DSNE 700: DIPLOMA IN SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION


The objectives of the Special needs Education is to provide the trainees with knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to meet the needs of learners with special needs. Module I takes two terms while Module II takes three terms of the full time or school based program.

Module One Units


DSNE 701:  Introduction to Children with Special Needs
DSNE 702:  Child Growth and Development
DSNE 703:  Introduction to Guidance and Counseling
DSNE 704:  Introduction to Educational Resources (Theory)
DSNE 705:  Introduction to Educational Psychology
DSNE 706:  Management of Special Needs Education Programmers
DSNE 707:  Introduction to First Aid
DSNE 708:  Introduction to Early Childhood Care, Development and Education
DSNE 709:  Introduction to Community Based Rehabilitation
DSNE 710:  Library and Study Skills
DSNE 711:  Professional Field Visits

Module Two Units


DSNE 712:  Introduction to Inclusive Education
DSNE 713:  Introduction to Contemporary Issues Affecting Education
DSNE 714:  Behavior Management
DSNE 715:  Introduction to Educational Research
DSNE 716:  Introduction to Special Needs Assessment and Early Intervention
DSNE 717:  Curriculum Development and Adaptation
DSNE 718:  Introduction to ICT
DSNE 719:  Teaching and Learning Strategies for Learners with Special Needs
DSNE 720:  Introduction to Educational Resources
DSNE 721:  Professional Field Visits

Minimum Qualifications


  • Holder of P1 Teacher Training Certificate by training with a minimum of 2 years teaching experience.
  • Holder of P1 Teacher Certificate through promotion by the Ministry of Education after passing through the Teacher Proficiency Course (TPC) course.
  • Holder of Certificate Course in ECDE from KNEC or Ministry of Education DICECE certificate with at least D+ in KCSE or its equivalent and at least 2 years teaching experience.

 FEES STRUCTURE


COURSE  CODE COURSE NAME COST
FULL TIME SCH.BASED EXAM KNEC
DSNE 700 Diploma in special needs Education 91,410 83,300

MODULE I : 7,700

MODULE II : 10,600