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KSCE Holders Urged to Apply for Diploma Teachers Training Colleges

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KSCE) holders wishing to join Diploma Teacher Training Colleges have been urged to apply for the positions from today 6th April to 20th April, 2021.

The Principal Secretary for Early Learning and Basic Education, Dr. Julius Jwan said the Ministry of Education is inviting KCSE holders to apply for either a Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (DPTE) or Diploma in Early Childhood Development Teacher Education (DECTE).

Jwan said the requirements for a Diploma in Primary Teacher Education is a KCSE Mean Grade of C (Plain) or its equivalent with a C Plain in English, Kiswahili, Mathematics, and also a C in any of the humanities subject and sciences subjects.

In a press statement sent to newsrooms, the PS however, noted that candidates with disabilities applying will be required to have the minimum entry grade of a C- (Minus) and a C- (Minus) in English, Kiswahili, Mathematics, and also a C- in any of the humanities subject and sciences subjects.

“Applicants for the Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education require a C Plain Mean Grade in the KCSE or its equivalent as equated by the Kenya National Examinations Council,” he added.

He at the same time announced that both courses shall take a duration of three years in accordance with the approved curriculum designs.

Applications are advised to secure registration forms for purposes of application from the Ministry of Education’s website, www.education.go.ke or from County Directors of Education (CDEs).

“Candidates are advised to register in only one centre. Avoid double registration as it will lead to automatic disqualification,” advised the PS.

By Bernadette Khaduli

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