Girls Training Institute, Pangani (Maahad)
Bujumbura/Fairview Road,Pangani Shopping centre, Nairobi
0728971376 / 0731370366 / 0701953039 / 0773280226

MTTC Subjects and Courses

Pre service and in-service Courses

Pre service and In-Service Courses



Minimum Qualifications


Certificate in Early Childhood Development Education

4 school terms


A minimum of D+ in KCSE or a KCPE certificate and must have passed a proficiency test


Diploma in Early Childhood Development Education

4 school terms


A minimum of C (plain) or P1 teacher training certificate or at least D+ in KCSE and a KNEC ECDE certificate 


Pre service Courses only



Minimum Qualifications


Primary Teachers Education (P1)

2 years


 A minimum of C (plain) in KCSE with a minimum of D (plain) in Mathematics and a C- in English


Diploma in Secondary Teachers Education

2 years


  • A minimum of C+ in KCSE
  • A minimum of C+ in the subject of specialization
  • D+ in Mathematics
  • C (plain) in English



  • Islamiyaat/Quran/Arabic included in the above 
  • Pre service courses – full time courses (9:00 am-3:30 pm)
  • In-service courses –school holidays (April, August, December) 8:00 am-4:30 pm


Part time/Short Courses


Cost per Semester

Course Duration



2 hours twice a week

Quran and Dua


1 hour daily



1 hour, 3 days a week

Any of Islamiyaat units e.g. Tawheed (as a single course)


I hour twice a week



2 hours daily for 2 months

Bridging Course


3 months

Upcoming Courses

Daawa course for beginners

Course Units

Kenya Institute of education (K.I.E) syllabus

1.    Certificate and Diploma in ECDE

  • Foundation, Administration and management of ECDE in Kenya
  • Child and General Psychology
  • Child Growth and Development
  • Early Childhood Development and Curriculum
  • Health, Nutrition, Care and Rights
  • Children with special needs
  • First Aid
  • Language Activities
  • Mathematic Activities
  • Science Activities
  • Social Environment Activities
  • Music and Movement Activities
  • Creative Art Activities
  • General Knowledge
  • Physical Education (P.E)
  • Religious Education
  • Teaching Practice
  • Islamics and Quran
  • Arabic
  • Community Development
  • Child Rights and Child Protection
  • Guidelines for Islamic Integrated Curriculum
  • General methods of teaching and material development
  • Management of ECDE, Community Development and research

2.    Primary Teachers Education

  • Education
  • English
  • Kiswahili
  • Physical Education
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Agriculture
  • Home Science
  • I.R.E.
  • Social Studies
  • Art and Craft
  • Music

3.    Diploma in Secondary Education

  • Education
  • Physical Education
  • English
  • Kiswahili
  • Arabic
  • Geography
  • History and Government
  • I.R.E.
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Islamic/Arabic curriculum

  • Aqeedah
  • Akhlaq and Aadaab
  • Hadeeth
  • Fiqh
  • Seerah
  • Tafseer of selected surahs