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MIT TTC: Courses Offered; Requirements, Fee Structure

Teaching Courses Offered At MIT TTC; Requirements, Fee Structure

MIT Teacher Training College is a Ministry of Education-approved Teacher Training College. P/TC/967/13 is their registration number.

The College serves as an examination CENTRE for KNEC examinations in ECDE and P1, as well as Special Needs and the Diploma in Secondary Education.

MIT Teachers Training College is on Mbolu Malu road in Machakos town, on the first floor of the Posta building, directly across from Equity Bank and the Catholic Church (Cathedral).

The college provides a proficiency course that prepares students for both the Certificate and Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Development. It also provides low-cost Certificate and Diploma programs in Early Childhood Education.

In addition, the college offers the P1 course, Special Needs Education, and the Diploma in Teacher Education.

MIT TTC: Courses Offered

  1. Diploma In Early Childhood Teacher Education
  2. Primary Teacher Education Certificate – P1
  3. Diploma In Secondary Education – Science Option
  4. Diploma In Secondary Education – Arts Option
  5. Diploma In Special Needs Education

1. Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education


This is a three years program. At the end of the course, students should achieve the following objectives

  • To equip the learner with knowledge and skills in developing and utilizing ECDE instructional materials and strategies for ECDE programs.
  • To enable the learner to understand the philosophical, sociological, historical, and psychological perspectives in ECDE.
  • To enable the learner to acquire knowledge and skills in the administration and management of ECDE programs,
  • To equip the learner with knowledge, skills, and attitudes in the provision of health, nutrition, and care for young children
  • To enable the learner to understand how children grow and develop from conception to adolescence.
  • To enable the learner to acquire knowledge and skills in research, monitoring, and evaluation
  • To equip the learner with knowledge, skills, attitudes, and strategies in community capacity building and mobilization
  • To equip the learner with knowledge and skills in all ECDE curriculum areas
  • To equip the learner with skills, knowledge, and strategies to handle the emerging issues in ECDE programs.
UNITS

DECE 301: Philosophical, Sociological, and Historical Foundations of ECDE
DECE 302: Curriculum Development
DECE 303: Child Growth and Development 1- [Conception – 3 Yrs]
DECE 304: General Methods of Teaching Young Children and Material Development
Child Growth and Development 11- [ 3 – 8 Years]
DECE 306: Language Activities
DECE 307: Mathematics Activities
DECE 308:   Science Activities
DECE 309:   Research Monitoring and Evaluation
DECE 310:   Music and Movement Activities
DECE 311:   Creative Activities
DECE 312:   Health, Nutrition, and Care
DECE 313:   Children In Need of Special Protection, Research Project
DECE 314:   Teaching Practice
DECE 315:   General Psychology
DECE 316:   Child Rights and Child Protection
DECE 317:  Physical and Psychomotor Activities
DECE 318:   Community Development
DECE 319:   Social Studies Activities
DECE 320:   Guidance and Counseling
DECE 321:   Child Development 111 – Pre -Adolescence and Adolescence
DECE 322:   Personality Development
DECE 323:   Administration and Management of ECDE Programmes

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  • Minimum qualifications are KCSE C plain or KCE Div. 2 or the equivalent.
  • A DICESE or Kindergarten Headmistress Association or Montessori Certificate with at least a D+
  • Or P1 Certificate
  • Long service ECDE teacher with a KNEC proficiency examination certificate

FEES STRUCTURE


COURSE CODECOURSE  NAMECOST (KSHS)
  FULL TIMESCH. BASEDEXAM (KNEC)
DECEDiploma  in ECDE72,16059,25011,680
Teaching Courses Offered At MIT TTC; Requirements, Fee Structure

2. PTEC: 100: PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION – P1 DIPLOMA


Introduction

This is a two year program, which at the end of the course students should achieve the following objectives:

  • To develop the basic theoretical and practical knowledge about the teaching profession so that teachers’ attitudes and abilities be turned towards professional commitment and competence
  • To develop an awareness of the principles of good human relationships in dealing with children and the community.
  • To develop teachers’ ability to communicate effectively
  • To create national consciousness in every teacher
  • To promote awareness and appreciation of the role of technology In national development

 First Year


In the first year of the course, students study the following subjects:

PTEC: 101: Mathematics including aspects of Business Studies
PTEC: 102: English including aspects of Library Science, Mother Tongue and Drama
PTEC: 103: Kiswahili including aspects of Mother Tongue and Drama
PTEC: 104: Science integrated with Home Science and Agriculture
PTEC: 105: Religious Education (CRE / IRE)
PTEC: 106: Social Studies including Home aspects of Business Studies
PTEC: 107: Professional Studies including Special Needs Educations, Guidance & Counseling and legal issues in Education
PTEC: 108: Creative Arts (Music, Art and Craft and Drama)
PTEC: 109: Physical Education
PTEC: 110: Information Communications Technology (ICT)

Second Year


In the second year of the course, Students study nine subjects as follows;

PTEC: 111: English
PTEC: 112: Kiswahili
PTEC: 113: Professional Studies
PTEC: 114: Physical Education
PTEC: 115: ICT

Each student will then be required to choose four subjects from  option A or B

   OPTION A                   OPTION B
PTEC: 116:SciencePTEC: 120:       Music
PTEC: 117:HomePTEC: 121:       Science Art and Craft
PTEC: 118: AgriculturePTEC: 122:       Social Studies
PTEC: 119: MathematicsPTEC: 123:       Religious Education

