About Teachers College Kenya
Teachers College Kenya has been instrumental in producing Diploma teachers for secondary schools in Kenya in Sciences, languages, and humanities
A Center for Globally Competitive Teacher Education and Training
To Provide Quality Teacher Education and Training that Produces Patriotic, Competent, Innovative and Self-Directing Professionals
God’s Guidance; Professionalism; Integrity and Accountability; Team Work and Team Spirit; Loyalty and Patriotism; Creativity and Innovation.
Initially, the bulk of teaching staffs were canadians. However, immediate steps were taken by CIDA to train Kenyans in Canadian Universities. Between 1978-1993 about 135 Kenyans effectively replaced Canadian teaching staff at the Kenya Technical Teachers College. This was one of the most succcessful CIDA projects in Kenya. The first graduation was held in 1979.
The core functions of KTTC are as follows:
Training of Technical Trainers to teach in secondary schools and tertiary institutions.
Implementation of various syllabi under TIVET Programs in collaboration with stakeholders.
Development of relevant syllabi for technical training in collaboration with stakeholders.
To develop, administer and process examinations and award certificates, diploma, and higher diploma to successful candidates.
Development and implementation of curricula in response to demands of the labor market.
Promotion of entrepreneurial skill and culture within the KTTC staff and students.
Undertaking of Income generating activities through production, consultancy, and tailor made short courses, part-time courses, facility hiring and hospitality services to complement government grants and fees revenue.
To conduct applied research and promote innovation.
To foster linkages with industry and other institutions for promotion of quality and relevant training.