LIVE UPDATES: KCSE results 2019

The numbers

699,745 candidates sat for the KCSE exams

Top schools who score more A grades.

Kenya High School –  76 As

Kapsabet Boys –  49 As

Alliance High School – 48 As

Moi High School Kabarak  – 30 As

Alliance Girls High School –  27 As

Mary Hill Girls School –  25 A’s

Maseno school  – 23 A’s

Nairobi School – 23 A’s

Mangu High School –  23 A’s

Moi High School Eldoret  – 21

Top 10 student

Buluma Wabuko tony from Kapsabet Boys –  87.159

Maryann Njeri  from Kenya high  – 87.087

Obwoge Odhiambo – From Kapsabet Boys  – 87.080

Anthony Owuor from Maseno school –

Mathuri Natash  from Kenya High  – 86.961

Kizito Ezra from Moi High School Kabarak –  86.960

Longali Chemengat of  Alliance girl  – 86.942

Njoki Hellen of  Kenya High  – 86.94

Aileen siele from Moi Forces Lanet –

Laura Ruto from St Brigids –  86.53

Magoha celebrates students who scored 100 marks in KCPE but excelled in 2019 KCSE exams

Muchai Gachie who scored 277 in KCPE and scored an A- in KCSE

Kinywa Milka Wanjiru 179 in KCPE and this year she scored a B- in KCSE

Munyoki Mwikali scored 199 and scored a B-

Sharon Chepkoech 123 but scored a C+

Mbugua Macharia proud owner of C+

Koseph Mwangi 193 managed the C+

Mureti Timothy 194 managed a C+

The numbers

C+ and above grade rose to 125,746 compared 10,377 in 2018.

A plains rose to 627 from 315 in 2018

Performace increased in sciences

Females students performed better than males in English, CRE.

C+ and above grade rose to 125,746 compared 10,377 in 2018.

A plains rose to 627 from 315 in 2018

Performace increased in sciences

females perform better than males in English, CRE.

3:42 pm: Cabinet Secretary George Magoha speech.

“I encourage our people to support our students who did make it to the University to join TIVET.”

“I am a technocrat and never a politician and I have never ever wished at any point of my life to a politician so all those busybodies condemning NEMIS I am telling you today NEMIS is here to stay. Politicians, please keep off me its only Uhuru who gave me this job and I have his full support so I must deliver.”

“Any female learner who got pregnant and didn’t manage to sit the examinations must go back to school and we will ensure it is done. We also warn all men who have a habit of impregnating school girls.”

“CBC will officially begin in all schools by January 13, 2020, since we have successfully printed and distributed the books for the curriculum across the country.”

“We have not experienced any leakage in this year’s KCSE exams.”

“Today’s results show much more improvements compared to those of the last three years.”

“I want to add that the success of this process has involved a multi-agency team commanded by his excellency the president who was at every step of this exercise and provided everything we needed for the success of this examinations.”

3:38 pm: Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang Speech.

“Whatever best our children have given us let us celebrate them because whatever the results they get today that was their best.”

“The real heroes in the whole of this exercise are our teachers. We celebrate you.”

3:32 pm: CEO TSC Nancy Macharia Speech.

“Proprietors of private schools I warn you not to employ teachers who are not registered by TSC since most of the teachers caught in exam malpractices hail from private schools.”

“I have not received any case of teachers involved in any malpractice.”

“TSC will post 10,000 intern teachers in January 2020 to ensure the shortage of teachers in schools is sorted and all to support 100 per cent transitions.”

“Teachers have done a wonderful job. I am so proud of our teacher and TSC and all Kenyans should not take them for granted.”

3:27 pm: Chairman KNEC Dr John Onsati Speech.

“We had a few isolated incidents of individuals involved in examination malpractices but all mechanisms were put in place to help maintain the integrity of our national examinations.”

“We take cognisance that assessment is critical in the learning cycle. the examinations were being administered for the 31st this year,”

“We faced logistical challenges due to raging floods experienced during the examination period but we did prevail,”

3:11 pm: KNEC Acting CEO Mercy Karogo speech

The three teachers who died during the 2019 KCSE exams

Veronica Nganga – Kiambu County

Bernard Ogembo – Homa bay county

Jane Owino – Kisumu county

“This year assessment of the technical subjects like agriculture, woodwork and the rest was done with through the Competence-Based Curriculum (CBC).”

“This activity marks the end of the 2019 examination activity that began in January”

3:07 pm: All the education stakeholders present TSC, KISE, KEWI, Teacher Union Rep(KNUT and Kuppet), Kepsha and kessha. Principals who were centre managers of examination marking centres.

3:04 pm: The result announcement exercise has begun with a word of prayer.

2:52 p.m.: We now understand that  CS George Magoha will release the KCSE results at KNEC grounds on Denis Pritt Road at 3 p.m. Knec has confirmed on their Twitter handle.

Also Read: 7 interesting facts about KCSE 2019 results set to be released today

1:07 pm: CS George Magoha expected to announce the results at 2 pm.

1: 02 pm: Why the Delay

The main reason behind the delay is because KNEC had to sit down and review the results before meeting President Uhuru Kenyatta. The results announcement was scheduled for 11 am.

A total of 699,745 students will know their fate today, as the ministry of education is set to release the 2019 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).

The results will be broadcast live from the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC)headquarters at Mitihani House.

More to follow.