Knec saves tutors pain of covering 150km to pick exams
SEE ALSO :Teachers’ new exam marking demandsSome, he said, had opted to rent rooms at Mabanda and Kirwara markets, which are near the Gatanga Sub-county headquarters, where they would spend the night after delivering the day's exam papers. “Before the introduction of (the current) examination system, schools in lower Gatanga were part of Thika East division, but they were shifted to Gatanga district due to an overlap with the Kiambu/Murang'a county boundary. This turned transportation of examination materials into a complete nightmare,” Mr Gatebe told The Standard. Gititu Boys High School Principal Francis Mutemwa said teachers were happy with the opening of the storage facility near their institutions. Schools in Ithanga and Kakuzi are within a 10km radius of the new storage facility. Knec Acting Chief Executive Mercy Karogo said the facility was established following requests from teachers in the area.
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