Nairobi, March 17 -- Teachers have secured a major win in court after a judge nullified decisions made by disciplinary panels that were not chaired by a member of the Teachers Service Commission (TSC).

Justice Byram Ongaya ruled that a disciplinary panel must comprise at least one commissioner who also chairs the session.

In a judgement that is likely to affect multiple disciplinary cases conducted by county directors of the TSC or other officials in the management, Justice Ongaya stated that the authority of the TSC members cannot be delegated.

The TSC, in a resolution passed at a meeting held on May 14, 2020, had resolved that hearing of all categories of discipline cases except for reviews be heard by the management.

But ruling on ...