Talented Kenyan Students Excel in Cambridge Examinations

Cambridge, United Kingdom (PressExposure) September 29, 2008 -- University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) will celebrate the exceptional exam results of high-achieving Kenyan students at the Brilliance in Kenya awards ceremony at the Sarova Panafric Hotel in Nairobi on Monday 29 September.

Five Kenyan students have been ranked Top in the World for their performance in a single subject at Cambridge IGCSE, International AS Level or International A Level in the June 2008 examination session. The winning students out-performed candidates worldwide in Cambridge IGCSEs English as a Second Language and Additional Mathematics; International AS Level Literature in English; and International A Levels Geography and Psychology.

A further 44 awards will be presented to students who have been ranked Top in Kenya for their exam performance in a single subject, representing over a dozen schools.

The awards will be presented by the Kenya Acting British High Commissioner, Louise de Sousa, and students will also be congratulated at the ceremony by CIE Representative Anne Crowson.

Guy Lane, CIE Director, says: 'The results are a reflection of the enormous talent in Kenya, not only amongst the student body but also within the teaching profession. The Cambridge qualifications achieved by Kenyan students will provide them with a solid foundation for success in their future studies and careers. CIE offers congratulations to all the students, their families and their schools.'

About University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)

University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) is the world's largest provider of international qualifications for 14-19 year olds. CIE offers the Cambridge International Curriculum for 5 - 19 year olds, professional qualifications for teachers and vocational qualifications for adult learners. CIE qualifications are taken in 150 countries and recognized by universities, educational providers and employers across the world.

CIE is part of the Cambridge Assessment Group, a not-for-profit organization and part of the University of Cambridge. CIE has a strong pedigree in development and research and offers unrivaled support to its network of registered centres, for more information please see http://www.cie.org.uk

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Press Release Submitted On: October 23, 2008 at 4:28 am
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