Prof. James M. Muola (PhD)




Welcome to the School of Education which is one of the largest and fastest growing schools in terms of student population in Machakos University. Currently, the school has a student population of over 3,000 Government and Self-Sponsored Students pursuing various programmes in diploma, bachelors and postgraduate studies. The School has been in existence since the establishment of Machakos University.  It has highly qualified members of teaching staff who are committed to quality service delivery.

The core mandate of the school is to provide high quality teacher training and research for the benefit of our schools and the country. The School endeavours to discharge to the market highly qualified teachers who can address the challenges facing our schools for the realization of socioeconomic development, the Country’s vision 2030 and the Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The School tries to ensure quality in training and service delivery to its customers through strict adherence to its core values which are; commitment to professionalism, efficiency, excellence, integrity, transparency, accountability, respect for others, equity and teamwork.


To provide high level manpower through quality training, research, consultancy and innovation for social and economic transformation



A leading school of excellence in teacher education and mentorship of learners


Transforming society through quality teacher education


The School has three departments and a teaching practice unit as follows:


  1. Department of Educational Management and Curriculum Studies
  2. Department of Early Childhood Education and Educational Communication and Technology
  3. Department of Educational Psychology and Special Needs Education
  4. Teaching Practice unit



The following programmes are offered in the School through Regular, Part-time, Evening, and Weekend Modes:


Postgraduate Programmes

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Education in the following options:
  • Educational Administration
  • Educational Planning,
  • Curriculum Development,
  • Economics of Education,
  • Educational Psychology and
  • Educational Communication and Technology
  1. Master of Education in the following options:
  • Educational Administration,
  • Educational Planning,
  • Curriculum Development,
  • Economics of Education,
  • Early Childhood Education and
  • Educational Communication and Technology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE).


Degree Programmes

  1. Bachelor of Education (Arts),
  2. Bachelor of Education (Science),
  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education),
  1. Bachelor of Education (Special Needs Education),
  2. Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Diploma Programmes

  1. Diploma in Early Childhood Education,
  2. Diploma in Education (Arts) – Secondary Option,
  • Diploma in Education (Science) – Secondary Option.


Certificate Programme

  1. Certificate in Early Childhood Development.


For further information contact us through:

School of Education,

P.O. Box 136-90101,


Tel: 0723805829/0735247939