Uhuru pledges integrity, security in national exams

Uhuru pledges integrity, security in national exams

By PSCUMore by this Author The government’s commitment to integrity and honesty in national examinations is stronger than ever, President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Wednesday. The President said reforms implemented by the Jubilee administration to eradicate cheating and other malpractices will be strengthened. He promised all those who will sit for the primary and secondary […]

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EDITORIAL: Change badly needed to end exam cheating

By EDITORIALMore by this Author The safeguards put in place to curb cheating have seen the Form Four examinations, which started in earnest this week, run smoothly. However, several incidents have been reported of attempted cheating. More than 30 suspects have been arrested and a number charged in court over exam cheating, and the crackdown […]

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Exam cheating: It is time to deal with the real problem

By LETTERMore by this Author We are approaching the examinations season once again and, as usual, the issue of exam cheating and leakages is with us. First we should separate the two issues: Cheating is the use of unorthodox means to gain an advantage in tackling an exam and is solely the responsibility of the […]

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Knec lists national exam cheating hotspots

By OUMA WANZALAMore by this Author The national examiner has named six counties where it says school principals have laid out elaborate plans to help students cheat in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, which starts next month. They are Meru, Kiambu, Garissa, West Pokot, Kisii and Wajir, Kenya National Examinations Council chairman George Magoha […]

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