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11,523 Candidates Missed 2021 KCPE exam

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11,523 Candidates Missed 2021 KCPE exam

11,523 Candidates Missed the 2021 KCPE exam.
According to Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha, a total of 11,523 candidates did not take the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examination.
Prof Magoha, who released the 2021 KCPE results in Nairobi on Monday, stated that only 1,214,031 of the 28,313 candidates who took the tests will be eligible for secondary school admission.
The number of candidates who did not show up decreased from 12,424 in 2020 to 11,523 in 2021.
“In the 2020 KCPE, 1,179,192 candidates sat the examination. The candidature increased by 34,839 in 2021 compared to 2020.
Male and female candidates increased by 19,934 (3.27 percent) and 14,905 respectively, according to Prof Magoha.
Overall performance improved over 2020, though the highest score fell from 433 in 2020 to 428 in 2021.

11,523 Candidates Missed 2021 KCPE exam

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To combat the spread of Covid-19, the government ordered school closures in 2020.
The schools were closed for ten months before reopening in January 2021. This prompted the Ministry of Education to implement a hurried academic calendar in order to help students make up for lost time.
Apart from Form Four students who are taking their Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education exam, the rest of the students are on a long holiday break that will end in April.
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When classes resume in April, the 2022 academic year will be jam-packed, with only one-week breaks in July, August, and September before the year concludes in November. The regular calendar will resume in January of the following year.
“I thank all stakeholders who have given us all the support in negotiating this difficult period, especially teachers who have had to work extra hard to ensure learners covered the syllabus within the short timelines.”

Most KCPE Candidates Got Between 200 To 299 Marks

Most KCPE Candidates Got Between 200 To 299 Marks
11,523 Candidates Missed 2021 KCPE exam

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