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Agricultural Education and Extension

Dr. Agnes O. Nkurumwa, Chairperson, Department of Agricultural Education and Extension
Welcome to the Department of Agricultural Education and Extension (AGED & EXT). This department was established in 1966 by the then Egerton College in response to Kenya’s recognized need for training manpower to staff positions in agricultural education throughout the country. Its purpose is to provide both ways and means of implementing the mandate given to the University to assist in this worthy endeavor by encouraging and promoting agricultural education throughout all types of agricultural work. This Department and its staff are committed to facilitate the acquisition, accumulation, preservation and dissemination of knowledge and the development of requisite skills and attitudes to effectively tackle the challenges of agricultural development of the 21st century and beyond.
The philosophy of the department is produce innovative and competent human resource to provide leadership in agricultural education and extension for modernization of agriculture in Kenya and beyond. Our vision is to be the leading department in training of competent agricultural education and extension graduates for sustainable agricultural development.Our Mission is to engage in teaching, research, consultancies, extension and outreach activities for agricultural development sustainable
 

Staff Research

  1. Research Training and Extension of Ecological Organic Agriculture Imitative in Selected Counties in Kenya (Collaborative).
  2. Indigenous Vegetable Production among Pastoralists in Kajiado and Narok Counties, Kenya (Collaborative).
  3. A Survey of Pig Production in Kakamega District (Collaborative).

 

Jacob J. J Ochieng’ Konyango PhD

 


Jacob J. J Ochieng’ Konyango (PhD)
Senior Lecturer and Co-coordinator Self-Sponsored Programs in Agricultural Education and Extension Department. Faculty of Education and Community Studies.
Egerton University
P.O .BOX 536-2115-Egerton Kenya
Cell phone: +254 722 460 523
Email: jaonyango 2003@yahoo. com

 

EDUCATION
 

2006-2010

PhD Agricultural Education

Egerton University- Kenya.

1988-1989

MSc Agricultural Education

Reading University-United Kingdom.

1979-1981

BEd (Hons). Agricultural Education

Bristol University- United Kingdom.

1978-1979

Diploma Agricultural Education

Worcester College of Higher Education -United Kingdom.

1970-1972

Diploma Agricultural Education

Egerton College-Njoro-Kenya.

 

FIELD OF SPECIALSATION
 

Curriculum Development –Vocational and Agricultural Education: Special Methods of teaching Agricultural and Practical subjects. Academic Advising. Agricultural Projects Implementation.

 

WORK /PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 

2014

Senior Lecturer Agricultural Education: Special Methods Agriculture/Vocational Subjects ; Curriculum development in Agricultural Education

1991- 2013

Lecturer Agricultural Education: Special Methods Agriculture/Vocational Subjects ; Curriculum development in Agriculture Education

2002 to Date

Departmental co-ordinator self-sponsored programs in Agricultural Education and Extension- Egerton University –Kenya

2000-To Date

Panel Member Agriculture Curriculum-Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development

1995-2000

Chairman Development Committee- Central Nyanza Field of Seventh Day Adventist Church.

1994-1997

Chairman Board of Governors- Makasembo Secondary School- Rarieda

1974-1990

Senior Examiner Agriculture Principles &Practices –East African Examinations Council/Kenya National Examinations Council.

1986-1988

Registrar –Siriba Diploma Teachers college

1985-1990

Lecturer Agriculture-Siriba Diploma Teaching College- Kenya

1982-1985

Dean of Students-Kisii Teachers College-Kenya

1981- To Date

Agriculture Examination Moderating Committee Member- Kenya National Examinations Council.

1981-1985

Lecturer Agriculture-Kisii Teachers College- Kenya

1976-1981

Lecturer Agriculture –Kamwenja Teachers College-Kenya.

1973-1976

Agricultural Teacher and Head Department Agoro Sare High School- Kenya.

