About Us

the College of Education and External Studies (CEES) is situated near Kikuyu Town, approximately 25 kilometers west of Nairobi. The college 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 Colleges that make up the University of Nairobi.

Management Structure:

Prof. Isaac Jumba: College Principal

Prof. Horace Ochanda - Deputy Principal

Prof. Samson Gunga - Dean, School of Education

Prof. Dorothy Kyalo- Dean, School of Open and Distance Learning



The College of Education and External Studies has :

4 campuses: Kikuyu Campus, Kenya Science Campus, Kisumu and Mombasa Campus

2 schools: -1- School of Education and -2- School of Open and Distance Education. 

Centre for Pedagogy and Andragogy


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