Defensive driving course requirements and schools

Spiral road representing defensive driving

Have you ever wondered what a defensive driving course entails? Well, in this article we go into detail on what it entails, benefits, requirements, who can do the course and where.

Defensive driving is a mode of driving where the driver anticipates dangerous situations on the road to reduce the chances of accidents from occurring. The defensive driving course trainer the driver on how to reduce the chance of being involved in an accident and if they occur the casualties are less.

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Importance and examples of extracurricular activities to students

Students in extracurricular activities

Human beings are multifaceted beings who need growth in all aspects of life. For most people their early life is spent in school which mostly majors on academics and not other aspects of life.

However to have an all rounded individual student requires to also participate in the extracurricular activities. In this post we look at benefits that a student can achieve by getting involved in life outside the classroom.

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Meru National Polytechnic courses, fees and portal reqiurements

Meru national Polytechnic gate

Meru National Polytechnic (Meru NP) is a public TVET institution established by legal notice No 94 of 2016 also known as the Meru National Polytechnic Order, 2016 as per the TVET Act guidelines. It is registered and regulated by TVETA.

It is one of the leading national polytechnics in the country with a student population of over 12,000. It is located in Meru county next to Meru national showground.

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List of diploma courses offered in Kenya and their requirements.

A diploma course is a skill-based level of training that equips students with skills for middle-level managers. The diploma courses offered in Kenya are in different fields such as engineering, technical, business computing and informatics, fashion, hospitality, and health science among others.

Diploma course minimum requirements

The basic minimum requirement to pursue any diploma course in Kenya is a KCSE mean grade of C- or a pass in the relevant craft certificate course. However, some courses may require a C plain and specific pass in some subjects depending on the field.

Diploma courses are offered in universities, national polytechnics, TTIs, and TVCs both public and private. The examinations and certification for diplomas are done by different bodies such as KNEC, TVETCDACC, KASNEB, Professional bodies, universities, etc.

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Courses and Student Requirements at Kisii National Polytechnic

Kisii National Polytechnic gate

Kisii National Polytechnic (Kisii NP) is a public TVET institution established by legal notice No 93 of 2016 also known as the Kisii National Polytechnic Order, 2016 as per the TVET Act guidelines. It is registered and regulated by TVETA.

It is one of the leading national polytechnics in the country with a student population of over 8,000. Kisii National is located in Kisii town, Kisii county.

As a national polytechnic, it is allowed by law to train and award certificates for artisan, craft, diploma, and higher diploma-level courses. It can also collaborate with universities and other educational institutions to offer their courses and examinations.

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Course requirements, fees, and student portal:Kitale National Polytechnic

Kitale National Polytechnic location gate

Kitale National Polytechnic (Kitale NP) is a public TVET institution established by legal notice No 95 of 2016 also known as the Kitale National Polytechnic Order, 2016 as per the TVET Act guidelines. It is registered and regulated by TVETA.

It is one of the leading national polytechnics in the country with a student population of over 10,000. Kitale National is located in Kitale town Trans Nzoia County.

As a national polytechnic, it is allowed by law to train and award certificates for artisan, craft, diploma, and higher diploma-level courses. It can also collaborate with universities and other educational institutions to offer its courses and examinations.

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Nyeri National Polytechnic, courses requirements, fees and portal

Nyeri national polytechnic gate location

Nyeri National Polytechnic (Nyeri NP) is a public TVET institution established by legal notice No 91 of 2016 also known as the Nyeri National Polytechnic Order, 2016 as per the TVET Act guidelines. It is registered and regulated by TVETA.

It is one of the leading national polytechnics in the country with a student population of over 8,000. Nyeri National is located in Nyeri county along Mumbi road next to Mumbi estate.

As a national polytechnic, it is allowed by law to train and award certificates for artisan, craft, diploma, and higher diploma-level courses. It can also collaborate with universities and other educational institutions to offer their courses and examinations.

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Wote TTI course requirements, fees, and student portal

Wote TTI

Wote Technical Training Institute (Wote TTI) is a public TVET institution established as per the TVET Act guidelines. It is registered and regulated by TVETA. It is one of the leading Technical Training Institutes in Makueni County and in the country. The institute is located in Makueni county along Wote – Makindu road.

As a Technical Training Institute, Wote is allowed by law to train and award certificates for artisan, craft, and diploma-level courses. It can also collaborate with national polytechnics, universities, and other educational institutions to offer their courses and examinations.

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Diploma in Education requirements for PGDE, secondary and primary options

Diploma in education course

A diploma in education is a specialized professional course that is met to train and equip students with skills and knowledge to teach at all levels of learning. There are various education courses that a student can pursue. This will depend on the objective of the learner and their specialization.

The main diplomas in the education courses are in science, arts, primary option, secondary option, and Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE). The requirement for an education diploma is a minimum grade of C ( plain) in KCSE and above and a C+ (Plus) in the two subjects Specialization.

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Types and importance of digital literacy in CBC curriculum

types of digital literacy

Digital literacy means equipping individuals with the knowledge and skills to effectively navigate and utilize digital tools and technologies. The 21st-century learner should be equipped with the knowledge necessary to use the latest technologies that are used to collect, analyse, process, store, and disseminate information in the world.

Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) has included digital literacy as one of the core competencies that all learners should have to meet the needs of the current information age.

The main types of digital skills that are taught in class are internet literacy, cyber security, media, basic office applications, computer hardware, and information literacy among others.

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