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Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management

 

Prof. Joseph M. Wamutitu, Chairman,
Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management

Introduction
The Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management was established in response to the continued need for qualified graduate teachers in educational institutions.  The department exposes students to both theory and practical skills required for effective teaching and educational management.
The Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management was established in response to the continued need for qualified graduate teachers in educational institutions.  The department exposes students to both theory and practical skills required for effective teaching and educational management.
Vision
To be a centre of excellence in creating, acquiring and disseminating knowledge and skills in curriculum development, instruction and educational management
Mission
To train high caliber professionals in the area of education and ensure high standards of professional services are given to educational institutions on matters related to educational management, curriculum and instruction

Research Activities

Members of the department are currently involved in the following research areas:

  1. Entrepreneurship as a Strategy for Funding Higher Education in Kenya - Dr. A.K. Sang, Dr. T. K. Rono and Dr. C. Mimuikha
  2. Developing Teaching Materials on Gender Issues for Post Graduate Studies Program in Sub-Sahara Africa Higher Learning Institutions – Prof. Ken Ondimu, Prof. Fred. N. Keraro and Beatrice N. Onsarigo

 

Bett John

 

 
 
DR. Bett John, PhD Lecturer, Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational ManagementFaculty of Education and Community StudiesP.O. BOX 536 – 20115Egerton, KenyaMobile: + 254 721843553/704831593Email: johnnnibeti@yahoo.com

 
EDUCATION
 

Year

Degree

Institution

2016

PhD (English Language Education)

Egerton University, Kenya

2008

M.ED (English Language Pedagogy)

Maseno University, Kenya

1995

B.ED (Arts)

Moi University, Kenya

1989

KCSE

Litein High School

1985

KCPE

Chelelach Primary School

 
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
 

Dates/Year

Title of Certificate

Institution Awarding

February, 2013

E-Learning Capacity Building Course on Developing and Publishing of Digital Teaching and Learning Materials

Egerton University

September, 2013

Training on the application of ARMS (Academic Records Management System) for Egerton University

Egerton University

August, 2008

Trained in the Application of ICT in Education Management

KESI

June 2003

Facilitated Seminar on new KCSE English language curriculum at the Divisional level
( Tengecha High School )

Bureti District Education Office

 
FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
 

English language education: Curriculum review, development of teaching materials, English language instruction.

 
WORK EXPERIENCE
 

Dec.,2016 - Present
Nov.,2012 - Nov 2016

Lecturer, Department of Curriculum, Instruction and
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management

Dec., 2010 - 2012

Assistant Chief Examiner (KNEC) for English PP2

May, 2009 - 2012

Principal, Reresik High School, Kericho County

Jan, 2007 - 2009

Deputy Principal, Tulwet High School, Kericho County

May, 1995 - 2007

Assistant English/Literature Graduate teacher, Tulwet Secondary School

 
KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS (2006-Present)
 

Project period

Research Topic

September, 2009

Classroom Interaction in English Language Classes.

June, 2010

English Language learners’ classroom errors

September, 2011

English language learners’ Syntactic Errors

 
RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (2003-Present)
 

Indoshi, F. C., Bett, J. & Odera, F. (2009). Nature of Classroom Interaction in English Language Classes. International Journal of Learning. Melbourne, Australia: Common Ground Publishing Pty Ltd.

Bett, J. (2010). Error Analysis: The ESL Learner Dilemma. International journal of Learning. Illinois: Common Ground Publishing LLC.

Bett, J. (2013). Syntactic Errors: A Thorn in the Flesh of the Esl Learners. International Journal of Learning. Melbourne, Australia: Common Ground Publishing Pty Ltd.
(Paper approved for publication)

 
MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
 

May 2009 – Nov., 2012

Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Association (KESSHA)

Dr. Ng’eno Joel Kipkemoi

 
PERSONAL PROFILE:
 

Dr. Ng’eno Joel Kipkemoi
Department of curriculum, instruction and education management
P. O. Box 536-20115
Egerton, Kenya
Mobile: +254 722 440 053
jkngeno72@gmail.com; jkngeno@egerton.ac.ke This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

EDUCATION
 

Year

Degree

Institution

2013

PhD in Curriculum and Instruction (Mathematics Education)

Egerton University

2005

M. Ed in Curriculum and Instruction (Mathematics Education)

Egerton University

1998

Bachelor of Education (Arts)

Egerton University

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
 

Dates/Year

Title of Certificate

Institution Awarding

March 2018

Facilitated a Three Day Training on the use of Cases in curriculum Delivery

TAGDev Program

March 2018

Four Day Training on Impact Evaluation

PASGR and IDS

November 2017

Eleven Day Training on Advanced Research Design.
The Modules were;
· Designing Social Inquiry,
· Critical Policy Encaged Research,
· Multi-Methods Strategies and
· Ethics for Social Science Research

PASGR and IDS

November 2017

Four Day Training on Comparative Case Analysis

PASGR and IDS

August 2014

Five Day Training as a Lead Instructor in Delivery of Master of Research and Public Policy

PASGR and IDS

May 2013

ISO 9001:2008 Refresher Training for Staff

Egerton University

February 2013

Complains Handling Mechanism

Egerton University

February 2013

Integrity Assurance Officer

EACC

June-July 2012

Research Methodology Workshop for PhD Candidates

OSSREA

June 2012

Facilitated Career Masters Workshop for High School Teachers

Egerton University

January 2012

Complains Handling

CAJ

March 2011

E-Learning Capacity Building

Futuristic

March 2010

pedagogy workshop

Egerton university

February 2010

proposal writing training

Egerton university

August 2005

Strengthening Mathematics and Science (SMASSE)

MOEST

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
 

Curriculum and Instruction (Mathematics Education)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE
 

April 2017 to Date

Programme Academic Leader, Bachelor of Education Science

March 2017

Appointed by DQA to Audit Application and Admission Processes

September 2016 to Date

Seconded to E-Campus to be in Charge of content development.

April 2016

Appointed to Faculty Evaluation Committee

October 2015

Presiding Officer, Students Election

November 2011

Appointed Member- Integrity Assurance Committee

October 2013

Appointed Member of Sub-committee on Students Mass Failure During 2012/2013 Academic Year

June 2013 to Date

Lecturer Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Education Management Egerton University
Teaching and Research
Subjects: Mathematics Education, Curriculum Development, Quantitative techniques, Research Methods and Data management in education research
Co-ordinator B. Ed Science
Member to Faculty Teaching Practice Committee
Committee member to the University Performance Contract Evaluation Team

September 2015 to October 2017

Appointed to the Faculty Research Team

May 2014 to 2016

Coordinator of CIEM Programmes in Nakuru Town Campus

January 2013

Integrity Assurance Officer – Egerton University

2009 to June 2013

Assistant Lecturer Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Education Management Egerton University
Teaching and Research
Subjects: Mathematics Education, Curriculum Development, Quantitative techniques, Research Methods and Data management in education research
Performance Contract Coordinator in the Department of Curriculum Instruction and Education Management
Committee member to the University Performance Contract Evaluation Team

October 2011

SUEU Elections Presiding Officer

August 2009

Senior Supervisor - Ministry of Planning
National Census
Training Census Supervisors and Enumerators
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

2006 to 2009

Part-Time Lecturer - Kabarak University
Teaching: Mathematics Education, Curriculum Development and Research Methods

Part-Time Lecturer - Kenya Highlands Evangelical University
Teaching: Mathematics Education, Curriculum Development, Research Methods, Business Mathematics and Statistics

Part-Time Lecturer - Egerton University
Teaching: Mathematics Education, Curriculum Development and Research Methods

2007 to 2009

Book Evaluator- Kenya Institute of Education
Evaluation of Supplementary Instructional Materials (Mathematics Panel)

 

Recognition

 

Certificate of Recognition

Vetting of University Performance Contract

 


KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS (2009-Present)

 

Project period

Research Topic

January to December 2012

Curriculum Development For Tea Industry (Tea Board of Kenya)

2016

Faculty of Education Tracer Studies
B. Ed Science Self-Evaluation
Post Graduate Students Audit

2017

Application and Admission Audit

 

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (2003-Present)

 

Asilla R. A., Okere, M. & Ng’eno, J. K. (2017). Impact of Technologically Enhanced Language Learning on Learner Achievement in Reading Skills. A Case Study of Nakuru County. IOSR Journal of Research and Methods in Education, Volume 7 Issue 1

Bartilol, S. J. & Ng’eno, J. K. (2016). Influence of selected Factors on Pupils’ Academic Performancein Public Primary Schools in Keiyo South Sub-County, Kenya

Chesimet M. C, Githua B.N & Ng’eno, J. K. (2016). Effects of Experiential Learning Approach on Students’ Mathematical Creativity among Secondary School Students of Kericho East Sub-County, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice Vol. 7 No. 23, 2016

Langat C. Benard, Ng’eno J.K. & Sang A. K (2016). Influence of Selected Econonic Factors on Girl child Participation in Secondary School Education in Bureti Sub county, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice Vol. 7 No. 18, 2016

Ng’eno, J. K. & Chesimet, M. C.(2016). Differences in Mathematics Teachers’ Perceived Preparedness to Demonstrare Competence in Secondary school Mathematics Content by Teacher Characteristics. Journal of Education and Practice Vol. 7 No. 18, 2016

Langat C. Bernard, Bett John & Ng’eno J.K. (2016). Causes of Absenteeism and Dropout Among Girls in Secondary Schoolsin Bureti Sub County, Kenya. Journal of Research on Humanities and Social Sciences Vol. 6 No. 12, 2016

Langat C. Benard, Ng’eno J.K. & Sang A. K (2016). Selected Social Factors That Affect Girl Child’s Participation In Secondary Schools In Bureti Sub County, Kenya, International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies (IJIRAS) Volume 3 Issue 8, July 2016

