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Kenya Institute of Special Education Courses Offered, and Contacts


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Kenya Institute of Special Education Description

Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) is a semi autonomous government agency of the Ministry of Education, Kenya. It was established through a Legal Notice No. 17 of 14th February 1986. The Institute is currently run by a council appointed by the Minister for Education. The Head of the Institute is the Director who is also the Secretary to the Council.

Core Functions of kenya institute of special education

The Institute has been mandated to carry out the following core functions:-

  • Conduct teacher training courses for teachers of children with special needs and disabilities – conduct in
  • Service courses for personnel working in all fields of special needs education
  • Prepare and conduct correspondence courses for personnel in the field of special needs education – run an educational and psychological assessment centre for the training of teachers of children with special needs and disabilities
  • Run an orientation and mobility centre for training and demonstration purposes – run a model training unit for the integration and inclusion of children with special needs and disabilities into the regular school schools
  • Run a pre-school department where training and the stimulation of young children with special needs and disabilities can be carried out for the purpose of teacher training
  • Function as a resource centre for the production and dissemination of information to the general public on special needs and disabilities
  • Run a documentation and resource centre on special needs and disabilities – conduct research in special needs education
  • Run, maintain, repair, design, produce and assemble special materials and equipments for persons with special needs and disabilities

Kenya Institute of Special Education Courses Offered

Diploma In Special Needs Education (Education Of Learners With Autism)

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Diploma, Psychosocially Different
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training
Course Duration: 2 Years
Course Intake(s):

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Disability Mainstreaming

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Short Courses
Mode(s) of Delivery: Tailor Made
Minimum Qualifications: The course is open to Individuals, Organizations and other interested groups.
Course Duration: Tailored To Clients’ Needs
Course Intake(s): Agreed On Schedule

Autism

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Short Courses
Mode(s) of Delivery: Tailor Made
Minimum Qualifications: The course is open to teachers, parents, social workers, Braille transcribers and any other interested persons with a minimum of KCSE D.
Course Duration: Tailored To Clients’ Needs
Course Intake(s): Agreed On Schedule

Braille

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Short Courses
Mode(s) of Delivery: Tailor Made
Minimum Qualifications: The course is open to Individuals, Organizations and other interested groups.
Course Duration: Tailored To Clients’ Needs
Course Intake(s): Agreed On Schedule

Orientation & Mobility

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Short Courses
Mode(s) of Delivery: Tailor Made
Minimum Qualifications: The course is open to Individuals, Organizations and other interested groups.
Course Duration: Tailored To Clients’ Needs
Course Intake(s): Agreed On Schedule

Elementary Kenyan Sign Language

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Short Courses
Mode(s) of Delivery: Tailor Made
Minimum Qualifications: The course is open to Individuals, Organizations and other interested groups.
Course Duration: Tailored To Clients’ Needs
Course Intake(s): Agreed On Schedule

Diploma in Guidance and Counselling for Special Needs

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Diploma, Guidance and Counselling
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: KCSE C-
Course Duration: 3 Years
Course Intake(s): September

Certificate in Audiology

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Hearing Impaired
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: Diploma in Special Needs Education
Course Duration: 1 Year
Course Intake(s): September

Certificate In Functional And Educational Assessment

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Distance Learning
Mode(s) of Delivery: Part-Time (School Based)
Minimum Qualifications: Diploma in Special Needs Education
Course Duration: 1 Year
Course Intake(s): April, August, December

Certificate In Braille

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Distance Learning
Mode(s) of Delivery: Part-Time (School Based)
Minimum Qualifications: KCSE D-
Course Duration: 2 Years
Course Intake(s): August

Certificate In Kenyan Sign Language

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Certificate, Distance Learning, Hearing Impaired
Mode(s) of Delivery: Distance Learning (School Based), Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: KCSE C- or its equivalent
Course Duration: 3 Months (Full-time), 1 Year (Distance Learning)
Course Intake(s): April, August, December

Certificate In Special Needs Education (Inclusive Education)

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Distance Learning
Mode(s) of Delivery: Distance Learning (School Based)
Minimum Qualifications: The course is open to teachers, parents, social workers, Braille transcribers and any other interested persons with a minimum of KCSE D.
Course Duration: 2 Years
Course Intake(s): April, August, December

Diploma In Special Needs Education (Inclusive Education)

