Prof. Julius O. Nyabundi Vice-Chancellor (right) chats with
Prof. Joseph Chacha, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Partnerships, Research and Innovation
(PRI) (left) and SEREK Chairman Prof. Paul Ogula (center)
The Fourth Annual Educational Research and Evaluation International Conference took place from 8th to 10th March 2017 at Kisumu. The conference was organized by the Society of Educational Research and Evaluation in Kenya (SEREK) in collaboration with Maseno University.
The theme of the conference was: ‘Provision of quality education and training: prospects and challenges’ with sub-themeson Special Needs Education, Early Childhood Education, Curriculum development, Primary and Secondary Education, Information Technology Education, E-learning and Distance Education, Higher Education, Teacher Education and Contemporary issues on education.
Prof. Julius O. Nyabundi, Vice-Chancellor Maseno University in his speech, during the official opening of the conference said that quality education can be achieved by practicing acceptable and desirable procedures such as ensuring attendance of lessons by both students and teachers, adequate lecture/lesson preparations, monitoring and evaluation of learners, appropriate time management, providence of individual attention to the learners.
“Consequently, the rejection of poor practices will ensure that there is provision of high quality education,” he added.
It is important to note that the theme of the conference was in line with is in agreement with the Maseno University Quality Policy. Which is committment to quality through teaching, research and development; providing on time services to foster and develop academic excellence in basic and applied research at all levels of study by training practice oriented manpower, who can contribute effectively to social, intellectual and academic development in the community, the nation and the international market
Also present at the conference were Prof. Joseph Chacha, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Patnerships, Research and Innovations (DVC, PRI) and Prof. Paul Ogula, SEREK Chairman among others.