The Teachers Service Commission issued the first mass employment announcement by the Kenya Kwanza administration in January.
According to President William Ruto, the government will hire 35,000 new teachers to help close the teacher shortage in public schools.
According to Ruto, this is consistent with his promise to close the country’s existing shortage gap.
Because we want to ensure that our children receive the essential, high-quality education, we have already hired 35,000 instructors this year, and that is the biggest number we intend to add the following year, according to Ruto.
The reason for this is that we place a high priority on Kenyans’ and our children’s education.
On Saturday, he addressed at the Limuru Girls Secondary School’s centennial celebration.It has been 100 years since the institution was founded.
Others in attendance included cabinet secretaries for education Ezekiel Machogu and vice president Rigathi Gachagua. The Kenya Kwanza administration first announced the mass hiring by the Teachers Service Commission in January.
Originally, it had intended to hire 116,000 new teachers in the first year, but it later changed its mind, citing the situation of the economy.
According to Ezekiel Machogu, cabinet secretary for education, “We know that this coming year, we had promised 116,000 teachers, but because of the nature of the economy, we are going to do it gradually.”
Arnold Butler McDonnell, a pioneering tea planter in the nation, founded Limuru Girls’ School in 1922 for Evelyn Mitchell and three of his other daughters as well as for locals who joined his farm. It is categorized as a national school.
The Anglican Church of Kenya currently oversees the junior school, which once went by the name Hill Preparatory School.
At the same time, Ruto claimed that his administration had doubled funding for Tvet and higher education. At the same time, Ruto claimed that his administration had doubled funding for Tvet and higher education.
He noted that over the previous 15 years, they had boosted the money from Sh5.2 billion to Sh10 billion this year.
The reason why our tertiary institutions have been floundering is that we lacked the courage to meet the challenge they were confronting.
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