The marking of the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exams will begin immediately after candidates sit the last paper today.
According to principal secretary for basic education Dr. Julius Jwan exam markers have already reported to their stations.
Teachers reported to marking centres in Nairobi on November 25, he said.
Examiners will be taking back the mark sheets to Nairobi today and as soon as they get there, the marking will begin, said Dr Julius Jwan.
Basic education principal sacretary was speaking in Nakuru after overseeing the opening and distribution of exam materials at the Nakuru East deputy county commissioner’s office.
He added that the Exams were going on smoothly, with only a few hitches that were resolved easily.
Dr Jwan also clarified that candidates from the 67 schools in Uasin Gishu and Bungoma were sitting their exams in other schools.
He said the learners from private schools – 52 in Uasin Gishu and 15 in Bungoma – whose centre managers failed to collect examination materials were sitting the exams at other centres because their schools were shut down during the Covid-19 lockdown period.
Based on the fact that the marking of the exams will commences as early as tomorrow, there is a likelihood that the results will be ready by next week part one awaiting to be released any time from week two of December.
On the same week the president is expected to declare the fate of grade six Learners. Today Musalia Mudavadi Hinted that the decision on fate of CBC will be based on the recommendations from the task force that was mandated to review the curriculum.