ee St Marks Teachers College Kigari is a Boarding, Mixed School located within Embu County in Manyatta Constituency around Embu. is affiliated with Anglican Church Schools
School Contacts & Location
06830247 / 072152709
Manyatta Division, Embu North
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St Mark's Primary Teachers Training College is situated in Manyatta Division of Embu County. It is located 14 Km from Embu Town and only 4 Km from the Embu - Meru Road junction on the southern slopes of Mount Kenya that offers a conducive climate for learning and also a high altitude training area for our National Athletics team and a host to many self sponsored athletes of international repute.
The college was started in 1910 by the Church Missionary Society as a training centre for catechists and evangelists. Eventually, it became a place for the introduction of innovative ideas in agriculture and social welfare.
In 1935 the missionary society started a normal school which trained a small number of P4, P3, and P2 primary school teachers. After independence in 1964 the college was converted to a public teachers' training college.
Its population has grown over time to the current 1,250 students, 527 being male and 723 being female. They are all enrolled for a P1 teacher training course, making us one of the largest public primary teacher training colleges in the Republic of Kenya.
- Founded: 1910
- KNEC Code: 0
- Affiliation: Anglican Church Schools
- Gender: Mixed School
- Status: Boarding
- Acreage: 53
- Classrooms: 0
- Students: 1,250
- Teachers: 85