The Faculty of Education is offered at Laws Campus. The Faculty trains secondary school teachers by imparting knowledge and skills which enable them become effective and efficient teachers upon completion. The Faculty ultimately aims at producing well qualified teachers to effectively teach in secondary schools.

It has the following departments:

  • The Department of Education and Teaching Studies
  • The Department of Humanities
  • The Department of Basic Sciences

It offers the following programmes:

  • Bachelor of Education in Humanities
  • Bachelor of Education in Sciences
  • Bachelor of Education in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • The University Certificate of Education

Bachelor of Education in Humanities

Specifically, the Programme aims at:

  •  producing high quality English, Geography, Social and Development studies, History and Theology and Religious Studies teachers for secondary schools and teachers training colleges.
  • developing critical thinking skills and knowledge in dealing with every day social and economic challenges.

 

Bachelor of Education in Sciences

Specifically, the Programme aims at:

  • producing high quality Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics teachers for secondary schools and teachers training colleges
  • preparing students in various Management and leadership roles in schools

Bachelor of Education in Information and Communication Technology

Specifically, the Programme aims at:

  • producing high quality Information and Communication Technology  teachers for secondary schools and teachers training colleges
  • preparing students in various Management and leadership roles in schools

 

University Certificate of Education

This is the Postgraduate certificate and it specifically aims at:

  • equipping  teacher trainee with knowledge and skills of pedagogy
  • equipping teacher trainee with knowledge of child development
  • helping to reduce number of unqualified teachers in secondary schools
  • preparing teacher trainee in various Management and leadership roles in schools

Bachelor of Education in Humanities Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should have a full MSCE certificate or its equivalent with six (6) credits including English and any two of the following subjects: Geography, History, Social Development Studies, Theology Religious Studies and life skills – Duration 4 years
  • Applicants with Diploma in Education from recognised institution will be enrolled in the third year provided they majored in any (one) of the following subjects: English, Geography, History, Social and Development Studies or Theology and Religious Studies – Duration 4 years

 

Bachelor of Education in ICT Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should have a full MSCE certificate or its equivalent with at least six (6) credits including English and Mathematics – Duration 4 years
  • Applicants with a Diploma in Education Sciences from recognised institutions may be admitted in second year if they majored in Mathematics after full evaluation of their transcripts.

 

Bachelor of Education in Sciences Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should have a full MSCE Certificate or its equivalent with at least six (6) credits which should include English and either Mathematics and Biology or Mathematics and Physical Science – Duration 4 years
  • Applicants with Diploma in Education from a recognised institution will be admitted in the third year provided they majored in the following teaching subjects. Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry or Physics – Duration 2 years

University Certificate of Education (UCE) Entry Requirements

The programme is tenable at Laws Campus with two residential sessions of 2 months (July/August) for full time training. 

  • Applicants should hold degrees from recognised institutions.
  • Applicants should be those who either teach in secondary and/or tertiary institutions without teaching qualifications, or are interested in joining teaching at secondary school level.