Results of this year’s national examinations will be out much earlier, compared even to last year when for the first time they were announced before Christmas, it has emerged. Sources at the Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) revealed that the agency had done several test runs on the modern technology to fast-track the marking process. Knec chairman George Magoha hinted at the new development during stakeholders’ meeting at Pangani Girls School yesterday.
“We must again prepare to receive results early because of what we have done to Insha and Composition,” Magoha said without elaborating. He spoke during the official launch of national examinations regional briefings at Pangani Girls, Nairobi. Prof Magoha said Knec has invested in technology that will enhance marking, tallying and swift relay of results. This means that KCPE may be released within one week after completion.