Has Kenya’s Ministry of Education announced that pupils will have to repeat the final year of high school in 2021?
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Exams body mulling postponement
The council had already put out the exam timetable with projects in subjects such as agriculture, computer studies, art and design, woodwork, metalwork, and building and construction, scheduled to run from January to July 2020. The main exam is set to begin in October 2020.
The exams council postponed some exams for colleges and has reportedly asked high school headteachers to await further instructions on this year’s form four exams.
Depending on how long the Covid-19 crisis lasts, it is possible that the students may have to wait until later to sit exams. But only the exams council can make that decision – and the decision hasn’t been made yet. – Dancan Bwire
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