Sure, here are some universities offering a certificate in ECDE in Kenya:

  • University of Nairobi
  • Kenyatta University
  • Moi University
  • Egerton University
  • Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
  • Baraton College
  • Chuka University
  • Mount Kenya University
  • Daystar University
  • Strathmore University

Colleges offering certificate in ECDE in Kenya

  • African Institute of Research and Development Studies, Mombasa City Campus
  • African Institute of Research and Development Studies, Nairobi City Campus
  • AIC Eldoret Training College, Eldoret
  • Amicus Teacher Training College, Nairobi
  • Annex Computer and Business College, Ongata Rongai
  • Baringo Teachers Training College, Seretunin
  • Blescohouse Teachers Training College, Nakuru
  • Bondo Institute of Professional Studies and Technology, Bondo
  • Bondo Teachers Training College, Bondo
  • Bridge College – Ongata Rongai campus
  • Brighter College, Ongata Rongai
  • Bumbe Technical Training Institute, Busia
  • Bunks Early Childhood Education College, Nairobi
  • Busia Teachers Training College –Busia
  • Butula Teachers Training College –Butula
  • Carol Teachers Training College – Rongai
  • Christ the Teacher Institute for Education, Nairobi
  • Coast College of Professional Studies, Mombasa
  • Community Concern Training Institute, Nairobi
  • Consolata College, Nairobi
  • Deans Teacher Training College –Nairobi
  • Deans Teachers College, Lavington Nairobi
  • East Africa Institute of Certified Studies, Nairobi
  • Eastern Kenya Integrated College, Mitaboni
  • Eldoret Aviation Training Institute, Eldoret
  • Eldoret National Polytechnic, Eldoret
  • Eldoret Splendid College of Computer Training, Eldoret
  • Elgon View College, Eldoret (Main Campus)
  • Embu College, Embu
  • Eregi Teachers Training College –Maragoli
  • Imara ECDE college, Nairobi
  • International College of Professionals, Nairobi
  • International Montessori School, Nairobi
  • International Teachers Training College, Nairobi
  • International Teaching and Training Center, Kitengela
  • Islamic Teachers’ Training College Mombasa, Mombasa
  • Jerusa Teachers Training College, JTTC – Kakamega
  • Jodan College of Technology Nairobi city campus, Nairobi
  • Joyka College, Kariobangi
  • Kagumo Teachers Training College – Nyeri
  • Kaimosi Teachers Training College – Kaimosi
  • Kamwenja Teachers Training College – Nyeri
  • Kanaan International College, Kisumu
  • Karen Christian College, Nairobi
  • Keiway Mining and Technology College Main Campus, Kilifi
  • Kentrac College, Nairobi
  • Kenya Education Management Institute, Nairobi
  • Kenya Institute of Business and Technology, Eldoret
  • Kenya Institute of Management and Technology, Kisii
  • Kenya Institute of Social Work and Community Development, Nairobi
  • Kenya Science Teachers College, Nairobi
  • Kericho School of Professional Studies, Kericho
  • Kibabii Diploma Teachers’ Training College, Bungoma
  • Kimana School of Leadership and Professional Studies Kenya, Kimana
  • Kipsigis Teachers’ Training College – ECDE, Litein
  • Kisauni Youth Polytechnic, Mombasa
  • Kitale Cedar ECDE Teacher Training College, Kitale
  • Kithimani Integrated Teachers College, Kithimani

Costs of Certificate in ECDE

These colleges offer both full-time and part-time programs, so you can choose the option that best suits your needs.

The cost of the program will vary depending on the college you choose. However, you can expect to pay between Ksh. 100,000 and Ksh. 200,000 for the full program.

To be eligible for admission to a certificate in ECDE program, you must have a minimum of a D+ in KCSE or equivalent. You may also be required to take an entrance exam.

The duration of the program is usually two years. However, some colleges offer accelerated programs that can be completed in one year.

Upon completion of the program, you will be awarded a Certificate in Early Childhood Development Education. This qualification will allow you to work as an ECDE teacher in both public and private institutions.

Here are some of the courses you will be taught in a certificate in ECDE program:

  • Child development
  • Pedagogy
  • Play-based learning
  • Assessment
  • Nutrition and health
  • Safety and security
  • Early childhood curriculum
  • Communication and interpersonal skills

If you are interested in a career in early childhood education, I would recommend that you consider enrolling in a certificate in ECDE program. This program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to work as an ECDE teacher and make a difference in the lives of young children.