The commission has undergone robust changes under the current CEO Dr. Nancy Macharia aimed at improving and professionalising teaching.
The Teacher Service Commission (TSC) came up with teachers professional development tool that guides in career progression for all teachers. TPAD two has been simplified and it's expected that all teachers should open their accounts for the second term.
According to the employer,each school with the help of ICT teacher and the administration. They should come up with TPAD Calendar of activities for each schools that will be inspected by subcounty TSC director in the course of the term.
The activities outlines everything that is conducted in schools including assessment, lesson observation and anything deemed important in teaching fraternity.
However, according to TSC, they have given direction on how the activities should be designed in schools.
The schools heads and teachers should have met before school reopening to plan for term activities. End of first week should mark the submission of all teaching requirements including the schemes of work that should be approved by the heads of schools.
Between week two and ten,the appraiser and appraiser should undertake teacher Professional development to address professional gaps.
Monitoring of TPAD will be done by curriculum support officers and subcounty directors throughout the term.
Tsc noted that teachers award themselves marks without the support evidence. Teachers are expected to scan front page of approved lesson plan, schemes of work other materials and then upload them in the portal.
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