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TSC latest requirements for teacher training courses

These requirements may bar you from getting the coveted teaching job with TSC.
 TSC minimum requirements for teacher registration and recruitment.
Requirements/ ProgrammeDiploma in Primary EducationDiploma in Secondary EducationDegree in Secondary Education
Mean gradeAtleast a C (plain).Atleast a C+ (plus)Atleast a C+ (plus)
Teaching subjectsNot applicable.Atleast a C+ (plus) in 2 teaching subjectsAtleast a C+ (plus) in 2 teaching subjects
MathematicsAtleast a C (plain).At least a D+ (plus) for humanities and a C (plain) for SciencesAt least a D+ (plus) for humanities and a C (plain) for Sciences
EnglishAtleast a C (plain).At least a C (plain).At least a C (plain).
KiswahiliAtleast a C (plain).Not applicable for secondary school teachersNot applicable for secondary school teachers
HumanityAtleast a C (plain) in any HumanityNot applicable for secondary school teachersNot applicable for secondary school teachers
ScienceAtleast a C (plain) in any Science.Not applicable for secondary school teachersNot applicable for secondary school teachers

 

Current TSC requirements for education (teaching) courses/programmes in Kenya

See the detailed requirements for each education course, below;

Primary School Teachers’ Requirements
Certificate in early Childhood Education (CECD)
  • Minimum mean grade C (minus) at KCSE Or
  • Minimum mean grade D+ (Plus) at KCSE and KNEC proficiency certificate
Diploma in Early Childhood Education (DECD)
  • Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE and ECDE Certificate from KNEC Or
  • Mean grade C+ (plus) and above for University Diploma.
Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (DPTE)
  • A mean grade of at least a C (plain).
  • At least a C (plain) in Mathematics.
  • At least a C (plain) in English
  • At least a C (plain) in in Kiswahili
  • At least a C (plain) in any Humanity (History, Geography, CRE, IRE and HRE).
  • At least a C (plain) in in Science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics).

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