Kenya: Bungoma County Target recruitment of 800 Early Childhood Development (ECD) teachers
Posted by African Press International on July 31, 2013
- BY GODFREY WAMALWA,API,KENYA
Bungoma county government in collaboration with the ministry of education have started a registration process that would in the end have at least 800 Early Childhood Development (ECD) teachers recruited.
Speaking while overseeing the exercise in Bungoma North District, the county programs officer in charge of early childhood education Mr.Kennedy Sabwami Ndalila revealed that the process is aimed at strengthening the education foundation by motivating the teachers in the area.
Mr Sabwami further said that the process is being conducted in the nine districts of Bungoma County and appealed to teachers with valid certificates to show up.
According to the officer,Certificates of those who registered will be vetted by a selected team at the county level in order to attain the 800 qualified teachers that will be employed and dispatched to work in the eight hundred public schools within Bungoma County.
He also urged the parents to let their children pursue the ECD course saying it has now gained recognition among the education stakeholders that have seen the importance of investing in it.
The teachers who showed up for the registration process could not hide their joy and thanked the Bungoma county governor Kenneth Lusaka for his humble initiative to have them paid by the county government for their services saying they had suffered for long.