Latest KNEC Payment Updates To Examiners 2022
Latest KNEC Payment Updates To Examiners 2022.In 2022 KCSE, Examiners sat for the exam on December and upon successful completion, the exams were sent back to headquarters for marking.
More than 50,000 trained examiners in various subjects were issued a calling letter for marking of the exams. In time they availed themselves in various stations ready for the work, which the successful did and completed.
Examiners will receive compensation if the Kenya National Examinations Council receives funding, according to Chief Executive Officer David Njengere.
Njengere said during his appearance before the Public Investments Committee on Education and Governance.
“We conduct exams, pay in advance, and then pay the remaining money. We will pay the examiners as soon as we receive the supplemental funding from the Treasury, he added.
The CEO bemoaned the council’s financing shortfall, which, in his opinion, has severely hampered operations like the payment of examiners.
Njengere stated, “We would have already paid the examiners for the work they performed, we just don’t have money.”
Wanami Wamboka, the committee’s chair, stated that the group works to make sure the council has adequate funding.
In Wamboka’s words, “it’s in our best interest to make sure that KNEC is well funded and stays afloat.”
KNEC was given two weeks by the secondary school teachers union to compensate the examiners who took part in the 2022 KCSE marking.
In a statement, Kuppet head Omboko Milemba claimed that the council had postponed payment for two months.
“More than 50,000 examiners who marked the exams were not compensated. The examiners made significant sacrifices, yet this is still the case, Milemba added.
The council was also criticized by the union chair for providing the examiners with subpar working conditions while they were grading papers.
Examiners for CRE Paper 1 put down their tools in December, alleging unfavorable conditions and low rates.
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