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Crisis as books fail to reach schools in time

By Correspondent Several school children across the country were kept waiting for textbooks after transport hitches delayed the distribution to the public schools. Distribution of textbooks to Public schools ahead of Form One admission was hit by delays especially in schools in the far flung areas, and those situated in remote regions of Mount Kenya, Western, Nyanza and Coast. The …

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Ministry to hire 50,000 teachers as subject specialists

By Staff Reporter Over 50,000 Secondary school teachers who have specialised in two teaching subjects will be appointed to serve as ‘Focal Persons’ for dissemination of information on curriculum matters. The State Department of Basic Education in liaison with Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has embarked on the massive exercise. Consequently, the Ministry of Education has instructed all County Directors of …

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Varsity fund for youthful lecturers unveiled

By Our Reporter The Ministry of Education Science and Technology has established a Research Scheme for young university researchers who are 40 years and below. The ministry through National Research Fund (NRF) will give out grants to young researchers working in Kenya and willing to start or continue their research works in the country. The scheme to be known as …

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Job evaluation good for your progress, TTC heads told

By Azael Masese Kenya School of Government Director of Academic Affairs, Dr Leah Munyao has told teacher training college principals that there is nothing wrong when their promotion or retention is pegged on performance. Munyao stated the culture of being employed on permanent basis must come to an end and be guided by what one delivers. “When on contract, you …

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New salary scales for teachers released

By Staff Writer Teachers in the Public Service will benefit from the newly introduced salary scales in Job Groups ‘H’, ‘J’, ‘K’, ‘L’, ‘M’ and ‘N’. Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has effectively elongated T-Scale 13 in Grade D3; T-Scale 12 in Grade D2 and T-Scale 9 in Grade C4 backdated from July 1st, 2017. The elongated scales fall under Job …

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