Chesimet, M. C, Anditi Z. O. & Ng’eno, J. K. (2016). Effects of Experiential Learning Approach on Students’ Achievement in Secondary School Mathematics in Kericho East Sub-County, Kenya International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies (IJIRAS) Volume 3 Issue 8, July 2016

Ng’eno, J. K. & Chesimet, M. C.(2015). Teachers’ Perception of their Preparedness to Apply Facilitation Teaching in Secondary School Mathematics Instruction by Characteristics. Journal of Education and Practice Vol. 6 No. 24, 2015

Keter, K. J.; Barchok, H. K. & Ng'eno J, (2014). Effects of Cooperative Mastery Learning Approach on Student’ Motivation to Learn Chemistry by Gender. Journal of Education and Practice Vol. 5 No. 8, 2014 (25.32)

Soi D, Barmao, A. & Ng’eno J, (2013). Influence of School Type on Girls’ Attitudes Towards Mathematics In Ainamoi Division, Kericho District, Kenya Asian Journal Of Social Sciences & Humanities Vol. 2 No. 3 August 2013 (26.65)1313

Wambugu P, Barmao A, & Ng’eno J. (2013) Student Teachers’ Perceptions of Teaching Practice Assessment in Egerton University, Kenya. Education Journal. Vol. 2, No. 4, August 2013, pp. 169-175. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20130204.20 (27.98)

Ng'eno J, Githua B, & Changeiywo, J (2013). Teachers’ Perceptions of Their Preparedness to Integrate Information Communication and Technology in Secondary School Mathematics Instruction in Rift Valley Region, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice Vol. 4 No. 12, 2013 (31.98)

Changeiywo, J.M., Ng’eno J. K., &. Barchok H.K (2013) Differences in Teacher Intentions to Apply SMASSE Methods in Teaching Secondary School Mathematics and Science Based on Gender and Working Experience in Kericho And Bomet Counties Of Kenya. Asian Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, Vol.2 No. 2, May 2013

Barchok K.H., Too J.K, & Ng’eno K.J. (2013). Effect of Collaborative Concept Mapping Teaching Strategy on Students’ Attitudes towards Chemistry in Selected Secondary Schools in Kenya. Asian Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, Vol.2 No. 2, May 2013

Changeiywo, J. M., Barchok H.K. & Ng’eno, J.K. (2011). Relationship of Selected Teachers’ Characteristics and their Intentions to Teach Mathematics And Science Using SMASSE Recommended Methods in Secondary Schools in Bomet and Kericho Counties, Kenya. Mangalmay Journal of Education and Pedagogy Vol. 2, No. 1, 2011

Mibei, R. K. & Ng’eno, J. K. (2010). The support mechanism for the implimentation of subsidized secondary education in public schools secondary schools, kericho District Kenya. International Journal of Education and Human Services vol. 2 No. 2

Ngeno, J. K. & Changeiywo, J. M. (2006). Class Level Difference in Students’ Motivation to Learn Secondary School Mathematics in Kericho District, Kenya, Journal of Education and Human Resources Vol. 4 No. 1. 2006

Ngeno, J. K., Changeiywo, J. M & Mondoh H. O. (2006). Gender Differences in Students’ Motivation to learn Secondary School Mathematics in Kericho District, Kenya, GYAN-The Journal of Education A peer Reviewed international Journal; Vol. 2 No. 2

Ng’eno, J. K. & Changeiywo, J. (2005). Differences in pupils’ motivation to learn mathematics by gender and class level among upper primary school pupils in Kenya’s Kericho municipality. Journal of Technology and Education in Nigeria vol. 10 No.1 & 2

Ng’eno, J. K & Githua, B. N. (2005). Differences in Teachers’ Attitudes towards Mathematics Educational Phase, Gender and their Academic qualifications in Kenya’s Kericho District, Kenya Journal of Technology and Education in Nigeria vol. 11 No. 1 &2

Githua, B. N. & Ngeno, J. K. (2004). Differences in pupils’ Mathematics Self-Concept by Class Level and Gender in Upper Primary Schools: some findings from Kenya’s Kericho Municipality. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research vol. 16 No. 3

 

Other Publications
 

Ng’eno J. K. (2016). Teachers’ Preparedness to Effectively Implement Mathematics Curriculum; Lambert Academic Publishing Deutschland, Germany

Ng’eno J. K. (2017). Social Statistics II (An Online Module, for E-Learning Students)

Ng’eno, J. K. & Leo, O. (2015). Data Management in Education (An Online Module, for E-Learning Students)

Ng’eno, J. K. (2014). Quantitative Research Methods (An Online Module, for E-Learning Students)

Ng’eno J. & Ngigi, M. (2014). Multiplicity of interests within one community (National): A case of Human Wildlife conflict. Partnership for African Social and Partnership Research (PASGR)

Ng’eno J. & Ngigi, M. (2014). Successful “bottom” up agenda setting process: A case of Female Genital mutilation in Kenya. Partnership for African Social and Partnership Research (PASGR)

