One of Kenya’s leading public institutions, Kenyatta University is dedicated to its core functions of teaching, learning, research, and service to the community, the nation, and the world. In addition to the main campus, which is located on expansive grounds approximately twenty kilometres north of Nairobi city on Thika Road, the University has ten other campuses spread across the country. KU is the Kenyan university institution in the BHER consortium. The Kenyatta University Dadaab Centre (KUDC) has taken the lead in designing, developing, and delivering the Diploma in Teacher Education – Primary (DTE-P) as well as 3 Bachelor of Education programs (B.Ed. In Arts, B.Ed. in Science, B.Ed. in Primary Teacher Education). KU also collaborates with YU to co-develop curriculum and share best practices in delivering higher education in emergency contexts.
Meet the Kenyatta University Team:
Prof. Kisilu Kombo (KUDC Chairman)
Prof. Kisilu Kombo is an Associate Professor in the Sociology of Education and the Dean of the School of Education at Kenyatta University. He is the Chairman to Kenyatta University’s Dadaab Centre (KUDC) Board Management. Kisilu Kombo holds a PhD in the Sociology of Education from Kenyatta University. His research interests are in the Sociology of Education, Health Education, Community Development and Education in emergencies and crisis.
Dr. Priscilla Ndegwa (KUDC Coordinator)
Dr. Priscilla Ndegwa is the coordinator of the Kenyatta University Dadaab Centre.
Dr. Rosemary Olendo (Exams Coordinator)
Dr. Rosemary Olendo is the examinations coordinator for the Kenyatta University Dadaab Centre. She is a Lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology at KU and holds a PhD in Educational Psychology, MEd in Educational Psychology, as well as a BEd in Home Economics. Her areas of specialization include educational psychology, developmental psychology; her research interests are the psychology of learning, academic buoyancy/academic achievement, and neuropsychology/neural education.