KUCCPS advertises 11,359 slots for DPTE 2,081 for DECTE in TTCs

KUCCPS advertises 11,359 slots for DPTE 2,081 for DECTE in TTCs


For Immediate Release  Saturday, July 15, 2023

13,439 admission slots up for grabs  in primary teacher training colleges as Machogu launches TTC placement

Education  Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel  Machogu has today launched the application for placement to diploma teacher training  courses, with 13,439 slots up for grabs.

For the second year, the placement of trainees to the 32 public teacher training colleges  will be handled by the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS), which has opened  its on line portal for the application.

Applicants will be seeking to fill 13,439 slots  in the Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (DPTE) and  Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE) programmes, according to the Ministry of Education.

The minimum requirement is a mean grade of C (plain)  in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education  (KCSE)  examination.

There are no additional subject requirements, Mr. Machogu announced at Kangaru School in Embu, where he presided over an education and career guidance  day.

KUCCPS Chief Executive Officer Dr. Agnes Mercy Wahome, who spoke at the same forum, said the portal will remain open until July 28, 2023.

“This opportunity is for qualified KCSE certificate holders including  non-Kenyan citizens who sat the exam in 2022 or earlier until the year 2000,” said Dr. Wahome.

The available places  in the  DPTE  programme is 11,358 while there are 2,081 admission slots in the DECTE course.


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