TSC approved teaching courses for C plain students
TSC can only recruit an individual as a teacher only when they have trained for teaching courses for C plain students under diploma or degreeThe teachers service commission TSC can only recruit an individual as a teacher only when they have trained for teaching courses for C plain and above students under
Currently, a C + plus is required for a student to join university and complete a degree course.
At the same time, C plain is the minimum grade for diploma course at a university, college, or technical training institution.
Students with KCSE C plain,can enroll for
a Diploma in Education
Early Childhood Development Education or Special Needs Education.
With the most recent TSC requirements, C plain and diploma holders can become secondary school teachers after advancing their studies.
List of teaching courses for C plain students can persue in Kenya
Here are several programmes you can apply for at Kenya’s institutions of higher learning with your C plain
Diploma course in Early Childhood Development Education
Under this programme one is trained on how to effectively engage with children through literacy, music, visual arts and mathematics.
One is also trained you to become social with young children, respond to their needs, and cope with their linguistic challenges.
During recruitment, TSC considers Diploma students who had attained a mean grade of C plain at KCSE and have knec ECDE certificate.
Diploma in Education (Arts)
Under the new CBC curriculum, this course will equip you to become a teacher at primary or post-secondary institutions.
This course exposes the student teacher with all the education aspects needed in the teaching profession.
It also focuses on subjects taught at secondary and mid-level colleges.
Under this program you must select at least two subjects for specialisation.
In addition to a C plain in English, one will require at least a C plain in English and D+ (plus) in Mathematics.
Diploma course in Education (Science)
Here, the learners will be exposed to science subjects as it prepares one to have a chance to teach in Primary, Secondary, post-secondary institutions.
One can also have a chance to participate in curriculum design, development and implementation as well as evaluation.
In addition, one is required to pick two specialisation or teaching subjects from this list :
In addition, one is also required to have at least a C plain in English and Mathematics at KCSE.
Diploma course in Primary Teacher Education
The program targets the learners who want to become primary school teachers.
One is trained to communicate effectively.
One is also trained on creating a curriculum by getting comprehensive research skills .
To qualify, one must have at least a C plain in Mathematics, English, Kiswahili, one Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics) and one Humanity subject ( CRE ,History or Geography
Diploma in Special Needs Education
Here, one gains relevant knowledge and skills to handle special needs students.
Diploma in Special Needs Education include studying in areas such as :
Emotional and Behaviour Difficulties
Gifted and Talented
In addition to kcse c plain, , one is also required to have at least C- (minus) in English and in Mathematics for Science-based courses or D plain in Mathematics in non-science-based courses to enrol.