David Njeng’ere Bio, Career, Age, Education, Family, Wife and Net Worth
David Njeng’ere is the current Chief Executive Officer of Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC). He took the tiller on July 1st, 2021, taking over from Mercy Kagoro who was serving as an acting CEO for 5 years since 2016.
Kagoro was appointed to serve in acting capacity after the dismissal of Joseph Kivilu. Kivuli’s dismissal came after the 2015 widespread cheating of national exams.
David has a vast of experience having worked in the education sector for over 30 years and he is well versed with different educational systems. He is expected to serve in that capacity in a term of five years under which he will be overseeing all businesses conducted by KNEC.
David Njeng’ere Age and Place of Birth
He was born in Kenya, however, the information concerning his actual date of birth is still under review and we will update it soon.
David Njeng’ere Educational Background
Njeng’ere is a learned fellow holding a Post Graduate Diploma in Curriculum Design and Development. In addition, he also holds a Bachelor of Education in English and Literature. Moreover, he has a Master’s in English and holds a Ph.D. in Education and he is a fellow at Hurbert Humphrey Fellow.
David Njeng’ere Family and Wife
Despite being a popular CEO he has managed to keep his family background private. When it comes to his love life he is a married man though he has not mentioned any details concerning his wife and Kids. As soon as the information is in the public domain we will update it.
David Njeng’ere Salary and NetWorth
His salary is estimated to be over 500k including allowances. His net worth is still unknown at this time but we will update it soon.
Despite his current position, he began his career at a very low rank as a secondary school teacher. As a teacher, he taught in numerous schools for a stint of seven years.
His hard work, determination, and ambition saw him being appointed as a delegate and chair of the East African Community Technical Committee. The Committee was on harmonization of curricula and education systems.
His career took shape when he was hired by United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. At UNESCO he served as a resource person in programmes on curriculum design and Development.
Furthermore, he has also served at the Kenya Institute for Curriculum Development and KNEC as a deputy director. At KICR he played a huge role in the current education system, Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC), and Competency-Based Assessment.
After that, he became the adviser of George Magoha, the current Cabinet Secretary of Education on matters concerning education. Having a wide experience in the education sector, on June 9th, 2021, KNEC Chairman John Asanti confirmed his appointment.
According to Asanti, David had the experience and quality they needed to take the institution to the next level. His tenure began on July 1st, 2021 and he expected to serve in that capacity for five years.
Under his tenure, he is expected to spearhead the transformation in achievement in examinations management. In addition, he is expected to curb exam cheating which has been highly reduced since Kagoro took over.