EXCLUSIVE KNEC BREAKING NEWS: KNEC WILL PAY CENTRE MANAGERS, SUPERVISORS, INVIGILATORS, EXAMINERS AND OTHER CONTRACTED PROFESSIONAL WHO ADMINISTERED 2019 KCSE AND KCPE EXAMS
At last, there is a glimmer of hope for 2019 KNEC contracted professionals who administered and marked the KCPE and KCSE exams.
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As teachers humorously put it, the” white smoke” is a stone throw away.
This is because the Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC is in the process of finalizing the payment process for the 2019 KNEC contracted professionals and other officers.
This is good news for the contracted professionals who have been waiting for their dues since 2019 KCPE and KCSE exams results were released.
KNEC CURRENT PAYMENT RATES FOR KCPE & KCSE CONTRACTED PROFESSIONALS
According to the Council’s payment rates, primary school heads who served as centre managers for their various schools will earn a daily allowance of Kshs 500 for 4 days including rehearsal day.
Secondary school principals, on the other hand, will earn a daily allowance of Kshs 500 for 18 days.
The highest amount that will be paid to KNEC supervisors is Kshs 12, 150 whereas invigilators will pocket Kshs 9, 860.
A total of 191, 000 KNEC contracted professionals are looking forward to their pay.
2019 KNEC EXAMINERS WILL BE PAID AS FOLLOWS
HERE IS THE BREAK-DOWN OF KNEC’S NEW PAYMENT RATES PER SCRIPT FOR TEACHERS MARKING THE 2019 KCSE EXAMS
BUSINESS PAPER II NEW KNEC PAYMENT RATES PER SCRIPT
Although the angry examiners were demanding to have the payment rate increased from Kshs 46 to 68 per script, KNEC agreed to pay them Kshs 56 per script.
BIOLOGY PAPER III NEW KNEC PAYMENT RATES PER SCRIPT
Examiners marking this year’s Biology Paper III will pocket Kshs 50 per script.
COMPUTER PAPER ONE NEW KNEC PAYMENT RATES PER SCRIPT
Teachers marking Computer Paper I will receive Kshs 54 per script.
KUPPET’S PROPOSED KNEC PAYMENT RATES PER SCRIPT
The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers, KUPPET had on Tuesday given KNEC a 7-days-ultimatum to increase the payment rates of all KNEC examiners to a flat rate of Kshs 100 per scrip.
This means that all examiners will receive the same amount irrespective of the subjects being marked if KNEC gives in to KUPPET’S DEMAND.
KUPPET further argued that KNEC examiners were receiving meagre earnings despite the indispensable role they play in the process of assessment.