Head teachers have until February 15 to register this year’s KCPE and KCSE candidates, the Kenya National Examination Council has said.
- Some 1,275 students have been cleared from the cheating list after thorough scrutiny of their papers by investigations and KNEC will release their results - A total of 3,427 candidates were found culpable of cheating and they hail from 53 schools spread across 16 counties - Among issues examiners established include identical correct answers arrived at by use of incorrect formulas and calculations - Machakos, Meru, Isiolo, Kericho, Bungoma, Kisumu, Homa Bay and Garissa are among counties hardest hit by canceled results Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has said it will allow 3,427 students whose 2018 KCSE results were canceled as a result of cheating to resit the exam in 2019.
The Chairman of the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) George Magoha said results for 53 schools were withheld after the release of the 2018 examination results on December 21 for investigation.
The registration of candidates for this year's national examinations will close on February 15, the Kenya National Examination Council has said.
- Kenya National Examination Council had withheld results of 216 KCSE candidates of Kapkenda Girls High School - The council released results of only 57 students after investigating malpractices detected during marking - School Principal Jemimah Sambai said 159 students had their results canceled for colluding in biology paper Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has released results of only 57 out of 216 candidates who sat for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams in 2018 at Kapkenda Girls' High School in Elgeyo Marakwet county.
Kenya National Examination Council in a circular dated 26 November 2018 addressing school heads and sub-county directors of education reveals index numbers will be given on the basis of the candidates’ admission numbers and not on class performance as has been the tradition.
The Kenya National Examination Council released the results of 71 students and cancelled 22 of them.
Yet evidence from the Kenya National Examination Council shows every year that the average performance in English is poor.
This is after the Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) erroneously identified the candidate as a female and indicated the same in his KCPE certificate.
The schools were under the radar of the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) over alleged cheating.