KNEC Candidates across the country started doing their KCSE practicals today.
Reportedly, a total of 903,260 candidates began doing their physics practicals in the national examinations countrywide.
Data from the Ministry of Education revealed that nearly one million students would be sitting for the KCSE, and 1.4 million for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE).
A total of 3.5 million students are expected to take part in these examinations, including the newly introduced Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA).
Additionally, The KCSE is scheduled to run until November 24.
The examinations are set to take place in an extensive network of 10,651 examination centers throughout the country.
The Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang underscored the paramount significance of professionalism among the monitoring officers who will oversee the examinations.
KNEC conducted rehearsals on Thursday last week assuring the populace that all operational elements are in place to ensure the seamless administration of the national examinations.
Furthermore, it is worth noting that the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE), Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA), and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Level Education Assessment (KILEA) are all scheduled to commence on October 30.
These examinations mark a pivotal moment in Kenya’s education system, signaling the end of the 8-4-4 framework and heralding a new era under the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC).
By Viola Chepkemoi
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