New announcement on KCSE/KCPE Exams
Barely days after Education Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang'i announced that KCSE and KCPE exams would be..
The Heads, stated that changing the exam schedule would drastically affect the performance of students across the country due to preparations.
Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA) Kahi Indimuli, said that students had already prepared and should not be shortchanged by any means, sentiments echoed by Shem Ndolo.
"We support the retention of the examination date," Mr Ndolo, who is the Kenya Primary School Heads Association National Chairman, said.
Education Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Matiang'i had earlier announced that KCSE would be held between October 23rd and November 29 while KCPE between November 1st and 3rd.
However, NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga had expressed his desire for the exams to be postponed by two weeks to allow enough preparation for the fresh election.
At the same time, President Uhuru Kenyatta maintained that the exams would be held on the announced date by Matiang'i.
“Kenyans children are important to us. They will do their exams without the interference of politics. They will join the secondary school and go to college on schedule. We will not let anyone undermine our children,” Kenyatta stated.
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