School heads registering Grade 7 leaners as KCPE candidates warned
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By: Abdikadir Ukash
GARISSA—School heads who unprocedurally register Grade 7 learners as Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidates have been put on notice.
In an letter seen by Kulan Post, Yusuf Karayu, the Northeastern Coordinator of Education warned that such heads will be carrying their own cross.
“This is to inform you that some unprofessional head teachers are receiving on transfer and registering grade 7 Junior Secondary School learners as 2023 KCPE candidates without the consent of the Ministry of Education offices at the subcounty, county and regional levels,” the letter said in part.
“Let it be known that such head teachers will be dealt with firmly and held personally accountable for registering illegitimate KCPE candidates. The Ministry has issued all learners including the grade 7 pupils with Unique Personal Identifiers (UPI numbers) and it will be very easy to trace such learners ” the letter further stated.