Cheating in exams messes up careers and lives of students

Magoha George

Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha presides over the opening and distribution of day six KCSE examination materials in Kisumu Central on April 6, 2021.

Photo credit: Tonny Omondi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Getting admission to university, a competitive degree programme, career or job is not, in itself, success.
  • The main function of exams is to determine how well students have learnt.

Last week, the principal secretary for Early Learning and Basic Education, Dr Julius Jwan, brought up an important dimension to the examination cheating: It messes up the careers and lives of the students.

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