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Smooth start for KCPE and KPSEA Examinations in Molo Sub County

The commencement of the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and the Grade Six examination, Kenya Primary School Examination Assessment (KPSEA), under the competency-based curriculum in the country has been marked with diligence and preparedness in Molo sub-county.

Education and security officers collaborated to ensure a smooth start to these crucial national examinations.

Molo Sub County Director of Education, Sylvester Musikoyo, provided essential details about the examination process.

“A total of 4,709 candidates will sit for the KPSEA examination, which will be administered in 80 centers. Out of the total candidature, 679 candidates are from private schools, while 4,030 are from public schools,” Musikoyo explained.

He further disclosed that 5,003 students would be taking the KCPE examination this year across 76 centers, with 669 candidates from private schools and 4,334 from public schools. So far, no student has failed to do their exams.

This year marks the final administration of the KCPE examination as the country transitions to the full implementation of the new CBC education system.

Musikoyo applauded this transition, noting, “This is a heroic move the country has taken in the education sector, equipping students with evolving world skills through the skill-based curriculum.”

Overseeing the opening and distribution of the examinations, Molo Deputy County Commissioner, Ngura Mwamachi, offered assurance to all candidates.

“We have put everything in place to ensure the smooth running of the examinations to the last day,” he stated.

The KCPE and KPSEA examinations, which began today, are expected to conclude later in the week, providing an essential assessment for students as they continue their educational journey.

The commitment of education and security officers in Molo Sub-County is poised to ensure the successful administration of these crucial examinations under the new education curriculum.

By Emily Kadzo and Lauryn Njambi 


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