Ngigi, M. & Ng’eno J. (2014). New Institutional Economics/NPE:  A case of collective action to manage furrow irrigation. Partnership for African Social and Partnership Research (PASGR)

Ngigi, M. & Ng’eno J. (2014). Economic Policy Issue Case Study (e.g. Effects of global financial crises and response by African countries): A case of Oil shocks in Sub-Saharan Africa. Partnership for African Social and Partnership Research (PASGR)

 

Successful Supervision of Postgraduate Students

 

Date of Graduation

Name and Title of Thesis

9th December 2016

Bartilol Selina Jeruiyot; Teachers’ perceptions on the influence of Selected Teacher Factors on Pupils’ Academic Performance in Public Primary Schools inn Keiyo South Sub-County, Kenya

8th December 2017

Kibet, Aniter; Pre-School Teachers’ Perception of the Influence of Selected Instructional Factors on Pupils Competency Skills in Public Pre-School Centres in Keiyo South Sub-County, Kenya

8th December 2017

Asilla Rodney Ambuko; Prospective Impact Evaluation of Technologically-Enhanced Language Learning Policy on Secondary School Students’ Achievement and Motivation to Learn English Language in Nakuru County, Kenya

 

Supervision of Postgraduate Students
 

Name

Registration

Programme

1. Tabitha Karanja

M.ED G/C

2. Thuku Jaicnta W.

EM13/3563/13

M.Ed C&I

3. Godfrey Makhoha

EM13/04066/14

M.Ed C&I

4. Joel Mutai

M.Ed mgt

5. Mwaniki Richard

EM20/3391/12

M.ED G/C

6. Eunice Rotich

EM13/3248/12

M.Ed C&I

7. Ephantus Nthiga

ESM11/00251/15

M.Sc AGED

8. Cheptirim Evans

ESM11/00252/15

M.Sc AGED

9. Jennifer Berut

EM13/00007/10

M.Ed C&I

10. Joyce Chepkoech

M.Ed (EDFO)

11. Jacob K. Chirchir

EM15/2953/11

M.Ed mgt

12. John Mwangi

EM14/3796/14

M. ED (Sci)

13. Benard Langat

PhD

14. Eunice C. Rotich

EM13/3248/12

M.Ed C&I

15. Owen Austin Panda

EM12/11688/16

M. Sc AGED

 

Conferences and Workshops
 

Date

November 2017

4-Day Comparative Case Analysis Training.

November 2017

11-Day Advanced Research Design Course

August 2015

Art of Hosting Kenya 2015 Training

October 2014

National Conference on Emerging Education Issues

August 2014

Training as a Lead Instructor in Delivery of Master of Research and Public Policy Courses

January 2014

Research Proposal Writing and Data Management Training

February 2013

Trained as Integrity Assurance Officer by EACC in Kisumu City Royal Hotel

March 2012

Capacity Enhancement in Research Publication

January 2012

Training on Complains Handling by CAJ at Egerton University

March 2011

Training on E-Learning at Egerton University - CMRT

February 2011

Pedagogy workshop at Egerton University (Facilitator)

November 2010

First National Guidance and Counselling Conference at ARC hotel Egerton university

September 2010

Fifth annual research week and international conference at ARC hotel Egerton University. Theme; Transformative research for sustainable development.

March 2010

pedagogy workshop at ARC hotel Egerton university

February 2010

Project proposal Development and Communication Skills Enhancement training at Egerton university

August 2005

Strengthening Mathematics and Science (SMASSE)

 

REVIEWS
 

August 2017

Review MRPP Course: Quantitative Research Methods for Public Policy

August 2017

AGHE 351. Research Methods

May 2017

CRSS 401: Research Methods

August 2016

PSYC 216: Psychological Measurements

December 2015

PSYC 141: Statistics in Behavioural Sciences

August 2015

BOPM 741: Management Research Methods

August 2014

EDCI 702: Qualitative Research Methods

 

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL / SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS
 

2011to Date

Member OSSREA

2014

Member Rift Valley Reading Association (RVRA)

2014

Member International Literacy Association (ILA)

Prof. SANG ANTHONY KIPLANG’AT PhD

PERSONAL PROFILE:

PROF. SANG ANTHONY KIPLANG’AT PhD
Associate Professor of Educational Management
Chairman, Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management
Faculty of Education and Community Studies
P. O. Box 536-20115
Egerton, Kenya
Mobile: +254728039503
Email: sangatoney@live.com

EDUCATION

Year

Degree

Institution

2002

PhD in Educational Management

University of Cape Town South Africa,

1990

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Education Administration.

Dalhouse University, Nova Scotia, Canada.

