His excellency president William Samoei Ruto has really done well with matters education in the country, ever since he took over as Kenya's fifth president from his predecessor, Kenyatta in late last year.
Concerned by the plight of both teachers and students in general, the head of state pledged to increase the hiring of teachers, to 30,000 in just a start. This is so as to meet the demand and bridge the required gap.
File photo: TSC chief executive officer madam Nancy Macharia during a past session.
Commenting over the ongoing exercise to get additional teachers before the schools reopen in late this month, board of Teacher's Services Commission, (TSC) has released a statement on the order of priority during hiring.
While it seem bowing to the pressure from the sections of concerned citizens and a majority of education stakeholders, the commission in clear terms will be considering age factor with a lot interest and older teachers are now set to be hired first.
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