Applications to join teachers colleges open

Applications to join teaching colleges in Kenya and become a primary school teacher are now open.

Those looking to apply will have until May 3 to send in their submission, and must have attained a KCSE minimum grade of C.

“Visually, and hearing impaired and totally deaf and totally blind applicants should have attained a mean grade of C-,” said a statement signed by Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang.

The applicants are supposed to submit filled registration forms to zonal education offices from April 10 in person.

According to Dr. Kipsang, admission letters for the successful candidates, for both first and second admissions, will be dispatched to the zonal education offices.

“The registration exercise is free of charge and they can download registration forms from the ministry’s website www.education.go.ke,” said the PS. The government colleges have a capacity of 11,901 students for pre-service training.

In last years KCSE, a total of 44,792 candidates scored C in form four exams.