Dr. David Kiptui, Ag. Director, Board of Undergraduate Studies and Practicum

  • Welcome to the Department of Education
  • University College which is charged with the coordination of all undergraduate programmes and student attachment.Specifically, the board is responsible for:
  • Review of and recommendations to the Academic Board on the quality of undergraduate degree and diploma curricula
  • Promotion of inter-disciplinary collaborations at undergraduate level.
  • Coordination of recommendations to the Academic Board regarding rules and regulations formulated by the Departments and Faculties governing undergraduate degree and diploma programmes
    • Co-ordination of Award Schemes for academic excellence for undergraduate students and forwarding recommendations to the Deans’ Committee.
    • Coordination and facilitation of field/industrial attachment programmes and Teaching Practice.

Our Vision

To be an adaptive Department of excellence in Teaching, Research, Innovation and Outreach for Sustainable Societal Transformation at Local and Global Perspectives 

Our Mission

To create a Strong Knowledge Tower of Education Freedom through Teaching, Research and Innovation for all-round graduates endowed with Problem Solving Skills in novel situations for Sustainable Societal Transformation

Our Philosophy

Department of Education   ceaselessly do champion for through holistic training of students, generation, acquisition, dissemination and preservation of skills and knowledge   with an emphasis on competitive Teacher Education. The Department provides equal opportunities in enhancing Seeds of Greatness among student and staff in pursuit of bigger vision of Tharaka University College.

Our Core Functions

To enhance Teaching, Training, Research, Outreach, Student Supervision, Development of Instructional Resource Centre.

Our Core Values

The Department activities and decisions are reflected by the following core values entrenched on the higher calling of Tharaka University College. They include:

  1. Passion for Quality, Excellence and Devotion to Duty
  2. Integrity, Transparency and Accountability
  3. Social Fairness and Professionalism
  4. Team work, Innovativeness and Creativity
  5. Passion for Environmental Conservation

Our objectives

  1. To train Competent Honest Teachers and Educationists.
  2. To arouse and incubate critical attitude, innovativeness, creativity and passion for truth in a just society
  3. To cultivate and create a repository of competent lecturers who participate in University Activities and Graduate studies
  4. Improve completion rate of students
  5. Publish papers in peer reviewed National and International journals