Kenyan Govt Makes Major School Staffing Changes
Head-teachers and their deputies will now be required to possess bachelor's degrees, while principals and their deputies in secondary schools and colleges will be required to have a master's qualifications. The move is expected to herald a boom for universities, which must now be prepared to enrol thousands of teachers who have no first degrees or masters.
Teachers Service Commission CEO Nancy Macharia addressing head teachers during the 13th Kenya Primary Schools Head Teachers Association Annual Delegates Conference in Mombasa on December 5, 2017.
Nation, 5 December 2017
Primary head-teachers, secondary school and college principals will no longer serve in their home counties, their employer says. Read more »
Nation, 6 December 2017
A row is brewing between teachers and the government over plans to dissolve management boards of schools sharing the same compounds. Read more »