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Nancy Macharia: Teachers to Pay for Mandatory Teacher Professional Development Courses to enhance their Promotion

Teachers Service Commission (TSC) chief executive Nancy Macharia has said that teachers would be required to undergo the professional upgrade course during holidays.

Dr Nancy Machari hinted that teachers will required to undertake the TPD (Teacher Professional Development) training during holidays. She also added that training cost will be incurred by teachers.

The Kenya National Union of Teachers(KNUT) secretary-general Wilson Sossion has said that he will only support the programme if the government pays for it.

Once initiated the programme will be mandatory and those who will not undergo it will face the cruel part of the code of regulation for teachers and TSC Act, which may even result to dismissal.

The programme is structured such that each level of the training will take five years thus enabling tutors to move from one stage to the next until the sixth year during their teaching careers spanning 25-30 years. The training will form a basis of promotion of teachers from one grade to another up to the highest grade that comes with handsome pay.

Read also Comprehensive Details of 2017-2021 CBA signed between Teachers’ unions ( KUPPET and KNUT) and TSC

The move has come when the two unions of teachers are at loggerheads over the looming teachers’ strike. KUPPET chairman Omboko Milemba stand is that issues raised by KNUT Secretary General can be resolved through talks with the employer while the later insists that teachers must down their tools.

Read also TSC stand on looming September Strike

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