How to Apply: KUCCPS re-opens Diploma Teacher Courses online application portal. The online application gateway for placements into Diploma Teacher Training Programs was re-opened by the Kenya Central Universities and Colleges Placement Service (KUCCPS) on Saturday, July 15.
Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu spoke to students at Kangaru School in Embu during a day dedicated to education and career planning. He disclosed that 13,439 positions will be opened in the Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (DPTE) and Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE) programmes.
The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination must be passed with a minimum qualifying score of C (plain).
Education CS states that no new subject requirements will be introduced.
The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS), which opened its online application portal, will manage the placement of trainees in 32 public teacher education institutions for the second year, he said.
Speaking at the same gathering, KUCCPS Director General Agnes Mercy Wahome announced that the portal would be accessible by July 28, 2023.
Wahome said the option is open to all qualified KCSE certificate holders, including non-Kenyans who took the test between 2022 and 2000.
There are 11,358 open positions in the DPTE program compared to 2,081 in the DECTE program.
The CEO of KUCCPS addressed the students at Kangaru School and advised them to align their Form One and Two course choices with their future career goals.
She also advised individuals in forms three and four to think about their strengths, passions, the job market and salary expectations when choosing courses at universities and colleges.
Wahome also encouraged the children to choose their career options depending on their ability and success in specific subjects.
All students should have access to higher education, regardless of their academic performance, said Cyrus Gituai, KUCCPS board chairman.
Applicants must log in to students.kuccps.net.
To log in, enter your password, KCSE year and KCSE index number.
Visit the placements website and select the Teacher Training Colleges (TTC) Curriculums tab.
Choose between DPTE and DECTE applications. The program code and first year fees will be displayed along with a list of 32 certified training facilities.
The code is the only requirement for the application.
Click “Apply Now” when done.