Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) is a course that gives opportunity to students who pursued either bachelor of education arts or bachelor education science to become teachers. This course is offered in various universities across the country.
TSC Requirements to study Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
Teachers Service Commission, TSC, is a body that is mandated with registration, employment and dismissal of teachers. It is therefore important to see to it your meet set minimum requirements by the commission so as not to find yourself in an awkward situation after completing your PGDE course.
In order for one to pursue PGDE, the following minimum requirements must be met:
- Bachelor of education arts.
- Bachelor education science.
- KCSE Mean grade C+(Plus).
- At least C+ (plus) in the two teaching Subjects.
TSC Recruitment Score Sheet for PGDE Teacher
TSC recruitment score sheet for graduate, degree BA + PGDE or BSC + PGDE and master degree teachers is the same.
Universities Offering Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
The following are some of the universities offer Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE);
- Kenyatta University
- Mount Kenya University
- University of Nairobi
- Moi University
- Egerton University
- Maseno University
- Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
- Kisii University
- University of Eldoret
- Chuka University
- University of Eastern Africa Baraton
- Machakos University College
- The Catholic University of Eastern Africa
- The Presbyterian University of East Africa
- Daystar University
- KCA University
Other Minimum requirements for TSC Registration Certificate
|Minimum Academic and Professional Requirements|
|Certificate in early Childhood Education (CECD)||Minimum mean grade C (minus) at KCSE|
Minimum mean grade D+ (Plus) at KCSE and KNEC proficiency certificate
|2||Diploma in Early Childhood Education (DECD)||Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE and ECDE Certificate from KNEC|
Mean grade C+ (plus) and above for University Diploma.
|3||Diploma in Teacher Education (Arts)|
|4||Diploma in Teacher Education (Science)|
|5||Diploma in Special Needs Education (DSNE)|
|6||Bachelor of Education (Primary Education)||A mean grade of C (plain) and C plain two teaching subjects|
|7||Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood (BECD)||Mean grade C+ and above|
|8||Bachelor of Education (Science)|
|9||Bachelor of Education (Arts)|
|10||Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)|
|11||Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education (Primary Education)||Mean grade C+ and above|
|12||Bachelor of Education in Special Needs Education (Secondary Education|
|13||Master of Education||Bachelor of Education with at least Second Class, Honours, Upper Division or its equivalent from a recognized University.|
Bachelor of Education with Second Class, Honours Lower Division or its equivalent from a recognized University with at least two years teaching experience.
Bachelor of Arts /Science degree with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from a recognized University.
|14||Doctor of Philosophy||Master of Education degree in a relevant area of specialization.|