1985

Bachelor of Education (Arts) degree

University of Nairobi

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Dates/Year

Title of Certificate

Institution Awarding

August 2013

Orientation to Case Study Teaching Course

PASGR (Partnership for African Social and Governance Research

August 2013

Alternative Pedagogical Approach

PASGR

August 2013

Curriculum Development for Collaborative Master of Research and Public Policy Programme

PASGR

September 2008

University Academic advising training

Egerton University

August 2005

In-house Training on Financial Management for Egerton University Deans and Heads of Department

FKE

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Educational Management and Policy Studies

WORK EXPERIENCE

2013, November to date

Associate Professor and Chairman of Department- Department of
Curriculum, Instruction & Education Management

2009 - 2013

Senior Lecturer and Chairman of Department- Department of
Curriculum, Instruction & Education Management

2009 to date

-External Examiner- College of Education, University of Nairobi, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, and Kabarak University

2009-2012

Dar-es-salaam University College of Education

2007-2009

Coordinator Teacher Education Programme, College of Open and
Distance Learning. -Chairman, Faculty Publication committee,
Faculty of Education Egerton University

2005 – 2006

Chairman, Department of Educational Administration and Planning,
Egerton University.

1992

Lecturer, the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Education
Management, teaching both Masters and Undergraduate students.

1991 – 1992

Assistant Lecturer- Department of Education Administration and
Planning
Examination Officer – Department of Educational Administration
and Planning.

1990

Assistant Lecturer, Kenya Technical Teachers College Nairobi.
Taught teachers pursuing Diploma in Education Certificate course.

1986 – 1987

Examiner, Kenya National Exam Council

1986 – 1988

Graduate teacher III, Kabianga School, Kericho,

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS (2006-Present)

Project period

Research Topic

2013

T.K. Rono,C.K. Mumiukha and A.K.Sang(2013)
“Entrepreneurship as an Alternative to Funding Public Universities in Kenya” in Funding Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa ,Johanesburg: Palgrave MacMillan.

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (2003-Present)

Koros P.K,,A.K.Sang and Kalai J.M(2013).”Repetition rates in public secondary Schools in Kericho District in Relation to selected School characteristics.A stuational Analysis”Journal of Educational and Practice.

Sang A.K.,Koros P.K, & Bosire J.N.(2013)”An analysis on Dropout Levels of public secondary school students in Kericho District in relation to selected school characteristics”International Education Studies.(ISSN 1913-9020)

Muthaa,G.M, Sang A.K,& Mbugua Z.K.(2012).”Relevance of Technical Training Institutes Taught Skills to current Job Needs in industries and Business Organisations”.International Journal of Business,Humanities and Technology.Vol 2(5)137-142.

Sang A.K,Muthaa,G.M and Mbugua Z.K.(2012).”Challenges Facing Technical Training in Kenya”.Creative Education:vol 3(1)109-113.

Sang A.K,Muthaa,G.M and Mbugua Z.K.(2012).”Challenges Facing Technical Training in Kenya”.Creative Education:vol 3(1)109-113.

Kirui R.K, Mbugua Z.K & Sang A.K,(2011).”Challenges Facing Headteachers in Security Management in Public Secondary Schools in Kisii County in Kenya”.International Journal of Humanities and social Science.Vol 1(15)228-233

Bosire J., Sang A.K., Kiumi J.K. & Mungai V.C. (2009): The Relationship between Principals’ Managerial Approaches and Student discipline in Secondary Schools in Kenya. African Research Review. 3(3) 399-413.

Koros, P.K. Ngware, W.M.Sang AK (2009). Principals’ and student perceptions on Parental contribution to Financial Management in secondary schools in Kenya. Quality Assurance in Education 17(1) 61-78

Odebero S.O Bosire J.N Sang A.K Ngala B.J. Ngware W.M (2007). Equity in the distribution of HELB loans in Kenya in relation to students’ characteristics: an impirical analysis: Education Research Review 2(8)

Odebero S.O. Sang A.K, Bosire J.N, and Othuon A.I (2007). Equity in the distribution of Bursary to secondary school student in Busia District, Kenya. Educational Research and Review 2 (12) 315-320

Odebero S.O. Sang A.K, Ngala, FBJN(2007). Higher Education loans Board financing of University Education in Kenya: The effectiveness in the loan Recovery process: The Educator 1(2) 169-183.

Sang A.K. (2004) “Teachers” perception of effectiveness of Kenya National Union of teachers and its relation to teachers’ characteristics. Journal of Education and Human Resource 2(2), 138-157

Workshops and Conferences

Project period

June 2008

Attended and participated in a training on Corporate Governance Course held at Hotel Cathay, Nakuru.

24th September 26th Sept. 2008.

Facilitated a Pedagogical workshop held at ARC Hotel, Egerton fr

September 2008

Participated in University Academic advising training held on 2nd September 2008 at CMRT Egerton University Njoro

12th-22nd November 2007.

Participated in a workshop on the development of Distance Learning material held at Egerton University, Njoro on 12th-22nd November 2007

August 2005

Attended an In-house Training on Financial Management for Egerton University Deans and Heads of Department, conducted by FKE at ARC Hotel, Egerton University on 4th August 2005

October 2003

Participated as a resource person in the Applied course for school Administrators and Management in Nyahururu in

LIST OF POST GRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISED

PhD

Koross Peter K. (2013) ‘’internal Efficiency of Public Secondary Schools in Relationship to Selected School Characteristics: The case of Public Secondary schools in Kericho District, Kenya’’.

