DR. Mwanza Rose K

Academic Qualification

  • 2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program at University of South Africa (UNISA)- Department of Early Childhood Education
  • 2011 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in curriculum studies, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Dissertation title: Analysis of Factors that Determine Performance in Kiswahili in Public Day Secondary schools in Nairobi County, Kenya.
  • 2006 Master of Education in Curriculum Studies,University of Nairobi
  • 2004 Bachelor of Education, (Arts) majoring in Kiswahili and Christian Religious Education,University of Nairobi
  • 1985 Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education, two principals in Kiswahili and Christian Religious Education and two subsidiaries in English and General Paper
  • 1983 Kenya Certificate of Education, division two

Professional courses

  • 2007 Certificate in Information Communication and Technology
  • 1990 Diploma in Education, Kisii Teachers College

Professional Associations

  • Association for Faculty Enrichment in Learning and Teaching (AFELT)-Member
  • Society of Educational Research and Evaluation in Kenya (SEREK)-Member

Postgraduate Supervision

Completed Thesis in Master of Education

Year 2014
Turanta Janet Simaloi: Influence of sand harvesting on enrolment and retention in Public primary schools of Mashuuru District at Catholic University of Eastern Africa Kajiado County.

Year 2018

  • Rosephine Musee: Factors Influencing Principals’ Performance of Administrative Duties in Sub County Public Day Secondary Schools in Mwingi East Sub -County, Kenya
  • Cecilia NdanuMutia: Administrative Factors Influencing Performance of Girls in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education in Mixed Day Secondary Schools in Nzambani Sub County, Kitui County Kenya

Year 2019

  • King’oo Francisca Katumbi: Influence of Principals’ Performance Contracting on Financial Management Practicesin Public Secondary Schools in Kathiani Sub County, Machakos County Kenya
  • Miriam J. Mbithuka: Socio-Cultural Factors Influencing Female Principals’ Participation in Managerial duties in Public Secondary Schools in Kathiani Sub-County, Machakos County Kenya
  • David Kilonzo Ukulo: Influence of Family Structure on Pre-school Learners’ Class Participation in Public Pre-schools in Mwingi Zone, Mwingi Sub-county, Kitui County, Kenya
  • Agnes K. Muema: Factors Influencing Teachers’ Involvement in Co-curricular Activities in Public Secondary Schools in Matungulu Sub-county, Machakos County, Kenya
    On-going Supervision:
  • Master of Education in Educational Administartion
  • Name of Student Title of Thesis: Kiteetu Makali: The Influence of Infrastructural Preparedness in ICT Integration in Public Secondary Schools of Nzaui Sub-County Makueni County.
  • Ruth Muia:Analysis of Use of ICTin The Implementation of Geography Curriculum in Public Secondary Schools in Kitui District.
  • Eunice Ngangi Mutisya: School Based Factors and Their Influences on Examination Malpractices in The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (Kcse) Examination in Secondary Schools in Garissa County, Kenya.
  • Benjamin Kyalo Ndambuki: Influence of Principals’ Instructional Leadership Practices on KCSE Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Makueni County, Kenya.

Conferences/seminars/ Workshops

  • 29th Oct. 2014 Presented a paper in College of Education University of South Africa entitled: Inner City Institution; Places of Nurture, Nature or Fate? Case of inner city preschools, Gauteng Pretoria
  • 17th Sept 2014 Brown bag presentation at College of Education, University of South Africa: 
  • 24th March 2014 Factors influencing language development in inner city Preschools, Gauteng Pretoria
  • March 2014 Participated in Early Childhood Development Symposium, University of South Africa
  • July 2011 Participated in Research and Innovation Theme: Excellence, Innovation and Leadership, University of South Africa
  • June 2009 Participated in a workshop to develop the curriculum on distance Learning/ e Learning at Africa Nazarene University, Kenya, 
  • May 2009 Presented a referred paper at the 1st KIM Annual Conference in Kenya
  • June 2009 Participated in an Academic Forum at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda through the 3rd Annual Conference for Catholic University's Post Graduate Students Association (CUPSA) Seminar on –
  • March 2005  “Basic Counselling Skills” at Jamuhuri High School, Nairobi
  • April 2004 Kiswahili Workshop at Highway Secondary School, Nairobi, 
  • May 1997 Drug Abuse and HIV / AIDS in Kenya Schools at Nairobi School, 
  • May 1996 Semina ya Walimu ya Kiswahili, Nairobi

Articles in peer-reviewed/refereed journals

  1. October, 2018: Principals’ Instructional Supervision Practices: Key to Kiswahili Academic Performance Dr. Rose Mwanza (PhD) , Dr. Lucia Musyoka (PhD): School of Education, South Eastern Kenya University, Nairobi, Kenya
    European Scientific Journal October 2018 edition Vol.14, No.28 ISSN: 1857 – 7881 (Print) e - ISSN 1857- 7431 August, 2017: Musee R Lucia1*.,Gathumbi A. Mungai2 and Rose Mwanza3: Influence of Finances on Principals’ Performance of Administrative Duties In Sub County Public Day Secondary Schools In Mwingi East Sub -County, Kenya :International Journal of Recent Scientific Research Vol. 8, Issue, 8, pp. 19648-19652, August, 2017
  2. August 2016: Mwanza Rose and MaithyaRedempta: Factors Influencing Children’s Language Development in Preschools in Slum Areas: Case of Mathare Slum in Nairobi Kenya ISSN:229-712X Elixir Edu. Tech.97 (2016) 42167-42171 Accepted: 10 August 2016;Available online at www.elixirpublishers.com(Elixir International Journal)
  3. Dec. 2014 Mwanza Rose K: Inner City Institutions; Places of Nurture, Nature or Fate? Case of inner city preschools, Gauteng Pretoria (Submitted for publication by UNISA)
  4. Nov. 2014Mwanza Rose K.Factors influencing languge development in inner city Preschools, Gauteng Pretoria (Submitted for publication by UNISA)
  5. March, 2013Mwanza Rose K.Influence of Structural Context on Implementation of Secondary Schools Life Skills Curriculum in Kajiando County, Kenya.
    International Journal of Education and Research VOL. 1 NO. 3, ISSN:2201-6333
  6. July 2012Mwanza Rose K.Analysis of Factors that Determine Performance in Kiswahili in Public Day Secondary schools in Nairobi County, Kenya.LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-659-17402-5
  7. May 2012Mwanza Rose K. Factors Influencing the Attainment of Universal Primary Education in Mutito Division Kitui District, Kenya.LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-659-10286-8

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