Uproar As Parents Find It Challenging To Apply For 2022 Form One Placement Transfers Following Tough Conditions From Education Ministry.
Prof George Magoha, the Minister of Education last week announced the placement of nearly 1.2 million students who took their KCPE exams in March this year to various secondary schools countrywide.
While speaking at the KICD offices in Nairobi during the official publication of the placement results, CS highlighted that the selection and placement of pupils in secondary schools was done through a computerized system.
Several parents and candidates who took the 2021 KCPE examination have indicated interest to change the schools the pupils were placed after getting dissatisfied with the placement out come.
How to Request a Form One Placement Transfer Prior to the Reopening of Schools.
Candidates for the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) who are dissatisfied with the secondary school they were allocated to can now request for readmission to their preferred institutions.
It’s important to note that seeking a change of form one placement is entirely done online.
Follow the steps below to apply for a change of form one placement:
1.The parent or guardian should submit a request to the school of choice, requesting that the child be transferred there.
Depending on the available (unfilled) slots, the school will then shortlist and merit all students on the waiting (request) list, and make a choice on which students they would want to accept.
2. The school will enter the details of the selected candidates from their waiting list into the National Education Management System, NEMIS –http:/nemis.education.go.ke/, and request that the Ministry enroll them in the new school.
3. Approval of school requests will be given at various levels, depending on the school’s Category. The Ministry’s Head Office, Regional Coordinators, and County Directors will provide approval for National, Extra County, and County schools respectively.
4. Once the approval has been granted, the learner will then be moved from the selection list of the first school to the latest (new) school.
5. The parent/guardian will then go online and print the admission letter for the new school.
Uproar As Parents Find It Challenging To Apply For 2022 Form Placement Transfers Following Tough Conditions From Education Ministry.