CS Machogu announces hiring of 25,000 teachers in July.
During the 46th Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (KESSHA) conference, education CS Machogu announces hiring of 25,000 teachers in July.
He highlighted that all these teachers will be hired and deployed in a manner that will be fair and equal.
He stated,”In the outgoing Financial Year, we have employed 36,000 new teachers and in the next Financial Year will hire an additional 25,000 teachers. We will deploy these teachers in our schools in a manner that reflects equity.”
This comes after the teachers commission received 4.8 billion for the recruitment of 20,000 intern teachers.
Additionally,the 2023-24 Budget indicated that,TSC received Sh316.7 billion, half of Sh 628.6 billion which was the full amount allocated towards the education sector.
According to the teachers commission chairperson, Muturi, Sh4.8 billion has been set aside for recruitment, Sh1 billion for promotions, and Sh1.3 billion for capacity building of the teachers on the competency-based curriculum.
He stated,”TSC got a good amount of money… amounting to Sh323.7 billion. Sh4.6 billion has been set aside for the recruitment of 20,000 teachers on contract. By next week, we will put up an advert so that qualified people can apply for these jobs.”
Notably, The ministry of education announced that starting July, They will not disburse capitation to schools through a quarterly system but instead, school heads will receive capitation in the ratio of 50:30:20 for the first, second and third terms respectively.
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