 

KEY RESEANCH PROJECT
 

2005-2010

An analysis of the implementation of education policies influencing freedom school African in Kenya and their implications on curriculum improvement between 1959 and 2004

 

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

1

Konyango. J.J.J. O. (2014) Secondary School Agriculture Curriculum Policies in Kenya 1959 & 2004. Saarbrucken: Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN 978-3-659-57110-7

2

Konyango, J.J.J. O. Secondary School Agriculture Curriculum in Kenya: The Challenges to Reforms in Eduction.
The Journal of Eduction and Human Resource- Egerton University accepted January 2014.

3

Nkurumwa A. Oywaya, Onyango Christopher, A, Udoto Maurice O., Konyango, J.J.J. O., and Ombati J. Muturi: Participatory Community needs Assessment for effective Outreach Programmes By Egerton University.
The Journal of Eduction and Human Resource- Egerton University accepted January 2014.

4

Konyango , J. J.J. O. , J.K. Nkrumwa, Dr. Ombati J.M. Shaping Secondary School Agriculture in Kenya Stakeholders Influence on the Implementation of Relevant and sustainable Secondary School Agriculture Curriculum between 1959 and 2012 (Fully Acceptanced Journal of Agricultural Research – World Journal Institute Paper No. WOR/2013/080 – Year 2013 )

5

Konyango, J. J.J. O. Onyango, C.A. Kibett, J.K. Nkrumwa.A.O. Secondary School Agricultural Policy In Kenya. A Historical Dimension of Relating Resources and Facilities with Curricula and Syllabuses: Implications on sustainable Curriculum between 1959 and 2011. Accepted in international journal of Educational Research and Administration. Paper No: WOR/ 2013 /215 of 2013(Full acceptance)

6

Konyango, J.J.J .O. Onyango, C.A. Kibett, J. K. Agriculture Policies in Kenya .A Historical Perspective on Curriculum Improvement. Accepted in International Journal of Sustainable Development .3(9)35-46 2010

 


PUBLISHED BOOKS: APPROVED BY THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MALAWI GOVERNMENT
 

2011

Jacob JJO Konyango, Aggrey Nyanjom & Golden Chamanza. Senior Secondary Certificate Agriculture 4 Students Book: East African Educational Publishers.2ndEdition-2014

2011

Jacob, J. J. O. Konyango, Aggrey Nyanjom & Golden Chamanza. Senior Secondary Certificate Agriculture 4 Teachers Guide: East African Educational Publishers.2nd Edition-2014

2011

Jacob, J.J.O. Konyango, Aggrey Nyanjom & Golden Chamanza. Senior Secondary Certificate Agriculture 3 Students Book: East African Educational Publishers.2nd Edition 2014

2011

Jacob, J. J. O.Konyango, Aggrey Nyanjom & Golden Chamanza. Senior Secondary Certificate Agriculture 3 Teacher Guide: East African Educational Publishers.2nd Edition 2014

2011

Jacob, J .J.O. Konyango, Aggrey Nyanjom & Golden Chamanza. Juniour Secondary Certificate Agriculture 2 Students Book: East African Educational Publishers.2ndEdition

2011

Jacob, J. J. O. Konyango, Aggrey Nyanjom & Golden Chamanza. Juniour Secondary Certificate Agriculture 2 Teachers Guide: East African Educational Publishers.2ndEdition 2014

Jacob, J.J .O. Konyango, Aggrey Nyanjom & Golden Chamanza. Juniour Secondary Certificate Agriculture 1 Students Book: East African Educational Publishers.2nd Edition2014

2011

Jacob JJO Konyango, Aggrey Nyanjom & Golden Chamanza. Juniour Secondary Certificate Agriculture 1 Teachers Guide: East African Educational Publishers.2ndEdition 2014

PUBLISHED BOOKS. APPROVED BY KENYA INSTITUTE OF CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

2008

Konyango, J. O. & Nyanjom, A.O. Peak Revision KCSE Agriculture. Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers.

