Teacher Progression Development (TPD) Program accredited universities are in hurry registering teachers at the last minute for December 2021 intake. MKU and Kemi which are now accredited by Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to implement the TPD programe are scheduled to commence their training as from tomorrow 27th to 30th December 2021.
Dr. Nancy Njeri Macharia is the current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Teachers' Service Commission (TSC). Macharia has been working hard to see teachers serve in a welcoming and accommodating environment. Teachers in public schools both primary and secondary will now have a reason to smile after Macharia directing that the teachers will be required to renew their professional documents after every five years.
There was a backlash from teachers after Teacher Service Commission (TSC) announced a mandatory refresher training course for all tutors that will take five years. They were also required to pay Sh6,000 each year for the next five years. However, it is a big blow to teachers as the petition that was brought before the High Court to stop the move by the TSC, was declined.
Source: Standard media Despite the struggle by teachers to reject the TSC proposal that they should be trained after every five years, TSC has insisted that due to change in curriculum from 8-4-4 to CBC their is need to improve teachers skills and professionalism to fit the new curriculum.
Few months ago, the Teachers Service Commission accredited four institutions to provide Teacher Professional Development (TPD) program to registered Teachers in Public and Private Primary and Secondary Schools, Trainers in tertiary institutions as well as Instructional Leaders in the public and private institutions. TPD program is meant to afford Kenyan teachers global compliance to acceptable standards as with other professions.
This is the cost of the TPD modules and what will befall those who will fail to undertake the course
The Teachers Service Commission, TSC, continues to enhance the teachers' professional development and experience through the new TPAD tool. This enhancements will help in teacher promotions. The Commission has now established an institute of training for all teachers across the country a move which TSC says will help classroom teachers improve on content delivery and also boost managerial skills for the Heads of Institutions. The Commission had already identified Kenyatta University, Mount Kenya University,
A Teachers Professional Development (TPD) course was supposed to have been launched in April this year (2020). As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this never happened despite all preparations having been made. Teachers Professional Development is compulsory training for all teachers (both in Public and Private institutions) that aims at bridging the gaps identified in the Teachers Performance Appraisal and Development (TPAD). Besides this, psychometric and competency tests will be conducted online to determine
All teachers across the country might be forced to go back to call if the Teachers Service Commission insists on its stand that the professionals must do so. According to reports, the commission has proposed and insisted that all teachers must go back to training colleges to train on specific skills that are vital in that noble profession. In the resent research that the commission did on teachers, it realized that most teachers have weakness in teaching strategies, preparation of professional records, poor
Details have emerged of how top universities missed out on a multibillion-shilling training programme targeting 500,000 teachers. Some, like the University of Nairobi, gave the tender a wide berth, according to the Teachers Service Commission (TSC), while others were knocked out on technicalities.
The teachers are undertaking various trainings that will see them get fully equipped to handle the new Curriculum and achieve the targets.The primary school teachers have been frequently trained in the CBC curriculum during the holidays or immediately the schools are opened.Just this term,TSC trained some 90,000 primary school teachers immediately the schools were opened.There are more than 110,000 secondary school teachers who are waiting to be trained in the new curriculum.
The government has passed new guidelines that will be mandatory for teachers nationwide to follow or they risk losing their jobs. In a report by People Daily it has established that teachers will have to undertake a professional course inorder to remain in the teaching service. Details of the report demystify it further that the Teachers Service Commission introduced a Teacher Professional Development (TPD) which each teacher on its payroll will have to go through after every five years.
TSC: Public School Teachers to Be Trained Afresh After Every Five Years and Renew Their Certificates
The Teachers Service Commission CEO Nancy Macharia declared during the rolling out of the Teacher Development Programme that all public school teachers are required to go back to school after every five years for the renewal of their professional certificates at selected institutions. The training is made up of six modules and each should be renewed after five years.
According to a new directive by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) all public school teachers will be required to renew their professional certificates at select institutions after every five years. TSC CEO Nancy Macharia stated during the launch of the Teacher Professional Development Program on September 22 that all 340,000 employees will enroll in the new courses.
The competency based Curriculum has brought numerous changes in the education system, with many parents stating that the system is expensive. And now, the system is set to also be abit expensive for teachers. According to a report by the Nation, the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) rolled out the Teachers professional Development programme.
Law Society of Kenya (LSK) President Nelson Havi has changed his mind and will challenge the teachers' professional development program in court. The teacher professional development program imposed on teachers by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) will see teachers in public schools renew their professional certificates every five years.
The Teachers Service Commission has delivered a Teacher Professional Development (TPD) programme to be undertaken with the aid of all instructors on its payroll each and every 5 years. Only instructors who will efficiently entire the path will have their certificates renewed, TSC announced. Commission Secretary Nancy Macharia the day gone by stated the programme will be supplied with the aid of Kenyatta University, Mount Kenya University, Riara University and the Kenya Education Management Institute (KEMI).