Ministry Releases Dates For Grade 6 Junior High Schools Selection Exercise
The Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec)has released dates when Grade 6 learners will carry out selection of junior secondary schools (JSS)ahead of January 2023 placement.
Grade six learners will select junior secondary schools for placement next month, according to the announcement by the Education ministry George Magoha.
The online portal will be opened on August 15th and get closed on 30th.
Under the competence-based curriculum (CBC), junior secondary school (JSS) will comprise Grades 7, 8 and 9.
Through the online Knec portal managed by their schools,the learners will be able to select junior secondary schools of their choice just like the KCPE candidates.The learners are expected to transit to Grade Seven in January next year.
“First of all, the children will have to apply and we are going to tell them the number of slots available. We are almost completing the process. We encourage the private schools, which we will say are ready for junior secondary schools, to allow the children to apply on the public platform so that they are placed,” said Prof Magoha.