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Shock, protests hit TSC over recruitment grading, hiring process

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TSC Recruitment Grading: The Teachers Service Commission is facing heat over its grading and hiring criteria in the ongoing teachers recruitment exercise. The protests and uproar are mainly emanating from post primary teachers who applied for the 11,574 positions.

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According to a report that appeared in the Daily Nation on Wednesday, the teachers claim that those who graduated in 2012 have been handed a boost by being allocated 50 per cent of the marks in the grading score sheet. This has effectively rocked out teachers who graduated in the later years.

Teachers who graduated in 2019 have been allocated 15 per cent only while those who graduated in 2020 are getting a mere 10 marks. The protesting teachers argue that the system should be based on merit and competence rather than year of graduation.

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This comes barely a month after the TSC announced that teachers who were hired under its internship program would be given improved scores during the recruitment. The teachers serving under the internship programme get a monthly pay of Sh. 10,000 for a primary school and Sh. 15,000 for secondary school.

The report further reveals that academic qualifications are earning the candidates 35 per cent for first-class degrees, 30 per cent for upper second class, 25 per cent for lower second class and 20 per cent for a pass.

Holders of a Diploma are getting 25 per cent, a credit earns the candidates 20 per cent while a pass only gets one 15 per cent.

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An oral interview is earning a candidate five marks for communication skills, presentation, participation in co-curriculum activities, students’ academic performance and special talents. TSC Recruitment Grading.

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