As the country prepares for the national examinations next week, both KSCE and KCPE candidates are set for it.

A spot check by Horizonnews.co.ke showed a number of schools preparing for their candidates to sit the national exams.

At Kanduyi DEB primary school in Bungoma County teachers on Thursday ordered candidates to clean their lockers in readiness for the exam.

Those who talked to this site said that they are well prepared to tackle the examinations and optimistic of emerging with good results.

“We are set for it, we were prepared and moulded well by our teachers and we will handle the exam the way it will appear, we have nothing to fear,” said a KCPE candidate at the school.

The global pandemic Covid-19 led to the shutting down of schools country wide in March 2020 for the whole year and learning resumed in January 2021 under strict Corovirus protocols.

Examination papers for the 1.9 million candidates are secured in the government’s safety containers in readiness for next week.

KCPE exams begins on March 22 and end on March 24 for 1,187,517 candidates.

KCSE candidates will have their rehearsals on March 25 before sitting the exam from March 26 to April 21. 

Some 751,150 candidates are to take the test.

Education CS Prof George Magoha warned against any cheating and asked exam invigilator to frisk all candidates to stop them from using Masks as cheating tools. 

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