TSC gives an outline of how they distributed newly hired teachers after uproar.
The teachers’ service commission, TSC gives an outline of how they distributed newly hired teachers after uproar from citizens.
In January 2023, The teachers commission saw the employment of 30,550 teachers to Junior Secondary Schools (JSS) whereas other secured positions in regular secondary schools.
The TSC report read,” A total of 30,550 posts were allocated to JSS. Having envisaged that Grade 7 classes will be 30,550 in total in the country, the Commission allocated one (1) teacher per class for all the 30,550 Grade 7 classes country-wide.”
This outline came after legislators raised that parents from Muget Primary School in Moiben, Uasin Gishu County, on Wednesday, May 17 caused chaos because of Lack of JSS teachers in the school.
In their defense, TSC explained that the recruitment process was inclusive and no area was left out for whatever reason. They made sure equity was upheld.
TSC stated,” A total of 5,000 posts, 1,000 on Permanent and Pensionable terms of service and 4,000 teacher interns were allocated to primary schools. The posts were distributed equally in all the 47 counties.”
The outlines was given as follows; Bajun (35), Basuba (6), Boni-Sanye(6), Boran(45), Burji(7), Degodia(9), Dorobo(2), Elmolo(1), Embu (232), Gabra(17), Kalenjin(4,048), Kamba(2,899), Kenya Arab(1), Kikuyu(2,913), Kisii(1,737), Kuria(108), Luhya(3,187), Luo(2,576), Masai(461), Mbere(25), Meru(1,220), Miji Kenda(500), Murulle(1), Ogaden(2) and Orma(5).
Additionally; Pokomo(18), Pokot(312), Rendille(2), Sakuye(2), Samburu(93), Somali(43), Swahili-Shirazi(11), Taita(232), Teso(105), Tharaka (56) and Turkana(73).
TSC also posted 450 teachers to secondary schools across the 47 counties, remaining chances were given to places with a great teachers shortage
The places include; Garissa, Wajir, Mandera, Marsabit, Turkana, Samburu, West Pokot, Elgeyo-Marakwet, Baringo, Isiolo, Laikipia, Nakuru, Lamu, Tana River, Taita-Taveta, Kilifi, Kwale, Embu, Kitui, Meru, Tharaka-Nithi, Nyeri, Machakos, Makueni, Kajiado, Narok, Kiambu, Migori and Homa Bay.