The cabinet secretary of education professor George magoha reconfirmed on Thursday morning that the examination timelines for KCPE, KCSE and KAPSEA will remain unchanged despite the time wastage during elections.
Professor magoha was commissioning the second phase of CBC classes at Sironga girls high school in Nyamira county on 25th August 2025.The CS downplayed the rumours going rounds that students are not prepared for the examinations given the fact that they have lost more time during elections and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The CS while responding to the questions from journalists on how to deal with the looming congestion come January 2023 when we shall be having double intake of CBC Grade 7 under junior secondary school and the form ones under 8-4-4 system ,the CS said the government has hastened the construction of CBC classrooms have done more than 9000 classrooms and the remaining 1% will be done before January 2023.
Magoha said CBC is one of the best projects that the outgoing government will be boasting about because it is the best form of education systems in the world today,he said that, even the new government to take over soon will have to continue with the the CBC system being a government project and therefore there is no cause of alarm.
The CS lauded the Nyamira and kisii county principals for ensuring that the CBC classes for phase one and phase two has been completed in the manner in which the government wanted them done.He said most of CBC classrooms at various regions ,like central, Nyanza , western ,rift valley have done 100% for phases one and two.
He praised the principal of Sironga high school for spearheading the school to greater heights and for being development oriented.The CS praised the chief principal of Sironga girls Madam Eva Adhiambo for good academic results that the school has been posting over the years making the school soar greater heights by posting impressive results in KCSE over the last three years.
The CS while addressing a question about junior secondary schools selection exercise that’s ongoing,the CS said learners at grade 6 and their parents are knowledgeable enough to make informed decisions as far as selection of schools is concerned.