Jonathan Muema Mwania PhD

muemamwania@yahoo.com

Educational Background

  • 2008 – 2011: University of Dar Es Salaam Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology
  • 2005-2008: Egerton University Master of Education
  • 1999-2002: Kenyatta University Bachelor of Education (Arts) (English and Literature)
  • 1994 – 1997: Mbaikini Secondary School K.C.S.E. B (Plain)

Dean, School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Engaging faculty, staff and students in discussions of all important school issues and assuring a positive, high-quality working environment
  • Convening strategic intellectual discussions about future academic directions of departments, centers, programs and the school itself
  • Playing a key oversight role in accreditation, program review and other processes that are important for continuous improvement of the schools activities
  • Assuring coordination of all components of the college: departments, centers, academic programs (including undergraduate, graduate and professional), economic development activities, public service and other activities of the unit
  • Deans are involved centrally in issues including strategic planning, budget, curriculum, facilities and research.
  • Participant in external relations of the university, including fundraising, alumni relations, economic development and public relations.
  • The dean must be an effective advocate for his or her school, both within the university and externally.

Director, Kitui Campus, South Eastern Kenya University (Oct 2013 - Aug,2015)

  • Administration of academic programs in the Campus
  • Popularizing the academic programs and the University
  • Preparation of business plans for the campus
  • Planning for the growth of the campus
  • Reporting to management on the progress of the campus

Examinations and Timetabling Coordinator, School of Education

  • Processing examination results
  • Consolidating marks from various Departments for the School Board of Examiners meeting
  • Attending University Senate Board of Examiners
  • Preparing captions for results from the school for presentation in the University Senate Board of Examiners Meeting
  • Enforcing strict adherence to security systems and procedures in the handling, processing and storage of marks and related issues.
  • Attending to queries on examination results in liaison with university examination office.
  • Preparing result slips for students
  • Coordinating the teaching timetable in the school
  • Coordinating the examination timetables
  • Coordinating and ensuring harmony in teaching, ordinary and supplementary.
  • Any other timetable and examination related duties that may be assigned to you from time to time

Membership

  • International journal of Behavioral Development
  • Society of Educational Research and Evaluation in Kenya(SEREK)
  • Africa for Research in Comparative Education Society(AFRICE)

Evidence of funds attracted to the university

  • African Development Bank Group-ICT for Youth Empowerment Flagship Project (ICT-4YEP) through Coding for Employment. Has attracted Ten Million Kenyan Shillings (SHS 10 M)
  • Wrote a proposal to train Deputy Principals and Head of departments in Secondary Schools which was later approved by the University management August 2017-December 2017. It attracted six Hundred and twenty two Thousand Kenyan Shillings (Shs 622000). The training was done for the Deputy Principals only. The next training will be done in April, 2019. It is expected to attract One Million, Two Hundred Thousand Shillings only (Shs 1.2 M). It has already been approved by the University Management Board.
  • Wrote a proposal and a curriculum for training teachers on the 21st century teaching skills which attracted funding from Rotary Club Richmond Sunrise, BC Canada, which brought Vocational Training Teachers from British Columbia to train teachers at SEKU and its environs on the 21st Century teaching skills.

