The 2021-2025 CBA signed in July 2021 is a non-monetary agreement that offers teachers an annual basic pay review and other benefits such as maternity extensions.
Martha said that they demand the immediate resignation of these leaders. They only represented primary teachers while signing the CBA yet the union should cover all tutors interests.
The teachers also rejected the Teacher Professional Development (TPD), a program that will see teachers undertake refresher courses. TSC stipulated that the courses are mandatory for all practising tutors.
The commission added that the training will be done during school holidays, to avoid creating unnecessary confusion as the Ministry of Education grapples with the implementation of the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC).
However, teachers will pay for the costs which total Ksh6,000 per year.Oyuu responded to the teachers’ grievances, urging them to have trust and belief in the union leaders who recently assumed office.
He stated that Teachers should ignore propaganda and liaise with us to get correct information on the Teacher Professional Development (TPD) program. The TSC will issue guidelines.
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