The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has firmly announced that it will not give up its stand regarding the admission requirements for those who wish to join the teaching service.
The country’s teacher employers revealed that some of the letters written by teachers to the commission contained several spelling mistakes. The Commission’s Director of Quality Assurance and Standards (QAS) Ruben Nthamburi said they want to professionalize the teaching service to match other professions such as law, engineering and medicine; He said that they have already told the universities what kind of teacher they want.
He said the challenge he currently faces is that some teachers cannot communicate effectively, due to which the Kenya University and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) has lowered grades. C (plain) in both English and Maths for all of them. Those who wanted were motivated to strictly implement them. Bachelor’s degree in Education in both Arts and Sciences during recent placements. “You saw in the newspapers when we said that we want the program to be reorganized properly, what happened? Shout out, that this can’t work.