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Article 237. Teachers Service Commission

(1) There is established the Teachers Service Commission.

(2) The functions of the Commission are–

  • (a) to register trained teachers;
  • (b) to recruit and employ registered teachers;
  • (c) to assign teachers employed by the Commission for service in any public school or institution;
  • (d) to promote and transfer teachers;
  • (e) to exercise disciplinary control over teachers; and
  • (f) to terminate the employment of teachers.

(3) The Commission shall–

  • (a) review the standards of education and training of persons entering the teaching service;
  • (b) review the demand for and the supply of teachers; and
  • (c) advise the national government on matters relating to the teaching profession.