List of Offences/ Misconducts that May Make a teacher to be Removed from the TSC Register / Deregistered
According to the guidelines provided in the codes regulating the teaching service in Kenya, management of discipline cases is conducted in a simple, fair and effective manner.
For instance, the Board of Management (BoM) of the school will interdict a secondary school teacher if they are found to have engaged in professional misconduct throughout the course of the investigation.
Only secondary school principals will be detained by county officials. In institutions where the BoM is not operational, deputy county directors will interdict primary school head teachers and secondary school teachers.
Sub-county directors will interdict primary school teachers while the TSC Chief Executive Officer will interdict staff in cases when investigations are instituted by the head office, according to the guidelines provided by the commission
A teacher may be deregistered/ removed from the Teachers service Commission, TSC, register for the following offences:
- Immoral behaviour with students and colleagues: Sexual intercourse, Sodomy, Lesbianism and sexual harassment/ flirtation
- If the teacher obtains registration, employment or promotion through fraudulent/ corruption means
- If the teacher is convicted of any sexual offence or any other offence against a leaner or fellow member of staff.
- If the teacher is convicted of a criminal offence that may render the person unfit to be a teacher
- If the teacher indulges himself/ herself in forgery, impersonation, presenting forged documents to the teachers service commission.
- If the teacher is involved in mismanagement, misappropriation and embezzlement of public funds
- The teacher steals property belonging to an educational institution.
- If the teacher is involved in incitement.
Below is the latest list of teachers removed from the Register.