Intense preparation is underway for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education and the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exams.
Education cabinet secretary Professor George Magoha announced recently that the exams have arrived in the country ahead of the much anticipated Nationwide exams.
The Corona virus pandemic greatly affected the education sectors as Learners stayed at home for very months.
Unfortunately some students joined criminal activities, engaged in drug abuse, premature relationships and others got into early marriages.
Before the government re-opened schools, president Uhuru directed that various stakeholders should ensure that the students go back to school with the chiefs being held accountable for any students who will not report back to class.
Headteachers and principals cannot account for the whereabouts of the candidates who neither turned up last October when candidates were re called nor in January when schools are opened fully
The unfolding situation raises fears that the number of candidates who might miss the examinations this year will be higher than in previous editions. KCPE and KCSE exams begins this month, but the tests for secondary students will spill over to April.
The exams were postponed last year because the coronavirus pandemic caused the closure of schools for eight months.
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