Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has said marking of the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) will be over within the next two weeks.
Speaking in Nairobi on Wednesday where he oversaw the distribution of the social and religious studies, the CS said marking of the Mathematics and English papers, which were done on Monday has already began.
“Marking of the exam papers has already began and results will be out at the same time as last year,” said Prof Magoha.
Last year, the results were released two weeks after the last paper was done.
The CS warned teachers and candidates against using phones within examination rooms.
He also warned against examination cheating .”So far, the examination has run smoothly and we applaud teachers for their commitment during this exam period,” said Prof Magoha
The Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) has invited teachers interested in marking the 2021 KCPE exams to apply. Below is the invitation and application procedure.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR ONLINE INVITATION OF ALL KCPE AND KCSE EXAMINERS FOR 2021 MARKING EXERCISE
1.0 The Kenya National Examinations Council invites Examiners for the 2021 marking exercise via online.
2.0 The site shall be accessible as follows:
2.1 KCPE Examiners – from 4th March, 2022;
2.2 KCSE Examiners – from 14th March, 2022.
3.0 Examiners concerned are required to:-
3.1 access KNEC Contracted Professionals website using this link:
https://examinersapp.knec.ac.ke and login using their user name and password.
Those that have forgotten their passwords should click on reset password button to enter their mobile numbers in the format (2547********) and submit to receive new ones for logging into the system;
3.2 upon successful login, complete their personal information and save. Using the dashboard provided, access, download, print and the invitation letters and Marking Instructions.
Further instructions on acceptance and rejection of the marking offer are given in the invitation letter.
4.0 For further details contact any of the following:-
4.1 Telephone numbers: 0720 741003, 0732 333530, 0775 471980, 0775 471997;
4.2 Email addresses: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.