Launch of the 2015 Baseline Survey of Engineering Departments Report

Cabinet Secretary for Education, Science and Technology Dr. Fred Matiang'i(left) accompanied by Prof. Meoli Kashorda, Executive Director of Kenya Education Network(KENET) and Prof. Timothy Waema(centre), School of Computing and Informatics, University of Nairobi, displays a copy of Baseline Survey report on Engineering Departments as he launches it at a Nairobi hotel today.

KENET launched the 2015 Baseline Survey of Engineering Departments Report on 8th March, 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi. The launch was officiated by Dr. Fred Matiang’i, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Education Science and Technology. See Executive Summary

This first baseline survey of engineering departments was conducted over a period of 14 months from November 2014 to January 2016 and collected data from the 12 public universities and a total of 44 engineering departments that were offering engineering degree programs as of November, 2014. The data collected covered a period of four Academic Years (AYs) from AY 2011/2012 to AY 2014/2015 and contains aggregated data on engineering student enrolment, engineering graduates at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels, the full-time and part-time engineering faculty and associated faculty-to-student ratios.  See report executive summary here

The launch was attended by the Vice Chancellors of the 12 participating universities that offer engineering programs, deans of schools of engineering, members of the Special Interest Group on Engineering Education, the Commission for University Education, the Engineers Board of Kenya, Institutions for Engineers of Kenya, LIWA and other industry stakeholders.