Pre-school teachers ask for better wages - 7 months ago, 12 July 16:07

By: Faith Nyamai

Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE) teachers on Thursday demanded to be given a scheme of service to end the discrimination they have faced over the years.

The teachers complained that despite holding diploma and degree certificates, county governments are paying them a flat rate of below 15,000.

Other counties, they said, have refused to employ them on permanent basis.

National ECDE correspondent Lawrence Otunga said teachers have no job groups.

"Some teachers have been on contract for more than three years," he said.

The teachers were holding their first ever stakeholders meeting  with the Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed , Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) and governors to air out their grievances at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development in Nairobi.

Knut Secretary-General Wilson Sossion said teachers must have a scheme of service and will push for the county bill to be enacted into law.

Mr Sossion further said ECDE learning ...
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