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: DIPLOMA, Distance Learning
Mode(s) of Delivery: Distance Learning (School Based)
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training, ECCDE KNEC certificate with KCSE D plus Or Holders of P1 teacher certificate through promotion after passing TPC exams offered by Teachers Service Commission.
Course Duration: 2 Years
Course Intake(s): August

Diploma In Special Needs Education (Education Of Learners With Emotional And Behavioural Difficulties)

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Diploma, Diploma, Distance Learning, Psychosocially Different
Mode(s) of Delivery: Distance Learning (SCchool Based), Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training, ECCDE KNEC certificate with KCSE D plus Or Holders of P1 teacher certificate through promotion after passing TPC exams offered by Teachers Service Commission.
Course Duration: 2 Years (Full-time), 2 Years (Distance Learning)
Course Intake(s): August

Diploma In Special Needs Education (Education Of Learners With Learning Disabilities)

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Diploma, Distance Learning
Mode(s) of Delivery: Distance Learning (School Based)
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training, ECCDE KNEC certificate with KCSE D plus Or Holders of P1 teacher certificate through promotion after passing TPC exams offered by Teachers Service Commission.
Course Duration: 2 Years
Course Intake(s): August

Certificate Education Of Learners With Cerebral Palsy

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Physical and Multiple Disabilities
Mode(s) of Delivery: Distance Learning (SCchool Based), Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: Trained Teacher
Course Duration: 1 Years (Distance Learning), 3 Months (Full-time)
Course Intake(s): August

Certificate Education Of Learners With Physical Disabilities

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Physical and Multiple Disabilities
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training
Course Duration: 3 Months
Course Intake(s):

Diploma In Special Needs Education (Education Of Learners With Physical Disabilities)

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Diploma, Physical and Multiple Disabilities
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training
Course Duration: 2 Years
Course Intake(s):

Certificate In Education Of Learners With Autism

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Certificate, Psychosocially Different
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training
Course Duration: 2 Years
Course Intake(s):

Certificate In Education Of Learners With Mental Disabilities

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Intelectually Different
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: Trained Teacher
Course Duration: 3 Months
Course Intake(s):

Diploma In Special Needs Education (Education Of Learners With Mental Disabilities)

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Diploma, Intelectually Different
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training
Course Duration: 2 Years
Course Intake(s):

Certificate In Braille

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Visual Impaired
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training
Course Duration: 9 Months
Course Intake(s):

Certificate In Low Vision (Vision Support Teacher)

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Visual Impaired
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training
Course Duration: 9 Months
Course Intake(s):

Certificate In Education Of Learners With Visual Impairments

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Visual Impaired
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training
Course Duration: 2 Years
Course Intake(s):

Diploma In Special Needs Education (Education Of Learners With Visual Impairments)

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Diploma, Visual Impaired
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training
Course Duration: 2 Years
Course Intake(s): August

Education Of Learners With Deafblindbness

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Hearing Impaired
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: Trained Teacher
Course Duration: 3 Months
Course Intake(s): August

Certificate In Education Of Learners With Hearing Impairments

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Certificate, Hearing Impaired
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: Trained Teacher
Course Duration: 2 Years
Course Intake(s): August

Diploma in Special needs education (Education of learners with deafblindbness)

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Diploma, Hearing Impaired
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training
Course Duration: 2 Years (Full-time)
Course Intake(s): August 2016

Diploma in Special needs education (Education of learners with hearing impairments)

Institution: Kenya Institute of Special Education
Course Category: Diploma, Hearing Impaired
Mode(s) of Delivery: Full-Time
Minimum Qualifications: P1 by training
Course Duration: 2 Years Full-time
Course Intake(s):

Kenya Institute of Special Education Fees Structure

Course Fees For Self-Sponsored Students

Course: Certificate
Year 1: 40,000
KNEC Exams: N/A
Year 2: N/A
KNEC Exams: N/A
Total: 40,000

Course: Diploma
Year 1: 50,000
KNEC Exams: 7,700
Year 2: 30,200
KNEC Exams: 10,600
Total: 98,500

Those undertaking the Vision Support Teacher Course pay an additional Ksh 2000 for Practical Attachment.

Kenya Institute of Special Education Intake

The information has been indicated on the various courses above.

Kenya Institute of Special Education Application Form

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Kenya Institute of Special Education Contacts

Address:
Kasarani, Thika Superhighway Exit 8
Off Kasarani-Mwiki Rd
P. O. Box 48413 – 00100
NAIROBI, KENYA
Email: info@kise.co.ke
Telephone: +254-20- 8007977
Cell: +254-734-801860
Website: www.kise.co.ke

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