School of Education

The school of Education comprises of Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (DPTE) formally Known as  Primary Teacher Education(P1), Diploma in Early Childhood and Development  Education(DECDE) and Diploma in Special Needs Education(SNE).   The DPTE and DECDE  courses will be fully Competency Based Curriculum (CBC).  The  minimum requirement to pursue DPTE is a C Plain and will be a three (3) year course.  The teacher training courses are examined by KNEC. The next intakes for the courses will be :-

Diploma in PTE- 4th May 2021 -Regular mode of study

Diploma in ECDE-2022-Regular mode of study

Diploma in SNE -March-April, 2021 School Based mode

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DIPLOMA IN PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION
(DPTE)
The following are the recommended admission requirements for the Diploma in Primary
& Early Childhood Development Teacher Education in Kenya.
a) Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (Grade 1-6) entry grade is KCSE Mean Grade
of C (Plain) or its equivalent with a C in the following cluster subjects.
i. English and Kiswahili;
ii. Mathematics;
iii. Humanities (Any);
iv. Sciences (Any).
b) For candidates with disabilities the minimum entry grade is C- (Minus) and a C-
(Minus) in the cluster of subjects stated above.
c) The duration of the course shall be three (3) years in accordance with the approved
Curriculum designs.
d) The Trainees shall be required to cover the recommended hours for coursework,
required hours for practicum and pass the assessments as directed by Kenya National
Examination Council (KNEC).
e) The Teacher Trainee shall undertake three months micro-teaching course which is a
pre-requisite for teaching practice.
f) Candidates shall be required to produce evidence of adherence to positive moral
values and good behavior such as Police Clearance.

MODE OF PAYMENT

Fees are payable by a money Order, bankers’ cheque or deposited into the College Account with account Name Embu College LTD at Consolidated Bank Account No. 0120015248300 or Family Bank Account no. 075000011976. MPESA Pay Bill No 519327. Cash payments are not accepted

  • Fees once paid is neither refundable nor transferable but can be carried forward for a maximum of one year.
  • The college management reserves the right to admit and, or review the fees.

COLLEGE UNIFORM

Student’s uniforms should be purchased at the college at Ksh 7,000.

Men                                                                           

  • 2 pairs of trouser
  • 2 white Shirts  
  • Red track suit 
  • 1 sweater
  • A pair of Socks
  • Tie                                                           

Ladies

  • 2 skirts
  • 2 white blouses
  • Red track suit
  •  1 sweater
  • A pair of Socks
  • Tie

The student should also bring sport shoes & black low heeled leather shoes

BOARDING

The college provides a bed and a mattress; carry with you the following;

  1. Blanket, blue Masai bed cover, a pair of blue bed sheets, plate, cup, spoon, bucket and personal effects.
 

STATIONERY

  1. Dictionary
  2. Kamusi
  3. Geometrical set
  4. Atlas
  5. Writing materials – A4 Exercise books
  6. A3 size drawing book

COLLEGE FEE STRUCTURE FOR 1ST YEAR

 

TERM 1

TERM 2

TERM 3

Tuition, meals & Accommodation fee   

Ksh 33,500

Ksh 33,500

Ksh 33,500

Admission Fee                                      

Ksh 2,000

Library Fee                                            

Ksh 2,000

Student Welfare                                     

KSh 500

Ksh 500

Ksh 500

Activity Fee                                             

Ksh 500

KSh 500

Ksh 500

Kenya College Sports Association Levy

Ksh 1,000

KSh 1,000

Ksh 1,000

TOTAL                                      

Ksh 39,500

Ksh  35,500

Ksh 35,500

NOTE: Please note that the tuition fee is exclusive of the examination fee charged by the independent examination body.

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