Changes have taken root in the education system, especially in colleges and institutions in Kenya. Recently, the Kenyan government has revised the entry criteria into the teachers training colleges. Minimum entry requirements for joining teachers training colleges.
In this article, we will discuss in detail, the minimum entry requirements for joining teachers training colleges.
The minimum requirement for joining teachers training colleges in Kenya that offer a teaching program is now a mean grade of C (Plain) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
It is a sigh of relief for students aspiring to pursue a diploma course in education. These students will be required to have a minimum grade of C (plain).
Importantly, there will be no additional subject requirements for students who opt to study for a diploma course in education.
Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Services (KUCCPS) has gone ahead to open its portal allowing students to apply for colleges of their choice in Kenya
What are Teachers Training Colleges (TTC)?
Noteworthy, KUCCPS, opens its portal every year, and placement of students is done. Here, students have a chance to choose their preferred course.
Further, teachers training colleges in Kenya give opportunity to students to choose whatever program they desire.
The programs offered in the teachers training colleges are sciences and arts courses. A student who has joined in teachers colleges in Kenya can choose to do a course in Education science or Education arts.
Best courses offered at the Teachers Training Colleges
A course in education at colleges usually takes a minimum of three (3) years. The time span is enough for training and teaching practices in the field of education.
Students aspiring to pursue a diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE) must have scored a minimum grade of C (Plain).
The Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE) students will be required to complete the coursework and assignments and sit for the Kenya National Education Council (KNEC) exams.
These changes in the education system and grade revision came as a result of the Presidential Party on Education Reforms (PWPER) recommendations.
Additionally, there has been an elimination or dropping of subject requirements as implemented earlier.
Students are now required to have a C (Plain) grade in all subjects plus a C (Plain) in English or Kiswahili, mathematics, science, and humanity.
Requirements for joining teachers training colleges
- Minimum grade of C (plain)
- C (Plain) in English or Kiswahili.
- C (Plain) in subjects such as Mathematics, science, and humanity.