(PHOTOS) 2020 KCSE exams come to a close

In Summary

• Education CS George Magoha while addressing the public at Nairobi School, launched  the marking of the KCSE examination papers.

• He said this the marking exercise will be a meticulous process that will be conducted by experienced examiners.

Nairobi school students carry their belongings after their last KCSE paper on April 21,2021. The students had just sat for their Arts and Crafts paper. Parents were advised to come pick their kids early so as to beat the Curfew hour. Photo/ MARGARET WANJIRU
Nairobi school students carry their belongings after their last KCSE paper on April 21,2021. The students had just sat for their Arts and Crafts paper. Parents were advised to come pick their kids early so as to beat the Curfew hour. Photo/ MARGARET WANJIRU

KCSE exams came to a close on Wednesday with the last paper being practicals in Arts and Design - an elective subject.

Education CS George Magoha while addressing the public at Nairobi School, launched  the marking of the KCSE examination papers.

He said this the marking exercise will be a meticulous process that will be conducted by experienced examiners.

Magoha also thanked the officials involved in delivering this year's KCPE and KCSE examinations. 

Education CS Prof. George Magoha during a presser in Nairobi School on April 21,2021. He launched the marking exercise of the just completed KCSE exams and thanked the officials involved in delivering this year's KCPE and KCSE examinations. Photo/MARGARET WANJIRU
Education CS Prof. George Magoha during a presser in Nairobi School on April 21,2021. He launched the marking exercise of the just completed KCSE exams and thanked the officials involved in delivering this year's KCPE and KCSE examinations. Photo/MARGARET WANJIRU

The CS also stated that there were some exam malpractices but the matters were carefully dealt with.

Thirty-seven mobile phones were confiscated from candidates at examination rooms during the exercise, while 27 officials were relieved of their various duties as center managers, supervisors or invigilators.

Education CS Prof. George Magoha during a presser in Nairobi School on April 21,2021. Where he launched the marking exercise of the just completed KCSE exams. Photo/MARGARET WANJIRU
Education CS Prof. George Magoha during a presser in Nairobi School on April 21,2021. Where he launched the marking exercise of the just completed KCSE exams. Photo/MARGARET WANJIRU

This he said was over allegations of violating regulations guiding the administration of examinations.

Candidates across the country are now in the process of returning back home.

Schools were ordered to make travel arrangements for learners who will be travelling to or from  Covid-19 'infected zones'.

Nairobi School students bid each other farewell after their last KCSE paper on April 21,2021.Photo/ MARGARET WANJIRU
Nairobi School students bid each other farewell after their last KCSE paper on April 21,2021.Photo/ MARGARET WANJIRU

These areas include; Nairobi, Machakos, Nakuru, Kajiado and Kiambu counties which are under lockdown for virus containment.

Basic Education PS Julius Jwan in statement directed all schools to collaborate with transport companies to have the students picked from the institutions.

Nairobi School students carry their belongings after their last KCSE paper on April 21,2021. The students had just sat for their Arts and Crafts paper. Photo/ MARGARET WANJIRU
Nairobi School students carry their belongings after their last KCSE paper on April 21,2021. The students had just sat for their Arts and Crafts paper. Photo/ MARGARET WANJIRU