Top level officers from the teachers service commission (TSC) are set to visit schools to monitor implementation of TPAD appraisal system. Schools are expected to have started implementing Term 0ne 2021 teacher performance appraisal and development (TPAD2) and performance contracting (PC) for heads and principals.
“TSC Commissioners will be visiting to monitor TPAD/PC implementation in schools next week 9th – 20th August 2021 (this week), kindly ensure that all the teachers in your school have prepared, used, updated and maintained all the professional documents as per the teacher’s check list,” reads a memo sent to Principals.
“As a head of institution check that all documents that are expected to be endorsed on weekly basis are compiled to. Also prepare your documents as per the head of institution check list,” adds the memo.
According to the 2020 TPAD/ PC Calendar from TSC teachers should have, by now, downloaded Performance Contracting documents from the TSC Website.
Other tasks that ought to have been accomplished include: setting targets, signing of Performance Contracting Forms (By heads and Principals) and creating the new TPAD 2 accounts. Weekly lesson attendance reports are also supposed to have been filed online among other periodically executable tasks.
School heads are also to display the TPAD cycle activities and the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results for at least five years. Also to be displayed on the school’s noticeboard are Lesson observation schedules and KCSE 2020 targets.