N/B: Students go for three sessions of Teaching Practice – one in first year and two in second year.
In the final year, a student will be required to sit for nine subjects including Teaching Practice. Information Technology will be internally examined for the time being. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Mean grade C plain
  • C plain in mathematics, English, Kiswahili, C plain in one humanities, C plain in one sciences
  • Upgrade in ECDE (FROM ECDE  to DECTE) – 4 terms-course

FEES STRUCTURE


COURSE  CODE     COURSE  NAME COST
FULL TIMESCHOOL BASEDEXAM KNEC
PTEC 100Primary  Teacher  Education93,66073,0003,900
Teaching Courses Offered At MIT TTC; Requirements, Fee Structure

3. DIPLOMA IN SECONDARY EDUCATION – SCIENCE OPTION


Introduction

This is a three year program, which at the end of the course students should achieve the following objectives:

  • To develop the theoretical and practical knowledge about the teaching profession
  • To promote national unity, national development, social equality, and responsibility
  • To develop teacher awareness, competencies, and appreciation of technology in national development.
  • To prepare a teacher who can
  1. Provide sustainable learning opportunities.
  2. Develop learners’ communicative skills
  3. Develop learner’s ability to critically think and imaginative thinking in problem-solving and self-expression.
  4. Develop the individual learner’s potential abilities to the maximum through a variety of creative learning experiences.
  • To develop in the teacher the ability to adopt , change ad appreciate innovation

Units


DSES 401: Education
DSES 402: Environmental education
DSES 403: Physical Education
DSES 404: Communication skills
DSES 405: Entrepreneurship
DSES 406: Information Communication Technology
DSES 407: General Workshop practices
DSES 408: Library and information studies
DSES 409: Guidance and counseling
DSES 410: Mathematics
DSES 411: Physics
DSES 412: Chemistry
DSES 413: Biology
DSES 414: Home economics
DSES 415: Agriculture
DSES 416: Computer studies

Optional


DSES 416: English
DSES 416: Kiswahili

Each subject syllabus contains an introduction, course summary, suggested time allocation, general
objectives, specific objectives, content, suggested teaching and learning activities, learning
resources, and assessment method.

Note:


A candidate must take two teaching subjects and professional support subjects.

  • The course duration is three years
  • Practical teaching will be undertaken for two terms
  • To be awarded a DSE certificate, the candidate should have successfully completed the practical teaching. (Teaching Practice)

The examination will be conducted externally by the KNEC.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Minimum qualifications are KCSE C+ plain or KCE Div. 2 or the equivalent


FEES STRUCTURE


 COURSE  CODECOURSE  NAMECOST
FULL TIMESCHOOL BASEDEXAM KNEC
DSES  500Diploma in Secondary Education(sciences139,740102,55015,300
Teaching Courses Offered At MIT TTC; Requirements, Fee Structure

4. DIPLOMA IN SECONDARY EDUCATION – ARTS OPTION


A diploma in Education (Arts) is your entry into a teaching career in secondary schools. This course offers students the knowledge and experience necessary to become secondary school teachers in art subjects like

  1. English
  2. Kiswahili
  3. History
  4. Geography
  5. Business studies
  6. Math
  7. Christian Religious Education (CRE)

Other subjects


  • Physical Education
  • Education
  • Environmental Education
  • Guidance and Counselling

FEES STRUCTURE


COURSE CODE        COURSE   NAMECOST
FULL TIMESCHOOL BASEDEXAM KNEC
DSEADiploma in secondary education (Arts)139,740102,55015,300
Teaching Courses Offered At MIT TTC; Requirements, Fee Structure

5. DIPLOMA IN SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION


This is a three year course.

The objectives of the Special needs Education is to provide the trainees with knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to meet the needs of learners with special needs. Module I takes two terms while Module II takes three terms of the full time or school based program.

Module One Units


DSNE 701:  Introduction to Children with Special Needs
DSNE 702:  Child Growth and Development
DSNE 703:  Introduction to Guidance and Counseling
DSNE 704:  Introduction to Educational Resources (Theory)
DSNE 705:  Introduction to Educational Psychology
DSNE 706:  Management of Special Needs Education Programmers
DSNE 707:  Introduction to First Aid
DSNE 708:  Introduction to Early Childhood Care, Development and Education
DSNE 709:  Introduction to Community Based Rehabilitation
DSNE 710:  Library and Study Skills
DSNE 711:  Professional Field Visits

Module Two Units


DSNE 712:  Introduction to Inclusive Education
DSNE 713:  Introduction to Contemporary Issues Affecting Education
DSNE 714:  Behavior Management
DSNE 715:  Introduction to Educational Research
DSNE 716:  Introduction to Special Needs Assessment and Early Intervention
DSNE 717:  Curriculum Development and Adaptation
DSNE 718:  Introduction to ICT
DSNE 719:  Teaching and Learning Strategies for Learners with Special Needs
DSNE 720:  Introduction to Educational Resources
DSNE 721:  Professional Field Visits

Minimum Qualifications


  • Holder of P1 Teacher Training Certificate by training with a minimum of 2 years teaching experience.
  • Holder of P1 Teacher Certificate through promotion by the Ministry of Education after passing through the Teacher Proficiency Course (TPC) course.
  • Holder of Certificate Course in ECDE from KNEC or Ministry of Education DICECE certificate with at least D+ in KCSE or its equivalent and at least 2 years teaching experience.

 FEES STRUCTURE


COURSE  CODECOURSE NAMECOST
FULL TIMESCH.BASEDEXAM KNEC
DSNE 700Diploma in special needs Education91,41083,300MODULE I : 7,700MODULE II : 10,600

Teaching Courses Offered At MIT TTC; Requirements, Fee Structure


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