The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi in Collaboration with Globethics.net Foundation, Geneva will host a Training Workshop on Integrating Ethics into Higher Education and Teacher Education
When:13th, 14th, 15th & 16th (ToT) March 2018
Venue: Learning Resource Centre (LRC), The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Lang’ata Campus
THEME: INTEGRATING ETHICS INTO EDUCATION
In today’s world, more and more attention is given to the critical role of higher education institutions in fostering students to not only be well educated but also to be values-driven, as citizens and as leaders. As such, the responsibility lies on all academic institutions to ensure that they abide by the highest ethical standards and that they build an ethos on their campuses, among teachers, students and administrators that inspires trust, credibility and hard work.
With this in mind, the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) as a Founding Member of the Globethics Consortium on Ethics in Higher Education, has engagedGlobethics.net, Geneva to trainher management, teachers, staff and other stakeholders.
The Centre for Social Justice and Ethics will be offering Short Courses for both Justice & Peace and Church Management & Leadership (Certificate, Advanced Certificate & Diploma levels). The six-week programme consists of a module made up of six units. This intensive programme requires each participant to follow 6 hours per day, five days per week for six weeks. Eligible applicants for the Advanced Certificate and Diploma levels should be holders of KCSE (or its equivalent) and above.
Partial scholarship (Tuition only) is available for the Clergy, Religious and Lay persons working for the Catholic Church/ Institutions. A Recommendation letter from the Bishop/Superior describing why the Candidate is sent for Training MUST be submitted together with the application.
The sessions will commence with registration on 14th May, 2018 and close on 22nd June, 2018.
Application for admission is made on a form that you can also download here. Or obtain one from Admissions Office.
Do you know that CUEA offers French classes?
The University started offering French Classes in collaboration with Alliance Francaise in June 2017. This followed an MoU between the two institutions which was signed on May 30th 2017.
Those taking the classes will need to pay 14,500 for the first session and 9,000 for the second session with a possibility of paying in instalments.
To register for the classes, call Dr. Ann Rita on 0721-417503.
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Five CUEA students (2 from Law and 3 from School of Business) will be representing the University in New York, at the National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference, the world’s largest intercollegiate Model UN conference from 18-22 March, 2018.
The conference shall be conducted at the United Nations General Assembly Hall. CUEA will be in excellent company among many other prestigious universities and one of the very few African Universities attending.
The Law Faculty is currently assisting the students with the more technical details including their country position papers on International Environmental Law and Use of Chemical weapons in International Law. The Faculty will also get in touch with the Kenya UN mission to ensure that the students are well taken care of in New York.
Many other Universities from all over the world will be participating in the conference.
Two of our Law students will soon attend an International Moot Court competition at the Oxford University, UK.
The two participated in the highly competitive Price Media Moot Court preliminary rounds competition in South Africa at the University of Johannesburg and qualified.
Wangui Njoroge and Grace Nempiris Masi participated in the competition on February 8th and 9th. They were rated as one of the best among five African teams. They represented our Faculty of Law.
Wangui and Masi with Judges after receiving their certificate.
The two students said that the competition presented a fantastic learning experience which gave them a chance to draw inspiration from diverse social and legal spheres. ‘The competition has also enhanced our advocacy and research skills’ they added.
The competition took place alongside several conferences that touched on Media Law, Freedom of Expression among others.
Ms Freda Kabatsi the Moot Court Coordinator in the Faculty congratulated the two on their achievement.
The Price Media Moot Court Competition is held annually and has earned a great reputation at national and international echelons, as it is one of the most revered international moot court competitions with a special focus on media Law and the right to Freedom of Expression.
The 1st Price Media Moot Court Competition was held in 2008 at the University of Oxford in England. Over the years it has become well-recognized internationally and teams have to battle it out in the intense regional rounds to qualify to participate in the international rounds at Oxford University.
The competition has comprised of seven regional rounds (South Asia, Asia-Pacific, South East Europe, North East Europe, Middle East and Americas). The Price Media Moot Court (African Rounds) competition that was held in Johannesburg brought together 65 students and 13 teams from 10 African countries.