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101, 376 Secondary School Teachers to Invigilate, Manage, Supervise and Mark 2023 KCSE Examination


 

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) officially kicked off on Monday in different places across the country.

Teachers Service Commission CEO Nancy Macharia encouraged teachers taking charge of KCSE Examination to conduct credible examination during the opening of the examination container in Mombasa.

However, CEO Nancy Macharia indicated that the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) will only be conducted by secondary school teacher and not primary school teacher.

According to Macharia, Primary School teachers cannot Invigilate Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, they can only Invigilate Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA)

“Primary School teachers cannot Invigilate KCSE Examination. They only Invigilate the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Primary School Education Assessment (KPSEA),” TSC CEO Nancy Macharia said

According to Macharia, only Secondary School Teachers are eligible to Invigilate Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, indicating that there are 101, 376 secondary school teachers to Invigilate, be center manager, supervisors and examiners.

“But for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) we need secondary school teachers to be invigilators, center manager, supervisors and examiners, we have 101, 376 teachers,” Nancy Macharia added

Basic education Permanent Secretary Belio Kipsang said that the ministry has deployed helicopter to ferry examination papers to places that are affected by climatic condition especially in Tana River county.

So far 903, 260 students are expected to sit for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education as security deployed to ensure effectiveness of the examination.

 


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