Teachers are key to improving quality education in any educational system. It is often said that the quality of an educational system cannot be greater than the quality of its teachers. Currently with the reforms in Education in Kenya, stakeholders in the education sector have different views on how initial teacher development should be offered in Universities.
As part of the UoN@50 campaign, The University of Nairobi partnered with the Equity Group Foundation, Kenya Forest Service, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Interior & Coordination of National government to plant 7000 seedlings in various parts of the University Read More
The University of Nairobi held the 2nd prize presentation ceremony on Friday, 7th May 2021. The Prize presentation ceremony is an important tradition at the University aimed at recognizing and rewarding outstanding performance by our students. This year’s event recognized the overall best students in 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 cohorts.
Dr. Simon Munayi, a UoN don was recently elected to the Presidency of the Federation of Eastern Africa University Sports (FEAUS) for a period of four years. Dr. Munayi was the Secretary-General of the body before being elected President. The Federation of Eastern Africa University Sports comprises of 12 countries which include: the twelve countries in the Eastern Africa region, namely, Burundi, Comoros, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somali, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
The University of Nairobi Management has scheduled a 3-weeks online training workshop for the members of the academic staff on transformative pedagogy in higher education with special reference to asynchronous e-learning mode of delivery during the months of May and June, 2021. The training will be conducted by the Centre for Pedagogy and Andragogy (CEPA) in collaboration with Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) team. 80% of the presentations/training sessions will be done asynchronously.
The Library Department invites you to the 7th Library Open week scheduled from April 14- 16, 2021.
The Open Week will showcase the electronic information resources, services, and facilities accessible to the University community. A key resource, in particular, is the remote access facility which allows students to access electronic reading material from anywhere at any time. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this is a convenient innovation.
In August 2020, the University management announced a comprehensive 5-point reform agenda aimed at transforming the University into a vibrant, relevant, and sustainable University. Reform Agenda number 5 is “People-Focused Reforms”; under this agenda, the University aims to proactively identify and celebrate the talents and achievements of our staff and students. To this end, the university held the 1st Talent Day on Friday 12th March 2021 at Taifa Hall.