Instructor

Samuel Kuria

Instructor

Also a Lecturer at Africa Nazarene University

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Overview

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE

The Institute of Teachers Professional Development (ITPD) is a teachers training college that is registered by the Ministry of Education.

ITPD is located at St. Christopher’s School along Ngong Road in Karen and was established by an international NGO called International Collaboration for Community Development and Empowerment (INCCODE).

The institute delivers high-quality teacher education where both 8-4-4 and international education system school teachers are able to acquire their certificate and diploma while still working in their school.

To ensure the delivery of high quality education, ITPD has prepared and compiled training notes and materials using the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) syllabus and prepares teachers for the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) certification.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

All candidates are evaluated both through internal and external examinations.

A) Internal Examination is prepared, marked and records kept by THE INSTITUTE. The marks are then forwarded to the KNEC, which constitutes 30% of the final examination for each examination paper.

B) Project Work is carried out by an individual trainee. It forms part of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation unit. The Project is internally and externally assessed and marks submitted to KNEC.

C) Attachment is done as part of internal assessment for a period of 4 weeks (one month). The trainee observes, records and reports the findings to THE INSTITUTE using the provided templates.

D) External Examination is conducted and marked by KNEC for the award of diploma certificate in Early Childhood Development and Education to successful candidates.

E) Teaching Practice is mandatory and MUST be passed by all students to qualify them for the award of diploma certificate in ECDE.

F) A Leaving Certificate is awarded by THE INSTITUTE after fulfilling the following conditions:

  • Attendance of all 6 holiday sessions AND/OR Tutorials
  • Sitting for all the internal examinations
  • Three month teaching practice
  • Research Project (Research papers)

G)   Award of KNEC Diploma

  • The diploma consists of six (6) written papers and (1) research project.
  • Candidates must take all the seven (7) papers at the first sitting.
  • Thereafter the candidate can sit for papers they fail or are referred in. A candidate who fails in more than two (2) papers will have to re-sit all the exam papers except the project paper if they had passed.

UNITS COVERED AND UNIT COST

Each UNIT takes strictly ONE month (intake is January 2016)

Course registration Fee

2,000

UNIT 01     Foundations of ECDE

3,000

UNIT 02     General psychology

3,000

UNIT 03     Curriculum Development

3,000

UNIT 04     Child Growth & Development

3,000

UNIT 05     General methods of teaching

3,000

UNIT 06     Child Rights & Protection

3,000

UNIT 07     Language activities

3,000

UNIT 08     Mathematics activities

3,000

UNIT 09     Music & Movement activities

3,000

UNIT 10     Science activities

3,000

UNIT 11     Physical activities/Education

3,000

UNIT 12     Research, monitoring & Evaluation

3,000

UNIT 13     Social studies activities

3,000

UNIT 14     Creative activities

3,000

UNIT 15     Health, Nutrition & Care

3,000

UNIT 16     Children in need of Special Care

3,000

UNIT 17     Guidance & Counseling

3,000

UNIT 18     Community Development

3,000

UNIT 19     Personality Development

3,000

UNIT 20     Admin. and Management of ECDE

3,000

Teaching Practice (Assessment & Book)

3,000

Research Project (Research Supervision)

3,000

Internal Exam result slip & Certificate

FREE

KNEC EXAM Reg. fee 12,000

DIPLOMA TOTAL COST

80, 000

   

THE DURATION OF THIS COURSE IS 2-YEARS

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