UNESCO has pledged financial and technical support to assist Rongo University review its curriculum for journalism, communication and media studies.

This follows an appeal by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Samuel Gudu to the UNESCO regional director Ms. Ann Theresse Ndong Jatta to help the university complete the exercise which begun last year.

The school of Information, Communication and Media Studies embarked on a comprehensive review of all it’s curricula and the process is still on going.

Once completed, the curriculum will incorporate the required global modules for journalism education and training as well as media and information literacy which will enable our students to be roundly equipped as per UNESCO guidelines for journalism education.

Ag. Dean School of Information, Communication and Media Studies Dr. John Oluoch announced that Rongo University and UNESCO will hold a joint high level panel workshop drawing members from the faculty, UNESCO, Media Council of Kenya, as well as the Nairobi based Center for Media and Information Literacy on 20th and 21st February, 2020 at the university campus.