Njeng’ere picked to pass national checks council

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Wednesday June 09 2021

Dr David Njeng’ere

Dr David Njeng’ere, the recent CEO of the Kenya National Examinations Council. PHOTO | COURTESY | KICD

The board of the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) has appointed Dr David Njeng’ere the CEO of the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec), to elevate over from Mercy Karogo, who has been acting for six years.

Dr Njeng’ere’s appointment is well-known, brooding about the recent position Knec will play in assessment below the Competency-Based entirely mostly Curriculum (CBC). His 5-twelve months duration of time will commence on July 1, 2021.

The recent CEO used to be instrumental in the conceptualisation of the CBC while he labored at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Model (KICD). He’s at the 2nd Schooling CS George Magoha’s handbook on curriculum matters.

“Dr Njeng’ere will be tasked with spearheading the transformative features the council has made in examinations administration. Going forward, the council targets to step up its carrier to the subsequent level, more particularly in administering assessments below the CBC,” the announcement by the council chairman, Dr John Onsati, reads.

Excessive-level appointments

His appointment makes total excessive-level appointments for the team that labored on designing the CBC.

Dr Julius Jwan (historical KICD CEO) is now the PS for Traditional Schooling, Dr Sara Ruto is a CAS in the Schooling ministry whereas Dr Fatuma Chege who chaired the CBC taskforce used to be recently appointed PS for CBC implementation.

Knec is anticipated to be reformed and potentially alternate its name to show the recent focal level on assessment. Also expected to be developed is an assessment framework to recordsdata the recent dispensation.

Dr Njeng’ere has researched broadly and would possibly per chance be a published author. He’s a co-author of the Head Open English series – a secondary faculty coursebook. He has also written loads of class readers.

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