Publications

  1. Mwania, J.M., Ogolla, F.O., Nduati, J.M., & Mbugua, Z.K. (2009) Relationship between Self-concept and Academic Performance among Secondary School Students: A Case of Mwala Division, Machakos District, Kenya. Education Management Society of Kenya
  2. Muoki, O.M., Nduati, J.M., & Mwania, J.M. (2010) Counseling Intervention of Students’ Indiscipline in Secondary Schools: A Case of Yathui Division, Mwala District, Kenya. Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa, Kenya Chapter.
  3. Muola, J. M., & Mwania J. M. (2013) Emerging need for academic advising in schools, colleges and universities in Kenya. Internal Journal of Asian Social Science, 3(7):1535-1545
  4. Mucugu P., Migosi J. & Mwania J. (2013) Condom use, awareness and perceptions among secondary school students in Kenya. Internal Journal of Asian Social Science, 3(8):1658-1677
  5. Mwania J. M. & Muola J. M. (2013). Teachers’ Labeling of students and its effect on Students’ self- concept: A case of Mwala District, Machakos County, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 1 no. 10 October 2013. ISSN:2201-6333(print), ISSN: 2201-6740(online)
  6. Mwania J. M., & Muola J. M. (2013) Relationship between post election violence traumatic events and the level of posttraumatic stress disorder among primary school pupils in Kibera and Kayole Settlement, Nairobi, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 1 no. 10 October 2013: ISSN:2201-6333(print), ISSN: 2201-6740(online).
  7. Mwania, J.M., & Muola, J.M. (2014). Gender Differences in the Levels of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Resulting from 2007/2008 Post Election Violence among primary school pupils in Kibera and Kayole Settlements, Nairobi, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 1 no. 1 January, 2014. ISSN:2201-6333(print), ISSN: 2201-6740(online)
  8. Oginga, E.A., Muola, J.M., & Mwania, J.M. (2014). The Factors Influencing the Teaching of HIV/AIDS Education in Public Primary Schools in Kisumu East District, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 1 no. 1 January, 2014. ISSN:2201-6333(print), ISSN: 2201-6740(online)
  9. Asatsa, s., Mwania, J.M. & Muola, J.M. (2014). An Investigation of Therapeutic Value of the Batsotso Mourning Rites in Kakamega County, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 2 no. 11, November, 2014. ISSN:2201-6333(print), ISSN: 2201-6740(online) 
  10. Virginia W. N, Asatsa S & Mwania J. M. (2015) Social Networking Sites and Their Influence on the Self Esteem of Adolescents in Embu County, Kenya. Journal of Educational Policy and Entrepreneurial Research (JEPER) ISSN: 2408-770X (Print), ISSN: 2408-6231 (Online) Vol.2, N0.1, January 2015. Pp 87-92
  11. Marypiah, W.G., Muola, J.M., Kithuka, M., & Mwania, J.M.(2015). Relationship between Teacher Counsellors Hours of Exposure to Training in Guidance and Counselling and Professionalism in Service Delivery in Public Secondary Schools in Nairobi, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 3 no. 9, September, 2015. ISSN: 2411-5681.
  12. Geoffrey Mwanza Muluvi, Mwania, J.M., Dr. Josphert Ngui Kimatu, Joseph Munyoki Mwinzi (2016) scientific research and innovation for human development-the concept of science parks for Universities in Kenya. Educational Research(ISSN:21415161)Vol.7(4)pp.100105,November,2016Available:online@http://www.interesjournals.org/ERDOI:http:/dx.doi.org/10.14303/er2016.140 Copyright © 2016 International Research Journals
  13. Murithi Tiberious, Dr. Mwania, J.M., Dr. Mwinzi, J. (2016) The Influence of Financial Resources on the integration of the National Goals of Education. International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 4 No. 9 September, 2016.
  14. Angeline Muli Mutisya, Mwania, J.M., David Musyoki Mulwa (2017). The influence of Principal Related Factors on ICT Integration in the Management of Public Secondary Schools in Kitui County, Kenya Journal of Educational Policy and Entrepreneurial Research .ISSN: 2408-770X (Print), ISSN: 2408-6231 (Online)Vol. 4, N0.1. 2017. Pp 13-24.
  15. Elizabeth Ndunge Muindi, Dr Mwania,J.M & Dr. Joseph K. Metet.,(2017) Influence of Collaboration as a Conflict Management Style on Academic Performance in Secondary Schools in Makueni Sub-County, Makueni County, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 5 No.2 February2017. ISSN: 2411-5681
