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Education CS Machogu yet to inform parents how to access KCPE results

The Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu is expected to release the 2022 KCPE results today following the arrival of President William Ruto from the US trip.

This will be the first KCPE examination release for CS Machogu, who succeeded former education CS Professor George Magoha.

A total of 1,244,188 candidates who sat for this year’s KCPE exams will know their outcome.

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First, the Education CS is expected to brief the President about the results at the State House before announcing the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) headquarters at Mtihani House, Nairobi.

After the release of the results, the CS will inform the public how they can access their results.

The KCPE examination was carried out from November 28 to 30.

Also, Grade 6 students sat for their Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) exams.

The top student in 2021 KCPE results, released in March this year, was Magata Bruce Makenzie from Gilgil Hill Academy, Nakuru County.

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Makenzie scored 428 marks out of 500 marks.

The second candidate was Momanyi Ashley Kerubo from Maikini School in Kibos, scoring 427 marks.

According to the Ministry of Education, the 2021 KCPE top mark dropped from the 2020 KCPE examination, where the top students scored 433 marks.

Also, 337 students scored between 300 and 399 marks compared to 318 in 2020.

The CS is also expected to announce the official opening of schools in 2023 and the date of selecting students who will join various secondary schools.

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Also, this will be the first examination results released under President Ruto of Kenya Kwanza Alliance after taking over from his predecessor Uhuru Kenyatta in September.

So far, the president has declared that the Junior Secondary students will remain in primary schools and will not transition to secondary schools as had been said before by the previous administration.

The President’s step came following advice from the Working Party on Education Reform taskforce that was formed to evaluate the country’s Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC).

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