TSC and KNEC To Train Teachers On CBA This July Holiday, Allowances Allocated

The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) is planning to train teachers on Competency Based Assessment (CBA) during the July schools holiday break from Monday 19th to Friday 23rd July, 2021 in your County.

According to details seen by this author, 200 participants drawn from schools Implementing the Age Based (Regular) Curriculum will be targeted. The 200 participants will include five (5) CSOs, five (5) QASOs, five (5) Headteachers, five (5) Deputy Headteachers and CBC Champion teachers.

Teachers Service Commission (TSC) county directors have been directed to identify participants who are teaching Grades 34 and 5 from across all Sub–Counties in their Counties of jurisdiction.

Counties Identified for Age Based (Regular) Pathway Training.

COUNTIESAGE BASED (REGULAR) PATHWAYTARGETED NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
Nakuru200
Uasin Gishu200
Kericho200
West Pokot200
Kakamega200
Bungoma200
Vihiga200
Mombasa200
Kwale200
Kilifi200
Nyeri200
COUNTIESAGE BASED (REGULAR) PATHWAYTARGETED NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
Nyandarua200
Kirinyaga200
Embu200
Machakos200
Kitui200
Kisumu200
Siaya200
Nairobi200
Garisa200

In addition, TSC county directors will identify participants from schools implementing the Stage Based (SNE) Curriculum Pathway, Special Schools and Units for Learners with Visual, Hearing and Physical impairments, which should include three (3) CSO-SNE’s, one (1) QASO, three (3) Headteachers, three (3) Deputy Headteachers and the CBC-SNE Champion teachers.

The teachers should be drawn from Grade 3, 4 and 5 in schools implementing the adapted Curriculum for learners with Visual Hearing and Physical Impairments and those Implementing Foundation and Intermediate levels of stage based Curriculum Pathway.

For SNE training, participants from two (2) Counties will converge in one venue hosted in the Counties indicated in the table below:

Counties Identified for Stage Based (SNE) Pathway Training

HOSTCOUNTYCOUNTY CLUSTERS AND NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS PER COUNTYTOTALNUMBER OF

PARTICIPANTS

PER CLUSTER

COUNTYNO.COUNTYNO.
MombasaMombasa53Kilifi53106
MeruMeru53Tharaka Nithi53106
MigoriMigori53Homa Bay53106
EmbuKirinyaga53Embu53106
KakamegaKakamega53Vihiga53106
MakueniKitui53Makueni53106
West PokotWest Pokot40Turkana4080
IsioloIsiolo40Marsabit4080
MachakosMachakos53Kajiado53106
KisiiKisii53Nyamira53106
GarissaGarissa40wajir [20] Mandera2080
HOSTCOUNTYCOUNTY CLUSTERS AND NUMBER OFPARTICIPANTS PER COUNTYTOTALNUMBER OF

PARTICIPANTS

PER CLUSTER

COUNTYNO.COUNTYNO.
BaringoBaringo53Elgeyo Marakwet53106
BungomaBungoma53Busia53106
NakuruNakuru53Laikipia53106
Tana RiverTana River53La mu53106
NyandaruaNyandarua53Samburu53106
KiambuKiambu98Nairobi98196
uasin Gishuuasin Gishu53Trans-Nzoia53106
KisumuKisumu53Siaya53106
NarokNarok53Bomet53106
NyeriNyeri53Murang’a53106
KerichoKericho53Nandi53106
KwaleKwale53Taita Taveta53106

 

KNEC will reimburse the cost of:

  1. Meals (two teas and snacks, two bottles of water and lunch as well as WIFI at Kshs.700/per person per day;
  2. Training materials at Kshs.10,000/=
  3. Transport cost for the participants.

Finally, TSC County directors will be expected to:

  • Coordinate the training;
  • Secure separate venues for the trainings of Regular and SNE teachers and
  • Identify and officially invite the participants as stipulated in the tables above.

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