More disappointment to teachers as TSC scraps off more degree courses

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has announced today  that it will not register teachers who will train in subjects that are not in their current curriculum.



Applicants who wishes to register with TSC having done graduated with the subjects that are currently NOT in the curriculum do not qualify irrespective of having undertaken a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) and/or Enhancement”  part of the guidelines for registration of new teachers outlined.



Those who have undertaken a PGDE with these courses are NOT eligible for registration as teachers. These courses do not provide sufficient subject content and therefore the mastery of the content in two teaching subjects is not adequate as required,” added  the guidelines.


However, the commission explains that those with ‘Bachelor of Science or Arts Degree, with a post-Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) and 2 teaching subjects are qualified for registration.




Below is a complete list Bachelor Of Science And Arts Degree Teaching Courses that TSC has banned .



1. Natural resources.


2. Meteorology.


3. Forestry.


4. Animal husbandry.


5. Horticulture.


6. Farm machinery.


7. Fisheries.




9. Sociology.


10 Theology/Divinity.


11 . Journalism.


12. Kiswahili and Communication.


13. Business Management/administration.


14. Banking and Finance.


15. Genomics.


16. Actuarial science


17. Environmental science.


18. Criminology.


19. Biotechnology.


20. All courses related to engineering


21. Industrial chemistry.


22. Biochemistry


23. Hospitality and tourism


24. Foods, nutrition and dietetics.


25. Technology and applied biology.


26. Microbiology


Source( educationupdates)

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