Grade Three learners studying the new competency-based curriculum launched this year will be assessed between 16-20 September before proceeding to the next level. In April, Knec announced that learners will be subjected to a test called Kenya Early Years Assessment.
The Grade Three learners will be assessed in English, Mathematics and Integrated Learning to determine their capability to apply the knowledge, skills, attitude and values.
The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education will kick off on October 28 and is expected to end on October 31.
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) candidates will have their exams kick off officially on November 4 with the final date being November 27.
This year, 1.78 million candidates will be sitting for the two national exams with 1,089,671 candidates registered for KCPE and 698,935 registered for KCSE.