These new promotions according to macharia will benefit different categories of teachers that includeA total of 4,595 primary school teachers who are currently in Job Group C1. These teachers who will be promoted to Job Group C2
- A total of 2,637 graduate teachers service at group C3 who will be promoted to Group C4,
- Another 652 graduate teachers in Grade D3 who will be promoted to Grade D4.
- Finally TSC will promote a total of 4,750 diploma teachers in Job Group C2 to Job Group C3.
The need to have the new promotion exercise for teachers is as a result stagnation of teachers in the same job groups due to a lack of funds.
For this exercise to be fully effected, TSC has asked the government to provide the a total of Sh2,175,038,528
According to macharia, these teachers require to be motivated inorder to work as expected.
Macharia also noted that the promotion exercise is in line with the 2021-2025 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
According to this CBA, the commission should prioritize to improve the working conditions of teachers in the country.