CBC is learners based while 8:4:4 is teachers based CBC parents have to dig deeper into their pockets to provide all the learning materials for the siblings to get knowledge thus expensive while 8:4:4 is teachers based since it’s the role to passed knowledge and make sure learners understands.
CBC is skills oriented, while 8:4:4 is examination oriented. CBC allows learners to specialized in areas of interest thus promoting inventions and innovations while 8:4:4 is examination oriented because for one to move to next level he or she must sit and pass the stipulated exams.
CBC teachers acts as guides and learning accelerators, while 8:4:4 they are the core or main character because learners fully depends on their stored knowledge and skills.
CBC level are divided into slots reducing boredom and drop out while 8-4-4 similar content is learnt leading to boredom
Class are now called Grade.
ECD has two levels only (Pre-Primary 1 and 2) that is PP1 and PP2 no play group
Subject areas are now referred to as learning areas.
Topics/sub-topics are now known as strands/sub-strands.
Learning outcomes is the new term that replaces lesson objectives.
Learning resources are used instead of teaching aids.