TSC promotions of 36000 teachers.The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is set to promote at least 36,000 primary school teachers.
These teachers will take up teaching posts in the junior secondary schools (JSS).
This comes against the backdrop of the looming double intake of the first cohort of learners for the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) program in January 2023.
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According to a report presented before the Parliamentary Committee on Education, TSC will deploy P1 teachers who hold the following certified papers.
- Higher diplomas,
- Undergraduate degrees,
- Postgraduate diplomas,
- Master’s degrees,
- PhD degrees.
WHAT ARE APPROVED QUALIFICATIONS FOR TSC TO PROMOTE PRIMARY TEACHERS
1) Diploma and Degree in Special Needs Education
2) Diploma and Degree in Early Childhood Development Education
3) Diploma and Degree in Education (Primary option)
4) Diploma in Education (Secondary option)
The deployed teachers must also have at least a C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) and at least a C+ in the subjects they teach.
THE COMMISSION PLANS ON TEACHERS TRANSFER
The Commission is also transferring 14,613 teachers two weeks before the reopening of schools in order to fill the teachers’ deficit in junior secondary.
In addition, the Commission has set aside more funds to set up more classrooms for the first cohort of CBC learners.
This is part of the Commission’s effort to ensure the successful transition of the junior secondary schools into the CBC program.
Macharia stated to lawmakers in his appearance before the National Assembly’s Education Committee that TSC was currently mapping the teachers after they submitted applications for advancement via its online platform.
“The mapping procedure for primary school teachers qualified to teach in junior secondary schools is a continuous process, and verification of the mapped files is still ongoing to identify more instructors eligible to be posted to JSS,” she said in a statement to lawmakers.
FUNDS FOR PROMOTION OF TEACHERS 2023/2024
Budgetary allocation will determine whether the remaining 25,996 instructors will be promoted during the fiscal years 2022–2023.
11,258 of the 25,996 teachers will be promoted through the Common Cadre Promotions, which are for the benefit of Job Group J (C1), K (C2), and L instructors (C3).
After three years of satisfactory performance, job group J is promoted to K, and job group K is promoted to L.
A total of 13,717 teachers will be promoted through a competitive promotion process.
To be considered, a teacher must submit an online application, complete the Teacher Proficiency Course, and attend a promotion interview conducted by the commission.
A further 1,021 educators will receive promotions through affirmative action in hard-to-staff areas and arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs).
PROMOTION CRITERIA EMPLOYED BY TSC
The Teachers boss while before the Parliamentary education committee told lawmakers that promotion of teachers is based on the following criteria
- Availability of Funds(Budget)
- Existence of Vacancies
- Merit and Ability of teachers as reflected in work performance,
- Seniority and Experience
- Annual Performance record
- Academic achievements.
TSC promotions of 36000 teachers.
She further argued that promotion is premised on regulation 73 of the Code of Regulations of teachers, the career progression guidelines and the policy on Selection and appointment of institutional administrators.
TSC REASONS FOR TRANSFERS DELAYS.
The TSC Boss, Nancy Macharia told lawmakers that its on final stages to end delocalization Policy by effecting all transferred 14,734 teachers who had requested for Transfers last year.
On dalays, she argued that some counties are overstaffed and there are no available replacements for those seeking intercounty or interregional Transfers.
So they decided to allow transfer requests for teachers age fifty and above.
He she continued, “there are so many processed transfers in TSC headquarters awaiting dispatchment to counties, so our teachers should be patient.”
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