Wake Uk Up Call For Teachers And Learners As Assessment Report Show Mass Failure By Learners


TweetShareSharePin55 Shares In what has caused huge learning gaps caused by the effects of prolonged closures, the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidates have recorded poor grades in school-based assessments. In most of the subjects assessed, more than half of the 1.1 million Class Eight candidates who sat the tests scored less than an average of 50 percent mark. The Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) report read, “Majority of Class 8 learners performed below average. This is evidenced by the substantial proportions of learners who did not attain the…

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Norah Chelagat: Why Top Student Ranked 4th In 2013 KCSE Exams Committed Suicide Abroad

Norah Borus Chelagat

TweetShareSharePin88 Shares Norah Chelagat; Top Student Ranked 4th In 2013 KCSE Exams Committed Suicide Abroad It’s every parent’s dream to see their children prosper and excel especially in academics. In Kenya and most African countries, education is considered the only route to success therefore parents are known to give their all in an attempt to make sure their kids succeed in education. Students who excell academically often choose to study their undergraduate degrees abroad if parents are able. Those from humble backgrounds sometimes acquire scholarships that enable them to study abroad for free. Unfortunately,…

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KNEC Issues New Guidelines On Handling Of KCPE And KCSE Examinations

KNEC Issues New Guidelines

TweetShareSharePin99 Shares As the 2020 national examinations candidates and continue to prepare to take their exams, the Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC has issued guidelines to schools on the handling of the KCPE and KCSE examinations. In a circular dated 7th January 2021, KNEC advised the schools and the sub-counties whose institutions had been closed down or affected by the Covid-19 pandemic as well as other factors. The circular stated that the candidates from such schools will be hosted in other schools within the sub-counties. The circular is as indicated below. The KNEC boss also advised that all candidates…

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