Grade 7 Teachers to Be Trained in October-See Schedule
The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has launched training programme for junior secondary school tutors starting next month.
The teachers will be trained on Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) as well as Competency Based Assessment(CBA)
In a memo dated 26th September, addressed to TSC Regional and County Directors, the Commission has listed teachers of language, science, mathematics, humanities and technical subjects for training.
The training of the teachers will happen in Teacher Training Colleges (TTCS)and other selected county venues.
Teacher training will start from 9th to13th October 2023. However training of Master Trainers and Trainer of Trainers (TOTS )will start earlier.
Master Trainers drawn from ISC.KICD,KNEC,KEMI,CEMASTEA MOE,KISE and TTCS will start their training from 2nd to 4th October at Kenya Institute of Special Education.
Master Trainers will then train the TOTs (both SNE and regular)
Training of TOTs will start from 6th to 7th October in Teacher Training Colleges and other selected county venues.
TOTS are Curriculum Support Officers(CSOS),Teacher Educators (Tutors), TSC Sub county directors and Ministry of Education quality assurance officers.
The training of all participants will be done face to face.
The training of the teachers comes after TSC posted 18,000 intern teachers to junior secondary in late August and early September.
The training also comes at a time Grade 7 learners are set to start their national writing assessment in October.
Grade 7 subjects with written exams
Compulsory and optional subjects with written exams for Grade 7 learners.
The tests will run from 2nd October to 26th October 2023.