Otieno Lewis Omondi from St Peters Mumias Boys and Fwaro Makokha Robinson from Christ the King Primary School are the top candidates in the 2022 KCPE Results examination.
The two pupils scored 431 marks each out of the possible 500, to emerge top candidates.
Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu says that this is an improvement from the 2021 exam where the best candidate got 428 marks.
The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results
During a speech at Mtihani House, Machogu revealed that more than 1.2 million pupils sat for national exams, which started on November 18.
The mark of the highest candidate rose from 428 in 2021 to 431 in 2022. “We are very impressed with the KCPE examination class of 2022 for performing well and raising the standards of the main performance”, Machogu said.
CS Ezekiel Machogu has asked parents to access their children’s KCPE results by sending their full index number followed by KCPE to 20076.
“The head of state in keeping his promise directed that the Junior secondary school be domiciled in the existing Primary schools. This means that parents will now not lose sleep over finding places in secondary schools”,Machogu said.
CS Machogu also noted that the Kenya Primary School Education Assessment will not be used for placement of learners in Junior Secondary School
Further the CS said that Grade 6 candidates who sat for the inaugural Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) will receive their reports by January 16, 2023
Candidates: 620,965 (50. 32%) were boys while 612,887 (49.67%) were girls, an indication that Kenya has achieved gender parity at Primary School levels.
CS Machogu applauded 39 candidates with special needs who scored 400 marks and above, compared with only two in 2021.
“All the candidates whose results I am releasing today, will be admitted to Form 1, under the 100% transition policy”, Machogu noted
Education Cabinet Secretary has also notified the public that Form One selection will be concluded on January 16, 2023.
How To Check KCPE 2022 Results by SMS:
On mobile device, Type full 11 digits KCPE index number followed by the word KCPE,( For example 50167345023KCPE )
Do not leave spaces in the index number and the word KCPE
Next,send to the KNEC SMS number 20076
You will receive a text message from KNEC with your results after a short while .The SMS will cost you 25 shillings per message sent.
How to Download KCPE 2022 Result Slips online from the KNEC Portal
To use this method to check 2022 results you only need to remember your index number and access your mobile phone or computer
Visit the Offcial KNEC website link; https://www.knec-portal.ac.ke/
Check for the KCPE Results tab, click on it
-Select the year you sat for the Exams
-Enter your Index number.
-Finally click the Submit button.
Your KCPE results should show on the screen after a while.
KNEC CEO David Njengere on his part noted that the 2022 KCPE is the second last in the series of examinations at Primary level, as Kenya phases out the 8-4-4 system of education.
“KNEC remains committed to delivering credible examinations and upholding integrity in the certification process “, KNEC CEO, David Njengere said.
According to TSC CEO Dr.Nancy Macharia,the 2022 KCPE exercise involved 28,408 Centre mangers, 28,727 supervisors,74,990 invigilators, 5,647 Examiners.
“We thank the Government for finding resources to allow us to recruit an average of 30,000 teachers in an exercise we are expected to conclude next month”, Macharia added.
The TSC CEO also urged unemployed teachers to apply for the advertised jobs before by December 23,2022.
“I wish to urge all unemployed teachers to apply for their jobs and inform the public that we have until Friday December 23, 2022, for the applications”, Macharia noted.
The CEO also noted that the Teachers recruitment exercise is a huge enrollment that has not been realized since 1997. The exercise will be carried out transparently and in line with the Constitutional requirements of equity and meritocracy.
Junior Secondary Schools
Following the directive of His Excellency President William Ruto that the Junior Secondary School (JSS) be domiciled in primary school.
In the meantime, 30,550 new teacher recruits (9,000 on permanent and pensionable terms and 21,550 teacher interns) will be posted to handle the JSS before the beginning of term 2023.
In addition, the Commission will mount a robust
capacity building exercise for teachers to handle the JSS learners. I wish to re-assure the country that retooling of teachers will continue to cover all secondary school teachers and all those who will be joining the teaching service during the CBC implementation.
60,000 teachers have been trained in the current secondary schools and early next month the commission will embark on the retooling teachers who will handle JSS.
PS for Basic Education Dr Belio Kipsang said that all 2022 KCPE candidates will transit to form I under the 100% transition policy.
Prof. Nyabundi – KNEC Chairperson noted that the 2022 KCPE results are credible, and a true reflection of individual performances and achievements.In 2023, the schools will resume the normal school calendar.