Teachers Service Commission, TSC is yet again set to deploy thousands of P1 degree holders to secondary schools. This comes less than six months since the commission did last deployment. Early this year, 1,050 teachers were upgraded to secondary to relief the group after a long waiting.

Most secondary schools are facing shortage of teachers. The shortage has been largely brought by government policy of 100 percent transition from primary to secondary schools. The continuous deployment is aimed to aid in solving part of this insufficiency and improve the teachers student ratio.

For two consecutive years now, TSC has been deploying the P1 degree holders who upgraded their studies. In the same period, over 2,000 teachers have been deployed, 1,000 teachers annually.

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Since the introduction of Competency Based Curriculum CBC, the workload has immensely reduced in public primary schools and gone higher is secondaries. According to the commission, most of the primary teachers are underutilized. The deployment exercise is also working to sort this imbalances.

TSC has already stopped employing primary schools as the 8-4-4 system is being phased out.Teachers Service Commission, TSC is yet again set to deploy thousands of P1 degree holders to secondary schools. This comes less than six months since the commission did last deployment. Early this year, 1,050 teachers were upgraded to secondary to relief the group after a long waiting.

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Most secondary schools are facing shortage of teachers. The shortage has been largely brought by government policy of 100 percent transition from primary to secondary schools. The continuous deployment is aimed to aid in solving part of this insufficiency and improve the teachers student ratio.

For two consecutive years now, TSC has been deploying the P1 degree holders who upgraded their studies. In the same period, over 2,000 teachers have been deployed, 1,000 teachers annually.

Since the introduction of Competency Based Curriculum CBC, the workload has immensely reduced in public primary schools and gone higher is secondaries. According to the commission, most of the primary teachers are underutilized. The deployment exercise is also working to sort this imbalances.

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TSC has already stopped employing primary schools as the 8-4-4 system is being phased out. The commission says it has no plans to recruit primary school tutors, throwing into uncertainty the fate of thousands of unemployment P1 certificate holders.

This is in contradiction with an earlier statement in which TSC had announced that it will hire a total of 37,000 teachers this year, to curb for the teacher shortage in the country and reduce the unemployed backlog.

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  1. How has tsc handled applicants who applied online job in 2019 and 2020 and they have never got any response nor communication?

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