Mary K. Mboga (2013). “Effects of Parental Participation in Secondary School Development, Nakuru County, Kenya”.

George M. Muthaa (2009), “Relevance of skills offered by Technical Training Institutes to Employment Needs in Industries and Business Organisations, Kenya ”.

Stephen O. Odebero (2008) “Equity in Access to University Education in Kenya through HELB Loans in Relation to Demand and supply and Effectiveness in Loan Recovery”

John K. Kiumi (2008) “Realtionship between Principles Management Approaches and level of students’ discipline in Public Secondary School in Nyandarua and Laikipia Districts, Kenya”.

Masters

Hellen N. Joseph (2013). “Stakeholdres perceptions on the Influence of Selected Factors on the Effectiveness of Youth Polytechnics Training: A case of Public Youth Polythecnics in Embu County”.

Lamech Siko (2013) “Relationship between Public School Principles Leadership Styles and Students’ performance – KCSE in Gucha District, Kisii County,Kenya”.

William N. Marionya (2013) “The influence of selected Public Home Background Fcators on Schooling in Public Primary schools in Kisii Municipality, Kenya”.

David Omae Onyancha (2013) “Factors affecting utilization of selected Teaching and Learning Resources in Public Day Secondary Schools in Nyacheki Division, Nyamache District, Kenya”.

Koskey R. Kirui (2011) “Challenges facing Headteachers in Security Management of Public Secondary Schools in Kisii Central Distict, Kisii County, Kenya”.

Macharia, E.M (2012) “Adult Learners’ perceptions on the Functional Programme in Nakuru County”.

Kamau, P.W. (2011) “Influence of selected Factors on students enrolment in Public Youoth Polythecnics: A case of Gatundu District, Kenya”.

Kariuki, A.W.K (2011) “Secondary School teachers’ Perceptions on selected Factors that influence their Morale and Commitment to Work: A case of Nakuru District, Kenya”.

Sirma H.J.K. (2011). “Relationship between Selected Headteachers Secondary Schools: A case of Nandi South District, Kenya”.

Wilson Kiprugut Terer (2010). “The influence of Selected factors on Female students’ Participatory in Technical and Vocational Education and trainng: A case of Rift Valley province, Kenya”.

Beatrice Nyakan (2010) “Perceptions of teachers on the effects of HIV and AIDS on schooling among primary schools in Rachuonyo District, Kenya”.

Kyalo. C.D. (2010) “Stake holders’ assessment of the effectiveness of the implementation of the Physical Education Curriculum in Public Secondary Schools in Makueni District, Kenya”.

Edward D. N. Makori (2009) “Secondary School Headteachers’ Administrative Challenges and Strategies they use to counter, them: The case of Gucha District, Kenya”.

Betty Jeruto Tikoko (2007). Status of Teaching and learning in Public School since the introduction of Free Primary Education: The case of Rongai District, Rift Valley province, Kenya”.

Karuru, M.C. (2007) “Factors affecting enrolment in secondary schools: A case study of Ol-Bolosat Secondary School in Nyandarua District, Kenya”.

Evelyne Okao (2007), “Teachers’ perception towards the Teaching of Economics in secondary Schools: Implications on the Business Studies and Curriculum in Kenya”.

Koross P.K. (2006) “Stakeholders’ Perception of Parental Contribution to the management of Public Secondary Schools in Kericho District, Kenya”.

Joyce Idumu (2006) “Attitudes of Secondary School Teachers towards Quality Assuarance and Standards Officers in Turkana Districts, Kenya”.

Kadenge,S.Karisa (2006) “Effects of the School feeding programmes on Primary Schooling: A case of Vitengeni Division, Kilifi District, Kenya”.

Catherine Jematia Kiprop (2005). “Challenges facing headteachers in maintaining student discipline in the post- caning era in Kenya: A case of Rongai Division, Nakuru District”.

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL / SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS

1

Member Kenya Education Management Society of Kenya

2

Member of OSSREA

 

Prof. Joseph Mworia Wamutitu, PhD

Prof. Joseph Mworia Wamutitu, PhD
Associate professor
Faculty of Education and Community Studies,
Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management,
Egerton University
P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Mobile: +254 - 738067629
Email: mwamutitu@yahoo.com or mmmworia@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION
 

2007

Ph.D. Education

Banaras Hindu University, India

1993

Master of Education (Communication and Technology)

Kenyatta University, Kenya

1986

B.Ed. (Arts)

Kenyatta University, Kenya

 



FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Geography Education and Social Studies Education

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

April 2009 to present

Senior Lecturer, Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management, Egerton University

July 1995 – April 2009

Lecturer, Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management, Egerton University

July 1992 – July 1995

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Egerton University

1989

Graduate Teacher (TSC) H. H. The Agakhan Academy, Nairobi (Teaching Geography and Economics)

1987 - 1988

Graduate Teacher (TSC) Alliance High. School (Teaching Geography and Economics)

1986

Graduate Teacher (TSC) Malindi High. School (Teaching Geography and Economics)

 

KEY RESEARCH

 

2011-2012

Extending and Embedding TESSA.

