TSC Training for OCS Teachers Set to Start .
Teachers Service Commission TSC is looking forward to start a one-week training program for teachers from every school who will be in charge of Office of Career Services OCS within their schools.
These teachers will be responsible for administering career guidance in their respective schools.
According to the commission,most TSC County Directors have so far responded positively to a TSC memo which since mandates them to assist school administrators in establishing an Office of Career Services (OCS) in schools.
The plan to have the OCS office in schools with give teachers a chance to oversee the Office of Career Services.
TSC addressed a memo to all County Directors bearing the reference number TSC/DQAS/MEMOS/CD/40/VOLII/89. This memo was dated 16th August 2023 that has details about the Office of Career Services.
OFFICE OF CAREER SERVICES
In this memo , it was indicated that the state Department for Labour and Skills Development holds the responsibility of supervising skills development across various sectors.
It is also responsible for establishing and managing the institutional framework that has to connect with industry skill development and training as indicated in the Executive Order No. 1 of 2021.
According to the memo, Department is therefore committed to foster career guidance due to the following reasons;
- Reducing skill mismatches
- To enhance the transition from school to the workforce
- To improve employability
- To facilitate labor mobility
- To reintegrate marginalized and vulnerable groups into the education and labor market services.
As a result the Department has devised a National Policy Framework and established Offices of Career Services (OCS).
It is important to note that already the offices of Career Services (OCS) have been instituted in numerous universities,youth polytechnic , technical vocational centers and even primary and secondary schools.
All the institutions were expected to give a feedback on names of selected teachers to the County Directors’ office by the 10th of September 2023.
TSC Training for OCS Teachers Set to Start