Knec rehearsals 2023Knec rehearsals 2023.The Kenya National Examinations Council has announced that the rehearsals for the 2023 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations are scheduled to commence today Thursday, October 19.
This aligns with the ongoing preparations for Form 4 candidates who are set to take their national exams from October 23 to November 24.
Knec rehearsals 2023
In a statement released on Wednesday, Knec stated that the rehearsal date for the,
- Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and
- Kenya Primary School Examinations Association (KPSEA) will be on Friday, October 27.
The actual examinations for both KCPE and KPSEA are slated to begin on Monday, October 30, and conclude on Wednesday, November 1.
Knec is expected to deploy 1,700 officers to oversee the administration of these exams.
These officers will be drawn not only from Knec but also from various institutions within the education sector.
Knec rehearsals 2023
It’s noteworthy that the 2023 KCPE examinations will mark the conclusion of the 8-4-4 educational system in primary schools.
This year, over 3.5 million candidates will be taking national examinations, with KCPE candidates representing a record-breaking number in the country.
Just shy of a million candidates will be sitting for the KCSE exams, while 1.4 million are registered for the KCPE exams.
Additionally, 1.2 million students are enrolled to sit the inaugural KPSEA exams.
During a briefing for the monitoring officers held at the Knec head office at the New Mitihani House on Monday and Tuesday,
Belio Kipsang, the Basic Education Principal Secretary,Urged the officers to maintain professionalism and commitment
This will ensure the effective and efficient conduct of the assessments and examinations.
He also congratulated Knec for its performance, particularly in the previous year when the Council successfully transitioned from administering two annual exams to a record-breaking five, while the country stabilized the school calendar in the wake of the Covid-19 disruptions.
This briefing saw the participation of Principal Secretaries from the Ministry of Education, in addition to the Council and Executive Management of Knec.