The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) CEO Mercy Karogo on Monday mourned three examiners who passed away during the national exams season.
KNEC names 3 examiners who died during 2019 exam season
2019 KCPE results announced
The CEO was speaking at the KNEC headquarters moments before the results of the 2019 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) were released.
Dr Karogo named the three as Mrs Mary J. Itunya, Mrs Gladys Muyoka Mate and Mr Robert Kiwa Muindi.
Together with the Education CS George Magoha, PS Belio Kipsang and other dignitaries, they observed a minute of silence for the departed.
Teachers to be investigated - TSC CEO Nancy Macharia
TSC CEO Nancy Macharia, while giving her remarks, noted that 56 teachers would be investigated for aiding exam cheating during the season.
Dr Macharia further assured that teachers who were instrumental in preventing exam malpractice would also be rewarded for their efforts.
"Teachers have gone an extra mile and TSC acknowledges and appreciates these efforts. 2019 KCPE examination has recorded the least number of malpractices ever and TSC will soon recognize teachers who took extra ordinary steps to stop cheating," Dr Macharia stated.
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