The teachers have been at the center of curriculum implementation.Once they teach wrong things,then the implementation process will be jeopardized.A few days ago,the social media platforms have come in handy for the government in knowing the shortcomings of the new curriculum. There have been mixed reactions about the ongoing CBC curriculum in schools.Some parents have come out complaining that it is very expensive while some have applauded it.The curriculum is seen as a solution to the children who have always left with no skills after even completing their University educations.
There have been calls by different stakeholders to abolish some boarding schools.A few days ago,Kuppet SG Akelo Misori called upon the ministry of Education to reduce some boarding schools so as to reduce the teachers' workloads in schools. The teachers have been crying of workloads.However,the teachers employer is in a rush to employ teachers who will help their colleagues.Some 10,000 teachers who applied in July are currently getting posting letters.Luckily,the commission has also announced close to 2000 intern slots for teachers who will also find their ways to new schools.
What seemed as the only body remaining to protect the boarding schools in the country has at last given in to the pressure and demands to have boarding schools phased out. In a discussion with key education stakeholders the KUPPET representatives have spoken on the need to have these nature of schools eliminated.
The teacher employer Teachers service commission is now aiming at rolling out refresher courses for more than three hundred and thirty thousand tutors across the country. This week Teachers service commission has been carrying out a lot of meetings with teachers union and associations to discuss about the new courses introduced four years ago but it has been facing opposition from.the unions making it be in limbo.
The government is determined to make the new education system a reality.It has issued guidelines on the trainings of the new teachers and the re-trainings of the already trained teachers.The Diploma syllabus in TTCs and the Diploma upgrade program is set to greatly spearhead the implementation process. As teachers cry of the CBC curriculum due to the workloads in the increased number of subjects and lessons,the fresh calls to abolish the boarding schools have began again.Just yesterday,teachers union Kuppet reignited the calls for some of the boarding schools to be abolished.
Boarding Schools in Kenya Likely to be Abolished if This New Recommendation is Approved by the Govt'
CS George Magoha during a past press with education stakeholders. Kenya Union of Post Primary School Teachers (KUPPET) has recommended the phasing out of all boarding schools in the country. According to them, this will ease the work of teachers who work in these institutions including the duty teachers who have to work for long hours and not getting allowances for the same.
Mr. Were Moses is the Treasurer Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) Of Busia County and the deputy Principal of St. Peters Khwirale Mixed Secondary School. Today the KUPPET Treasurer has hit the interwebs after posting avery crucial views on education especially on the Boarding and day school students in secondary schools in Today's Standard Newspaper.
The call for the abolition of boarding schools in Kenya is gaining momentum after secondary school teachers supported the proposed directive. Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) on Saturday, September 11, called on the government to begin the progressive phase-out of boarding schools to ease teachers' workload.
Teachers this morning woke up to great news of promotions across the country. This is in line with the 2021-2025 CBA. The collective bargain agreement was reached at through negotiations between Knut, Kuppet and Kusnet. It was signed in July 2021 and deposited in the industrial court last month, thus binding.
CBC Parents' Nightmare Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) appears to be giving parents sleepless nights as many parents says the burden of CBC is unbearable. According to the parents, they said that the CBC program is not expensive but cumbersome. According to Titus Obonyo who is a boda boda rider and a parent from Kakamega, he said that the burden of assisting his child do the homework is overwhelming.
Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (Kuppet) has threatened to withdraw teachers from the troubled Laikipia County. The giant union says that they are worried with the slow response of security agencies in containing the bandit attacks in the region. According to KTN news, Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers want government to guarantee the security of tutors in the region failure of which it will withdraw all teachers serving in the areas affected by the bandit attacks.
photo courtesy of KUPPET chairman Over the weekend,the debate on whether to phase out the boarding secondary schools took out the centre stage.With Omboko Milemba,the KUPPET chairperson and his secretary general Akelo Miseri,seconding the thought. They argued that, teachers in boarding secondary schools go an extra mile to play the role of a parent, thus,its the high time learners to back home after schools.
The political temperatures are rising across the country and panic among political leaders is evident. With 2022 general elections approaching most leaders are regrouping to make sure that 2022 is there year. The race from presidential candidates to Members of County assembly's is intensifying. The churches have dealt political leaders a major blow after stopping them from using places of worship as there place of politicking.
The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) is an independent union that has always represented teachers in both primary and secondary schools. Among other grievances, KUPPET represents teachers to their employer, Teachers Service Commission (TSC) on matters to do with remuneration.
Kenya Union Of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) had a meeting in Embu with the Union delegates from Upper and the Lower Eastern regions is urging the Government to begin phasing out all boarding schools in Kenya. KUPPET Secretary-General Akello Misori while speaking to the Union delegates said unlike their colleagues in day schools, teachers in boarding schools work longer hours yet they don't get extra pay.
It has been established that phasing out boarding schools in the near future according to teachers union, KUPPET, is a big possibility.Speaking to a relevant media outlet, the KUPPET Secretary General Akelo Misori said that teachers in boarding schools are being overworked as they have to play key roles of being both a teacher and a parent.
Kenya Union of Post Primary Education (KUPPET) has called for the abolition of boarding schools in the country in a bid to ease the workload of teachers. Led by their secretary General Akole Misori said Boarding schools teachers end up working long hours compared to their counterparts in day school.
The call for the abolition of boarding schools in Kenya is acquiring momentum after secondary school teachers upheld the proposed directive. Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) on Saturday, September 11, called on the government to start the progressive phase-out of boarding schools to reduce teachers' workload.
Secretary General of Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers, Akole Misori, called the government to abolish boarding schools on a view the schools are not effective enough. His utterance has been met with different reactions by parents. Some are against the move while others support it.
The gradual phase-out of boarding schools has been called upon by the Kenya Union of Post Primary Teachers to ease the workload on teachers who are in the boarding section. During a meeting in Embu town with the Union delegates from the Upper and Lower Eastern regions, KUPPET Secretary-General Akelo Misori said, unlike their counterparts in day schools, those teachers from boarding schools find themselves working for longer hours yet they don’t get any extra pay.