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Teacher Self Image

Programme Objectives

The goal of this course is to give back to the Kenyan teacher his or her sense of identity as a contributor to the moral fibre of the nation.

Programme Structure and Duration

It is a 3 day programme held in Strathmore University.

Entry Requirements

The programme is open to primary school classroom teachers with a P1 certificate or those with teaching experience.

Target Groups

  • Primary School classroom teachers

Programme Distribution

Day 1:

  • Overview of the Course
  • Courage needed to make a difference in self and in others
  • Maintenance, human standards and the human person

Day 2:

  • The teacher as a good role model
  • Stress Management/Work ethics
  • Code of Conduct for teachers

Day 3:

  • Education of the Will
  • Teaching values in School
  • The role of Parents

Dates and Timings

This programme runs during the school holidays; April, August and December due to availability of the teachers.

Interested schools heads and individuals can make inquiries on the next session by contacting Strathmore University on the numbers given below.

Lecture hours are as follows:
Tuesday to Thursday: 8.00am to 5.00pm


Participants should bring with them Ksh. 250 registration fees.

Application forms can be accessed online

Admission Enquiries
The Institute of Humanities, Education and Development Studies (IHEDS)
Strathmore University
P. O. Box 59857, 00200 City Square, Nairobi
Tel: +254 (20) 606155, 606268, 606380, ext 2243
Mobile: +254 722-205428/733-618135
Fax: +254 (20) 607498