Machakos TTC Location
Machakos Teachers Training College (MATECO) is a public registered institution that is located in Machakos county; within the Eastern region of Kenya.
History of Machakos Teachers Training College
Machakos Teachers College is a Public institution which was established by the Colonial government in 1958. The Institution was established to train female teachers and had 64 students in four classes offering T3, T2, T1 and T1 up-grader Teacher Training courses.
In 1965, some male students were transferred from Tumutumu Teachers College making it co-educational. The first Principal was Miss A. C. Shrubsole. In 1968 the first African Principal, Mr. P. G. King’ori was posted to the College. By then the student population had risen to 240. The College continued to train P1 and P2 teachers up to 1982. From then on the College continued training P1 teachers up to December 2020. As from 2021 the College has been offering Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (DPTE) and Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE) training.
Machakos Teachers College is unique in that it also trains students with hearing, visual and physical impairments in an inclusive setting.Currently, Machakos Teachers College has a teaching staff of 40 lecturers, 46 Non-teaching staff and students population capacity of 1080.
A centre of excellence in teacher education and human resource development.
To train quality primary school teachers and offer human resource skills, knowledge and attitudes responsive to the challenges of a dynamic society.
To provide teacher education and training programs.
To diversify financial sources and ensure efficient utilization of resources.
To enhance effective management and administration of the college.
To develop and enhance the college infrastructure and facilities on suitable and needs basis.
To strengthen capacity building on professional skills and emerging issues.
MACHAKOS TTC COURSES and PROGRAMS
Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE)
Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (DPTE)
Upgrade Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (UP PTE)
The following are the minimum admission requirements for Diploma in Primary Teacher Education in Kenya.
KCSE Mean Grade of C (Plain) with a C (Plain) in the following subjects.
Humanities (Any one subject);
Sciences (Any one subject) in pure or technical and applied Sciences.
For candidates with disabilities the minimum entry grade is C- (Minus) and a C- (Minus) in the cluster of the subjects stated above.
The duration of the course shall be three (3) years in accordance with the approved Curriculum designs.
The Trainees shall be required to cover the recommended hours for coursework, practicum and pass the assessments as directed by Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC).
The Teacher Trainee shall undertake three months micro-teaching course which is a pre-requisite for teaching practicum.
The trainees shall be required to produce evidence of adherence to positive moral values and good behaviour such as School Leaving Certificate.
The duration of the course is three (3) years in accordance with the approved Curriculum designs.
How To Apply To Machakos Teachers Training College Via the KUCCPS Students Portal
To make your application through KUCCPS online portal, follow the simple steps below:
Visit the KUCCPS student portal by using the link; https://students.kuccps.net/
Click on ‘Login’ and then enter your KCSE Index Number
Next, enter your KCSE year
Under the password – Use Your Birth Certificate No. / KCPE Index No (as used in KCSE Exam Registration) as your Initial Password
Make application as per your area of interest and qualifications.
Wait for communication from KUCCPS on your placement results.
Proceed to download your admission letter and report to the selected TTC on the specified dates.
Applicants who sat for KCSE in 2011 and previous years and have not benefited from any Government Sponsorship are also eligible to apply.
Machakos TTC Fee Structure
Kindly contact Machakos Teachers Training college to access the Fee structure.
MACHAKOS TTC PORTALS/ WEBSITE & CONTACTS
Telephone: +254 700 393590 / 0787 651101