A total of 1,003,556 candidates will sit this year’s KCPE while 615,773 were registered to sit the KCSE. These examination factors, according to the report, form the second top most reasons why candidates fail the tests. It says that after indiscipline and examination factors, school environment constitutes 20 per cent of the reasons why students fail examinations. ALSO READ: How 131 candidates cheated in KCSE literature paperAnd finally, the report finds that some students fail national examinations because they marry when they are still in school. Overall, the report finds that some parents do not educate their children on values, leaving them to discover for themselves.
Source: Standard Digital October 20, 2017 21:00 UTC