2004 -2007

A Study on Imparting Environmental Education through Secondary School Geography Curriculum in Kenya

2003 - 2004

Collaborative Research on the Management of the Process of Growing Up: Information Need for Kenyan Primary School Children-2003-2004

1991

Fieldwork Teaching in Geography in Kenyan Secondary Schools: A Study of Selected Schools in Kiambu and Machakos District.

 

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

1

Mbugua, Z.K. and Wamutitu, J.M. (2012) The Extend to Which Mathematics Lessons are attended to by Teachers as a Means of Covering the Subject Syllabus in Secondary Schools in Kenya. . Journal of Education and Pedagogy, India, Vol. IV, No. 1, June, pp 1-6.

2

Theuri, M. M. and Wamutitu, J. M. (2012) Human Conscience and Ethical Dimensions of the Rule of Law: Need for Educational Processes, Educational Quest: An International Journal of Education and Applied Social Sciences, India, Vol. 3. No.1. April, pp 81-86: India.

3

Joseph M. Wamutitu; Fred N. Keraro; Johnson M. Changeiywo & Jane Cullen (2011) The Context of Using TESSA Oers in Egerton University’s Teacher Education Programmes Online Publication:http://www.saide.org.za/resources/newsletters/Vol_17_no.5_2011/Content/W...

4

Wamutitu, J. M. (2010) Environmental Literacy and Essential Concepts for Achieving Positive Environmental Attitude, in Day, B. and Gihar, S. (Eds) Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Wisdom Publications, Delhi: India, pp119-137.

5

Theuri, M. M. and Wamutitu, J. M. (2010) The Challenges of Combating HIV and AIDS in African Universities: A Moral Perspective; International Journal of Education and Allied Sciences, India, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 172-179

6

Wamutitu, J. M. and Kamau, P. W. (2010).Vocational Education as a Tool to Nurture Creativity and Innovation among the Youth: A Case of Youth Polytechnics in Kenya; Journal of Education and Pedagogy, India, Vol. II, No. 1, June, pp 1-9.

7

Wamutitu, J. M. (2010) Climate Change: Necessitating Environmental Action Learning Curriculum, Vetri Education, Vol.5, No.2, April – June, pp 1-7, Vankateswara College of Education, Pondicherry: India.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Geography Education, Social Education, Environmental Education, Teacher Education

 

Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Management Staff List

  1. Prof. Bernard Nyingi Githua, PhD
  2. Prof. Mark Owondo I. Okere
  3. Prof. Samuel W. Wachanga
  4. Prof. Antony K. Sang
  5. Dr. Fedha Nekesa Flora, Ph.D
  6. David Kuria Wamukuru
  7. Prof. Joseph Mworia Wamutitu
  8. Mary Kemunto Mboga
  9. Dr. Zepheniah  Anditi Orato
  10. Felix C.B Lanya
  11. Fredrick M. Mwangangi
  12. Hesbon E.O. Abungu
  13. Muniafu Rebah N.
  14. Dr. Patricia Wanjiku Wambugu
  15. Saul Odinga Mkabi
  16. Dr. Ndeke Grace Catherine Wanja
  17. Esther Kimosop
  18. Mr. Korir Geoffrey Kipngeno
  19. B. Leo Ogola
  20. Dr. Joel Kipkemoi Ng'eno
  21. John Clement Ohonjo
  22. Anne Chepchirchir Barmao
  23. Noah Murumba Kiveu
  24. Peter Kiplangat Koros
  25. Okao Evelyn Mongina
  26. Githaiga Pauline Wanjiru
  27. Bett John
  28. Mairura Jane Nyaboke
  29. Kimani Josephine N.
  30. Cherutich Stephen
  31. Otieno Fibi
  32. Njeremani David Marenya

Diploma In Education (PRIMARY)

