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1. DIPLOMA IN PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION (DPTE)

2. DIPLOMA IN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT TEACHER EDUCATION (DECTE)

  • All applicants wishing to be considered for admission to Diploma Teacher Training Colleges are invited to apply. Registration forms are available and can 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 6th April, to Tuesday 20th April, 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.

Entry Requirements for the Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (DPTE)

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

  1. 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 subjects.
    • English;
    • Kiswahili;
    • Mathematics;
    • Humanities (any one subject);
    • Sciences (any one subject);
  2. For candidates with disabilities, the minimum entry grade is a C- (Minus) and a C- (Minus) in the cluster of subjects stated above.
  3. The duration of the course shall be three (3) years in accordance with the approved Curriculum designs
  4. The trainee shall be required to cover the recommended hours for coursework, required hours for practicum and pass the assessments as directed by Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC).
  5. The Teacher Trainee shall undertake three months micro-teaching course which is a pre-requisite for teaching practice.
  6. Candidates shall be required to produce evidence of adherence to positive moral values and good behaviour such as Police Clearance.

Entry Requirements for the Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE)

  1. The academic entry requirements for the Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE) shall be C plain mean Grade in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (KCSE) or its equivalent (as equated by the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)
  2. Candidates with disabilities shall be admitted with C Minus (-) grade in KCSE or its equivalent
  3. The duration for the Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE) shall be three (03) years.
  4. The trainees undertaking the Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE) shall take ALL courses specified in the DECTE curriculum.
  5. The trainees shall undertake a micro Teaching course of three (03 months) which shall be a pre-requisite for the Teaching Practicum of two school terms.
  6. To be awarded the Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE), the candidate must complete the required hours for coursework and pass the stipulated assessment as directed by the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)
  7. Candidates shall be required to produce evidence of adherence to positive moral values and good behaviour such as Police Clearance.

Julius O. Jwan, PhD, MBS
Principal Secretary

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