B.Ed Early Childhood and Development - Kenya Methodist University | Educartis
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3 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This four year Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Development has been designed to equip learners with the competencies to handle teaching and manage learning of their speciality (ECD, Primary, or Secondary Eduction) in subjects such as Mathematics, Geography, History, Social Studies, Literature, Kiswahili and ICT. Taken on-campus at the Kenya Methodist University, the programme uses a combination of theoretical learning and practical work to allow participants to gain the capacity to understand and critique broader issues and policies that inform and affect education research, planning, and implementation. 

Teaching can be a challenging profession, but there are numerous benefits to this career. Whether you feel a calling to impact the lives of students, or are drawn to the profession for the ability to make a difference in the eduction system at large, this field will allow you to make a significant contribution and positive impact on the community you live in. There is also a high degree of  mobility in this sector and teachers can go on to become administrators, guidance counsellors, or social workers. If this sounds like the right choice for you, this Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Development will prepare you with the right skills, mind-set, and knowledge you need to thrive in this field. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Explain the multiple influences on early development and learning.
  • Use their knowledge of child development to create healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging learning environments. 
  • Develop and implement strategies to support and engage families and communities through respectful, reciprocal relationships.
  •  Reflect on their own practice to promote positive outcomes for each child.
  • Engage in continuous, collaborative learning to inform practice. 
Certification obtained

Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood and Development 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This programme will allow learners to pursue careers such as: 

  • Education Adminstrator 
  • Primary/Secondary School Teacher 
  • Community Education Officer 
  • Youth Worker 



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On Campus, 2 years, Flexible


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require: 

  • A KCSE Certificate with an aggregate grade of C + or any other approved equivalent qualification 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Download and fill in an application form 
  • Submit a non-refundable fee of 1,000 KES 
  • Provide 4 passport-sized photographs 
  • Attach a copy of their National ID/Passport and relevant academic/professional certificates  

Payment options

All payments must be made through bank deposits or bankers cheques, using the following information:

Consolidated Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10071200000122
Equity Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 0140290923812
Cooperative Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 01129020131200 
Barclays Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 030131055757
Commercial Bank of Kenya 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 1113539364
National Bank 
  • Branch: Mombasa 
  • Bank Account Number: 01021009876700
Family Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 063000022033
Chase Bank 
  • Branch: Riverside 
  • Bank Account Number: 0082071993001
Standard Chartered Bank

  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10102863422800
UBA Bank
  • Branch: Westlands 
  • Bank Account Number: 55010160006068

Detailed course information

This Bachelor of Education programme extends for a period of not less than four academic years (12 trimesters/Full Time Mode). It is offered as an: 

  • On-campus Full Time Programme
  • Distance Learning Part Time Programme 

Where and When


Kenya Methodist University

off Meru-Maua Road, Meru, Kenya


Kenya Methodist University

off Meru-Maua Road, Meru, Kenya

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