Covid-19 pandemic has been a major setback in most of the sectors of the government.Besides job losses,there have been delays in implementation of some policies that are aimed at benefiting the public.The Teachers Professional Development Modules ought to have been rolled out were it not for Covid-19 pandemic in the country.As per the initial plan by TSC,some groups of teachers would have already been deep in the first module.
Teachers across the country got dissapointed in July when their much anticipated new salaries bounced because the SRC stated otherwise.They had been warming up for these new salaries for months.The Commission cited the rippling effects of Covid-19 pandemic in the country that has greatly interfered with the economy. When the teachers unions engaged the Commission for a CBA negotiation,the teachers were further angered by the decision to omit the key salary component.Further,last month's salaries were abnormal.The teachers found themselves forcefully being deducted the urgency fees.This greatly interfered with the slips of some teachers in terms of loaning abilities.
The teachers' agitations towards better salaries are seemingly not far from over,the recent CBA negotiations between the teachers and the unions have revealed a lot.In the just concluded salary negotiations,the teachers unions and TSC agreed to begin a new round of CBA negotiations of the new salary within a year.The CBA that was signed will cover 2021-2025.It is from here that teachers will start getting more salaries.
Teachers Service Commission is a constitutionally mandated agency that registers, hires, promotes and exercises disciplinary control over teachers. The Commission in July this year disappointed teachers when it made a u-turn on a CBA that would have improved the salaries of the classroom teachers. Instead, the commission offered to increase the number of maternity and paternity days together with a few other non-monetary gains.
IEBC Vice chairperson Juliana Cherera Independent, electoral and boundaries Commission has a new vice chairperson in the name of Juliana Cherera having been unanimously elected by the Commission members on Tuesday. Cherera is coming in to replace former vice chairperson Consolation Nkatha who resigned alongside commissioners Margret mwachanya, Paul kurgat and roselyne Akombe in 2017.
The teachers are almost ending their first term's work.The schools are getting closed next week for just one week.This academic calendar will have 30 weeks instead of the usual 39 weeks.This has been so due to the rippling effects of Covid-19 pandemic in the country. The teachers employer is trying the best it can in order to see that all the teachers get fully equipped with the required skills that will see them successfully implement the CBC curriculum.It has been steadily training the teachers during the holidays.It is also planning to start training the teachers from secondary schools.
The coming of the new CPG scheme of service has seen the teachers run up and down to the cybers during the last weeks of the term just to try not to be left out by the deadline.The Commission normally opens its portal for teachers to submit their tpad details through to the end of the term but some teachers still fail to beat the deadline.
The teachers are today relieved in their promotions that have seen thousands of them earn good amounts of money.The issues of strikes are seemingly becoming a thing of the past.The teachers in administrative positions have been earning some good monies since July 2017.It is only the classroom teachers who have continued staying in the cold in the new salaries.
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is the only Commission in Kenya that is mandated to hire, promote and remunarate teachers. The commission which is currently under the leadership of Dr Nancy Macharia has been working round-the-clock to ensure that the challenge of teacher shortage in Kenyan schools is completely addressed.
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is the only Commission in Kenya that is mandated with the recruitment, appointment and promotion of teachers across the country. The commission which is currently under the leadership of Dr. Nancy Macharia as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is also in charge of the general discipline of teachers.
The IEBC has announced that it will embark on a 30-day nationwide voter registration exercise starting October 4, 2021. The IEBC target between six between seven million new voters in the drive. The electoral agency made the revelations on Wednesday, September 22, when it met members of Faith-Based Organisations at a Nairobi hotel.
Bishops in kenya have continued to push for government changes for good governance. Today they pushed for the faster appointment of Chief Executive for the up coming general elections. IEBC in the recent times have been operating without services of a Chief Executive. The bishops called on the Chairman of the commission to facilitate the appointment of the missing post in the IEBC structure for quorum to be attained.
Teachers have for once been frequently smiling after TSC advertising series of jobs and promotions for them.The unemployed teachers have been getting employed due to the understaffings that have rocked the schools as the CBC curriculum gets underway. In July this year, TSC advertised some 10,000 slots for teachers who are currently receiving their posting letters to their new secondary and primary schools.Even before all the successful applicants fully report to their schools,the Commission has again advertised some 1995 chances for both categories of teachers.Application deadline is set to be 27th this month.
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is the independent body that is mandated to hire, remunarate and promote qualified teachers across the country. The government through the Ministry of Education headed by professor George Magoha has been allocating money to ensure that the commission recruits enough staff to help solve teacher challenge that has been facing most schools.
TSC Announces 1995 Additional Vacancies to Replace Recently Employed Interns and 48 Under PNP Terms. Some older teachers who had been out for a long period complained over the TSC criteria of awarding intern teachers 30 marks which made them far ahead. It is now good news to unemployed teachers as the commission has announced over 2,000 vacancies.
The Teachers Service Commission yesterday advertised vacancies for primary and secondary teachers intern positions across the country. Picture courtesy. The Commission through it's Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Nancy Macharia, rolled out the massive recruitment that will see about 1,995 unemployed teachers get teaching positions. Primary School interns are paid a maximum of 15,000 shillings while their secondary school counterparts are paid 20,000 shillings every month for their services.
The teachers have for once found themselves happy these days following the frequency of the job announcements and promotions in their areas of duties.TSC has now silenced the unions that used to complain that the commission was not promoting the teachers who have attained higher academic qualifications. The deployment of primary schools teachers that began in 2019 has seen the third group of teachers wait for their letters from the applications that ended on 12th July.Yesterday,the Commission advertised some posts for administrators apart from the over 1900 positions for the internship teachers across the country.
The Public Service Commission on Tuesday, September 14, announced job opportunities in various government ministries and state departments. In a statement, the Commission stated that they have opened the jobs application portal to enable the candidates who are interested to submit their expression of interest in the advertised positions.
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is the only independent body mandated to hire, promote, discipline and remunarate teachers in Kenya. The Commission which is currently under the governance of Dr Nancy Macharia is also responsible with the training teachers on specific ideas to ensure a better working environment.
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is an independent commission in Kenya that is mandated with hiring, promoting, disciplining and remuneration of teachers. The Commission which is currently under the leadership of Dr. Nancy Macharia has been working hard to ensure that teachers and education stakeholders work in a conducive and comfortable environments with enough manpower.