Students offers free public legal clinic at Kibera slums Ayany primary school

On Saturday, 7th May 2017, students of Mount Kenya Kibera Free Legal AdviceUniversity School of Law, as a way of giving back to the society, identified the need to offer free public legal clinic to the people of Kibera which was purposed to provide legal services, including legal education and advocacy. The six hour exercise was experience full with shocking revelations and experiences. From the experience the cases can safely be classified into three; First, Human Rights cases, criminal cases and thirdly, family and succession matters which the residents of Kibera benefitted from the free advise of the students.

 

An outstanding educational institution like Mount Kenya University School of Law is also a socially responsible institution, and our school’s engagement with our local communities is an essential complement to our extensive research and teaching. The law School’s free public legal clinic reflects its commitment to a vibrant and thoughtful relationship with its surrounding urban neighborhood, while at the same time providing students with meaningful clinical education including problem identification and solving, legal analysis, legal research, interviewing, investigation, counseling inter alia. Special thanks to the School of Law for supporting this event.

School of Law Lecturers undergo a successful pedagogy training

On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017, School of Law Lecturers received training on Pedagogy Skills covering the topics: Lecture Preparation and Presentation, Teaching Strategies and Methods, Communication in the Lecture Room, Instructional Media and Assessment of Student Achievement.

 

The workshop was conducted by Facilitators from the School of Education at Main Campus, Thika. The challenges addressed during the one-day workshop included how to deliver legal content using the general pedagogical or teaching skills and tailor-making the presentations to law classes.

 

The session was quite interactive and participants benefitted a lot through sharpening of lecture delivery skills and overall performance as Lecturers. The School of Law wishes to express appreciation to the facilitators, organizers and participants at the workshop.