  16. Wathu, Winnie Mwatha, Mwania, J.M, Mwinzi, Joseph Munyoki (2017) Availability and use of Play Materials, and Their Influence on Social and Emotional Development of Pre-School Children in Kyangwithya Zone, Kitui County. International Journal of Asian Social Science ISSN (e): 2224-4441/ISSN (p): 2226-5139
  17. Angeline Muli Mutisya, Mwania, J.M., David Musyoki Mulwa(2017).The Influence of School Related Factors on ICT Integration in the Management of Public Secondary Schools in Kitui County, European Journal Of Education Studies .ISSN: 2501-1111 (Print), ISSN-L: 2501-1111 (Online )Vol. 4 .Available online at www.oapub.org/ed
  18. Muusya Jackline Kavutha, Mwania J.M(2017).Influence of Drug use on Student Academic Performance among Secondary School Students in Matinyani District, Kenya, European Journal of Education Studies . ISSN: 2501-1111 Print), ISSN-L: 2501-1111 (Online )Vol. 4 .Available online at www.oapub.org/ed
  19. Simon Njogu Njagi, Mwania J.M, Beatrice Manyasi, Kimani Mwaura (2017).Parenting styles as predicators of risky sexual behavior among selected Embu Secondary School students in Embu County, Kenya. International Journal of Asian Social Science, ISSN 2224-4441. ISSN 2226-5139, Vol 7 No.11, 910-920.
  20. Mwania JM, Simon Njogu Njagi 2017.Parentingy styles as predicators of drug abuse among selected public secondary school students in Embu County, Kenya. European Journal of Education Studies ISSN 2501-1111, ISSN-L: 2501-1111, Available on- line at www.oapub.org/edu.
  21. Angeline Muli Mutisya, Mwania J.M (2017.The Extend of ICT integration in the management of public secondary school in kitui county, Kenya. International Journal of Education and research Vol.5 No.11 November, 2017.
  22. Mwania JM, Tiberius Murithi (2017).The Influence of Teaching and Learning Resources on The Integration of The National Goals of Education. European Journal of Education Studies, Available on- line at www.oapub.org/edu.
  23. Simon Njogu Njagi, Mwania J.M, Dr.Beatrice Manyasi, Dr.Kimani Mwaura (2017).parenting styles as predictors of suicidal behaviors among selected public secondary school students in Embu County, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice.ISSN 2222-1735(Paper) ISSN 2222-288X(Online)
  24. Mwania JM (2017).Relationship between social economic class and the level of posttraumatic stress disorder resulting from 2007/2008 Post Election Violence among Primary School pupils in Kibera and Kayole Settlement, Nairobi. Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies online ISSN 2278-8808.
  25. Angeline Muli Mutisya, Mwania J.M (2017.The influence of community related factors on ICT Integration in management of public secondary schools in Kitui County, Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies (IJIRAS), vol 4 Issue 12, December, 2017.
  26. Simon Njogu Njagi, Mwania J.M (2017).Parenting styles as predictors of violence among selected public secondary school students in Embu County, Kenya. . International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies (IJIRAS), vol 4 Issue 12, December, 2017.
  27. Joseph N.Munyao,Mwania J.M,Dr,Joseph Mwizi(2017).Factors influencing the choice of Christian Religious Education by Secondary School Students in Makueni Sub county,Makueni County –Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research, vol 5 issue 12, December 2017.
  28. Simon Njogu Njagi, Mwania J.M (2017).Parenting styles of predators of dropout rate among selected Public Secondary School students in Embu County, Kenya. Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research, vol 5 issue 12, December 2017.
  29. William Mumo Kibwea, Mwania J.M, Dr.Leonard Kamau(2017).Influence of child headed family formation on the Development of interpersonal relations among pre-school learners in Musengo Zone, Kitui West Sub-County, Kitui County –Kenya, Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies. Online ISSN 2278-8808,SJIF 2016=6.17,www.srjis.com
  30. Dr.Antony K.Njue ,Dr.Leonard Kamau,Mwania J.M (2018).Effects of Vee Heuristic Teaching Approach on Secondary School Students Attitude Towards Biology in Kenya.IOSR Journal of Research and method in Education.2320- 7388,P-ISSN: 2320-737X Vol 8,Issue 1 ver.i(Jan-feb,2018).

 Books

  1. Mwania, J.M. (2012) Psychological Effects of Traumatic Experiences. Lambart Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-659-11237-9.
  2. Mwania, J.M. (2012) Self-concept and Academic performance. Lambart Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-659-25842-8.

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