Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results were issued on December 21, 2022, by Ezekiel Machogu, the new cabinet secretary for education.
CS Machogu stated during a speech at Mtihani House that more than 1.2 million students took the national exams, which started on November 18, with the top student garnering 431 marks.
Shortly after presenting them to President William Ruto at State House in Nairobi, the cabinet secretary made this announcement.President Ruto was thanked by Cs. Machogu for leading the administration of the exams, which he described as a success.
In a statement the Cs said “the candidates whose results I am releasing today will be admitted to Form One, under the 100 per cent transition policy,”
Comparing the 2021 KCSE scores to the 2021 results, English and Kiswahili showed the greatest progress.
Over 400 marks were scored by 9443 students in total.
There were 307,756 candidates who scored a score of 300 to 399, while there were 699,593 candidates who obtained a score of 200 to 299
The examination went off without a hitch, said KNEC Chief Executive Officer Mr. David Njengere, stressing that no significant malpractice was reported throughout the examinations.
In light of the government’s gradual abolition of the national exams, Ngenjere also recognized the significant accomplishments made in recent years.
“KNEC remains committed to delivering credible examinations and upholding integrity in the certification process,” he stated.
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) boss Nancy Macharia who also attended this event said that he has urged teachers to apply for positions that had been announced by the government as she acknowledged the role they played in overseeing the examinations.
Macharia’ confirmed that teachers have until December 23, 2022, to to submit application for the advertised jobs saying that it was the biggest recruitment drive since 1997.
A total of 30,550 new teacher recruits, that is 9,000 on permanent and pensionable terms and 21,550 teacher interns will be posted to handle the JSS before the opening of next term.
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