Teachers to receive increased salaries as from July 2023
TSC salary increment. The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) that the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and teachers unions signed for the period of 2021–2025 will be reviewed, according to the TSC’s plans.
To boost teacher wages from B5 to D5, the Commission is requesting Sh56 billion over the following four years beginning in July 2023.
TSC CEO SAY ABOUT 2021-2025 CBA FOR TEACHERS
Earlier last year, the teachers union and teacher service commission signed a non-monetary CBA for teachers.
Today TSC CEO confirmed that this CBA is subject to review so that teachers can receive an increment in their salaries.
During the agreement, TSC and SRC agreed to do a review over the same mid-way if the economic growth improves the CEO confirmed.
Appearing before the National assembly and the education committee chaired by Julius Melly, The CEO added that the commission and SRC have plans to review the 2021-2025 CBA so that it motivates teachers.
As a result, we ask that this Committee help the Commission obtain Sh14 billion over the course of four years to cover the same.
TSC RECRUITMENT OF 20000 NEW INTERN TEACHERS
In July this year, the commission has plans to employ more than 20000 teachers in internship programs so as to help curb the teacher shortages in schools.
To achieve this target, She requested MPs to approve its budget of Sh3.8 billion to help the commission in recruiting these teachers.
TSC salary increment
Recently TSChas just completed the recruitment exercise of more than 30,000 teachers on an internship and pnp basis for both secondary and primary schools.
For the newly recruited JSS teachers, a single teacher will be handling a minimum of 12 subjects.
This has really heated up over social media bringing a debate on how this will be possible.
Education stakeholders have raised questions to TSC on how it is planning to handle the problem but TSC responded boldly by saying it has plans to employ more teachers.
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