All TSC Employed teachers and teachers not yet employed by the Teachers Service Commission will undergo a mandatory post training certificate if the new proposal by the teachers’ service commission concerning teacher education goes through. The Post Training Certificate for In- Service Teachers will target all in service teachers and teachers not currently Employed by TSC, but have completed corresponding teacher education courses. The teachers to be enrolled in this course are graduates of: Early childhooddevelopment education training Primary teacher education training Diploma in teacher education training Bachelor of education .Diploma in education Special needs education
The post training teacher certificate course will be offered within a duration of 9 Months during School Holidays. Teachers who will be undertaking the post training teacher certificate course will also do micro teaching during this training The rational for the post training teacher certificate course is CBC compliance and the learning areas will involve: Competency based curriculum learning areas and pedagogy 21 century principles and practices of teacher education, Andragogyand lifelong learning assessment, Action research Inclusivity Coaching and mentorship identification and nurturing of learner potential.Blending content and pedagogy micro teaching Practicum, supervision and assessment Reflective teaching and pedagogical reasoning.
The post training certificate course is to be is to take a period of 9 months. This is scheduled to be done during school holidays. While undertaking the post training teacher certificate course, teachers will be required to do micro teaching. This is meant to ensure compliance with the Competency Based Curriculum. The proposal for the post certificate course for teachers is yet to be approved.
This comes as the commission continue to understand rapid changes in terms of teacher qualifications
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