This course provides a study of historical development of educational ideas from antiquity to the present. Attention is placed on the learner’s ability to identify and describe the historical ideas of education from the Egyptian, Hebrew, Sumerian, Chinese, Indian, Greek, and Roman perspectives. Other issues include historical development of educational ideas and their influence towards the rise of modern science and technology, factors that influenced the growth of education during twentieth century, and historical background on the trends and development of education in Kenya from the pre-colonial era to present.