Education CS lauds KCSE exams monitoring progress

Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed has hailed the progress made in monitoring the ongoing exams.

Amina who had made an impromptu tour of Kajiado county to monitor the ongoing exams said her ministry is working closely with other agencies to ensure the integrity of the exam is not compromised,

The Education CS said that quick measures have been taken to deal with all cases of examination malpractice that have been detected so far.

Amina said all students from both public and secondary schools will be given a fair chance in awarding government scholarships after the KCSE exam results are out.

The CS warned that all candidates found cheating in the examinations will be discontinued and those who collude with them charged.

So far only one incidence of cheating has been reported in Kajiado County at Ilbisil girls’ secondary school and two persons arraigned in court.

The Kenya National Examinations Council – KNEC chairman George Magoha has confirmed that three more KCSE candidates will be deregistered over exam malpractice and over 20 exam center managers have also been arrested awaiting prosecution for trying to leak the exams.

  

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