The county government of Bungoma has announced its preparations ahead of national examination is expected to occur early and late this year.

The county is on course to build the new CBC classrooms to enhance the full implementation of the new curriculum in the county.

The classrooms are being built in different schools in the county and are on different levels of completion.

Speaking to the press, Bungoma county education officer Philip Chirchir said that the county’s education office is making sure that the classrooms for the new curriculum are completed within the time frame as stipulated by the ministry of education.

“We are in the process of constructing 317 classrooms in phase one in 307 schools in secondary schools,” Chirchir said.

The national exams will be done in five phases in the course of this year.

KCPE and KCSE examination in March, class six last primary examination and another KCPE Examination in November, while the last one in December, another KCSE examination.

KCSE will start in the first week of March followed by KCSE which will start on the 11th of march.

By January the schools are expected to go back to the normal way of doing exams.

The county director of education said that GK prison has registered 16 candidates including 16 male candidates and zero female.

Bungoma adult center has registered 77 candidates for the examination including 36 female candidates and 38 male candidates for the national examination.

Furthermore, a new program has been started by UNICEF called Operation Out of School Children between the age of 6 years to 13 years aiming to reach at least 2900 students in Bungoma county

By Treeza Auma

Treeza Auma is a Digital Content Producer and founder of KTMN She is also Television journalist at Kenya News Agency and Leadership Accelerator at Women in News.

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