The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has released it’s new mission and vision statements to the general public.
The Commission initiated an employee competition to create a new vision, mission, and logo between September 9 to September 30, 2021. However, none of the submissions met the selection requirements, resulting in the contest being deemed non-responsive.
The Commission later decided to re-post the contest with specific selection criteria and deadlines.
Participation in the contest was encouraged from:
- Teachers in both public and private educational institutions, including Teacher Training Colleges, CEMASTEA, and Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE).
- Students and trainees at basic learning institutions, both public and private.
- Staff of the TSC Secretariat and primary public and private educational institutes.
The competition details, including the tender number TSC/DC/01/2021/2022, were available on the website www.tsc.go.ke.
TSC updated it’s mission and vision statements as follows:
Old Mission: To professionalize the teaching service for quality education and development.
New Mission: To regulate, maintain and manage the teaching service through sound policies and operational excellence for quality teaching and life long learning.
Old Vision: To be a transformative teaching service for quality education
New Vision: A motivated, ethical and globally competitive teacher
The functions of the Teachers Service Commission include:
- Registering trained teachers.
- Recruiting and employing trained teachers.
- Assigning teachers employed by the Commission to any public school or institution.
- Promoting and transferring teachers.
- Exercising disciplinary control over teachers.
- Terminating the employment of teachers.
- Reviewing the standards of education and training for individuals entering the teaching service.
- Assessing the demand for and supply of teachers.
- Advising the national government on matters related to the teaching profession.