The School of Education in February, 2014 visited KU campuses offering Education Programmes namely; Kitui, Nyeri, Nakuru, Kericho Mombasa and Main Campus. The purpose of the visit was to share insights about development in SoE and KU; strengthen relationship between and among Campuses and provide a forum for exchange of information. The visiting group comprised of the Dean, SoE Prof. Fatuma N. Chege, the Chairpersons Departments of Ed. Comm. Tech, Dr. Mueni Kiio; Ed. Mgt. Pol. & Curr. Stds, Dr. George A. Onyango; Ed. Foundations, Dr. Isabella Kamere; Ed. Psychology, Dr. Tabitha Wang’eri; the SoE Examination Coordinator of regular programmes, Dr. Sophie Ndethiu and one Administrator of the School , Ms . Naomi Gathoni.
Prof. Fatuma N. Chege shared with the Campuses the School Mission, Vision and priority areas in the School Strategic Plan. She challenged the students to have a personal action plan that would enable them to remain focused to attainment of their goals. She laid Emphasis on Luigi Giusani quote “Discovering our Ultimate Destiny” which stresses that “only the coward ask for probability of victory on the morning of the battle. The strong and steadfast ask neither for the how long nor how fiercely but only how and where they will have to fight. All they need to know is how and for what reason they will fight and then hope and act and do the battle. ” The Dean urged the students to reflect on this quote and then act in pursuit of their destiny as professional educationists.
The Chairpersons of departments also talked to the students about the units offered to undergraduate and postgraduate students in their respective departments. Job options in the field of education were also discussed. The School Examination Coordinator explained to the students about examination regulations and the logic of classification. She appealed to the students to aim at getting an honors degree which is highly instrumental in upward mobility in their career.
In a plenary session, the students were given the opportunity to ask questions, make comments and air their grievances. The issues addressed were mainly on subject combination, examinations and library materials. The students and Campus staff present commended the School and University for facilitating the visits and interactive forum. The Dean promised to pursue resolutions to the challenges that students expressed.
Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014 13:10