The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has confirmed the appointment of Dr. David Njeng’ere as the new CEO effective July 1st, 2021 for a period of 5-years.
The announcement follows a vigorous recruitment drive taking into consideration the due process as confirmed by KNEC.
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Dr. David Njeng’ere holds a Doctorate in Education from Moi University with over 30-years of experience in education and specialist in curriculum design and assessment. Currently, he serves as an adviser to Education CS Dr. George Magoha, a position that he has served for three years now.
Other areas of assignment have been with Kenya Institute of Curriculum reforms where he was behind the introduction of Competence-Based Assessment (CBC) which is also under KNEC.
Once he resumes office, he is expected to take drive further the gains achieved by KNEC including the end of examination leakage that has helped restore the credibility of the national exams in the country.
Dr. David Njeng’ere will now succeed Dr. Mercy Karogo who has been praised for restoring integrity in the examination body, a task that she completed diligently in her capacity.