The Teachers Service Commission, TSC, has instructed the County Directors to guide the selection 15 Agriculture teachers per county who will attend the annual National Agriculture Teachers Conference from 21st to 23rd August 2019 at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Juja.
Here is the circular to all County Directors by the TSC Boss Dr Nancy Macharia;
‘NATIONAL AGRICULTURE TEACHERS CONFERENCE
The Agricultural Society of Kenya will host its annual National Agriculture Teachers Conference from 21st to 23rd August 2019 at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Juja.
It is aimed at disseminating information on innovation in Agriculture Education to Agriculture teachers.
Each County is required to identify 15 schools which will nominate one (1) Agriculture teacher each.
Further, the selected schools should be advised as follows:
i. The teachers will be expected to pay Kshs. 6,500/- per person at the venue. This covers the seminar tuition, study material, coordination, meals and refreshments at coffee breaks.
ii. The society will provide accommodation at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
iii. Schools to cater for travel allowances and other incidental expenses.
County Directors should ensure they get feedback on effectiveness of the programme from Principals of schools that will be represented.’
The Agricultural Society has been conducting this workshops for a while now with the last edition being held at Egerton university in August, 2018.