Kenya national union of teachers secretary General Collins Oyuu has said that the union has stated receiving its members back. Since the exit of Wilson Sossion, and the installation of new leadership, the union has recorded 6000 members joining. Some of these members are new while others are the old members who exited the union.
Teachers Service Commission has so far transferred 17 teachers who were in the pressure group,the 17 teachers are God made sacrifices for the teachers to realize that it is all the same for all teachers. There are bitter stories in TSC about the life of a teacher.
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is the only Commission in Kenya that is mandated to recruit, promote and transfer teachers from one working station to another. The commission which is currently under the leadership of doctor Nancy Macharia as the serving chief executive officer has been working round-the-clock to ensure that teachers have in a conducive and accommodating environment.
TSC is Not Even Hiding That TSC is not even hiding that this TPD is about business. They are inviting universities to "tender" to offer TPD courses. Is that even legal? Lecturers have to literally spill their guts to get programmes approved by the Commission for University Education, but TSC, which is not a university, invents a course and then calls universities to tender to offer it?
Following the directive by the teachers service commission that all teachers must enroll to teacher professional development modules. Teachers are expected to respect the directory by enrolling to various universities for the same training. Teachers service commission sought feedback from stakeholders and how it can improve the program which does not go well the teachers.
It is a sigh of relief to teachers as Teachers Professional Development modules is faced by an obstacle. According to the Teachers Service Commission boss Dr. Nancy Macharia, very few universities have shown interest in training teachers for the TPD modules. Only eight universities in the country have shown interest out of over 100 universities countrywide.
Martha Omollo the spokesperson of the kenya national teachers pressure group has settled in Trans-nzoia County. Martha was forcibly transferred from Nairobi for speaking the truth about TPD which most teachers are against. "Good morning teachers, I am going strong. Even as Tsc continues it's punitive transfers on teachers.
As the unrest between teachers and the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) continues take shape, there have emerged a fresh worry to the whole teaching fraternity after the commission introduced the Teacher Professional Development (TPD) tab on the online TPAD tool. Teachers have taken the issue to the online platforms where they have lamented on the move by the commission terming it as oppressive.
TSC CEO Dr Nancy macharia in a past function. The teachers service Commission secretary and CEO Dr Nancy macharia has reiterated the need to have teachers retrained. Speaking during a media sensitization workshop at Naivasha yesterday, Dr macharia said that refresher courses are not meant to punish teachers but instead are supposed to equipe them with skills.
In the month of September, Teachers Service Commission (TSC) produced a circular demanding teachers to go back to school for a training. This training; Teachers Professional Development (TPD) is meant to take 30 years. Teachers are expected to study six modules each costing Ksh 6,000 for five years.
TSC has introduced a new icon TPD TPAD which is different from TPD module. In TPD TPAD a teacher is supposed to select a University for intervention of GAPS in the TPAD. The system is forcing gaps even if you don't have any. Besides the KSHs 6000 for TPD modules you will incur extra cost for TPD TPAD interventions.
The teachers have been agitating for better salaries and working conditions.Yesterday,a report emerged about the teachers being overworked with suggestions for TSC to employ more teachers.In July this year,the teachers felt dissapointed after missing out their much awaited CBA that was to start on 1st of July.The SRC cited the economic state of the country.Luckily,next year's budget is seemingly on the teachers' sides after an increment of Ksh 15 billion for salaries and employment of new teachers.
The teachers are currently struggling to complete the term two syllabus.The new CBC curriculum has increased the teachers' workloads.Just last week,Daily Nation published that the Kenyan teachers are among the most overworked.At the same time,it also emerged that teachers are exiting TSC in mass leaving a huge teachers shortages.
The Kenya National Union Of Teachers Secretary General Mr. Collins Oyuu has warned teachers against putting blame on him on matters of TPD. Speaking in Awendo during a fundraising for Seventh Day Adventist church, Oyuu has said that TPD is something which was introduced in 2015 when they were not in office.
The Teachers Service Commission TSC, through the leadership of Dr Nancy Macharia who is the chief executive officer,under the ministry of education,headed by the cabinet secretary professor George Maghoa, is the commission in Kenya which has mandated to hire, promote,deploy, transfer and fire teachers across the country.
The teachers service commission headed by Dr. Nancy Macharia, has told teachers that if they can't register for TPD modules, they will never benefit from the CBA that awards teachers money. The commission has been mandated to employ, fire and promote teachers. The CBA is very important because it's a legal ducument where the employer and employees through unions agree to award employees money due to prevailing economic conditions and challenges.
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is an independent body that is responsible with the recruitment, promotion and remuneration of teachers. The commission which is currently under the leadership of Dr Nancy Macharia is also mandated to transfer teachers from one working station to another. In the recent directives, the commission directed that all teachers in the country must enroll to The Teacher Professional Development modules.
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is the only Commission in Kenya that is mandated to employ, promote and transfer teachers from one station to another. The commission which is currently under the leadership of Dr Nancy Macharia as the serving Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is also in charge of training teachers in relevant training to equip them with the required skills and knowledge to handle learners.
Teachers Service Commission (TSC) is the only Commission in Kenya that is responsible with the recruitment, training, promoting and transfer of teachers from one working station to another. The commission which is currently under the leadership of Dr Nancy Macharia is also mandated to remunerate teachers and improve their pay.
The teachers are facing challenges in schools currently.They have been having tough times teaching students whom some are thinking of just burning their schools.The Psycho-social support that they have been getting from the teachers are seemingly not doing much to them.The burning of the schools have now led to the calls for the return of canings in schools.