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Knec Oversees KCPE Marking, Promises Timely Examiners Payment

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Knec Oversees KCPE Marking, Promises Timely Examiners Payment

David Njeng’ere, chief executive officer of the Kenya National Examination Council, has been supervising the marking process for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination, which concluded earlier this month.

Njeng’ere was present on Saturday at St. George’s Girls Secondary School in Nairobi to preside over the English composition and Kiswahili Insha marking exercise closing ceremony.

The Knec administrator lauded the teacher’s exemplary leadership throughout the KCPE examination, from its inception to the curriculum transition to competency-based instruction.

The KNEC boss thanked the examiners, acknowledging them as the heroes of the 8-4-4 system and urging them to run CBC successfully.

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To ensure that parents receive their children’s results before the holiday season, Basic Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang stated that marking would commence promptly following the conclusion of the KCPE examinations on November 1.

Belio announced that parents would have information about their children’s admission before the Christmas break, enabling them to mobilize necessary educational resources.

The PS stated that all students must be in school by the conclusion of January 2024. Belio stated that the ministry has sufficient funds to compensate the professionals assigning the grades.

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He reassured examiners that all payments due to them would be processed in good time this year.

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Form Four students enter the final week of their KCSE examinations, which is the conclusion of the national examination season.

Monday is the scheduled day for the candidates to take Geography Paper 1 and Physics Paper 1.

Tuesday will see the administration of Business Studies Paper 1 and Agriculture Paper 1 for the students.

Paper 2 in Physics and Geography will be completed on Wednesday. Thursday will see the administration of Business Paper 2 and Agriculture Paper 2.

The KCSE 2023 examination will conclude on Friday, during which the candidates will complete a Physics practical paper. Examinations commenced on October 23.

Approximately 903,260 candidates are taking the KCSE exam this year.

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Elsewhere, an examiner who complained of chest pains and perished during the ongoing national examination in Nairobi is the subject of an ongoing police investigation.

The examiner at one of the city’s schools was 53 years old. The school administration stated that the incident occurred on Sunday morning.

She held the position of examiner for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.

Due to chest pains, the person who filed the death certificate was rushed to Nairobi Women’s Hospital, where she was pronounced dead upon arrival.

The body has been transferred to the mortuary, awaiting an autopsy and further investigations, as reported by the police.

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As of yet, the cause of mortality remains unknown. A police investigation team visited the scene in connection with the occurrence.

Knec Oversees KCPE Marking, Promises Timely Examiners Payment

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