Are you intending to become a teacher in Kenya? Well. Before you intend to undertake any education related training (like teaching) it is necessary that you know the current requirements by the Teachers Service Commission, TSC.
It will be needless for you to undertake a teacher training course only for you to be rejected by TSC upon graduation. The TSC requirements for teachers keep on being revised from time to time. Be sure to see any future changes in this site.
Current TSC requirements for education (teaching) courses/programmes in Kenya
Below is a summary of the admission requirements for all the education programmes as set by TSC;
|Regulators (TSC) Minimum Academic and Professional Requirements|
|Certificate in early Childhood Education (CECD)||Minimum mean grade C (minus) at KCSE
Minimum mean grade D+ (Plus) at KCSE and KNEC proficiency certificate
|2||Diploma in Early Childhood Education (DECD)||Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE and ECDE Certificate from KNEC
Mean grade C+ (plus) and above for University Diploma.
|3||Diploma in Teacher Education (Arts)||
|4||Diploma in Teacher Education (Science)||
|5||Diploma in Special Needs Education (DSNE)||
|6||Bachelor of Education (Primary Education)||A mean grade of C (plain) and C plain two teaching subjects|
|7||Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood (BECD)||Mean grade C+ and above|
|8||Bachelor of Education (Science)||
|9||Bachelor of Education (Arts)||
|10||Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)||
|11||Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education (Primary Education)||Mean grade C+ and above|
|12||Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education (Secondary Education||
|13||Master of Education||Bachelor of Education with at least Second Class, Honours, Upper Division or its equivalent from a recognized University.
Bachelor of Education with Second Class, Honours Lower Division or its equivalent from a recognized University with at least two years teaching experience.
Bachelor of Arts /Science degree with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from a recognized University.
|14||Doctor of Philosophy||Master of Education degree in a relevant area of specialization.|
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I am a degree holder in ECDE. my KCSE score is B- . how can i enhance and become a secondary school teacher ? i am now 42years old. please advice.
HELLO, HAD SCORED D+ ON MY KCSE WHICH I SAT IN 2008, KINDLY WOULD NEED TO DO EDUCATION I.E EARLY CHILD HOOD EDUCATION AS I ADVANCED.
NEED YOUR GUIDANCE
Hallo, I scored C plain in KCSE, then did a Primary Teacher Education, P1 Certificate. I’m employed by the TSC Commission, thanks to Almighty and to TSC. I would like to enhance upto degree with my qualifications. Which path of advancing should I take, considering the TSC requirements?
Hello,am yet to graduate with a computer science degree…can i get to each computer studies only without any combination after PGDE or need to add some units to combine with maths because my college offered only 6 units?
I attained a D+ in 2018 and i want to pursue P1 teacher
I have C+ Meangrade… D- in maths with 2 teaching subjects C+ and above ….can I qualify for bachelor’s education please?
You won’t qualify to pursue regular education… unless you pursue bachelor’s in education special needs secondary Option…with either D+ in maths / Bio C+ and above in place of mathematics!!!
Hi, I did diploma in special needs education secondary option with a c plain in KCSE but I can’t get TSC number.
Already employed by tsc p1.scored B- in ksce,have c minus in english.all the others c plus and above.can I qualify to persue bachelor of education arts ?