About SES > Vision & Mission

The Department of Science and Environmental Studies (SES) is an academic department promoting studies in Science and Environment Studies, Science and Environmental Education, STEM Education as well as curriculum studies of Science and General Studies (GS).


The Department focuses on research and scholarly activities in the major areas of Science and Environmental Education. It strives to achieve excellence in nurturing competent professionals in the disciplines of Science and General Studies.



The mission of the Department is to promote and support the development of teacher education for nurturing competent pre-service and serving teachers in Science and General Studies. We seek to prepare teachers to be reflective practitioners capable of effective teaching in classrooms and with the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes to sustain improvement in school teaching. The Department is also devoted to providing quality programmes in different discipline areas such as environmental and sustainability studies, science and integrated studies at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.