KNEC Makes Another Major Announcement Ahead Of March Exams.
The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has made another major announcement ahead of the two national examinations scheduled in March next year.
KNEC is an independent agency in the ministry of education mandated by the constitution of Kenya to administer and mark examinations and provide for the certification.
KNEC has always ensured that standard examinations are ready yearly and learners get credible results once the national examinations are done which allows them to move from one learning level to another.
KNEC has now revealed new plans to ensure that KCPE and KCSE examinations scheduled in March are credible and fair to all learners across the country.
According to the council, a regular review process is necessary to manage examination malpractices to enhance credibility.
The examination body has come up with a new strategic plan starting 2021 to 2026 to heap in checking and manage purposive monitoring of national examinations during administration.
KNEC noted that advancement in technology may lead to an increase in examination malpractices hence the need for more measures to curb them.
To implement the strategic plan, the council requires 50.6 million shillings including other operational costs.
KNEC chief executive Mr David Njeng’eresaid that the council has identified three principles to ensure delivery of services as per the mandate enshrined in the Constitution Act.