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SCHOOL OF Education.

A school of distinction in providing quality teacher education, research and Innovation.

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Welcome to GaU School of Education.

The GaU School of Education strives to prepare the coming generation of enthusiastic educators and innovators positioned to improve education in their communities. Our courses are designed to incorporate the best learning practices and prepare our students for the countless ways they can contribute meaningfully to education today and explore educational challenges beyond the 21st century.

The School engages in the discovery, development, demonstration, and dissemination of professional knowledge and practice in the field of teacher education. We prepare professionals to serve as teachers, administrators, educational planners, curriculum developers, counsellors, psychologists, and policymakers.

We take our undergraduate students through a journey of transformation from high school graduates to individuals able to enrich the educational experiences of children. The hopes and dreams of the students are transformed into a professional disposition of improving the lives of others and dealing with critical challenges in education.

MISSION STATEMENT

Prepare highly qualified and innovative educators who are able to meet the needs of students by linking theory, policy, practice and research.

VISION STATEMENT

A school of distinction in providing quality teacher education, research and Innovation.

CORE VALUES

Our Core Values are at the heart of our enterprise. They define who we are and guide how we work and how we act with each other and with other stakeholders

OUR AIM

To prepare high-quality, enthusiastic and teach savvy teachers, administrators, counsellors, psychologists, researchers, evaluators, and policy analysts in the field of education.

PROGRAMMES OFFERED AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The following are the programmes and admission requirements for the School of Education’s undergraduate and graduate degree programmes

  • Mode of Study: Full-time starting in September; School Based (December, April, August.) 
  • Duration: 4 academic years
  • Requirement: Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE and above and C+ in two teaching subjects (Business, English, Geography, History, IRE/CRE, Kiswahili, Mathematics) or Diploma in education from a recognized institution.
  • Mode of Study: Full Time starting in September; School Based (December, April, August.)
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Requirement: BED Second class honours (upper division) or BED Second class honours (lower division) with 2 years teaching experience.
  • Mode of Study:School Based (December, April, August.)
  • Duration: 4 academic years
  • Requirement: Minimum mean grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE or C (plain) and P1/ S1 certificate or Diploma in ECPE from recognized institution.
  • Mode of Study: Full-time starting in September; School Based (December, April, August.)
  • Duration: 4 academic years
  • Requirement: Minimum mean grade of C+(plus) at KCSE and a C+ in two teaching subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics) or Diploma in education from recognized institution and C+ in two teaching subjects
  • Mode of Study: Full Time starting in September; School Based (December, April, August.)
  • Duration:2 years
  • Requirement: BED Second class honours (upper division) or BED Second class honours (lower division) with 2 years teaching experience