2019 KCSE CANDIDATE DIES IN BOTCHED DELIVERY
RATA SECONDARY SCHOOL’S 2019 KCSE CANDIDATE DIES MOMENTS AFTER COMPLETING HER EXAMS ON WEDNESDAY
A 2019 KCSE candidate met her death on Wednesday while giving birth moments after completing her exams.
The deceased KCSE candidate whose name is yet to be revealed by authorities was sitting for this year’s KCSE exams at Rata Secondary School located in Seme, Kisumu County.
Confirming the unfortunate incident Isaak Atebe the County Director of Education said that preliminary reports from the school Principal Benson Okoth showed that the candidate died at a local dispensary on Wednesday night.
LABOUR PAINS AND COMPLICATIONS
Being a day scholar, the candidate had successfully completed her Wednesday papers and left the school together with her friends.
At night, she developed labour pains and was rushed to a nearby dispensary where she developed complications and died before being referred for specialized care.
Mr Atebe further added that they are yet to receive a more comprehensive, written report from the school.
He has also dispatched a team from his office to investigate the incident further.
Sources within the school indicated that the 18-year-old had not shown any signs of difficulties during the exam period.
Besides, her due date of delivery was next week.
When contacted, the area sub-county Police Commander Hellen Rotich said they were yet to receive the report.
The 2019 KCSE exams will come to an end next week.
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HERE ARE IMPORTANT DETAILS AND GUIDELINES ON HOW TO ACCESS KCPE AND KCSE RESULTS
THIS IS HOW YOU CAN RECEIVE OR DOWNLOAD THE 2019 KCPE/ KCSE RESULTS ONLINE OR THROUGH SMS:
The Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC which administers national exams in Kenya is set to release this year’s KCPE and KCSE results after marking.
The KCPE exam which marks the end of Primary level schooling ant facilitates a transition into secondary school is usually administered in October.
KCSE, on the other hand, marks the end of secondary school education and facilitates a transition into tertiary levels of learning such as colleges and universities in Kenya.
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MARKING OF KCPE/KCSE
The KCPE/KCSE exams are marked by trained examiners who undergo KNEC training every year.
The marking of national exams is usually confined to particular marking centres located in Kenya’s nerve centre-Nairobi and its environs.
KCPE is partly marked by examiners-Composition and Insha and Optical Mark Recognition Scanners (OMR).
KCSE examiners are usually trained in April every year.
After marking, the results are analyzed and released by the Education Cabinet Secretary, CS after briefing the President on the results.
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CHECKING OF KNEC RESULTS:
There are three ways through which you can check your results:
- THROUGH THE KNEC SMS CODE 20076
- USING THE KNEC ONLINE PORTAL: knec.ac.ke
- VISITING YOUR SCHOOL
HOW TO CHECK YOUR KNEC RESULTS USING THE KNEC SMS CODE 20076
This is the fastest and most efficient way of checking KNEC results.
You need to send an SMS with your Index/ Random number to 20076.
This service is available for all the three network service providers in Kenya i.e. Safaricom, Airtel and Telcom.
The cost of a single SMS is Kshs 25.
NOTE: YOU MUST WAIT FOR THE OFFICIAL RELEASE OF THE EXAMS BEFORE SENDING THE SMS.
HOW TO CHECK FOR KNEC KCPE AND KCSE RESULTS USING THE KNEC ONLINE PORTAL
To check your results through KNEC’s online portal, you need your index/random number, internet and a mobile phone or computer.
BELOW IS A SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURE:
- Visit the official KNEC WEBSITE knec.ac.ke
- Click on the KCSE/KCPE Results tab.
- Select the year in which you sat for the exams
- Enter your index number/ random number
- Click on the ”Submit” button to complete the process.
- Your results will be displayed on the screen after a while.
Lastly, you can visit your former school to access the results after the official release.