2005

Konyango, J. O. & Nyanjom, A.O. Certificate Agriculture Book 4 Teachers Guide. Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers.

2005

Konyango, J. O. & Nyanjom, A.O. Certificate Agriculture Book 4 Pupils. Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers.

2004

Konyango, J. O. & Nyanjom, A.O. Certificate Agricultural Book 3 Teachers Guide. Nairobi :East Africa Educational Publishers

2004

Konyango,J. O. & Nyanjom ,A.O. Certificate Agriculture Book 3 .Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers

2003

Konyango, J. O. & Nyanjom, A.O. Certificate Agriculture Book 2 Teachers Guide .Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers.

2003

Konyango, J. O. & Nyanjom, A.O. Certificate Agriculture Book 2 Pupils .Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers.

2003

Konyango, J. O. & Nyanjom, A.O. Certificate Agriculture Book1 –Teachers Guide .Nairobi:-East African Educational Publishers.

2003

Konyango, J. O. & Nyanjom, A.O. Certificate Agriculture Book 1 Pupils. Nairobi -: East African Educational Publishers.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS
 

Development and Establishment of sustainable Agriculture Projects for Rural Development Issues and Out of School Youth Programs.

Prof. Frederick U. Ngesa, Ph.D.

Prof. Frederick U. Ngesa, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Education & Extension
Faculty of Education and Community Studies,
Egerton University
P. O. Box 536 - 20115 Egerton, Kenya
Mobile: +254 – 707-895 969
Email: fngesa@egerton.ac.ke, ngesauf@yahoo.com

EDUCATION

2002

Ph.D. Agricultural Education

Egerton University

1985

Master of Science, Agricultural Education

Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Ames, Iowa, USA

1981

Bachelor of Science Agricultural Education

Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Ames, Iowa, USA

1975

Diploma in Agricultural Education

Egerton Agricultural College

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Agricultural Education

WORK EXPERIENCE

2014 – Present

Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Education & Extension Egerton University

2009-2014

Senior Lecturer, Agricultural Education and Extension, Egerton University

1986 – 2009

Lecturer, Agricultural Education and Extension, Egerton University

2009 – 2012

Director, Planning and Development, Egerton University

2005 – 2009

Chairman, Department of Agricultural Education and Extension Egerton University

2004 – 2005

Coordinator, Centre for Research in Open and Distant Learning, Egerton University

1985 – 1986

Head, Projects Department, Catholic Relief Services

1987 – Present

Chairman, Moderation Committee, Kenya National Examinations Council

1987 – Present

Setter and Moderator, Kenya National Examinations Council

2014 – Present

Curriculum Developer, Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development

CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES

2014 – Present

Director, Centre for Capacity Building Egerton University

2013 - Present

Editor-in-Chief Journal of Education and Human Resources Egerton University

RESEARCH PROJECTS

2011 – 2013

Business Development and Entrepreneurship Extension Services to Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

2002 – 2004

Industrial Extension Services to Micro, Small and Medium Size Enterprises – Funded by African Technology Policy Studies

2006 – 2007

Demand and Supply of Post Primary Agricultural Education and Training: Case of Kenya- Funded by World Agro-forestry Centre and World Bank

1992 – 1994

Agricultural Information Processing – Funded by OSSREA

PUBLICATIONS

1

K. I. Okuthe, F. U. Ngesa and W. W. Ochola. (2013). The influence of institutional factors on the adoption of improved sorghum varieties and technologies in smallholder farmers in western Kenya. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 3 (6), 196-2005

2

M. G. Kanyi, T. Vanderbosch, F. U. Ngesa, J. K. Kibett, and A. Muthaa. (2011). Intergration of natural resource management in primary education curriculum in Kenya. International Journal of Agricultural Management and Develeopment. 1 (4), 221-228

3

M. G. Kanyi, T. Vanderbosch, F. U. Ngesa and J. K. Kibett. (2011). Perceptions of secondary school students towards natural resources management. Case study of participants in FoF and non-participants. International journal of Agricultural Management and Development, 1 (2), 81-81

