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Teacher Examinations

Our Teacher Examinations

The Teacher Education Examinations are professional examinations administered to persons wishing to join the teaching profession at various levels. These examinations are listed below: -

  • Primary Teacher Education (PTE)
  • Diploma in Teacher Education (DTE)
  • Teacher Certificate in Adult Education (TCAE)
  • Diploma in Special Needs Education Part I and II
  • Early Childhood Development Education
    • Proficiency
    • Certificate and
    • Diploma Examination (ECDE)
ECDE Examinations

Early Childhood Development and Education (ECDE) examinations are courses taken by students who wish to specialize in Early Childhood Education.Online Registration For Diploma in ECDE Candidates is ongoing it commenced today (1st August 2018) and ends on 15th September 2018.

PTE Examinations

Primary Teacher Education (PTE) examination is a two year course taken by students who wish to be teachers at Primary School level after they complete the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination. The students who pursue the course are awarded with Certificate in Primary Teacher Education.

TCAE Examinations

Teacher Certificate in Adult Education (TCAE) examination is a two year course taken by students who wish to be teachers at Adult Education centres after they complete the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination. The students who pursue the course are awarded with Certificate in TCAE. This examination is administered to eligible candidates within Kenya by the Directorate of Adult and Continuing Education, in the Ministry of Education on behalf of Kenya National Examinations Council.

ECDE Examinations

The teachers who pursue the course are awarded with either Diploma or Certificate in ECDE after two years of study.
Online Registration For Diploma in ECDE Candidates is ongoing it commenced today (1st August 2018) and ends on 15th September 2018.

SNE Examinations

Diploma in Special Needs Education (SNE) examination is a two year course taken by teachers who wish to specialize in Special Needs Education after they complete the teacher training course at various levels. The teachers who pursue the course are awarded with Diploma in Special Needs Education.

DTE Examinations

Diploma in Teacher Education (DTE) examination is a three year course taken by students who wish to be teachers at secondary school level after they complete the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination. The students who pursue the course are awarded with Diploma in Teacher Education.

Our Teachers Statistics

TSC Primary Teachers in 2015 83%
Board Primary Teachers in 2015 17%
Secondary Teachers in Public Schools in 2015 90%
Secondary School Teachers in Private Schools in 2015 9%

Proficiency Certificate In Cede Examination

The examination is meant for candidates who do not qualify for direct entry to the certificate course. It is premised on the understanding that the candidate has been working and preparing for or upgrading their previous grades or qualifications. Registration of the candidates is done by the DICECE programmed officer on behalf of the Sub-county Education Officer.