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Challenges Emerges as KCSE Examination Kicks Off.


As Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) kicks off on Monday, challenges have emerged intending to limit it’s effectiveness.

The heavy rains experienced in some parts of the country has limited the transportation of examination materials to particular examination centers due to impassable roads affected by heavy rains.

Speaking as she oversaw the opening of examination container in Mombasa, Teachers Service Commission CEO Nancy Macharia said despite of the weather, KCSE Examination may hopefully not affected.

Macharia assured that strategies have been set in place to ensure that there are no hiccups as teachers have been screened and they are ready to go and deliver.

“We are hoping that the weather will not affect the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). But everything has been put in place to ensure that there are not hiccups. We have screened teachers and they are ready to deliver,” TSC Boss Nancy Macharia said

The heavy rains experienced at the coastal region has affected the the transportation of examination materials by road as helicopters were deployed to ferry examination papers.

Coastal regional education director Lucas Kangongo said that despite of the heavy rain, the ministry of education is ready as helicopters have been deployed in the coastal region to transport examination materials to some centers that became inaccessible.

 

Education boss Kangongo said that an action was taken in Tana River before the situation get worse following the heavy rain that makes some examination centers becoming inaccessible. They sought assistance from Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) who deployed two helicopters to Tana River.

 

In Tana Delta, Mr Kangongo said that two examination centers were relocated to a safer side.

“We took action before the situation become more difficult. In Tana River there was a lot of rain and some examination centers were inaccessible so we had to seek assistance from KNEC who deployed two helicopters to Tana River,” Mr Kangongo said

 

 

 


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