RIARA UNIVERSITY, ACCREDITED BY THE TEACHER SERVICE COMMISSION (TSC) AS A SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (TPD) PROGRAMME.
Riara University is delighted to announce its accreditation by the TSC in the facilitation of the Teacher Professional Development (TPD) Programme to be offered to the over 340,000 TSC registered teachers in the country.
The University is tasked with the responsibility of equipping teachers with 21st Century innovative competencies for provision of quality education. The Riara heritage of providing quality education is well known nationally and internationally, having been in the sector for almost half a century.
The Programme will use a modular approach and will be delivered online and face-to-face. Teachers will be required to undertake one module for five years to guide career growth and development.
Some of the Modules will include:
- Competency-Based-Curriculum and Assessment,
- Inclusive Education Practices,
- Instructional Leadership,
- Financial Literacy Skills,
- Comprehensive Health and Safety Skills for Teachers while Institutional Managers/Leaders and Instructional Leaders.
After successful completion of each module, a completion certificate will be awarded by the university.
Riara University is well prepared to receive the first cohort of teachers who are expected to commence learning in December 2021.It is indeed a pleasure to be part of this national role of enhancing teacher professionalism in Kenya.
RIARA UNIVERSITY SET TO ROLL OUT THE INAUGURAL TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (TPD) PROGRAM FOR ALL PRACTICING TEACHERS IN KENYA
Riara University is delighted to announce that it has been accredited by the TSC to offer a modular based Teacher Professional Development Programme (TPD) to all TSC registered teachers (Over 350,000) in the country (Public and Private).
One of the statutory mandates of the TSC is to facilitate professional development for teachers (TSC Act Cap 212 Section 11 (e) aimed at improving quality of education as teachers will be equipped with KePTS (Kenya Professional Teaching Standards).
The course will also equip practicing teachers with 21st Century core professional competencies and skills to enable them meet the needs of the 21″ Century learner.
The Riara heritage of providing high quality education and training is well known in the regon. having been a key player an the Education Sector for 47 years now. The hallmark of the Riara Quality is personalized attention, differentiated and experiential learning which will be the cornerstone of the University’s approach to the TPD program.
The TPD program will be delivered via a blended approach (online and lace-to-face) during school holidays based on the day-to-day athvities of a teacher in the respective schools and accumulate 60 TPD points In the period of the study every year, Each module is broken down into five chapters that will expose teachers to seven standards (KePTS).
The training is expected to kick-off in December 2021 with the Introductory Module and the University will release specific guidelines shortly.
The University wishes to assure all teachers and stakeholders that the Riara quahty of training will be deployed fully within the TPD programme, including flexible payment options_ You will definitely have fun engaging experientially with high level quality facilitators.