KUCCPS also placed 293 (129 male, 164 female) to three colleges offering Diploma in Secondary Teacher Education, namely: Kagumo, Kibabii and Lugari TTCs. These students will be trained to deliver the CBC curriculum.
For the first time, KUCCPS placed applicants for admission to the 32 public diploma primary teacher training colleges. A total of 1,538 (1,216 female, 322 male) have been placed in Diploma in Primary Teacher Education and Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education.
In the KCSE 2021 exam over 140, 000 candidates qualified for university placement. Of the 144,466 Kenyan citizen candidates who qualified for degree programmes, 123,963 (85.8%) were placed to universities (67,237 male and 56,726 female).
90% of the 2021 KCSE candidates who attained a mean grade of C + and above and applied were competitively placed, with 85% of them getting Degree programmes and 5% taking up courses in #TVET Institutions.
More female candidates (68,705) have joined TVETs compared to male candidates (54,000), the report shows.
Some other 5,278 candidates who also qualified for degree programmes have been placed to TVETs by choice, which the CS termed a joy following the recent degree saga.
Some 16,310 candidates who qualified for degree programmes in the 2021 KCSE examination did not submit applications and may have opted to pursue other opportunities.