The Department aims at equipping trainees with knowledge, skills and attitude required in promoting the physical, emotional, social, intellectual, spiritual, moral and cultural development of the child between 0-8 years.
ECDE is a KNEC course under Early childhood Development and Education program (ECDE) that aims to equip learners with technical as well as fundamentals skills to handle and to manage young growing minds. To pursue these courses, an applicant is expected to have obtained a KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) for Diploma, Certificate C- Or D+ and Proficiency level KCPE OR D- / E.
To complete this course, a student is required to attend Four (4) full terms of pre-service training or six (6) in‐service training sessions and fulfilling the requirements for teaching practice. A successful graduate of this course can be employed as a teacher or venture into their personal business by opening private schools.