Department of Extra Mural Studies, University of Nairobi
The Department of Extra-Mural Studies, a study of Astronomy and Astrophysics, in its endeavour to maintain its status as a leader offering University education by extra-mural methods in Kenya, come along to be where it is today.First Occurence : 1953-01-01
|1953||First Department Founded
Department of Extra-Mural Studies was founded in Makerere.
|1956||Resident Tutor for Kenya is appointed.
This was three years after the formation of the department in Makerere University
|1963||Responsibilities transfered to University of Naitobi
Responsibility of organising the extra-mural studies in Kenya is transferred to a new Extra-Mural Department of the then University College, Nairobi.
|1967||Another arm established
Establishment of the Correspondence Course Unit as another arm of the institute.
|1983||College status awarded
Institute of Adult Studies is accorded College status and became the College of Adult and Distance Education.
|1985||College elevated to Institute
The government accepts the recommendations of the University Council that elevated the three divisions of the College into Institute of Extra Mural Studies, School of Distance Studies and the Institute of Adult Studies
|1988||College renamed renamed College of Education and External Studies (CEES)
College was re-organised, re-structured and renamed College of Education and External Studies (CEES)