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public Lecture: Competency Based Curriculum

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.

A Visit by University of Cape Coast, Ghana

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.


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.


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Condensed matter group had a mini symposia on 9th may 2013 at the
department of physics. The website for ansole is


The Department of Physics successfully held the 2013 April edition of Solar Academy that ended with a colorful closing ceremony on 25th April 2013. The training attracted over 50 interested participants but 20 participants were eventually trained. This is a third of its kind with the 1rst and 2nd held in April and August 2012 respectively. The training is in line with the Government's regulations that require that for any solar installer to be licensed, must have undergone the mandatory training for T1 and/or T2 category.

Conferences at chsd8club

Charitè-Universitätsmediizin Berlin (CUB) and University of Nairobi (UoN) exchange program is a 1-month fully sponsored research-based elective. It was pioneered by a student in 2016 with 3 cycles since.

The 2018 recipients were: Becky Wanjiku Njuguna, Brian Bundi Nyamweya, Evans Mutia Mutwiri, Mandela Kibiriti Mwangi, Ruth Kwamboka Nyang'aya and Sandra Obaje Maseno.

The following account is an attempt to summarize our collective experience:

Charitè University and hospital: