PTEC: 100: PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION – P1 DIPLOMA


Introduction

This is a two year program, which at the end of the course students should achieve the following objectives:

  • To develop the basic theoretical and practical knowledge about the teaching profession so that teachers attitude and abilities be turned towards professional commitment and competence
  • To develop awareness of the principles of good human relationship in dealing with children and the community
  • To develop teachers ability to communicate effectively
  • To create national consciousness in every teacher
  • To promote awareness and appreciation of the role of technology In national development

 First Year


In the first year of the course, students study the following subjects:

PTEC: 101: Mathematics including aspects of Business Studies
PTEC: 102: English including aspects of Library Science, Mother Tongue and Drama
PTEC: 103: Kiswahili including aspects of Mother Tongue and Drama
PTEC: 104: Science integrated with Home Science and Agriculture
PTEC: 105: Religious Education (CRE / IRE)
PTEC: 106: Social Studies including Home aspects of Business Studies
PTEC: 107: Professional Studies including Special Needs Educations, Guidance & Counseling and legal issues in Education
PTEC: 108: Creative Arts (Music, Art and Craft and Drama)
PTEC: 109: Physical Education
PTEC: 110: Information Communications Technology (ICT)

Second Year


In the second year of the course, Students study nine subjects as follows;

PTEC: 111: English
PTEC: 112: Kiswahili
PTEC: 113: Professional Studies
PTEC: 114: Physical Education
PTEC: 115: ICT

Each student will then be required to choose four subjects from  option A or B

   OPTION A                
   OPTION B
  • PTEC: 116:Science
  • PTEC: 120:       Music
  • PTEC: 117:Home
  • PTEC: 121:       Science Art and Craft
  • PTEC: 118: Agriculture
  • PTEC: 122:       Social Studies
  • PTEC: 119: Mathematics
  • PTEC: 123:       Religious Education

N/B: Students go for three sessions of Teaching Practice – one in first year and two in second year.
In the final year, a student will be required to sit for nine subjects including Teaching Practice. Information Technology will be internally examined for the time being. 

FEES STRUCTURE


COURSE  CODE      COURSE  NAME  COST
FULL TIME SCHOOL BASED EXAM KNEC
PTEC 100 Primary  Teacher  Education 93,660 73,000 3,900