Parents call for KCPE to be abolished
03 January 2013, 10:36
Nairobi - Daily Nation reports parents and an education expert want the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination scrapped as “it denied children their right to basic education”.
They propose that an assessment and certification method be introduced after secondary school.
Kenya National Parents Association (KNPA) chairman Musau Ndunda said KCPE certificates were irrelevant and unhelpful to children as they were not pegged on learners’ skills and competencies and did not build them into self-reliant citizens.
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