Tambach Teachers Training College

Tambach Teachers College is a Teachers Training College in Tambach, Elgeyo-Marakwet County, Kenya. It is one of the few public primary teachers colleges in Kenya.

The college is located in the serene section of the Elgeyo escarpment in Keiyo North District 43km from Eldoret, 11km from Iten and 39km from kabarnet, along the Eldoret-Kabarnet tarmac road.

To join Tambach Teachers College you must meet the following academic qualification requirements.

For Primary Teacher Education (PTE) you must have KCSE Mean Grade of C (plain) and for ECDE diploma you must have C (plain) and C- (minus) for certificate course.

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KNEC Certficate-Duration: 2years.



Admission eligibility(minimum requirements) Grade C (Plain) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) KNEC Diploma-Duration:2years Grade C (Plain) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) 

KNEC Certificate- Duration:2Years

KCSE Grade C- (Minus)

Face- to -face sessions First & Fourth Sessions: August- November (Face to face in August) Second & Fifth Sessions: November/December-March (Face to face in Nov/Dec) 

Third & Sixth Sessions: April-July (Face to face April)

NB:The Face to Face sessions last 4 weeks

First & Fourth Sessions: August- Nov/Dec (Face to face in August) Second & Fifth Sessions: January- April (Face to face in Nov/Dec) 

Third & Sixth Sessions: May-July (Face to face in April)

NB:The Face to Face sessions last 3 weeks

Take-Away assignments/Projects All trainees must take and complete holiday term papers, projects and Group discussion questions, as these constitute part of continuous evaluation tools and marks submitted to KNEC.
Payment of college fees All trainees must make necessary arrangements in advance to pay the requisite college fees before the commencement of each session.
Year 1:Term 1/Session 1-Kshs. 30,100/= Term 2/Session 2-Kshs 20,000/= Term 3/Session 3-Kshs 7,000/= 

Year 2: Term 1/Session 1-Kshs.30,000/= Term 2/Session 2-Kshs 23,000/= Term 3/Session 3-Kshs 10,000/=

Dip: Kshs 9,908/= per session Cert:Kshs 9,741/= per session
Examinations All students must sit for all the Continuous Assessment Tests, Mid Course, Mock and Primary Teachers Examination (PTE) as scheduled hereunder:
a)       CAT I&IV-First week of Nov/Dec session 

b)       CAT II-Final week of April Session

c)        Midcourse-First week of August session

d)       Mock PTE.-First week of April session

e)        PTE(KNEC)              -July/August

a)       CAT I&IV-Final week of August session 

b)       CAT II-Final week of Nov/Dec Session

c)        Midcourse-Final week of April session

d)       Mock –KECEPTIA-Final week of August session

e)        Final KNEC Exam-April

Teaching Practice Sessions There are three internally supervised 

Teaching Practice Sessions for each year group cohort. The final session shall in

Diploma: 1 Session for 1 full term 

Min no. of assessments-3

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