- The KPSEA and KCPE begins under tight security.
- The government to monitor whatsup, telegram and other signals to curb cheating.
- PS Omollo says this year’s exam will be for those who practice honesty.
The government has sent a stern warning to those planning to cheat in KPSEA and KCPE exams as over one million candidates expected to sit the tests.
PS Raymond Omollo says the government is working closely with ICT ministry to ensure they monitor WhatsApp, telegram and any other signal used by cheaters to perpetrate exam mal-practice.
Omollo says the government has deployed about 60,000 police officers to man examination centers sending another warning to to same officers that they will be dealt with decisively should they attempt to collude with exam officers to cheat.
PS Omollo says this year’s exam will be for those who practice honesty.
“To curb technology-enabled malpractices, the MoE is equally working closely with that of ICT to monitor phone and social media activities The Ministry of Interior plays a vital and critical role in the execution of the task, supporting the Ministry of Education (MoE) in coordination, logistics and provision of security during the examination exercise ,” the PS said in a statement.,
KCPE KPSEA Preparations
Meanwhile schools are prepared for the exams after a thorough rehearsal that we ended on Friday last week.
“We have done our best the rest is now for pupils and their creator. What I would like to encourage parents right now is to give those children ample time to do study and have accommodative environment. When you don’t care about them at this time just know they will perform poorly in those exams.” A teacher at Marura Primary Kariobangi North told Ghetto Radio News.