Teachers burdened as TSC introduces new performance appraisal tools

The Teachers Service Commission, TSC, has today launched forms for monitoring Performance Contract targets’ progress reports.

This move will further complicate the forth coming consultative meeting between the TSC and the Kenya National Union of Teachers, KNUT.

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KNUT wants the TSC to scrap the Teachers Performance Appraisals.

The released forms require heads of institutions to prepare and submit Monthly, Termly and Annual progress reports.

Here are the new appraisal

Current TPAD

The current TPAD has received unwavering opposition from teachers as it mostly turn tutors into mere secretaries. The Union is on record urging TSC to come up with a new mode of appraising teachers.

Recently TSC and KNUT held a retreat that was meant to address issues affecting teachers. Review of the teacher appraisal was among the top agendas. Unfortunately, the retreat ended unfruitfully after the two parties took hard-line stands.

However, hope is in the offing as tsc is set to meet the union on 19th Oct.

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