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What pay increase mean for teachers in different grades

From left: Kenya National Union of Teachers Secretary General Wilson Sossion, TSC chairperson Lydia Nzomo and Knut chairperson Mudzo Nzili sign the Collective Bargaining Agreement on June 16, 2017 at the TSC headquarters in Nairobi. The implementation will be in two phases for teachers currently in Job groups H, J and K

Teachers and their employer have finally agreed on how to implement a salary rise awarded last year.

The agreement reached  today after a long consultative meeting between the Teachers Service Commission and Kenya National Union of Teachers.

The implementation of the collective bargaining agreement will take effect from July 1, 2017.

The government has committed Sh54 billion to be used for the implementation of the CBA, which will benefit all teachers employed by the TSC.


THE 2017-2021 CBA
Ladies and gentlemen,
Let me take this opportunity to thank all that were involved directly or indirectly
to ensure that the July Pt, 2017 to June 30th, 2021 Collective Bargaining
Agreement (CBA) becomes a reality to the benefit of Kenyan teachers, and the
Education sector in general.
The primary objective and purpose of this CBA, the first ever Agreement to be

2 Teachers abducted by Alshabaab in Garissa

Suspected Al-Shabaab militants have burned down a school and abducted two teachers in an overnight attack in Fafi, Garissa.

The militants, armed with small arms and explosions, also vandalised a mobile communication mast in the area.


The attackers destroy telecom masts during their attacks to disrupt police communication.

Teachers gives Government 21days ultimatum to implement CBA

Teachers have issued a 21-day ultimatum to the government to implement their 54 billion CBA.

Knut secretary general Wilson Sossion said failure to do so will result in "the worst strike ever witnessed in the recent past".

"If they do not release the CBA in three weeks, we are not going to use sugar coated words any more but we will declare our stand over the government," he said on Saturday.


Teachers salaries payrise to be implemented on july

The government has assured teachers that a salary deal struck last year would be implemented on july

During the launch of the Association of Alumni Communities of Kenya at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i said the Teachers Service Commission would honour the agreement.

Isiolo Teacher Sacco on the spot over alleged Sh77m loss

About 300 teachers who are members of the Isiolo Teachers' Sacco have threatened to sue its employees who are implicated in the loss of Sh77 million.

The teachers, who accused some sacco employees of fraudulently obtaining the amount, leaving its coffers dry, have threatened to withdraw from the sacco.

Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (Kuppet) Isiolo branch Secretary Mwiti Gichunge said though a tribunal and an inquiry committee had been formed to investigate the suspected fraud in 2015, no action has been taken.

Fraudsters targeting teachers’ bank loans

A network of fraudsters has been stealing the identities of teachers and obtaining bank loans in Kiambu and Nyeri counties.

This was revealed after atwo women were arrested at the TSC offices in Kiambu last week seeking the processing of a Sh. 1.5 million loan using stolen personal details of a teacher. The two women had sought for the loan from a bank branch in Limuru using details of a teacher at Muchatha Primary School.

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EDUCATION Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has cautioned universities against admitting unqualified students, especially politicians who he said are keen to acquire certificates ahead of the next General Election.

“I am aware that the political season is here with us again and politicians are running to our institutions to obtain papers in the shortest time possible,” said Dr Matiang’i.

He went on: “Kindly note that all students admitted into your programmes must meet the minimum admission requirements and contact hours for teaching.”