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DR. RAPHAEL ONDEKO NYONJE

PhD (CUEA); M.ED Ed (UON); B.Ed (KU)

RESIDENT LECTURE – KISUMU EXTRA MURAL CENTER

BRIEF HISTORY OF SCHOOL OF CONTINUING AND DISTANCE EDUCATION, KISUMU EXTRA MURAL CENTER CENTRE

Welcome to the School of Continuing and Distance Education (SCDE), Kisumu Campus. As you will realize, the School of Education and Distance EducationSCDE is one of the schools under the College of Education and External Studies. It has two three departments namely, Department of Extra- mural Mural Studies, Department of Educational Studies and Department of Distance Studies. The SCDE programmes in Kisumu are offered through the Department of Extra- Mural Studies, Kisumu Centre (Known as Kisumu Extra- Mural Centre – (KEMC))  

The first Department of Extra-Mural Studies was founded in Makerere in 1953, .and under Under this Department, the first resident tutor for Kenya was appointed in 1956. In 1963, the responsibility of organizing the extra-mural studies in Kenya was transferred to a new Extra-Mural Department of the then University College, Nairobi. In the same year, the College of Social Studies, Kikuyu, which had run an independent centre for residential adult education since 1961, was absorbed into the University College, Nairobi.

The Department of Extra Mural Studies, Kisumu Centre, has been there in existence since the inception of the Extra- Mural Department and has been offering demand- driven course courses since the 1960s. The center centre was situated at Sifa House in Kisumu between 2000 and 2006 and by was then it was only offering a number of certificate and diploma courses. Due to the demand of the courses offered by the centre, the University of Nairobi saw it wisedecided to purchase the now former British Council Library where the center centre still now has its offices till now.

 The acquisition of the facility has enable enabled the centre to expand its programmes and students’ enrolment tremendously. At the moment, aApart from offering certificates and diploma courses, the Department of Extra -Mural Studies, Kisumu Centre, has increased its programme programmes to include both Bachelors in Project Planning and Management, Masters in Project Planning and Management and PhD in project Project planning Planning and managementManagement.  Apart from the these, Department of Extra Mural Department’s programmes, the centre also supports other programmes offered by other departments within the College of Education and External Studies. This These programmes includes Bachelors of Education Arts by Distance offered by the Department of Education Studies, Masters in Education administration Administration and Planning offered by the Department of Educational  AdministrationEducational Administration and Planning, and Masters of Education in Early Childhood offered by the Department of Educational Communication and Technology Studies and School of education Education, respectively.

The following are the programmes offered by the Department of Extra Mural Studies,  Kisumu Campus;:

CERTIFICATE

  • Certificate in Business Management
  • Certificate in Guidance and Counseling
  • Certificate in project planning Planning and managementManagement
  • Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • Certificate in Purchase And Supply Management
  • Certificate in public Public relations Relations

DIPLOMA

  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Guidance and Counseling
  • Diploma project Project planning Planning and managementManagement
  • Diploma in Human Resource management Management
  • Diploma in purchase Purchase and supply Supply managementManagement
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • Diploma in Project Planning and Management
  • Diploma  in public Public relationsRelations

POST – GRADUATE DIPLOMA

  • Post-g Graduate Diploma project Project planning Planning and managementManagement
  • Post Post-Graduate graduate Diploma in Human Resource management Management

 

DEGREE (BA)

  • Bachelors of project Project planning Planning and management Management

 

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  • Master of Arts degree in Project Planning and Management

 

PhD

  • PHD in project Project planning Planning and Management
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