In Summary

•He also noted that marking of the examination is already done.

•He added few formalities were being observed to avoid gaps.

Education CS George Magoha addressing journalists in Kisumu on March 21, 2022.

Education CS George Magoha has announced that the 2021 KCPE results will be released on Monday, March 28, or Tuesday, March 29.

He said it will all depend on President Uhuru Kenyatta’s diary.

He also noted that marking of the examination is already done and a few formalities were being observed to avoid gaps.

“This exam has gone on extremely well,” Magoha said.

Further, he said that the ministry is in the process of training more teachers on the Competency-based Curriculum (CBC).

“We are going to train a large number of teachers for both Grade 7 and 8 in April this year,” Magoha said.

After the examination release, the pupils will be transiting to Grade 6 from May.

“We are going to follow our road map,” Magoha said.

Teachers Service Commission on Tuesday announced it will train about 60,000 more teachers during the April holidays for the Competency-Based Curriculum.

The trained teachers will be deployed in the junior secondary schools in the country.

In a statement on Tuesday, Macharia said so far, 229, 000 have already been trained in the country.

Further, she noted that she was working with the local leaders as well as the locals in the North Eastern to address the shortage of teachers in the region.