Listed Primary and Secondary Schools Without School Heads
Listed Primary and Secondary Schools Without School Heads. Amazingly, there are almost 3,000 public schools without head teachers.
The counties with the highest teacher shortage are shown by new statistics. There are no principals in 1,918 primary schools and 1,441 high schools.
3,359 public primary and secondary schools require institutional leadership during significant educational reforms.
The worst secondary teacher shortage in the country is seen in Kakamega County.
4,283 instructors are needed in the county’s 421 secondary schools. The county’s 9,999 instructors are taught by 5,716 teachers.
With 608 schools, Kisumu County has the most 4,317-teacher shortfall in primary schools. Instead of 10,547, the county had 6,230 primary school teachers.
These results come from PWPER.
Scarcity of teachers
In public primary nursery schools, there are 42,522 tutors, according to the Draught Task Force research. In the nation’s 28,818 elementary schools, nursery teachers are employed.
Rift Valley has the most nursery school teachers out of 10,654 primary schools, with 13,589 of them. There are 3,417 preschools in Coast.
According to the poll, many elementary and secondary schools are lacking in leadership. The three counties with the most headless schools are Kakamega, Kitui, and Kisii.
121 of Kakamega’s 895 elementary schools don’t have a headmaster, according to task force statistics from The Standard.
There were 69 institutions in each of Kitui, Kisii, Nakuru, Makueni, Bungoma, Bomet, Nandi, Nyamira, and Muranga without a formal head.
Samburu, Garissa, Isiolo, and Narok have the fewest schools without administration.
There are no heads in three of Garissa’s 195 schools. The 112 primary schools in Isiolo have five heads, the 711 in Narok have seven, and the seven in Samburu have no heads.
Out of 452 secondary schools, Kitui County has 68 without a principal.
56 of the 373 secondary schools in Nakuru and 57 of the 333 schools in Homa Bay are without principals.
On the list of secondary schools without heads, Bomet (55), Kakamega (53), West Pokot (53), Meru (51) and Migori (50) are at the top.
Baringo, Marsabit, and West Pokot primary schools have more head teachers than institutions, according to the task force’s draft report.
849 principals oversee 722 elementary schools in Baringo County. There are 195 principals serving the 180 elementary schools in Marsabit County. For 654 primary schools in West Pokot, there are 670 head teachers.
The chairman of the instructors Service Commission, Dr. Nancy Macharia, mentioned before parliament that some tutors had head teacher credentials but serve as classroom instructors.
Despite having the most students, secondary schools are the ones with the worst teacher shortages.
There are 223,296 teachers in primary schools despite the demand for 267,792 more. There are 123,985 teachers in 9,246 secondary schools, but they need 182,566. Institutions lack 58,581 people.
According to information, Bungoma County, after Kakamega County, has the second-highest shortfall of secondary school teachers.
With 370 secondary schools, Bungoma requires 3,529 teachers.
The 373 secondary schools in Nakuru require 2,875 teachers. Following is Homa Bay County, which has 2,570 vacancies in its 333 secondary schools.
The top five secondary schools with a lack of staff in Bomet County are closed. 2,368 professors are needed for 280 secondary schools.
With 543 elementary schools, Kilifi requires 3,344 teachers.
The research indicates that 2,954 instructors are required for the 711 primary schools in Narok County. 2,922 tutors are required for Kakamega County’s 895 primary schools.
The lack of elementary school teachers in Kitui is ranked fifth. 2,911 teachers are required for 1,382 primary schools.
Listed Primary and Secondary Schools Without School Heads
9,246 secondary schools around the country require 58,581 high school instructors. The study predicts that 23,274 elementary schools will have 44,496 teacher shortages.
There are not enough primary and secondary public school instructors.
The data for TSC’s strategic plan unveiling last week were better.
TSC reported having 111,870 tutoring needs. In its five-year strategic plan, the teacher’s employer requested Sh78 billion to hire more teachers.
TSC would spend Sh134 billion on the strategy plan.
According to Dr. Macharia, the strategic plan for 2023–2027 reflects the state of the schools and places a high priority on teacher wellbeing.
Teachers shape their charges. She claimed that in order to better serve our clients, we changed our company’s vision statement to read “motivated, ethical, and globally competitive teacher”.
The teacher is clearly at the heart of our reforms, she continued. The main focuses of the new plan demonstrate our orientation.
According to the draught task force study, the rise in pupils enrolled in basic education, the 100% transition, and free day secondary school are to blame for the teacher shortage.
They assert that by adding more disciplines, the competency-based curriculum made the problem worse. TSC is hiring 20,000 instructors to fill open positions in schools. TSC stated that 18,000 student instructors have been hired for junior secondary schools (JSS).
To assist elementary schools in implementing the new curricula, 2,000 more intern teachers will be hired. Dr. Macharia stated that the deadline for job applications is July 18. According to the draught task force research, there are too many primary school teachers in six counties.
There are too many professors in Baringo (411), Embu (74), Kericho (54), Kirinyaga (255), and Murang’a (2).
The reforms team recommended that the TSC transfer teachers from overstaffed districts to schools where there are a lack of teachers.