Colleges offering certificate in ECDE in Kenya [2024 Intake]

Last updated on February 29th, 2024 at 07:39 am

Are you wondering if there are Colleges offering certificate in ECDE in kenya? Well, if yes, then this article is for you..

Let’s go straight to the question: What are the names and contacts of the Colleges offering certificate in ECDE in Kenya?


Colleges offering certificate in ECDE in Kenya and colleges offering certificate in ECDE in Nairobi – What you need to know

Now, and this might disappoint you, there are no legitimate Colleges offering certificate in ECDE in kenya these days..

What? I know you’re surprised but yeah, that’s true ….

Since the government – through the ministry of education- discontinued the Certificate in ECDE course in Kenya, all the colleges that were teaching the programme stopped it.

Which means you can only pursue either a Diploma in Ecde or a degree (Bachelor of Education) in ECDE if your dream career is becoming an ecde teacher.

So there’s nowhere to enroll for a certificate in ECDE certificate in Kenya and if some institution is telling you that they offer the course, then they’re probably lying – and you might end up with a useless paper..

So, what are the qualifications to do a Diploma in ECDE in Kenya?

Here they are – check if you’re qualified and go ahead and apply to any of the colleges offering a Diploma in ECDE in Kenya (I have listed a few of the best ECDE colleges in Kenya below so continue reading) 


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Colleges offering Diploma in ECDE in Kenya and or degree in ECDE

Here are a couple of institutions you might apply to if you’re qualified for the Diploma in ECDE course in Kenya:

  • Kenyatta University(School of Education)
  • Bomet TTC(Teachers Training College)
  • Zetech University
  • University of Nairobi(Kikuyu Campus)
  • Premese Africa-Development Institute – This is one of the colleges offering ECDE courses in Nairobi
  • Carlile College
  • Shanzu TTC-Mombasa
  • Eregi TTC
  • Nakuru TTC
  • Kitui TTC
  • Nyanchwa TTC
  • Asumbi Teachers College
  • Kaimosi TTC
  • Kagumo TTC- Nyeri
  • Thogoto TTC

Other colleges/TTCs you may consider:

  •  Jude’s Technical College-Mumias
  • Nyeri Catholic ECDE T.T.C-Nyeri
  • Migori TTC-Migori
  • Kitale Cedar ECDE College-Kitale
  • International Montessori School(Nairobi)
  • Butula TTC(ECDE TTC)-Butali
  • Maragua TTC -Muranga
  • Baringo TTC -Seretunin (Read more here)


Cost of Diploma in ECDE in Kenya

Since the review of the government financing structure for higher education in Kenya in 2023, the cost of the course is shown in the portal so you should get an idea while in there, applying .

To give you a clue, here is the total fee per year in a few of the colleges/Universities you can select to study in via the KUCCPS website (fee varies between institutions):


Masinde Muliro University Of Science& Technology – Cost Is Ksh 60,000.00 (Diploma In Early Childhood Education)

Masinga Technical And Vocational College – Cost Is Ksh 67,189.00 (Diploma In Early Childhood Education)

Pwani University – Cost Is Ksh 91,400.00 (Diploma In Early Childhood Education)


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