By Enock Okong’o.
The Member of Parliament for Bomachoge Borabu Prof. Zaddock Ogutu led his constituents to praise the teachers for the improved Kenya Certificate of Primary Education results.
The legislator who visited almost all schools in the constituency said the improved results were indicators that teachers can achieve a lot towards the betterment of the learners only with devotion and determination.
“This is a clear manifestation that teachers have a lot of potential that can trigger and lead learners to greater achievements,” he said.
In Kenyenya Sub County, Ekerubo Christian Child Fund (CCF) led more than 100 public primary schools with their best candidate Justus Nyambega Ayaga scoring 417 out of 500 marks.
The school presented 74 candidates to the Kenya National Examination Council with 8 of them scoring 400 marks and above, while those who scored 300 marks and above were 56. The last candidate at the school had a pass of 252 marks.
At the neighboring Omobera Boarding Primary school, the best candidate scored 407 to boost the mean grade from 305 last year to 400 this year.
The Acting Deputy Head teacher of the school Charles Nyandieka said they expected to perform better but were hindered by the head teacher’s absence as she was sent on compulsory leave went on as preparations of the candidates for examinations.
Among the private schools in the area, Excel Elementary Academy improved its mean score from 368.1 in 2016 to 371 in 2017. Anne Bongusu scored 402 marks to lead 29 candidates from the institution.
Other private institutions that registered good performance include Kenyenya Junior Academy and Ogembo Preparatory school.
Kenyenya Zone Education officer Methuselah Osoro attributes this performance to collective responsibility by teachers, parents and pupils.