Teachers threaten not to mark this years KCPE,Here are the reasons!


-We cannot accept the oppression of teachers by KNEC-

KUPPET National Vice Chair , Julius Korir addressing Journalists in Eldoret /Photo James Gitaka

By Bilha Nabwire

The Kenya union of post primary education teachers (KUPPET ) has called the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) to order,  following  delayed  disbursement of  monies  to hundreds of  teachers  who marked  the  2022  Kenya Certificate  of  Secondary Education KCSE.

According to Julius Korir, KUPPET vice chair, teachers who marked last year’s national examinations are yet  to be paid  and no explanations have been provided by the examination body.

KUPPET has warned failure to remit the money within seven days teachers will not engage in the marking of this years KCSE examinations.

“We cannot accept the oppression of teachers, KNEC Must convene a meeting with the KUPPET and provide details of when our teachers will be paid,” said Korir.

KUPPET has further warned against the ongoing mass demonstrations led by the Azimio coalition, saying the protests are a threat to the education system and the Country’s economy.

“We are asking President William Ruto to sit down with Azimio leader Raila Odinga in order to put to an end the  ongoing civil disobedience that could  negatively  affect the  economy” , Opined KUPPET Vice  chair .

The teachers union has stated that they will be willing to help the  two leaders into negotiations

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