Embu – The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations began in Embu County with 13,805 candidates registered to take the exams. The cohort, split between 6,807 boys and 6,998 girls, are spread across 208 examination centers, which include 193 public secondary schools and 15 private centers.
According to Kenya News Agency, while overseeing the opening of the examination container in Embu West Sub-County, all measures have been put in place to ensure the credibility of the examinations. Kosgei emphasized that strict adherence to examination regulations is expected from everyone involved, including students, teachers, and center managers.
Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing rains, Kosgei assured that contingency plans are operational to prevent any delays in the delivery of examination materials. Additionally, he stated that security measures have been strengthened across all centers to facilitate a seamless examination process.
The kick-off of the examination period was monitored by the Ministry of Education’s Director of Special Needs Education, Fredrick Haga, ensuring that the execution of the examination adheres to the established standards and protocols.