JSS crisis as teachers issue demands to the government.
Junior secondary school, JSS crisis as teachers issue demands to the government over deployment to schools.
According to the Kenya national union teachers, the government needs to work in hurry and foresee the deployment of this teachers since learning is supposed to be going on.
KNUT stated,”We want to ask the TSC to consider deploying these teachers very early so that the learners can have a new experience.”
Also reporting from Kisii county, Tom Anjere the education commissioner urged all schools to allow learners in school, regardless of the teachers and other impending crisis.
Anjere stated,” The deputy county commissioner must ensure that any child who qualifies to go to Class 7, Form 1 to find their place in school.”
Additionally, a concern was raised where this learners are flocking public schools , as compared to Private schools.
The teachers speculated that it is because the junior secondary school education is free in public schools, unlike private schools where students need to pay.
A head teacher reported,”I think it is something to do with free primary education and here we have told them that we are not getting any support from the government hence we are running our own show.”
Last year, the teachers service commission made a call for 30,000 teachers , who were recruited anc expected to be deployed to a school in Kenya.
However, schools aired that the number was too little compared to the number of learners that were expected to join those schools.
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