The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination officially starts Monday with practicals. Schools are in the meantime expected to close by the end of the week. The candidates will start the examination with French (oral and braille). The practicals will end on November 1.
Some of the subjects lined up during the period are German (oral), Arabic (oral), Kenyan Sign Language (practical signing skills) and home science (foods and nutrition).
Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations will start on October 30 while rehearsals will take place a day earlier. KCSE examination theory papers start on November 5 and end on November 29. Kenya National Examinations Council acting chief executive officer Mercy Karogo asked administrators of practicals to follow the instructions given.