TSC allowances .The current deputy Secretary General of the Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET),Moses Nthurima has expressed the belief that Science teachers are expected to be paid risk allowances following the dangers and the nature of the work they do.
The secretary also pointed out that teachers often have long working hours saying that their lessons start early in the morning and ending late at night and therefore emphasized emphasized the need to address this by paying them overtime.
The above remarks were made by Nthurima made t during a KUPPET annual general meeting in Seme Sub-county, Kisumu County, . Dr. James Nyikal, the area MP was the chief guest.
Nthurima also advocated for a review of teacher training programs inorder to ensure that they are aligned to the current educational trends.
He as well proposed that individuals pursuing management roles in education institutions should receive the appropriate training at the university level to prepare them for administrative positions.
While addressing the issue of teacher remuneration,he raised the concerns about discrimination, indicating that disparities in pay between those working at TSC offices and regular classroom teachers should be addressed.