Learning is a process

However, stubborn it may appear, the culture of academic underachievement in schools can go and become a phenomenon of the past. All that is required is for all critical parties concerned to begin to accept the reality that the ritual of rehearsing old and discredited approaches is not helping the cause of raising student learning outcomes.

There is need for all responsible for the school systems beginning with the central ministry to the classroom practitioner to accept the stark reality, without any sense of embarrassment, that the system is failing students.

The system should boldly accept that efforts made have hitherto succeeded in tinkering at the edges and not addressing adequately real issues inhibiting provision of quality education. There is therefore a compelling need to chart a new course and usher the system into some un-chartered territory.

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