Teachers employed by teachers Service Commission have been agitating for salary increment following the agency's Decision last year to offer a Non-monetary CBA. Through their unions, tutors had even threatened to go on strike before the Start of exams forcing the education CS Professor George magoha to intervene.
Teachers employed by teachers Service Commission are entitled to various allowances on top of their basic salaries. The allowances include house allowances which are paid depending on where one teaches with those in Nairobi taking the lion's Share. Others are commuter and annual leave allowances. The said allowances are remunerative and are paid together with basic salaries with leave being given out once every year on January.
Joyce Musoga. Most Teachers Working with teachers Service Commission complain of job stagnation which they blame for low pay. This in turn has led to teacher burnouts and low morale among tutors as not even strikes tend to help them get what is rightfully theirs. However, one teacher who worked as kindergarten teacher and Headteacher has never looked back since she dared to change her work environment from classroom.
Teachers play a critical role in shaping the future of children by imparting knowledge and skills relevant in the job market. In Kenya, basic education teachers are employed by the teachers Service Commission which acts on behalf of the Government. When it comes to matters pay, kenyan tutors aren't well paid if the uproar about TPD which would only cost them ksh 6000 is anything to go by.
The government of Kenya is one of the greatest employers in the country through its ministries, departments and agencies. Agencies such as teachers Service Commission, public service Commission and national police Service Commission employ thousands of young kenyans. Nevertheless, the future for Unemployed youths looks gloomy if the latest details as reported by daily nation are to be believed.
The national police Service Commission is yet to come to terms with a suspected suicide Case involving one of it's officers in Mombasa. According to media reports, the officer attached to changamwe police Station could not pay debts totaling to Ksh 81000 owed to various individuals. But why would a government officer find himself in such a situation and yet he has a monthly salary which should should bail him out?
Teachers employed by teachers Service Commission on behalf of government are entitled to join unions of their choice. Those in primary schools belong to Kenya national union of teachers (KNUT) while those in Secondary schools and technical institutions belong to Kenya union of post primary education teachers (KUPPET).
Teachers employed by Teachers Service Commission and other civil servants working under public service Commission, ministries and departments have a reason to smile. This is after the ministry of treasury and National planning made Proposals that will culminate in salary rises in the next financial year. In the proposals reported by daily nation, teachers Service Commission will be allocated Ksh 15 billion for hiring of new teachers and payrise for those already in the payroll.
The Teachers Service Commission is a government employee that has powers to deal with issues affecting Teachers. The Teachers Service Commission ensures that all employees are enjoying the services that it provides. The Commission works hard to ensure that Teachers Recieve their payments in time. On the same, the Teachers Service Commission replaces Teachers who have died, also those who have dropped out the profession.
Teachers employed by teachers Service Commission are insured by Aon minet which offers medical insurance Services. Although they have been complaining about the the quality of the services offered, a number of teachers are still getting services as revealed by data on hospital visits. According to a report by minet, over 1.1 million people including teachers, their spouses and children visit hospitals for checkups and consultations in the last five years.
Teachers employed by teachers Service Commission have been enjoying free pension since independence until January 2021when the government introduced Contributory Pension scheme. The introduction of Contributory Pension scheme saw teachers lose 2.5% of their pensionable pay to the kitty. For fear of resistance from teachers, the government opted for phased implementation hence the second phase is due for January 2022.
It has emerged that the Kenyan Members of Parliament had earned upto Ksh 6.5 million illegally which must be returned back to the government. According to the clerk of the National Assembly, the parliamentary Service Commission has already started recovering the money from the salaries of the individual MPs.
Teachers employed by teachers Service Commission may soon be smiling all the way to the bank if the ongoing talks between KNUT and the Commission yield fruits. According to reports by daily nation, the union has always wanted TSC to review the non-monetary CBA signed last year to factor in pay Increment.
Several poor women with severe disability have not gotten the money meant for them after an audit revealed that a total of 1290 individuals from the cash transfer meant for them. According to Nation, this raises suspicion of the multi-billion shilling programme aimed at cushioning the vulnerable from extreme economic shocks.
TSC CEO Dr Nancy macharia in a past function. The teachers Service Commission is Constitutionally Mandated to hire, register, transfer, promote and excercise disciplinary Control over teachers. Teachers who flout TSC code of conduct are normally subjected to disciplinary action but at the same time they are given hearing.
The teachers Service Commission on Wednesday January 26, launched Kenya's first ever live streaming lessons. The initiative will help one teacher to impact knowledge to students in multiple classes of various schools simultaneously. The event Which too place at Alliance girls highschool, Kiambu county aims to ensure prudent utilization of teachers in the face of existing shortages.
It is victory and jubilations for the former registrar Gladys Boss Sholei after the court of law rules unfairness in sacking her as the chief registrar of the judiciary of Kenya. In 2013 the judicial Service Commission (JSC) had accused Gladys Shollei of gross misconduct,incompetence,insubordination, and corruption, the accusations that led her to be demoted from the rank.
The government of Kenya through it's agencies like teachers Service Commission, public service Commission and national police Service Commission give maternity leaves to female workers. Whenever a female worker gives birth, she is entitled to a leave of absence of 90 days and 120 days for teachers.
Teachers play a critical role in moulding the future of learners who are in their care by a acting as good role models besides imparting knowledge. However, some are good in teaching but are facing challenges of addiction if the story of this one colleague is anything to go by.
Teachers employed by teachers Service Commission are entitled to two health insurance covers. First they Contribute to the mandatory national hospital insurance fund and then to the private Minet insurance. This came after the commission decided to do away with the former medical allowances that teachers used to get.