Teachers Service Commission TSC Act 2012 Pdf
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1. This Act may be cited as the Teachers •Service Commission Act, 2012.
2. (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—
“chairperson” means the chairperson bf the Commission. appointed under the Constitution and section 8;
“Commission” means the Teachers Service Commission established under Article 237 of the Constitution;
“head teacher” means the lead educator or administrator in a primary school level educational institution appointed by the Commission as such and responsible for the implementation of the educational policy guidelines and professional practices;
“learner” means a person undergoing instruction in an educational institution;
“member” means a member of the Commission appointed in accordance with the Constitution and section 8 of this Act;
“principal” means the lead • educator or administrator in a post-primary school level educational institution appointed by the Commission as such and responsible for the implementation of educational policy guidelines and professional practices;
“register” means the register of teachers as provided for by section 24;
“Secretary” means the Secretary to the Commission appointed by the Commission under Article 250 (12) of the Constitution in accordance with the procedure set out in section 16;
“teacher” means a person who has been trained as a teacher as provided for in law and registered as a teacher;
“teaching certificate” means a certificate issued to a registered teacher under section 35 (2) (b) of this Act;
“teaching service” means the collectivity of all individuals registered by the commission and engaged in the teaching profession whether employed by the Commission or not; and
“teaching standards” mean standards of teaching prescribed by the Commission under section 35 and the regulations made there under.
(2) Until after the first general elections under the Constitution, references in this Act to the expression
“Cabinet Secretary” and “Principal Secretary” shall be construed to mean “Minister” and “Permanent Secretary” respectively.
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