Visit by Students of Hogeschool Utrecht University, Netherlands

Students from Hogeschool Utrecht University Netherlands visited Moi University from 24th February to 8th March, 2019, for a students’ exchange program. The visit is based on a MoU signed between the two Universities and coordinated by the School of Education. The collaboration has been active for the last five years and has witnessed MU & HU students participating in teaching practice in Moi University neighboring secondary schools. The visiting students from Hogeschool paid a courtesy call to the Vice- Chancellors office and were received by acting Vice- Chancellor. Prof. Isaac Kimengi who hailed the collaboration between the two Universities. He also congratulated the participating students. 
The program involved developing innovative learning tools in the Kenyan classroom in which students pair up to develop ideas of subject delivery and then teach in secondary schools. In this year’s program 10 students from each University were paired to participate. The groups taught at Wareng Secondary, Hill School and Moi Girls Eldoret.
Before participating in teaching the students from Moi University and those from Hogeschool Utrecht held a workshop where a brief overview of the program and introductions was done. The workshop also involved discussions on Understanding Kenyan and Netherlands Education Systems/ Culture. The workshop was officially opened by the Dean, School of Education, Prof. Chang’ach and attended by the Heads of department in the School of Education and the Director, International Programs Linkages and Alumni, Dr. Charles Lagat. The Hogeschool coordinator - Sally Ribnick and the Moi University coordinator - Dr. Njeri Kiaritha were also present.

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