4

M. K. Nyangau, J. K. Kibett and F. U. Ngesa. (2011). Perceptions of School principals and agriculture teachers towards factors influencing initiation of secondary school agriculture projects. Middle east Journal of Scientific Research. 9 (4) 546-553

5

M. K. Nyangau, J. K. Kibett and F. U. Ngesa. (2011). Comparison of perceptions of secondary school principals, teachers and learners towards factors influencing implementation of agriculture projects in Kisii District of Kenya. African Journal of Basic and Applied Science, 3 (2), 57-62

6

J. M. Muola, M. N. Ndung’u, F. U. Ngesa. (2009). The relationship between family functions and juvenile delinquency. A case of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya. African Research review, 3 (5), 67-84

CONFERENCES, SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS AND SYMPOSIA

1

National Cohesion and Integration Commission Conference 2013
Presented paper: Agricultural Development, Rural Development and National Integration

2

1. African Institute for Capacity Development Symposia, August and October 2011
Presented. Paper 1: Philosophy, Principles and Practices of University Outreach and Extension
Paper 2: University Outreach and Extension: Case of Kenya


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

1

Honors Society in Education

2

Kenya Agricultural Teachers’ Association

3

International Agricultural Education and Extension Association


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Pedagogics in Agricultural Education
Dry-land Agriculture
Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprise Development

TEACHING AREAS

1

Monitoring and Evaluation of Projects and Programmes

2

Pedagogy in Agriculture

3  

Agricultural Organizations and Information

4   

Rural Development

5

Management of Organizations


HONOURS

1

Nehru- Kennedy Scholarship

2

Fellowship, Association of Commonwealth Universities

3

Member, Honor Society in Education



 

Mary M. Waiganjo

 

Mary M. Waiganjo
Assistant Lecturer, Agricultural Education& Extension Department
Faculty of Education and Community Studies
Egerton University
P.O.BOX 536 – 20115
EGERTON, KENYA
Email address marywaiganjo@yahoo.com
Cell phone- 0724674505; 0733674505


EDUCATION

2006

Master of Science, Agricultural Education

Egerton University

1990

Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Education& Extension

Egerton University

1985

Diploma, Agricultural Education & Extension

Egerton University


FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Agricultural Education


PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

2011

Diploma in Leadership Studies

Leadership Training Institute

2005

Certificate in Gender, Poverty & Development

Egerton University

WORK EXPERIENCE

`

2015 -

Teaching Practice Zone Coordinator

2014-

Secretary to Teaching Practice Committee

2013 -

Assistant Lecturer, Agricultural Education& Extension Dept

2006-2013

Head of Biology Department, Jomo Kenyatta High School

2006-2013

Biology & Agriculture Teacher, Jomo Kenyatta High School

2006 -2013

Class Teacher, Jomo Kenyatta High School

1995-2003

Biology & Agriculture Teacher, Kenyatta High School

1990-1995

Biology & Agriculture Teacher, Lanet Secondary School

1985-1987

Agriculture Teacher, Limuru Girls High School

RESEARCH PROJECTS

2005

Effect of Cooperative Learning on Academic Achievements and Acquisition of Social Skills in Secondary School Agriculture Students in Nakuru District

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
 

2015

1. Impact of Co-Operative Learning Approach on Acquisition of Social Skills by Secondary School Agriculture Students in Bahati Division, Nakuru Sub-County, Kenya
Mary Mwihaki Waiganjo; Dr. Maina W. Mwangi; Prof. Fredrick U. Ngesa; Viola C. Kirui

2014

1. Effects of Co-operative Learning Approach on Secondary School Students’ Academic Achievement in Agriculture in Nakuru Sub-County, Kenya.
Mary Mwihaki Waiganjo, Patricia Wambugu, Prof Fredrick Ngesa, Shadrack Cheplogoi

2. Evaluating access and use of Dissemination Pathways for Delivering Climate Information and Services to Women Farmers in Semi-Arid Kenya.
Viola Cherotich Kirui, Mary Waiganjo, Shadrack Cheplogoi

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS
 

Curriculum Development; Food Security; Methods of Teaching; Monitoring and Evaluation

Administrative Officers

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The Department is lead by a Chairman assisted by the Examination Officer, School-Based Programmes Coordinator, Undergraduate Programmes Coordinator, Field Attachment Coordinator, Teaching Practice Coordinator, and the Postgraduate Programmes Coordinator.
 

