Colleges approved to offer the new Diploma in Primary Teacher Education Course.
Colleges approved to offer the new Diploma in Primary Teacher Education Course.

Are you intending to pursue a diploma in primary education and ECD course this year? The Ministry of education has advertised intake to diploma colleges for the May 2021 intake.

All applicants wishing to be considered for admission to Diploma Teacher Training Colleges are invited to apply.

REGISTRATION FORMS

Registration forms are now available and can be downloaded from the Ministry of Education’s website, www.education.go.ke.

Hard copies are available in the County Directors of Education (CDEs) offices. Duly filled registration forms should be submitted to Sub County Directors of Education Offices from Tuesday 23rd February to 7th March, 2021 by the applicants in person.

Those with special needs are also encouraged to apply.
Candidates are advised to register in only one Centre double registration will lead to automatic disqualification

REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION

The following are the recommended admission requirements for the Diploma in Primary & Early Childhood Development Teacher Education in Kenya.

a). Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (Grade 1-6) entry grade is KCSE Mean Grade of C (Plain) or its equivalent with a C in the following cluster subjects.
English and Kiswahili;
Mathematics;
Humanities (Any);
iv. Sciences (Any).

b). For candidates with disabilities the minimum entry grade is C- (Minus) and a C- (Minus) in the cluster of subjects stated above.

The duration of the course shall be three (3) years in accordance with the approved Curriculum designs.

The Trainees shall be required to cover the recommended hours for coursework, required hours for practicum and pass the assessments as directed by Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC).

e). The Teacher Trainee shall undertake three months micro-teaching course which is a pre-requisite for teaching practice.

List of Teacher Training Colleges approved to offer the new Diploma in Primary Teacher Education Course- Ministry of education