Early Childhood Education Development (ECDE) - Montessori Teacher Training College | Educartis

1 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This twelve month Diploma in Early Childhood Education Development (ECDE) aims to give students comprehensive, hands-on education so they can acquire the skills and knowledge they need to work with children up to the age of eight years old, both in school and day care settings. Taken on-campus at the Montessori Plus Centre, this programme focuses on key modules such as language, mathematics, and culture, and shows students how to engage in innovative approaches to teaching and learning, giving them the chance to reflect on the social, ethical, and professional expectations of this field. 

Teaching can be a challenging profession, but there are numerous benefits to this career. Whether you feel a calling to impact the lives of students, or are drawn to the profession for the ability to make a difference in the eduction system at large, this field will allow you to make a significant contribution and positive impact on the community you live in. There is also a high degree of  mobility in this sector and teachers can go on to become administrators, guidance counsellors, or social workers. If this sounds like the right choice for you, this Diploma in Early Childhood Education Development will prepare you with the right skills, mind-set, and knowledge you need to thrive in this field. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Further his/her studies in higher institutions to attain a Degree, Master, or PhD in this area of specialisation. 
  • Become a trainer of trainers in colleges and university. 
  • Obtain the Teacher Service Commission (TSC) number, which is a mandatory requirement from the Ministry of Education. 
  • Demonstrate initiative and judgment when problem solving and have a broad and coherent knowledge of diverse students and how they learn. 
  • Engage professionally with colleagues, families, and students, and present clear, coherent, and independent thoughts, knowledge, and ideas. 

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Certification obtained

KNEC Diploma in Early Childhood Education Development (ECDE) 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will provide you with the skills you need for careers such as: 
  • School Principal 
  • Lead Preschool Teacher 
  • Teacher's Assistant 

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When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have either:

  • KCSE C Plain
  • KCE Division III
  • Primary Teacher Education [PTE] Teachers Training Certificate
  • KCE Division III and Kenya Advance Certificate of Education [KACE-A-Level] Certificate with a Minimum of one [1] principal.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must send an inquiry email - montessoriplusECDE@gmail.com or telephone number 0726 139862 to Montessori Plus Center

Payment options

Fee Structure:
Caution Fees (Refundable):          2000 KES 
Registration (Non-Refundable):   2000 KES
Teaching Practice Admin Fee:      2000 KES
Diploma Course Fee
(Per Semester)                                15,000 KES (Regular)
                                                          18,000 KES (School Based)
Saturday Class                                15,000 KES                                                     
Lunch:                                              1,000 KES per week

Students can pay their fees through a bank deposit or transfer using the following information:

Commercial Bank of Africa
  • A/C number: 6618680026 
  • Village Market Branch 
  • Fees must be paid upfront at the beginning of each semester 
  • Regular course duration is one and half years 
  • School based course duration is 6 semesters 
  • Teaching practice is included in the duration of the course

Detailed course information

Regular Classes: 1 and 1/2 Years or 5 terms
School Based / Holidays: 6 terms

Regular Classes: January, May, September
School Based: April, August and December 

This course is taught by:

Missing teacher
Jescah Oduor

Course Co-ordinator

Course Provider

Email & Website
  • mpcteachertraining@gmail.com
  • http://www.montessoripluscenter.co.ke
Phone & Location
  • +254728790954
  • +254739930431
  • UN Close Road, Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya