Official ECDE and PTE Upgrading Programme Intake for the Year 2021

The  Ministry of education has today released the official Advertisement of the upgrading program for the year 2021.

The upgrading program will be for two categories, namely ;

1.From ECDE certificate to Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE)
2. From Primary Teacher Education certificate(PTE) to Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (DPTE)

All applicants who will be wishing to apply and  be considered for  for the admission in Teacher Training colleges for upgrading certificate ECDE and Primary Teacher Education (PTE)  to DECTE and DPTE respectively are invited to apply.

The program will be only for the trained teachers with ECDE and PTE who are not currently employed

The school based upgrading programme will be available to everyone once the school calendar normalizes.

For the applicants, the application forms are available on the Ministry of education website www.education.go.ke

The forms will be downloaded from the Ministry of education website or one can pick the hard copies which are available at the County Director of Education (CDEs) at no cost.

Dully filled application forms will be submitted to the Sub-County Director of Education Offices from Thursday 29th July to 13th August 2021.

Candidates are also advised to register in one center since double registration will lead to automatic disquafication.

Requirements and fee will be stipulated by the letter of offer.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR UPGRADING FROM  ECDE TO DECTE

The applicant Must have;

  • Possess a valid ECDE Certificate
  • Be registered by TSC
  • The duration of the course will be 1890 Hrs
  • The trainne shall take all the courses specified in the upgrading programme of DECTE
  • The trainne shall have a teaching practicum of 300Hrs
  • One has to complete all the duration of the programme and pass the assessment so as to be awarded the certificate
  • Applicants shall be required tp produce the evidence of adherence to positive moral values and good behaviour
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR UPGRADING FROM PTE TO DPTE
  • The applicant must possess a valid PTE certificate
  • The applicant must be registered by TSC
  • The duration of the course will be 1500Hr
  • The course should be full residential
  • The trainee shall take all courses specified in the upgrading programme of DPTE
  • The trainne shall take a teaching practicum of 300hrs
  • The trainne must complete the course fully so as to be awarded the certificate by KNEC
  • Applicants shall be required tp produce the evidence of adherence to positive moral values and good behaviour
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