Affirmative Action in Placement of Teacher Trainees from Kenya’s Marginalized Counties
The Ministry of Education has lowered the entry grade to teaching courses for candidates from marginalized counties starting from 2018 as follows:
- Primary Teacher Training Colleges will admit with a Mean Grade of D+(plus) for the P1 Course
- Diploma Teacher Training Colleges will admit with a Mean Grade of C-(minus), and a score of C-(minus) in two teaching subjects.
The marginalized counties referred to by the Ministry of Education are as follows: