KCPE candidate gives birth at Marimanti Hospital

for Tv47 Digital November 28, 2022, 11:46 AM
Kajiado: Over 124 pregnant girls to sit for national exams
A file photo of a heavily pregnant school girl, used for illustration purposes.

In Summary

  • Learners in Grade 6 and Class 8 began their national examinations on Monday, November 28 in a period that will see the highest number of candidates sit for national exams at a ago.

    • Grade 6 pupils will be assessed in the inaugural Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) while those in Class 8 will sit their Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations.
    • 1,287,597 candidates are sitting for KPSEA, 1,244,188 are writing their KCPE while 884,263 candidates will be sitting for KCSE. 

    • Form Four candidates will start their Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations on Friday, December 2.

    A Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidate in Tharaka Nithi County has given birth just when the national examinations were kicking off across the country.

    The girl from Tharaka Constituency gave birth to her baby on Monday, November 28 morning at Marimanti Hospital.

    She was scheduled to start her Mathematics paper when the incident occurred..

    Confirming the incident, area Education Director Salecio Maringe says the candidate will continue to write her exam from the hospital.

    Over 2.5 million candidates are sitting for the KCPE and the sit the KCPE and Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) exams countrywide.

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