The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam outcomes might be out in the subsequent two weeks time.
Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha stated the papers are being marked in strict adherence to Covid-19 protection protocols and expressed wish that the marking system can be concluded as scheduled.
Speaking in Kisumu on Tuesday, the CS indicated that the marking of Kiswahili Insha and English Composition is ongoing.
“We have commenced marking Insha and Composition papers and desire that the outcomes could be out in the subsequent weeks. Should there be any modifications we can assist you to know,” he stated quickly after beginning the supervising the opening of exam contents at Kisumu Central container.
He mentioned that the variety of instructors marking the assessments has been decreased as a degree of accomplishing social distance as stipulated with the aid of using the Ministry of Health.
“In a few cases, if a few instructors opt out now no longer to take part in the exercising over fears of contracting the ailment we can now no longer pressure them. This is a private choice,” stated Prof Magoha.
Concerning the continued Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) assessments, the CS mentioned that a complete of 15 college students had been arrested and 15 telephones confiscated.
In the spirit of making sure justice for the candidates, he but said that each one the candidate could be allowed to complete their tests as investigations are being carried out on whether or not they tried to cheat.
“Unlike the preceding years in which the youngsters had been denied tests, we need to offer them the advantage of doubt.
“If surely we set up that there have been exam regalia in the ones telephones, then necessary action can be taken towards them,” he stated.
Prof Magoha additionally talked about that among 5 to ten instructors were arrested for carrying out examination malpractices.
He but counseled college students and instructors from being duped through faux KCSE papers in move in diverse Whatsapp groups.