The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has appointed Dr. David Njeng’ere as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
KNEC Chairperson Dr. John Onsati made the announcement on Wednesday in a statement.
“Upon completing all the necessary recruitment procedures, and following the process, the council is proud to announce that Dr. Njeng’ere has been appointed CEO of KNEC, effective July 1st, 2022 for a term of five years,” read a stamen by Dr. Osanti.
He will be taking over from Dr. Mercy Karogo whose term has expired.
The new CEO will be tasked with improving on the transformative gains achieved by the council in the management of exams specifically in ending exam leakages and also maintaining the credibility and integrity of national examinations.
He will be instrumental in ensuring effective service delivery in administering assessments under the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC).
Dr. Njeng’ere is an accomplished professional in the field of Education with over 30 years of experience.
He has a Doctorate in Education from Moi University and is a specialist in curriculum design and assessment.
He has previously worked at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Reforms and KNEC, where he played key roles in conceptualizing and designing the CBC and competency based assessment.
Dr. Njeng’ere is currently a special advisor to the Cabinet Secretary for Education Prof. George Magoha, a position he has served for the last three years.