Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) is a semi-autonomous government agency of the Ministry of Education, Kenya. It was established through a Legal Notice No. 17 of 14th February 1986.

Corporate Statements


An inclusive Kenyan society, in which every child with special needs and disability accesses quality education and achieves their fullest human potential


To facilitate service provision for persons with special needs and disabilities through human capital development, research, functional assessment, rehabilitation, Inclusive education practices, technology and production of learning and assistive materials

Core Values

KISE upholds the following core values;

  • Excellence and professionalism
  • Moral integrity
  • Respect and courtesy
  • Good stewardship
  • Tolerance and empathy