Kenya Education Management Institute (KEMI) is a Management Development Institute that serves as the Capacity Building Agency of the Ministry of Education.
KEMI is mandated under Legal Notice No. 19/2010 to undertake leadership and management training, research, and consultancy in the education sector.
The Teachers Service Commission has accredited KEMI to provide Teacher Professional Development (TPD) program to registered Teachers in Public and Private Primary and Secondary Schools, Trainers in tertiary institutions as well as Instructional Leaders in the public and private institutions.
The overall objective of the TPD program is to professionalize teaching by continuously developing and improving teachers’ skills, competencies, and knowledge in line with the 21st Century core competencies aimed at enhancing the provision of quality education.
TPD refers to life-long teacher learning and comprises the full range of educational experiences designed to enrich teachers’ professional knowledge, understanding, and application of the concept throughout their teaching career.
TPD program will afford Kenyan teachers global compliance to acceptable standards as with other professions.
The objectives of the TPD Programme is :
- Inculcating a culture of life-long learning of teachers and instructional leaders.
- Fostering personal and professional growth of teachers and instructional leaders.
- Building capacity of teachers and instructional leaders as action researchers in their practice.
- Developing capacity of teachers and instructional leaders as reflective practitioners.
TPD training content is based on the Seven (7) Kenya Professional Teaching Standards (KePTS).
The standards define the work of Kenyan teachers in the context of the 21st century learning, by setting high quality and effective teaching expectations that are meant to improve overall learners’ achievement.
KePTS are meant to provide a consistent and supportive framework for measuring effectiveness of Teachers and Instructional leaders against specific competency indicators.
Mode of Delivery
Blended mode of delivery:
i. Face-to-face at sub-county venues during school holidays and,
ii. Online learning:
a)synchronous online lining using video conferencing apps
b)Asynchronous online learning e-learning platform (KEMI Virtual Campus) which will be accessible 24/7
1.There are NO EXAMINATIONS in TPD
2.TPD will be based on competence assessments in accordance with the TPD framework.
3.Assessment will mainly be in form of reflective journals and portfolios
4.TPD will account for 60% while TPAD will account for 40%.
Upon successful completion of the introductory module, a participant shall be issued with a transcript and a certificate
This will be required for the renewal of the Teaching License.
NB. All Teachers shall be issued with a Teaching Licenseas TPD commences, Renewable after Five years.
How to apply
Pay a registration fee of KES. 1000. This will be part of KES. 6000 fees
Mpesa Paybill No. 971900
Account No: TPDI- County code-TSC No. (E.g., TPDI-047-TSC No. for Nairobi)
For more information:
call +254 768789468, +254 736 620 668
Email: [email protected]