National exams to be held in March, December 2022, says Magoha

The national examinations will be held in March and December 2022 in order to return to the normal school calendar.

Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha said Monday that the accelerated school calendar will result in FIVE examinations next year.

The 2021 KCPE and KCSE will be held in March next year while in December 2022, the Ministry of Education will administer the 2022 KCPE and KCSE examinations as well as the Grade Six Summative Examination for the pioneer Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) Cohort.

“The upshot of this accelerated calendar will be that we will have FIVE examinations next year. The 2021 KCPE and KCSE will be held in March 2022. In December 2022, we will administer the 2022 KCPE and KCSE, and also the Grade Six Summative Examination for the pioneer CBC Cohort,” said CS Magoha.

Prof Magoha said the First Term of the 2021 academic year will commence on July 26, 2021.

Third term that started Monday will end in July 10, 2021 and proceed on a one week holiday break.

All the classes, including the new Grade 5 learners and Form One Class, will start the First Term of the 2021 academic year on July 26, 2021.

  

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