Friday, December 1, 2023

Principal of school that topped last year’s KCSE suspended over irregularities

The principal of a secondary school that topped last year’s KCSE examinations has been suspended over alleged irregularities in the ongoing exams.

The principal of Nyambaria High School Charles Onyari was allegedly suspended on Wednesday as the Centre Manager by the Teacher’s Service Commission following a recommendation from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC).

Onyari is reported to have only been suspended as the centre manager but not as the school principal.

According to a report that appeared on Nation, he was accused of facilitating examination irregularities at the school.

At the same time, the sub-County director of education in Manga, Nyamira County has also been suspended over the same accusations.

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Nyambaria High School shocked the country last year when it posted a mean score of 10.8975. In the previous KCSE 2021 the school had a mean score of 9.3086.

It had registered about 488 students, all of who scored the mean grade of C+ and above to qualify for university enrollment.

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