Kathmandu University School of Education (KUSOED) is one of the seven schools of Kathmandu University.  It was established in 1997 with the aim of contributing to enhance the quality of education in the country.  The School carried out its first activity in raising the quality of the schools in Dhulikhel Municipality mainly through in-service teacher training and other programs.  Its first academic programs were initiated in 1998 with MPhil and PhD in Educational Leadership. In the coming years the School expanded its academic activities by adding new programs, thereby, escalating its scope.

KUSOED envisions transforming the educational landscape of Nepal through high quality holistic teacher education program and playing an instrumental role in developing teachers, teacher educators, educational leaders, development professionals and researchers who can contribute to social transformation.  It is, therefore, the mission of the School to prepare competent educational and development professionals who are contextually engaged, innovative and, progressive in their outlook.  In addition, the School also aims to nurture educational leaders who can bring transformation at tertiary, secondary and primary levels of education.  The development professionals are believed to be instrumental in bringing about transformation in their respective sectors.