The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has introduced online registration of K.C.P.E candidates. Many schools in the rural areas could not easily access the system produced by KNEC, being the first time to register online. The N’garua Maarifa Centre with a role of bridging the digital divide in rural arid areas visited the site and downloaded the registration form.
KNEC had stated that schools have to have access to a computer and the internet, those who don’t should visit any cyber cafe which are connected to the internet and ask for assistance. For that reason one of our former students and head teacher in one of the schools around this area called the Maarifa center seeking assistance. Through him, other schools got the information and came to the center to be assisted with registration, which was not easy because it was a piloting project for the KNEC. Read Full story.