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TSC: Proposed Entry Qualifications For Teacher Registration For Early Childhood Education In Kenya

In order for the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to align education and training to the constitution of Kenya (2010), Vision 2030 and beyond 2012, it has highlighted the need to coordinate and rationalize the system by introducing framework of entry requirements.

Among other legal and compliance roles, the TSC has advised the Commission of University Education and the National Government on this matter. This is because one of its mandate is to ensure establishment and maintenance of a sufficient teaching service that is perfectly distributed across the country.

In the said constitution, the commission is tasked with the duty of reviewing the levels of standards of education as well as training of persons joining the profession. It has therefore, released proposals on the entry qualifications for teacher registration of early childhood education as outlined below.

1. The certificate of ECD to be made redundant.

2. In order to pursue a Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education ( PP1 and PP2 ) one must have a KCSE mean grade of C (plain) with mean grade C in all subjects.

3. Teachers at ECD level will teach all subjects at PP1 and PP2.

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