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DIPLOMA TEACHER EDUCATION SYLLABUS

YEAR I - EDUCATION

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1.1.0 HISTORY OF EDUCATION (20 HOURS)

1.1.1  Specific Objectives

1.2.1.1 Introduction to History of Education

  • definition of Education

  • meaning of History of Education

  • importance of History of Education to teachers

1.1.2.2 Traditional system of Education in Kenya

  • aims of African traditional education

  • content of African traditional education

  • methods used in African traditional system of education

1.1.2.3 Foundation of formal Education in Kenya

  • the role of missionaries in education

  • Africans' response to early missionary education

  • colonial government involvement in education

  • Education commissions and reports before independence

1.1.2.4 Education trends in Kenya since Independence

  • status of education at independence

  • KANU Manifesto of 1963

  • Sessional Paper No. 10 of 1965

  • Education Commissions and reports and their impact on education
    development of teacher education in Kenya

  • Sessional Paper No. I of 2005

1.1.2.5 Contemporary issues in education.