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Changes in Diploma and University Degree Courses


Changes in Diploma and University Degree Courses

Changes in Diploma and University Degree Courses.

Kenya’s Teachers Service Commission is a government institution in Kenya that is responsible for :

Official process of hiring teachers and assigning them to any public school, as well as

Official Promotion of teachers

Official transfer, discipline,

official termination of  their employment.

Inorder for one to be employed by TSC,  he/she must meet teaching qualifications required.

Legibility of one  to teach in secondary schools,he/she must be a diploma and bachelor of education graduate and must have a mean grade of C+ or better in KCSE.

One must also have a C+ in two teaching subjects  as per  to the new TSC requirements for teacher recruitment. Those who are interested PTE applicants, they  must have a C-plain or higher and a PTE certificate from KNEC.

Also the minimum average grade for visually and hearing-impaired people is a C-minus.

Those who wish to join teaching profession  and have C in the KCSE qualify as primary school teacher but not a secondary school teacher.

Now all  the Secondary school teachers must have a minimum KCSE grade of C+, as well as a C+ in each of their two academic subjects.

In addition, the minimum academic and professional qualifications for teacher registration and recruitment are a bachelor’s degree in education with two (2) teaching subjects or a bachelor’s degree in science or arts with a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) in two teaching subjects.

Persons  who have acquired a Diploma in Education or gone through the A level system in the pertinent field, as well as Bachelor of Education undergraduates with a mean grade of C Plain and C Plain in the two teaching topics at KCSE, are qualified (s).

Again  the  bridging or pre-university diploma will be awarded to those who finish the course.

In the above circumstance, all the applicants must have a C+ (plus) grade in two teaching areas, or one (1) Principle and two (2) Subsidiaries at the “A” level, or its equivalent, to be considered for the Diploma.

With the  science-based programs, applicants must additionally have a grade of C (plain) in English and a grade of C (plain) in arithmetic, or a mark of D+ (plus) in math for non-science programs.

A teaching certificate from a recognized teacher education college is also a requirement.

Those Diploma Teachers who graduated from college in 2008 or before with a mean grade of C (plain) in two teaching subject areas are competent.

Special students who are deaf or blind and must have gotten a C.


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