Bachelor of Education (Adult Education and Community Development )

Overview

The Bachelor of Adult Education (BA) program objective is to provide students with technical training necessary to work in the broad field of adult education and training; including community development, training coordination, mentorship, staff development, corporate and career training, adult education, and in-service training.          

MODE OF STUDY

All Programmes in the Department are offered through the Open, Distance & e-Learning mode of studies.This involves Limited face-to-face Residential Sessions to provide overview of the course at the commencement of a semester, continuation of a semester, and revision period before examinations and specially designed self-instructional study modules/lecture series availed to the students at registration time through the University’s Multimedia Portal or in Print.

INTRODUCTION

The course is designed to provide knowledge, skills and attitudes in adult and continuing education. The courses are intended for those involved in the academic and professional fields relating to adult education and/or community development.

 COURSE OBJECTIVES

The broad objective of the programme is to impart students with skills in adult education and community development. The specific objectives are:

  1. To introduce students to the general issues and approaches in adult

education and community development

  1. Produce adult, distance, youth and community educators with knowledge, attitudes and skills appropriate for management and promotion of adult, youth and community development.
  2. Prepare competent personnel of adults, the youth, and community who can plan, supervise, train, monitor and evaluate adult, community and youth programmes.
  3. Build the capacity of personnel to spearhead research and documentation of adult and community development.
  4. Train personnel who can develop capacity for entrepreneurship in communities.
  5. Advance professional knowledge and skills in distance, youth, adult and community development as a discipline.

                   

Bachelor of Adult Education and Community Development  

  1. KCSE certificate with a minimum aggregate of C+.
  2. KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes
  3. K.C.S.E with a mean grade of C plain or equivalent, plus a diploma equivalent from a post-secondary institution recognized by University of Nairobi  senate
  4.  A P1 certificate from a teacher training college recognized by the senate.
  5.  K.C.S.E with a mean grade C- or equivalent, plus a certificate and a Diploma or equivalent from a post-secondary institution recognized by University of Nairobi senate.
  6. K.C.E/ E.A.C.E, DIV. III/ Ordinary GCE or equivalent plus a diploma or equivalent from a post-secondary institution recognized by University of Nairobi senate
  7. K.A.C.E or E.A.A.C.E/ Advanced GCE Certificate with one principal pass plus a recognized diploma or equivalent.
  8. K.A.C.E certificate with a minimum of two subsidiary passes plus a diploma or equivalent from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  9. International Baccalaureate Diploma.
  10.  A degree from a recognized university or equivalent.

                         

 

Career prospects

Graduates produced in the Adult Education & Community Development will have capacity to work in various areas as extension workers in such areas as agriculture, community development health, commerce, NGO’s dealing with education and development projects, teachers in adult education programme, in-service training personnel, principals and senior staff of community training centres, disciplined forces and personnel in related field.

                     

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION - E35 -55UNITS
Year 1 - 16UNITS  Semester 1   Semester 2   Yearly Total 
TUITION             108,000.00                           108,000.00                              216,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                  6,500.00                                            -                                    6,500.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)                  7,000.00                                            -                                    7,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                  2,250.00                               2,250.00                                  4,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                  8,000.00                               8,000.00                                16,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                            -                                    1,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                            -                                    1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                  2,000.00                                            -                                    2,000.00
CAUTION - (ONCE)                  5,000.00                                            -                                    5,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                  4,000.00                                            -                                    4,000.00
TOTALS             144,750.00                           118,250.00                              263,000.00
       
Year 2 - 13UNITS  Semester 1   Semester 2   Yearly Total 
TUITION             108,000.00                           108,000.00                              216,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                  6,500.00                                    6,500.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)                  7,000.00                                    7,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                  2,250.00                               2,250.00                                  4,500.00
EXAMINATION FEES - PER UNIT @1000                  6,500.00                               6,500.00                                13,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                    1,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                    1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                  2,000.00                                    2,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                  4,000.00                                    4,000.00
TOTALS             138,250.00                           116,750.00                              255,000.00
       
Year 3 - 15UNITS  Semester 1   Semester 2   Yearly Total 
TUITION             108,000.00                           108,000.00                              216,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                  6,500.00                                    6,500.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)                  7,000.00                                    7,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                  2,250.00                               2,250.00                                  4,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                  7,500.00                               7,500.00                                15,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                    1,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                    1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                  2,000.00                                    2,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                  4,000.00                                    4,000.00
TOTALS             139,250.00                           117,750.00                              257,000.00
       
Year 4 - 11UNITS  Semester 1   Semester 2   Yearly Total 
TUITION             108,000.00                           108,000.00                              216,000.00
MEDICAL FEE (PER YEAR)                  6,500.00                                    6,500.00
ICT SERVICES - (PER YEAR)                  7,000.00                                    7,000.00
REGISTRATION (PER SEMESTER@2250)                  2,250.00                               2,250.00                                  4,500.00
EXAMINATION (PER UNIT @1000)                  5,500.00                               5,500.00                                11,000.00
STUDENT ORGANISATION(PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                    1,000.00
ID CARD ( PER YEAR)                  1,000.00                                    1,000.00
ACTIVITY-( PER YEAR)                  2,000.00                                    2,000.00
LIBRARY (PER YEAR)                  4,000.00                                    4,000.00
TOTALS             137,250.00                           115,750.00                              253,000.00
       
Grand totals               1,028,000.00