1 January 2019

Kenya: TSC Skips Talks With KNUT As Teachers' Strike Looms

Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) has asked tutors transferred by their employer not to report to their new stations as school open on Wednesday.

Knut Secretary-General Wilson Sossion accused the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) of acting in bad faith after its officials missed a conciliation meeting on Tuesday.

Mr Sossion said the teachers' strike is still on unless TSC promotes more than 30,00 tutors who have acquired higher qualifications.

The Knut boss said he will defy a court order requiring the union to provide a list of teachers it wants promoted, saying that is solely the role of TSC's human resource department to keep a register of tutors and their qualifications, a function paid for by taxpayers.

Kenya

All Buildings On 14 Riverside Drive Secured - Matiangi

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi announced late Tuesday that the situation at the 14 Riverside Drive in Nairobi,… Read more »

See What Everyone is Watching

Copyright © 2019 The Nation. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.