List of academic qualifications that are recognized by TSC for employment and promotion of teachers
i. Recognized qualifications will be those attained from accredited institutions/colleges and from Government approved examination bodies.
ii. The Commission expects the Commission for University Education (CUE) or other relevant examining bodies to equate certificates from foreign universities and colleges in accordance with the law.
iii. The Teachers Service Commission recognizes the following minimum entry qualifications for the teaching service: –
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS:
i. KCSE C (Plain) and Primary Teacher Education (PTE) Certificate.
ii. Entry grades for the visually and hearing impaired for PTE is a C- (Minus)
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS:
i. KCSE C+ (Plus) and a Diploma in Education
ii. KCSE C+ (Plus)and a Bachelors Degree in Education.
iii. KCSE C+ (Plus)and a Bachelors Degree in any other relevant area plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Education.
iv. KCSE C (Plain), Diploma, and Bachelors Degree in Education.
v. For visually and hearing impaired teachers, the minimum entry qualifications is a mean grade of C (Plain)and C (Plain) in the teaching subjects in the case of post primary institutions.
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS IN SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION (SNE) SCHOOLS:
i. KCSE C+ (Plus) and Diploma in Special Needs Education.
ii. KCSE C+ (Plus)and Bachelor’s Degree in Special Needs Education
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS IN TECHNICAL INSTITUTIONS:
i. KCSE C+ (Plus) and a Diploma in a relevant technical subject plus a Diploma in
ii. KCSE C- (Minus), Certificate, Diploma and Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject area plus a Diploma in Technical Education.
iii. KCSE C- (Minus), Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma in a relevant subject area plus a Diploma in Technical Education.
iv. KCSE C+ (Plus) and Bachelor’s Degree in Education Technology.
v. KCSE C+ (Plus) and Bachelor’s Degree/ Higher Diploma in a relevant technical subject plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Education.
A) For post primary institutions, teachers (except visually and hearing impaired) must have attained a minimum of C+ (Plus) in the teaching subjects.
B) Candidates with one principal and two subsidiary ‘A’ – level passes in Arts or one (1) principal and one (1) subsidiary pass in science require C (plain) in KCSE as entry qualification.
C) For post primary institutions, a Special Needs Education (SNE) teacher must have two teaching subjects and have attained a minimum grade of C+ in the subjects.
I have a c- .can i pursue visually impaired and hearing course
Can a C- grade make for a P1 teacher
Thank you for your information
What of those who had D+ and did bridging then did bachelor arts before the implementation of the law .What is their fate?
The first lot of 8_4_4 some trained with D+ and c_ and have Diploma and others,what their fate!