About Us

The Faculty of Education  is situated near Kikuyu Town, approximately 25 kilometers west of Nairobi. The Faculty is a key player in the training of teachers who manage and ensure successful performance in the education sector. It is one of the six Faculties that make up the University of Nairobi.



The Faculty of Education has the following Departments :

  • Department of Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies
  • Department of Educational Communication, Technology and Pedagogical Studies
  • Department of Physical Education & Sport  
  • Department of Educational Foundations               
  • Department of Educational & Distance Studies


Achievements/ Milestones

 1. Launching of Early Childhood Education Masters programme and the programmes of the Department of Educational Administration and Planning in Kisumu Campus

2. Placing students in the B.Ed (ICT) programme by the Joint Admissions Board (JAB), now known as Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS)

3. Launching a PhD programme in Early Childhood Education

4. Developing Masters programmes in subject methods

5. Creating Centre for Pedagogy and Andragogy (CEPA)

6. Entrenching the use of ICT in the College’s academic and administrative functions

7. Development of Masters programmes in Sport Sciences

8. Mainstreaming co-curricular activities into the student academic life and providing quality students’ welfare services

9. Creating ODeL Campus

10. Developing winning research proposals

11. Holding regular departmental seminars for graduate students

12. Increasing web-based content and modules