MATIANG’I SUPERVISES TEST
Some 577,079 candidates started taking the KCSE exams yesterday under strict supervision yto prevent cheating.
The exams will continue for three weeks and will end on November 30. They are being held in 9,158 examination centres. The candidates sat for the mathematics and chemistry papers. Today they will sit English (functional skills) and English (comprehension, literary appreciation and grammar) papers.
Education CS Fred Matiang’i continued to supervise the exams as he did during the just-ended KCPE papers. The standard eight candidates sat exams between November 1 and 3. Yesterday, the CS was in Murang’a county, while Education PS Bellio Kipsang was in Vihiga. Other Education ministry officials pitched camp in Kiambu, Machakos and Kirinyaga counties. TSC chief executive Nancy Macharia supervised exams in the city, while Knec chairman George Magoha was in Nakuru. Kipsang said 11 head teachers have been interdicted over exam malpractices during the KCPE exams.