The Department of Education is one among the other six (6) departments from the office of the Deputy Rector Academic, Research and Consultancy at the Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy. In response to the country's needs of a high quality education delivery, the department is strongly set to address challenges facing the education system, cover the knowledge gap that prevails among Tanzanian youth, train the in-service and fresh from school citizens to become good and confident teachers who can help and foster quality education in the country. To adhere to the National goal of having qualified education facilitators, the department of education employs a Competence Based Education Training (CBET) approach in facilitating knowledge amongst learners. Currently the department prepares teachers who can confidently deliver knowledge in Arts subjects particularly those related to Geography and History, and Kiswahili and English languages.
The Department of Education prepares and develops skills of the graduates who can compete in the labour market by putting more efforts on building professionalism and realising various talents amongst learners. Among others the Department of Education employs various training techniques to meet its standards. The techniques include classroom facilitation, assignments (individual and group works) on field training (Teaching Practice-TP), tests and Examinations that give the real picture of the kind of teacher trainee that we prepare.
With this regard therefore, the Department of Education welcomes you all to join the Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy to enjoy services that we grant to our clients without bias. We maintain the status quo of being the centre of Leadership, Ethics and Good Governance. Our vision is to become a centre of excellence in knowledge acquisition and adoption which provides education and training for creativity, innovativeness and promotes peace and national unity.

The Department of Education at the Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy offers six education programmes that are delivered in a semester system.

Bachelor Degree of Education in Geography and History
Bachelor Degree of Education in Kiswahili and English Languages
Bachelor Degree of Education in Geography and Kiswahili
Bachelor Degree of Education in Geography and English
Bachelor Degree of Education in History and Kiswahili

The Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy invites all applicants who meet the required minimum entry qualifications into the undergraduate studies. The following are the entry requirements for all these programmes.

Form VI with two passes from Geography and History subjects or Diploma of Education in Geography and History or English and Kiswahili or History Kiswahili with an average of C, Education Management and Administration, Adult and Continuing Education, with an average of GPA 3.0 or above AND 4 pass at 'O' Level (SCEE).


1. All applicants for Certificate, Diploma and Bachelor Degree Programmes must apply direct through Online Admission System of the Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy (MNMA) available in our website: or visit admission office at the MNMA - Kivukoni Campus or MNMA - Zanzibar Campus for assistance.