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AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION & EXTENSION SECTION

 This is a section in the Agricultural Education and Rural Development Department. Currently, it offers two Diploma course namely, diploma in Agricultural Education (TSC Approved) & extension and Diploma in Agricultural Extension & community developments.

 

These two diplomas courses are very popular and unique and enrollment has been increasing each subsequent year. In collaboration with Masinde Muliro University of science and technology, a degree programme in Agricultural education and extension was started in 2010.

 

Graduates of these two diploma courses have mulch-faceted skills in these areas and attract employers from the mainstream Government Ministries of Agriculture on matters of agricultural extension and community development as well as Non-Governmental Organizations .Diploma in Agricultural Education & extension graduates are employed by the Teacher Service commission. Some graduates have also delved into self-employment as farmers.


COURSES OFFERED FROM AGEX SECTION

  1. AGEX 111:           COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR INNOVATION
  2. AGEX 150:           EDUCATION FOUNDATION AND DEVELOPMENT               
  3. AGEX 236:           FIELD ATTACHMENT: END OF FIRST YEAR
  4. AGEX 252:           PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION    
  5. AGEX 321:            RESEARCH METHODS
  6. AGEX 331:           RURAL SOCIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  7. AGEX 334:           AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION STRATEGIES
  8. AGEX 352:           SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION      
  9. AGEX 354:            CURRICULUM PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
  10. AGEX 356:           SUBJECT METHODS: TEACHING BIOLOGY          
  11. AGEX 432 :          EXTENSION PROGRAMME PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION
  12. AGEX 433:           AGRICULTURAL PUBLIC RELATIONS
  13. AGEX 455:           EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND     EVALUATION
  14. AGEX 453:           EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY  
  15. AGEX 457:           SUBJECT METHODS: TEACHING AGRICULTURE              
  16. AGEX 459:           EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION               
  17. AGEX 458:           GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING
  18. AGEX 461:           TEACHING PRACTICE: 
  19. AGEX: 141            FUNDAMENTALS OF INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT
  20. AGEX 142:        INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY     DEVELOPMENT
  21. AGEX443:            COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING AND PARTNERSHIP
  22. AGEX 444:           COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND EXTENSION    PROJECTS
  23.  AGEX 432:          AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION APPROACHES AND METHODOLOGIES
  24.  AGEX 236:           FIELD ATTACHMENT
  25.  AGEX 0111:        COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND TECHNICAL REPORT WRITING
  26. AGEX 0242:        PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION
  27. AGEX 0141:       INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

 

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