More than 30,000 teachers to be hired to oversee Junior Secondary Schools.


According to TSC CEO Nancy Macharia, 21,550 teacher interns would be sent to Junior Secondary Schools (JSS) to help with student learning.

Speaking on Wednesday during the announcement of the KCPE (Kenya Certificate of Primary Education) results for 2022, Macharia said that it will assist in facilitating learning in junior secondary schools.

“9,000 permanent and pensionable teachers will be hired, along with 21,550 teacher interns.” She revealed.

She further pointed out that 137,772 teachers in total were engaged during the administration of the 2022 KCPE exam.

According to KNEC CEO David Njengere, the KPSEA results would be made public on January 16 of the following year.

The report on the first KPSEA exam will be released in three reports, according to Njengere.

The tests, which were given between November 28 and 30, involved about 1.3 million pupils.

The pupils will graduate and go on to Grade 7 in January. There, they will enroll in junior secondary schools under the CBC program.