TSC promotion new criteria . The National Assembly Departmental Committee on Education has proposed policy changes to address exam irregularities by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC).
They recommend diversifying teacher promotion criteria beyond individual school performance.
Starting in the 2024–2025 exam cycle, additional requirements for promotions are on the table, including:
- extracurricular involvement, and
- personal growth.
TSC promotion new criteria
Additionally, the MPs suggest a rotation system for headmasters who currently manage exams in their schools.
They would administer exams in schools outside their subcounties starting in the 2024–2025 cycle.
To curb irregularities, Knec plans to limit invigilators, center managers, and supervisors to two consecutive years in the same center from the same cycle.
TSC New promotion criteria
In cases of illness or natural disasters, candidates should not be compelled to take exams in hospital wards, according to the MPs.
Instead, they would have six months to retake exams with reliable evidence.
The report also urges the Kenya National Qualifications Authority to audit exam procedures and release findings when Knec publishes results.
The proposed changes aim to introduce alternative teacher promotion criteria and enhance exam management for integrity and fairness.
The National Assembly Departmental Committee on Education has recommended new policies for the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to combat exam irregularities.
They propose expanding the criteria for teacher promotions beyond school performance. Starting from the 2024–2025 exam cycle,
There will be additional requirements for promotions, including discipline, infrastructure, extracurricular activities, and personal growth.
Furthermore, the MPs suggest a rotational system for headmasters, who currently oversee exams in their schools.
They would be tasked with administering exams in schools outside their subcounties, starting in the 2024–2025 cycle.
These proposed changes aim to introduce alternative criteria for teacher promotions and make substantial alterations to exam management to ensure fairness and integrity.