Defining the teachers we need for the education we want, and creating them

This year, World Teachers’ Day celebrations focused on the theme, “The teachers we need for the education we want: The global imperative to reverse the teacher shortage”.We appreciate Unesco in this respect for always driving the agenda of Education in all our societies and nations by designing yearly themes that resonate with the contemporary needs of Education.

In Kenya, the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) led all education stakeholders in celebrating the Kenyan teachers on October 5 – the World Teachers’ Day.

The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has set a tradition of dedicating a whole day for