The College of Education and External Studies is committed to engaging and serving our communities.
Community Engagement is a strategic priority as it is enshrined in the CEES Strategic Plan 2011/12- 2018/19 under Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.
Measures of Success
To create enabling environment for public and private sector interface in the promotion of formal and non-formal education in a competitive setting
To increase public private sector partnerships with CEES
To promote increased joint research, technology innovation and transfer initiatives to address CEES and stakeholder needs
To provide partnership framework for assessment and utilization of CEES products in the value chain in formal and non-formal education
To establish a partnership with the Public and the private sector utilization of CEES competencies
To increase partnerships with communities in areas relevant to activities of CEES
To strengthen existing collaborations and initiate new ones with public, private and non-governmental bodies and organizations
To develop and implement community service projects
To participate in formal and non-formal education/learning-related community development forums and committees
To create opportunities for students to engage with communities through field attachment for the promotion of transformative education experiences
To engage with communities in the development of learning-related interventions that respond to community needs and interests
To extend career guidance and diversified training and consultancy services to the community