Ms. Mary C. Lopokoiyit

Ms. Mary C. Lopokoiyit

Ag. Director Planning and Development

Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Education and Extension

Faculty of Education and Community Studies

Egerton University

P.O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton Kenya

Mobile: +254-724313771

Email: mlopokoiyit@egerton.ac.ke or mclopokoioyit@yahoo.com


EDUCATION

2007

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Egerton University

1995

Master of Science (MSc) Agricultural Education

Egerton University

1990

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Agricultural Education & Extension,

Egerton University

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Agricultural Education and Extension, Curriculum Development and Training design, Human Resource Management and Development, Facilitator

WORK EXPERIENCE

January 2013 – present

Ag. Director, Planning and Development, Egerton University

July 2008

Director, Board of Directors, Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI)

Sept. 2008 – January 2013

Deputy Director, Planning and Development Egerton University

May 1998 – present

Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Education & Extension, Egerton University

Aug 1995 - May 1998

Assistant lecturer, Egerton University

October 1990 - July 1995

Teaching Assistant, Egerton University

July 1990 - September 1990

Graduate Teacher II, Kitale Academy

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS

1.

Curriculum Development at Gulu University, Gulu, Uganda Funded by NUFFIC. Key partners; International Center for Development Oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA), Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in The Netherlands and Greenwich University, Natural Resources Institute GRE-NRI (UK) (2011 - 2015)

2.

GO4IT Graduate Opportunities for Innovation and Training: Funded by the European Union under the African Carribean Pacific (Science &Technology) projects and Regional Universities Forum RUFORUM (2008 – 2013)

3.

Shifting from Outreach to Engagement: Transforming Universities’ response to current development trends in agricultural research and training in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (Outreach Project). University of Malawi, Moi University and Makerere University and supported by Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR). Funded by: Bill and Melinda Gates and the ACP S&T of the European Union (2009 – 2013)

4.

Strengthening Universities Capacity for Teaching and Learning Rural Innovations (SUCAPRI) a collaboration of five universities in Kenya and Uganda. An Integrated Agricultural Research for Development (IAR4D/SUCAPRI) Project/ funded by European Union-EDULINK-, Key partners International Center for Development Oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA) (2008 – 2012).

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

1.

Lopokoiyit, M.C., Onyango, C.A. Kibett, J.K. (2013). Management and Leadership Competencies in Agricultural Extension in Kenya, Accepted for publication in May, 2013; Meditterean Journal of Social Sciences Vol 4 No 2 May 2013

2.

Lopokoiyit, M.C., Onyango, C.A. Kibett, J.K. (2013). The Relevance of Basic sciences and Common technical courses in Undergraduate Agricultural Curricula in Kenya, Accepted for publication in July, 2013; Academic Journal of Social Sciences Vol. 2, No. 2 July 2013

3.

Lopokoiyit, M.C., Onyango, C.A. Kibett, J.K. and B. Lagat (2013): Human Resource Development of agricultural extension and advisory services. International Journal of Farming and Allied Sciences, 2 (4); 83-90

4.

Lopokoiyit, M.C., Onyango, C.A. Kibett, J.K. (2011). Extension Education Competencies of Agricultural Extension Agents in Kenya; Implications for Curriculum Development, Journal of International Agricultural Education and Extension, Vol 18 (2) 5.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Curriculum Development, Training Needs Assessment and Human Resource Development

 
 

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