders for the next five years, as well as playing its role in achieving the National goals of the Country and Society. The Strategic Plan endeavors to address issues affecting the Sector by providing strategies that can give it meaningful opportunities to maximize its potential in providing Curriculum related services.
This Strategic Plan articulates the shared vision, mission, core functions, policy priorities, strategic objectives and resource requirements of the Institute for the Strategic period (2015-
2020). In developing this Strategic Plan, we have recognized the Institutes’ strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Similarly, KICD has been able to fully appreciate some of the underlying challenges facing the sector. In realizing its Vision and Mission, the Institute is guided by its mandate, key result areas and strategic objectives which also take into consideration the environment under which the Institute operates.
To actualize the strategies and activities outlined in this document, the Institute shall continue to engage key stakeholders. The operational processes will be reviewed continuously to provide any necessary strategic adjustments.
The formulation of this Strategic Plan was made possible through serious engagement and consultations. I would like to appreciate the commitment of the Chairman, members of the Council and Management for constituting themselves to a very effective Strategic Planning Committee. They played a major coordinating role and generated valuable information. We profoundly acknowledge the professional input provided by the Consultant; Mr. Mathew Malinda, for the strategic oversight throughout the formulation process.
To all our stakeholders who contributed either directly or indirectly to the successful preparation of the Strategic Plan, we thank you most sincerely and encourage you to partner with us in the implementation of the Strategic Plan.