TSC Boss Expresses Frustrations Claiming Top Universities In The Country Are Unwilling To Train TPD.
In a rather rare expression of displeasure, TSC Boss claims top universities in the country seem not to have interest in offering teachers refresher courses (TPD) teacher professional Development modules.
Dr Nancy Macharia, the TSC Boss has expressed blame to these institutions for failing to comply when a tender to offer teacher professional training courses was announced .
TSC boss Dr Nancy Macharia reports that quite a number of the major universities and institutions that offer education training to teachers failed to apply for the tender to offer Teacher Professional Development (TPD) modules.
Dr . Macharia said that it is only Only 8 universities that have so far applied whereby most of which did not meet the necessary requirements to offer TPD courses.
According to an article seen by this author in standard news,Kenyatta University as well as University of Nairobi which is are among the top that they offer education did not apply for the tender up for this.
This downfall in tsc comes after many questions were raised on the criteria used to pick only four institutions and in which the top universities that offer education training being left out.
In the first rollout,it is only Kenyatta University, Riara University, Mount Kenya University and the KEMI were picked to train the teachers.
Dr. Nancy Macharia once again said that universities will be given another chance to participate in applying for a tender to offer the mandatory refresher courses for teachers.
Sources also reveal that most universities did not apply for the tender because they were not in possession of the required documents.