Education CS Ezekiel Machogu has now revealed that some school principals lied to the public by faking their mean scores in the 2022 KCSE results.
Appearing before the National Assembly ‘s Education Committee on Thursday, April 13, Machogu said the school heads faked their mean scores to gave a wrong impression.
“There’s a school in my sub county where the principal lied on their notice board that they had achieved a mean score of 7 points yet they had 4 points.” he stated.
He also said that they noted that some of the fake results were shared on social media.
“We are even aware that there’s a principal in Kakamega who did the same so what was in the media was not true compared to truth from the exam body.
The Education Committee is investigating claims of wide spread cheating during last year’s KCSE Examination, where some schools recorded a high mean score compared to previous ones.
“W e had schools which moved from a mean grade of 6 to 10.As a committee , we have a responsibility to find out what was it that happened.” Education chair committee Julius Melly Said.
According to the chair, preliminary findings show that was massive cheating in last year’s exams.
She disclosed plans of summoning the CS of education, and officials from the (KNEC)last month, she also revealed that some stake holders confessed to cheating.
In the final conclusion of the investigations, Melly said the committee will recommend measures to ensure the integrity of future exams.