RationaleThe diploma in Education (Primary) programme is designed to produce teachers with an in-depth understanding of the subject matter, sound professional skills and ability to adapt to the ever-changing Educational needs in Kenya. Its focus is on quality instruction and management of primary schools. The two year course leading to Diploma in Primary Education is aimed at improving the competency of primary school teachers in instruction and managerial skills which is presently largely lacking in public schools. In addition, there is a pool of trained teachers with P1 certificates who do not meet the present minimum requirement for entry into B.Ed primary programme at Egerton University. The programme will therefore provide a suitable bridge for entry into B.Ed primary and further training.Program objectivesThe aim of this programme is to improve the quality of primary school instruction and management. The specific objectives of the programme are to:i) Enhance the teacher‟s subject content and pedagogical knowledge, skills and attitudes.ii) Enhance teachers‟ ability to handle two of the subject areas taught in primary schools, namely; a) Science, Agriculture and Mathematics b) Social Studies and Languages .iii) Develop a primary school teacher who is creative and capable of discovering, understanding, controlling and adapting to new technologies.iv) Enable the primary school teacher to develop the child‟s ability in creative thinking, problem solving and communication skills.v) Develop a teacher‟s awareness, understanding and commitment to professional ethics, basic human rights and sound environmental.vi) Develop a teacher‟s capacity to produce and use relevant learning materials.vii) Enhance a teacher‟s leadership and managerial skills.viii) Prepare teachers for further Education and training.Admission RequirementsThe candidate to be admitted must satisfy the following criteria:A holder of KCSE with a minimum grade of D+ and P1 certificate with a teaching experience of at least 2 years OR a holder of mean grade of „C‟ plain and a P1 certificateCourse Structure and DurationDiploma in Education (Primary) shall take a minimum period of two (2) years (total of 1620 hrs) of 108 credit factors (CF) drawn from professional courses, subject content areas and instructional materials preparation (Learning Resource Project). The maximum period for a student to complete the course is four years.Under School Based (Part Time Mode), the schedule of the course will be as follows:Block 1 in April (4 weeks), Block 2 in August (4 weeks) and Block 3 in December (4 weeks). The three (3) blocks will constitute one academic year. Each academic year will be referred to as a Level e.g. Level one (L1) Level Two (L2) etc.Course CodingThe courses are coded as follows:The first abbreviation (P) refers to primary.The next three letters refer to the subject discipline e.g. EPS – Educational Psychology ,ECI – Curriculum, AGR – Agriculture, CHE – Chemistry etc.1st digit i.e. zero refers to the level of training i.e. Diploma.Second digit represents the year of study.The third digit represents the subject discipline of the course thus: 1- Communication Skills, 2-Curriculum Studies, 3- Foundation Courses, 4- Science, 5- Maths, 6- Social Studies 7- Languages, 8- Computer Studies, 9- Agriculture.Fourth digit represents the serialization of courses in a subject discipline taught in an academic year.Examination RegulationsAll examinations for this programme shall be conducted in accordance with examination regulations as stipulated in the Egerton University Statute XXVIIIGrading SystemThe grading of examinations for this programme shall be conducted in accordance with in Egerton University Statute XXVIII.Graduation RequirementsTo graduate a student shall be required to take and pass ALL scheduled courses within the stipulated period.Diploma ClassificationThe Diploma classification shall be in accordance with Egerton University Statute No.34 (18).

Postgraduate Diploma In Education

RationaleThe Postgraduate diploma in Education at Egerton University is a one calendar year programme to prepare graduates who intend to teach in secondary schools, but have not undergone any teacher training. A Postgraduate Diploma in Education (P.G.D.E) is awarded to candidates who satisfactorily complete the one-year programme in Faculty of Education and Human Resources as stipulated in the University Regulations. Programme ObjectivesThe PGDE program aims at training students in the theory and practice of Education so as to develop the appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for effective and efficient teaching and management in secondary schools or equivalent institutions.i) To provide the required professional training in order to develop the intellectual and social characteristics of the students to enable them become responsible teachers and leaders in secondary schools.ii) To provide a basis for advanced training in Education in both professional and specialised subject areas.iii) To develop the capability of students in conducting research and write a research report in Education.iv) To prepare students sufficiently for further studies in their areas of interest and ability in Education. Admission RequirementsThe programme is open to students who have received a Bachelor of Science Degree or Bachelor of Arts Degree or equivalent qualification with two teaching subjects from Egerton University or any other recognized institution approved by the Senate. Except for classification of degrees all other postgraduate admission requirements shall apply. Course Structure and DurationThe Postgraduate Diploma in Education programme shall extend for a minimum period of one calendar year consisting of two semesters of course work, examination and project and one semester of supervised teaching practice in secondary schools/equivalent Educational institutions. The candidates for Postgraduate Diploma in Education will take professional Education core courses during the first semester of study. In the second semester, the candidates will study five professional Education core courses: special subject methods courses and a research project. In addition they will be allowed to select two additional courses so long as the total load shall not exceed 24 CF. The research project report will be submitted to the Department of Curriculum and Educational Management at the end of the third semester. Teaching practice will be done during the third session in approved secondary schools/equivalent Educational institutions. Examination RegulationsAll courses will be examined during the semester in which they are taught as follows:-Continuous assessment shall constitute 40% of the total marks.Written examination at the end of the semester shall constitute 60% of the total marks.Pass mark is 50%.Courses which are purely of practical nature and/or seminars shall be assessed entirely by continuous assessments. Grading System Graduation RequirementsTo graduate a student shall be required to take and pass ALL scheduled courses within the stipulated period.Postgraduate Diploma ClassificationPGDE classification shall be in accordance with Egerton University Statute XXVIII.PGDE certificates shall be classified into fail, pass, credit and distinction as follows:49% and Below - Fail50 - 59 - Pass60 - 69 - Credit70% and above - Distinction Degree ClassificationDegree classification shall be in accordance with Egerton University Statute XXIX.

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