The teachers Service Commission( TSC) contracted over 250,000 teachers to invigilate this year’s public examinations set for November and December.
The Kenya National Examinations Council( KNEC) will for the first time ever administer three public examinations — Kenya Certificate of Primary Education( KCPE), Kenya Primary School Education Assessment( KPSEA) and the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education( KCSE) to over 3 million learners, the largest number ever.
“ A record number of preceptors, further than 250,000, are being lined up for Kenya’s most grueling examination season set to start on November 25. Apprehensive of the challenges probably to be faced in the operation of three examinations at the end of the time, TSC transferred an early directive to field officers to identify and vet preceptors of integrity for the exercise, the most expansive since independence, ” said TSC, in its daily publication dubbed preceptors ’ Image.
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Some 1.2 million campaigners will sit their KCPE, about 1.3 million for KPSEA and another 800,000 will sit their KCSE. Sub county directors were anticipated to have nominated and vetted public examination officers by last week.
TSC Secretary, Nancy Macharia prompted the directors to identify centre directors, administrators and invigilators who’ll be engaged in administration of the public examinations and emplace them into the system.
“ In medication for the administration of the examination and assessment, KNECC would wish to have the details of the center directors, administrators and invigilators who’ll be engaged in the exertion, ” said Macharia in a indirect last month.
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Macharia said that for every 200 campaigners, the directors are to emplace one administrator. TSC said that no administrator should be stationed for hosted and Kenya Primary School Education Assessment( KPSEA) except for centres with KPSEA campaigners only.