KNUT protests delocalization exercise by TSC

Written By: Anthony Kaikai

The Kenya National Union of Teachers has vowed to resist the ongoing delocalization of teachers saying the move has only acted to demoralize those affected.

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The Union instead wants the Teachers Service Commission to implement promotions of teachers who have served for long periods.

Teachers across the country are up in arms against their employer; the Teachers Service Commission over its plans to transfer all head teachers in a delocalization exercise.

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In a meeting held in Nairobi, the Kenya National Union of Teachers vowed to protest the move saying it will only demoralize the teaching fraternity.

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The giant teachers Union asking TSC to desist from issuing unnecessary circulars  and instead focus on embracing programs that will boost the morale of educators including promoting teachers who have served for many years.

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Nairobi county education executive  Janet Ouko promising that the county is committed to protecting the welfare of teachers and pupils  and has been working on programs to improve education standards within the region.

It was the same script different cast in Kiambu County as the region’s KNUT branch vowed to protest against de-localization of teachers saying it was ill timed especially as candidates prepare to sit for their national examinations.

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According to Kenya National Union of Teachers assistant secretary general Collins Oyu, the social fabric within the teaching fraternity will be damaged for good if TSC implements the transfer of teachers.



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