Graduation Ceremony


Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education (ECDE)


The Bachelor of Education Degree in Early Childhood Education is designed for teachers, supervisors and managers of early childhood development program. It is an intervention program aimed at equipping the teacher with knowledge, skills and positive attitude towards promoting holistic development of the child's as means to realization of the childs full potential in all aspects.

Learners will be trained to apply knowledge of child growth and development in a pre-school setting to start up academic, pastoral and growth monitoring and promotion programs that support the child's holistic development.

Program Objective

To produce professionally qualified teachers, supervisors and pre-school managers who will be able to understand the growth and developmental stages of the child so as to promote development of his/her personality, talents and mental and physical abilities to his/her fullest potential.


The current combinations are:

  • Business and Geography
  • Business and Mathematics
  • English Language and Literature in English
  • Mathematics and Information Technology
  • History and Kiswahili
  • Kiswahili and Religious Studies

Admission Requirements

KCSE grade C+ with C- in the subject chosen for study, Or

Diploma in Early Childhood Education or Teachers' Certificate (S1) or its equivalent from recognized institutions, Or

KACE (A level) with a minimum two principal passes.

Modes of Study


Full time (Regular)


Bachelor-of-education-(Special Needs Education)

Bachelor of Education (Special Needs Education)


Global trends and increasing awareness in human rights, including the enactment of the new constitution in Kenya requires a comprehensive understanding of basic human rights and enhanced inclusiveness, including the rights of persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups. This programme contributes to special needs education and development in this respect. A Bachelor of Education (Special Needs) degree is a good beginning for a career in teaching more so as schools become more inclusive.

Individuals trained in Education with special needs will be able to work in public and private institutions of learning. Graduates can also pursue further studies and courses and advance to become supervisors or administrators or instructors in colleges that prepare others to teach special education.

The Bachelor of Education (Special Needs) degree will produce teachers of high integrity and enable them to participate in the educational transformation process for individuals with special needs thereby contribute to nation building.

Program Objective

The goals of the programme are to enable the graduates to:

  • Enhance early identification and placement of learners with special needs and disabilities in order to increase equity and inclusiveness.
  • Use acquired skills to promote quality, relevant and holistic education in learning institutions for learners with special needs in Education.
  • Support research and development in special needs education, documentation and dissemination of relevant information.


Candidates shall register for Education in Early Childhood plus any other subject course. The current combinations available are:

  • History/Geography
  • Kiswahili/History
  • English/Literature
  • Business/Mathematics
  • Business/Mathematics
  • Business/Information Technology

Admission Requirements

KCSE grade C+ with C+ in English or its equivalents, Or

A level with two principal passes or its equivalents, Or

Diploma holders in related areas such as with at least a Credit Pass.


4 Years (8 semesters)


Bachelor of Education (Arts)


A bachelor's degree in education is a good way to begin a career in teaching. The degree is expected to equip the learner with the proficiency, confidence and skill to effectively handle learners at the primary and secondary school level. It further prepares trainees effectively in basic professional skills like lessons planning, student discipline, education administration and the psychology of learning.

This program is committed to identifying, educating, and placing highly qualified teacher-leaders in both public and private schools. By applying greater expertise, and demanding better results, these individuals will help bring about a dramatic expansion of educational opportunity and quality at this level of education.

Course Objectives

The goal of the St. Paul's University BED Program is to enable graduates to:

  • Demonstrate content knowledge.
  • Exhibit the dispositions of the Facilitative Teacher.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in the classroom, in the school, and within the teaching profession.
  • Establish a respectful environment for a diverse population of students from diverse geographical environments in keeping with the Vision 2030 on education.


The possible teaching subject combinations are:

  • English Language & Literature in English
  • Mathematics & Business Studies
  • Mathematics & Information Technology
  • Mathematics & History
  • Mathematics & Geography
  • Geography & Religious Studies
  • Geography & Kiswahili
  • Geography & History
  • History & Religious Studies
  • History & Kiswahili
  • Kiswahili & Religious Studies
  • Special Needs & Religious Studies

Admission Requirements

KCSE grade C+ with C+ in the subject chosen for study, Or

KACE (A level) with two principal passes or its equivalent, Or

A Diploma in a related area with at least a Credit Pass, Or

Primary teacher Education (p1) certificate with at least 2 years teaching experience.

Modes of Study

School Based