Curricula, Examinations, Accreditation and Licensing Bodies
Kenya School for Integrated Medicine is currently using two types of curricula;
- For the Nutrition and Dietetics courses we are using curricula from KICD, examinations from KNEC and our graduates are being licensed by KNDI. The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) is an Institute established through the KICD act No. 4 of 2013 of the Laws of Kenya for the accredited curricula to be used in the Kenyan education system. The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) was established in 1980 under the Kenya National Examinations Council Act Cap 225A of the Laws of Kenya. This Act (Cap 225A of 1980) was repealed in 2012 and replaced with KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012. The Kenya Nutritionist and Dieticians Institute (KNDI) is mandated to accredit academic Nutrition and Dietetics programmes offered by Training institutions in accordance with KNDI Act No.18 2007. KNDI is responsible for offering licenses in Nutrition and Dietetics.
- For the Community Health, Community Development and Social Work, Counselling Psychology and Horticulture courses we are using Competency Based Curriculum by TVET CDACC. The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) is a State Corporation established under the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Act, 2013 that was Publicized in a Special Issue of the Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 44 (Acts No. 29) on 25th January 2013 and commenced on 24th June 2013. The TVET Authority Board was appointed on 9th May 2014 through a Gazette Notice No.. 3134 and inaugurated on 4th June 2014. The mandate of the Authority is to regulate TVET sector through Licensing, Registration and Accreditation of institutions, programs and trainers.