We live in an age of globalization. This is especially true for academic research and education. Research projects increasingly involve researchers from different parts of the world and students are mobile, looking for educational opportunities across national borders. However, institutional bases for global interaction in research and education are still underdeveloped.
Friday, December 20,2019; The University of Nairobi hosted the 62nd Graduation ceremony at the Chancellor's Court, Main Campus. During this event, 8,428 graduands were conferred Degrees and awarded diplomas.
The School of Education produced 694 graduands during this ceremony; 3 PhDs, 32 Masters Degree, 654 Bachelors and 5 Diplomas. Over all, the School of Education graduated a total of 1,315 graduands in 2019, of which 621 graduated in September,2019.
The College organized an interactive public talk on “Requirements, Preparations and aligning of the current Secondary and higher education curricula to the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC). The Discussants were Senior Deputy Director in charge of Curriculum and Research Services- Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development; Mrs. Jackline Onyango and Senior Lecturer, University of Nairobi; Dr. Andrew Riechi and Moderated by Dean, School of Education, Prof. Winston Akala.
Delegation from University of Cape Coast, Ghana paid a courtesy call the Principal, College of Education and External Studies.The delegation of three from Ghana;
Dr. Hope Pius Nudzor (Lead) Senior Research Fellow, IEPA, UCC
Dr. Might K. Abreh, Research Fellow, IEPA, UCC
Dr. Wisdom K. Agbevanu, Research Fellow, IEPA, UCC
The visitors are around to present and discuss studies conducted in Ghana and Kenya in an overview of a collaboration between the two parties. The seminar will explore various ways to activate the collaboration i.e.
In line with the University of Nairobi Corporate Strategy, the University management found it necessary to impart the much needed skills into one of their very important cadre of staff: the secretaries. The theme for the training was: Illuminating the real manager behind the boss.
Dr. Justus Simiyu has visited the Departments of Solid State Physics and Physical Chemistry, Uppsala University for a three months Post Doctoral fellowship under the International Science Program, Uppsala University. This is a SIDA funded programme that targets north-south and south-south collaboration in capacity building in selected areas of science and mathematics. The department of Physics has received support from ISP under the International Programmes in Physical Sciences (IPPS) for over 15 years that has seen the department train 4 PhDs in and over 10 MSc in Condensed Matter.