KNEC Announces KCPE/KCSE Training for Teachers, How to Apply

  • Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) house along Dennis Pritt Road in Nairobi
    Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) house along Dennis Pritt Road in Nairobi.
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  • Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) has announced that it is looking for teachers to be trained on how to mark the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE). examinations.

    In a notice contained in the dailies, the council explained that the training was aimed at expanding its database for teachers to be considered during the marking of the 2021/2022 papers.

    The exercise is expected to take place between Sunday, October 3 and Saturday, October 9, 2021.

    The venue of the training and the mode in which the qualified teachers will use to pay the Ksh10,500 training fee will be issued after the application exercise is complete.

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    Teachers at the Ministry of Education's CBC training in 2020
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    "The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) will be conducting training for teachers to prepare them to become examiners for Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).

    The training will take place between October 3 and October 9, 2021. The venue for training will be communicated to the qualified applicants at a later date.

    "The training exercise will be residential. The shortlisted applicants will be notified on how they will pay the training fee of Ksh 10,500. The successful trainees will be incorporated into KNEC examiners’ database. KNEC will thereafter engage such examiners using the criteria for recruiting examiners based on the needs," the statement read in part.

    Primary tutors will be trained as examiners in composition and Insha papers while their high school counterparts are scheduled for training in marking English, Kiswahili, Biology, Chemistry, History and Government, Agriculture and Christian Religious Education.

    All applicants must be practising as teachers, registered as Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and have a minimum teaching experience of three years.

    Other requirements include being aged below 50 years, have a recommendation from the head of the institution they serve and must have a Diploma for those looking to enrol as KCSE examiners.

    The deadline for application is September 25, 2021.

    How to Apply

    All applicants can access the KNEC examiners portal using the link and log in to the portal using their usernames and passwords.

    Those without passwords, should click on the reset password button and enter their mobile number in the format (2547********) and submit to get their usernames and passwords for logging into the system.

    For those without cp2 accounts, click on create an account and follow the instructions to create your profile.

    Upon successful login, complete your personal profile and save it. On the dashboard, click on apply for training and all the declared vacancies will be available for the trainees to choose from.

    Teachers who are already trained as examiners and are in the KNEC database of examiners need not apply for the training.

    Education CS Magoha speaking to learners of Chavakali High School, Vihiga County on March 6, 2021.
    Education CS Magoha speaking to learners of Chavakali High School, Vihiga County on March 6, 2021.
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