The schools will reopening on Tuesday for the second term which will go on upto 23rd December. The teachers across the country have found themselves pushed to the corner by their employer Teachers Service Commission. TSC initially was at the loggerheads with the former KNUT secretary general, Wilson Sossion,who was deregistered by the commission for venturing into politics.
The teachers have had a rough 2021.Their expectations have been dashed.Their much anticipated CBA was quashed by SRC after they had inched closer to getting their 2021 CBA.In January this year,SRC made the classroom teachers more optimistic by saying that these teachers had been shortchanged in the previous CBA that ended on 30th June.
Countrywide, all schools will resume on today, 12th 0ctober 2021 for the second term, which will last until December 23rd. Teachers in every region have been pushed to the brink by their employer, the Teachers Service Commission. TSC was at odds with Wilson Sossion, the former KNUT secretary-general, who was removed from the teachers register by the commission for getting involved in politics.
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
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The teachers service commision seems to be making some radical changes in the teaching profession. Recently the commission made some proposals on the TPD modules that teachers are supposed to have after every five years in order to renew their contract with the commission. It is now emerging that the commision is on its last stages of intromduction of a common uniform to teachers.
The teachers service commission recently issued a directive that all teachers must undertake teacher refresher courses after every five years . According to the teacher's employer , those who fail to adhere to the rule will have have their TSC numbers recalled. TSC Chairlady, Nancy Macharia (photo).
Kenya National Union of Teachers Secretary General, Collins Oyuu, is under pressure to step down, four months after he took over the union from nominated Member of Parliament, Wilson Sossion. Teachers, who are pushing for his resignation, claimed that Oyuu was against their interest and allegedly intrigued with the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to frustrate the tutors.They likewise teamed up against Oyuu's counterpart, Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) Secretary General, Akelo Misori.
Every profession has a code of ethic to adhere to. Teaching as a profession has code of ethics every teacher must follow. Following the recent case where a teacher has been judged 20 years jail for defiling a student. I am drowned to remind every teacher about what TSC ways about carnal knowledge.
Teacher in the country are pressuring the KNUT Boss to resign. The KNUT secretary general Collins Oyuu is under pressure to step down four months after he took over the union from the nominated member of Parliament Wilson Sossion. The teacher are arguing that Collins Oyuu was against their interests and has been reportedly colluded with Teachers Service Commission (TSC), to frustrate the tutors.
The teachers absenteeism was thought to have been curbed by the introduction of the mandatory daily lesson attendance registers that class secretaries fill for every lesson. The forms entails the record of the time the teachers enter the class for the lesson, and also when they leave at the end of the lesson.
The Teachers' Service Commission led by Nancy Macharia has been accused of killing unions and forcing policies on teachers. As TSC led teachers to mark the World's Teachers' Day earlier in the week, teachers were looking at the employer via a completely different prism. The commission is supposed to ensure that teachers' welfare is in order.
Collins Oyuu is the secretary general of the Kenya National Union Of Teachers and it has been four months since he took over the union from Wilson Sossion. Oyuu is under pressure to step down as the teachers are pushing for his resignation. According to teachers,the secretary general is against the teachers interest.
The schools will return on Tuesday for the second term, which will run up until December 23rd. The Educators Administration Commission, the nation's bosses, have pushed teachers into the corner.The TSC, at first, was at blockheads with the previous KNUT secretary general, Wilson Sossion, who was deregistered by the commission for wandering into governmental issues.
Teachers service commission is alleged to use the following methods to impose TPD on Teachers. 1. PROPAGANDA they say some teachers have already registered. This is a lie. NO SINGLE teacher has registered. If you doubt this ask your staffmates 2. THREATS that if you don't register they will fire you.
TSC CEO Nancy macharia Teachers service Commission is Constitutionally mandated to register, hire, promote, transfer and excercise disciplinary Control over teachers in basic institutions. The commission has in the recent past intruduced a raft of changes within the teaching fraternity aimed at professionalising the teaching. The changes include tpad where teachers are appraised where Various gaps occasioned in the process are noted.
Established under Article 237, of the Kenyan Constitution, the Teachers Service Commission administrative structure consists of a Chairperson and eight other members who are appointed in accordance with the Constitution and provisions of Section 8 of the TSC Act. Appointments of the TSC commissioners are being made by the President.According to the TSC Act, the chairperson and all members of the Commission shall serve on a full – time basis for a non-renewable term of( 6)six years.
Sad news as these schools risk to be closed after the Kenya Institute Of Curriculum Development (KICD) issued these directives. This has come when all the schools across this country are closed because of the a half term, surely the 2021 academic year will have fewer weeks than the previous academic years, this alterations occurred as a result of Covid 19 pandemic which entered into this country.
Teachers are pushing Secretary General of Teachers Service Commission (TSC), Collins Oyuu and his counterpart Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) Secretary General,Akelo Misori to Resign. This is because they feel their leaders were against their interests and reportedly colluded with the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to frustrate the tutors.
Kenya National Union of Teachers Secretary General, Collins Oyuu, is under pressure to step down, four months after he took over the union from nominated Member of Parliament, Wilson Sossion. Teachers, who are pushing for his resignation, argued that Oyuu was against their interest and reportedly colluded with the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to frustrate the tutors.