Embakasi East Member of Parliament, Babu Owino, has kicked off Online revision for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) .
Babu Owino has in the past gained popularity for his role in facilitating online national examination revisions.
Owino announced that the mathematics revision session will kick off at 7:30 pm and will be hosted on his YouTube Channel, Instagram, Facebook, and X accounts.
In a video message, he extended his best wishes to all the KCPE candidates, motivating them to have faith in their abilities.
He reassured the candidates by saying, “I am confident that you will excel in this examination, just as you have consistently done from grade one to your current class eight. A positive mindset yields positive results, so stay positive.”
Babu Owino also encouraged the candidates to use the remaining days for additional mathematics practice.
Owino’s educational journey boasts an impressive array of achievements, including four degrees. He attained a First-Class Honors degree in Actuarial Science, a Second-Class Upper Division degree in LLB Law, and two master’s degrees.
His foray into conducting online mathematics sessions began during the COVID-19 pandemic, a period when schools had transitioned to online learning.
The rehearsal for KCPE and the Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA) is set for Friday, October 27.
The official examinations for both KCPE and KPSEA are scheduled to commence on Monday, October 30, and conclude on Wednesday, November 1.
The 2023 KCPE examinations will mark the conclusion of the 8-4-4 education system in primary schools.
During a meeting in September, Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang discussed the record-breaking number of KCPE candidates in 2023.
He highlighted that this year had the highest number of KCPE candidates in history, with over 3.5 million candidates expected to sit for national examinations ( KCPE, KCSE and KPSEA)
The PS pointed out that nearly a million candidates would be taking the KCSE, 1.4 million would be sitting for KCPE, and 1.2 million would participate in KPSEA.