By KBC Reporter
The Teachers’ Service Commission has directed that school heads and their teachers across all public schools remain in school during the administration of national exams set to commence in October.
The teachers will also have to remain at their places of work after the examinations to implement and execute other school programmes touching on curriculum implementation.
The development coming as stakeholders in the education sector joined the rest of the world in making the world teachers’ amid calls to have the government fast track the harmonization teachers’ pay packages.
Stakeholders in the education sector took the chance to urge teacher’s employee TSC to hasten negotiations with teachers’ unions in efforts for better remuneration.
Kuppet Secretary General Akello Misori who called for the recruitment of more teachers to balance the teacher pupil ratio expressed optimism in the ongoing negotiation process that begum Tuesday urging teachers his members to be more patient.
Leading teachers in the celebrations, TSC chair Lydia Nzomo pointed out that commission leadership is committed to ensuring that teachers get better pay by the end of October.
Several teachers were feted including the late Salah Farah who was shot while shielding Christians from an attack by Al-Shabaab militants in Mandera early this year.