College of Education
College of Education currently offers one bachelor degree program, English Language Teaching (ELT). However, there are plans for the college to thrive opening other departments such as Basic Education, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics for the upcoming academic years.
College of Education at KNU, through the strength of its undergraduate programs, will continue to educate English language teachers who are equipped with the skills and knowledge that will enable them to address the needs of our country and to contribute to the development of foreign language education policies worldwide in line with the ever-changing global environment for foreign language teaching. They will, in turn, educate the next generation of future academics and scholars.
The college aspires to be recognized as the center of excellence in the domain of English language education, and to be widely-acclaimed as a platform for developing teaching quality, innovations and continuous improvements.
The English Department at KNU provides academic services, including lectures, seminars, workshops and academic assistance to its students. It gives students an understanding of and appreciation for the English language and develops the skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking in addition to persuasion, argumentation, critical thinking, translation, research writing, IT, communication and above all the art of teaching. The Department also aims at acquainting its students to some extent with the culture, tradition and history as well as social and ethical values. Moreover, it offers opportunities to explore identity, values, manners and morals; it enhances students' exploration of gender, ethnic, and cultural diversity through the study of literature and language. Furthermore, it helps students build the knowledge of the content, methods of literary studies and relevant and electives courses within a well-structured framework. The department helps to build and sustain an atmosphere of inquiry, integrity, engagement, curiosity, and creativity among students and staff. It also prepares Self-regulating autonomous learners and good citizens to become active members in the community.