Essay On Strategic Planning

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1.1 Background of the Study
Planning is a process of identifying a purpose and then deciding on the methods and approaches, techniques, procedures and time frames, resources and all that must be undertaken in order to accomplish a purpose. The primal role of planning is to project targets looking and thinking forward in time. Plans contain practical guidelines, precise objectives, targets and a time table for attainment. Planning eliminates ambiguity because measurement of attainment of targets can be weighed against what was previously set out.

According to Bryson (2011), strategic planning is a deliberative , disciplined approach to producing fundamental decisions and actions that shape and guide what an organization is, what it does and why. Similarly Bryson, Crosby and Bryson (2009) explain strategic planning as “a way of knowing” intended to help leaders and managers discern what to do, how, and why.
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Immediately after independence, the principal objective education was to fight diseases, poverty and ignorance (Omiti, Owino,Otieno & Odundo,2002 ). The Government of Kenya (2005) has outlined the steps undertaken to solve the problem of ignorance through various Educational Commissions and Task Forces. These Commissions include; The Ominde report of 1964 that focused on fostering national unity and creating sufficient human capital; Gachathi report of 1976 focusing on redefining Kenya’s education policies and objectives; Mackay Report of 1981which recommended the removal of the advanced level (A-Level) of secondary education and establishment of the 8.4.4 system of education; Kamunge report of 1988 focusing on improving education, financing, quality and relevance and finally the Koech report of 1998 that came with the concept of TIQET(Totally Integrated Quality Education and

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