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TSC Marking Scheme 2021 for the Advertised Replacement Vacancies

The 1,550 advertised vacancies present a chance for registered but unemployed teachers who exited service through natural attrition (1,119 posts for primary schools ad 431 posts for secondary schools).

The Teachers Service Commission has since released a marking scheme to be used during the recruitment.

TSC 2021 RECRUITMENT MARKING SCHEME

SECONDARY SCHOOLS SCORE SHEET

Awarding of marks based on academic and professional qualifications.

Teachers are awarded marks, here, depending on the strength of their academic grades. The better the grades, the better the score marks. The maximum score for this awarding criteria is 35 marks.

Awarding of marks for Bachelor of Education (BED) DEGREE

Score area
Maximum scoe
BED Degree (First Class Honours)
35
BED Degree (Second class upper)
30
BED Degree (Second class lower)
25
BED Degree Pass
20

Awarding of marks for teachers with Bachelor of Arts (BA) plus PGDE or Bachelor of Science (BSC) plus PGDE

Score area
Maximum score
First class honours
35
Second class upper
30
Second class lower
25
Pass
20

Awarding of marks for teachers with a diploma in technical education

Score area
Maximum score
Distinction
25
Credit
20
Pass
15

Awarding of marks for teachers with a diploma in education

Score areas
Maximum score
Distinction
25
Credit
20
Pass
15

Awarding of marks based on length of stay since qualifying as a teacher

The marking scheme in this area favors teachers who have stayed at home for a long period after qualifying as a teacher. The maximum score for this area is 50%.

The year of completing professional training (PGDE or BED) whose certificate is used for scoring in part A of the score sheet determined the length of stay but not the year of enhancement.

Awarding Of Marks Based On Length of Stay since Completing Qualification as a Teacher

Length of Stay
Maximum score
2012 and before
50
2013
45
2014
40
2015
35
2016
30
2017
25
2018
20
2019
15
2020 and after
10
Maximum score
50

Awarding of marks based on Length of stay since exiting from service for those previously employed by TSC

Length of stay
Maximum score
2020 and after
50
2019-2018
45
2017 – 2016
40
2015 – 2014
30
2013 – 2012
25
2011-2010
20
2009 – 2008
15
2007 and before
10
Maximum score
50

Awarding of marks based on communication and other abilities

This criteria of awarding marks is crucial because many candidates tie on parts A and B. this means that, this part is used to break ties. You need to have better knowledge with TSC and current affairs apart from having a clear understanding of your teaching areas.

At the same time, you must have certification in co-curricular activities to ensure you get the maximum 5 marks in this section. No candidate should score a zero in this aspect.

Scoring area
Maximum score
Communication skills
1
Presentation
1
Participation in co-curricular activities while teaching
1
Students’ academic performance
1
Special talents
1
MAXIMUM SCORE
5

Teachers who have served as interns before are awarded an extra 10 marks as long as they show evidence of internship service.

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