About Us

School of Education

kioli modifiedMessage from the Dean, Dr. Gideon Mutuku Kasivu (Ed.D)

The school of Education (SOE) takes the privilege to introduce itself in this esteemed University website. The School Education is the largest school in the university and has a student population of over 4000. Over the years, the School has continued to attract a large number of students to its programmes. The School admits both Government and Self-Sponsored Students in Postgraduate and Bachelors Programmes in the full-time, part-time, evening and weekend modes. The School has highly qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty which includes one Professor, 3 senior lecturers and 6 Lecturers. The support staff in the school include one Senior Administrative Assistant and one secretary.

The mission of the School is to provide competent manpower through quality training, research, consultancy and innovation for the transformation of the Education sector not only in Kenya but also across the globe. The School endeavors to produce highly qualified, self-driven and competent teachers who can address the challenges facing the Education sector and provide competent manpower to provide quality education to the country and world over. The school has a core mandate to respond to current emerging trends in Education reforms in the country and thus a great responsibility rests in taking a leading role in the implementation Educational reforms in Kenya and worldwide.

 In cognizance of the current reforms in the Education Sector, the School is in the forefront in re-aligning itself according to requirements of the current reforms in the Education sector. With the introduction of Competency Based Education (CBE), the school is making efforts to refocus teacher training with emphasis on the skills that graduates need to acquire in order to competently deliver in line with the emerging trends in education sector. Teachers are instrumental in the successful implementation of education in the country and the realization of Sustainable Development Goal No. 4 on quality education. As teacher trainers the school is the process of aligning teacher training outcomes to the desirable competencies in tandem with anticipated changes in CBE as well as providing research findings that can inform policy on the ongoing reforms in the education sector.

The School has already developed a common Education unit namely” Fundamentals of Competency Based Education” to prepare the students on foundations of CBE as the roll out of CBE in the university gets underway. The school is reviewing the Bachelor of Education Programme with emphasis on the skills that graduates need to acquire in order competently deliver in line with the new education curriculum, the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC). In the long run, all the programmes will be re- aligned to meet the needs of CBE. The school has a critical role in developing and reviewing its programmes before the first cohort entry into the university in 2029 and thereafter in continuance with CBC dispensation. The school is rationalizing timelines in tandem with anticipated changes by embracing relevant CBC pedagogies, such as online collaborative learning, learner directed and solution- based learning.

The school offers the following Programmes ; Bachelor of Education (Arts), Bachelor of Education (Science) and Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education and  PGDE- Post graduate Diploma in Education.

Departments in the school of Education

Currently, the School has four departments namely:

 Department of Educational Administration and Planning which has the following progrmmes: PhD in Educational Administration, PhD in Economics of Education and Planning, PhD in Education in Curriculum Studies. Master of Education in Educational Planning, Master of Education in Curriculum studies, Master of Education in Economics of Education, Master of Education in Educational Administration, Master of Education in corporate Governance in Education

 Department of Educational Communications Technology which manages Bachelor of Education Science and Master of Education in Kiswahili Methods

 Department of Foundations of Education. which manages Bachelor of Education Arts and PGDE- Post graduate Diploma in Education.

 The department has developed Master of Education in Comparative and International Studies, Master of Education in Sociology of Education, Master of Education in Philosophy of Education and Mater of Education in History of Education which are awaiting approval by the university senate.

Department of Educational Psychology which manages Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education (ECE) and PhD in Educational Psychology, Master of Educational Psychology, Master of Education in Guidance and Counselling


An internationally recognized center of excellence in Education, Social & Humanistic Sciences, Research, and Service to Humanity.


To provide quality, transformative, interdisciplinary and practical Education, research and Dissemination of knowledge in Education, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Please publish modules in offcanvas position.