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Teachers Insurance broker suspends and terminates contracts for health providers

 

Eight facilities serving tutors have been terminated, four suspended, while three for the security agents have been cancelled.

In its scheme report released this month, AoN Insurance says it has also forwarded a number of cases to the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) for investigation.

Five teachers assaulted by pupils in Samburu now Transferred

The TSC has transferred five female teachers who were attacked by their Standard Six pupils in Samburu County.

Speaking Thursday at Wild Waters in Mombasa during a headteachers’ meeting, Teachers Service Commission Chief Executive Officer Nancy Macharia said the Kirimoni Primary School teachers have been removed from the hostile area and deployed to safer schools.

“Nobody is going to cane our teachers and we remain silent because when someone canes a teacher he has caned TSC.

Win One million dollars Global Teacher Prize is now open

The Varkey Foundation has opened the nomination period for the lucrative Global Teacher Prize, which was founded to discover and celebrate incredible teachers from around the world.

The nomination and application was announced by Astronaut Thomas Pesquet when he announced Maggie MacDonnell as the winner of the 2017 prize from the International Space Station.

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.

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

5 Things All Great Teachers Have In Common

The quality of someone's teaching does not just refer to how much information they manage to get into their student's heads or the results that they produce. It also refers to their technique and presentation. Many teachers have a fantastic amount of knowledge that would be greatly useful to students, but they have no idea of how to express it. Great teaching often has less to do with wisdom and skills, but more to do with their attitude to their student, their subject and their work.

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Knut dimisses Teachers union membership confirmation exercise by Tsc illegal

A union has dismissed as illegal, a three-month notice given to more than 288,000 teachers across the country to confirm their union membership.

Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) Secretary-General Wilson Sossion said it was the union’s sole mandate to recruit members, and urged Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to immediately withdraw the notice.

What makes a great teacher?

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What makes a great teacher? Teaching is one of the most complicated jobs today. It demands broad knowledge of subject matter, curriculum, and standards; enthusiasm, a caring attitude, and a love of learning; knowledge of discipline and classroom management techniques; and a desire to make a difference in the lives of young people. With all these qualities required, it’s no wonder that it’s hard to find great teachers.

Here some of characteristics of a great teacher:

 

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