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Smase training for teachers 2021

A total of 5,259 teachers will undergo training on Information and communications technology (ICT) integration in teaching and learning. The teachers have been selected from twenty six (26) counties across the country.

List of counties whose teachers will be trained

S/N County Number of teachers
1 Baringo 174
2 Bungoma 385
3 Busia 156
4 Elgeyo-Marakwet 121
5 Embu 196
6 Garissa 51
7 Homa Bay 350
8 Isiolo 30
9 Kakamega 422
10 Kilifi 164
11 Kirinyaga 151
12 Kisii 346
13 Lamu 24
14 Machakos 368
15 Makueni 382
16 Mandera 50
17 Meru 382
18 Mombasa 44
19 Nakuru 317
20 Narok 60
21 Nyamira 190
22 Nyandarua 170
23 Siaya 242
24 Tharaka-Nithi 149
25 Trans-Nzoia 239
26 Vihiga 160
Total 5,259

The Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education in Africa (CEMASTEA), which will be training the teachers, has already received the details including email addresses of teachers in your county to participate in the 2021 ICT Training.

The training will take place from 19th -30th April 2021 and it will be conducted on a virtual platform by CEMASTEA staff with synchronous sessions running from 4.00pm to 5.00pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The selected teachers will be expected to work asynchronously in the Google classrooms on Tuesdays, Thursdays and over the first weekend of the training.

Teachers who shall be marking this year’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination and have been selected will have to be replaced immediately.

“CEMASTEA takes cognizance of the fact that during the training period, some of the teachers whose names have been submitted for training might be involved in national examinations activities. In this regard, the CTCDC is requested to establish such cases and replace the teachers who may not be available during that period.

The replacements should in line with our guidelines CEMASTEA/CDE/VOL.VI/026 dated 28th December 2020.

CEMASTEA is training teachers on innovative teaching and learning approaches aimed at developing critical thinking and problem solving skills and use of ICT in teaching and learning.

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