Dr. Kiliku Musyoka Patrick

Address:P.O. Box 1724 –Machakos, Kenya Mobile: 254-0722-881 884, 254-0733-654 756
E-mail:kiliku2000@yahoo.com , kiliku2000@gmail.com

Educational Background

  • Dec 2006 – Oct 2011. At University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania , PhD in Linguistics –Graduated on Oct 20th 2011. The Title of the Thesisis (LANGUAGE POLICY, USE AND ATTITUDES:TOWARDS A MODEL FOR A SUPRANATIONAL LANGUAGE POLICY FOR THE EAST AFRICAN COMMINITY.)
  • Oct. 1996 –Nov. 1999. At Moi University Eldoret, I studied for a Master of Philosophy Degree in Linguistics and graduated on 3rd Dec 1999. The Title of Thesis Written was:THE INFLUENCE OF LANGUAGE ECOLOGY AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS ENGLISH ON PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH:A Comparative study of Secondary School Students in Nairobi and Mombasa Municipalities.
  • 1990-1995. At Moi University Eldoret I pursued a Bachelors degree in Education (B. Ed. in English Language and Literature in English) and graduated with Second Class Honours Upper Division.
  • 1986-1989. In Nkubu High School, Meru I pursued my Secondary Education and sat and passed in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.
  • 1979-1985. InKwa-Vonza Primary School, Kitui I pursued My Primary Education and successfully passed the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education.

Academic Awards

  • 1996-1998 Awarded a scholarship by Moi University to pursue a Master of Philosophy Degree Programme in Linguistics.
  • 2008 Awarded the 2008 Tanzania Studies Association Graduate Students Stipend to help facilitate my PhD Data collection activity in Kigoma and Rusumo Border Points.
  • 2009 Nominated and selected to attend theData analysis Training for the DfID-funded EdQual Language and Literacy Project in the University of Bristol. UK (see details on www.edqual.org/research/language-literacy).
  • May-August 2017Awarded an Interuniversity Council of East Africa nomination for the EAC Interuniversity Council of East Africa University Academic Staff Mobility Programme and hosted at the St. John’s University of Tanzania as a Senior Lecturer of English, Linguistics and Communication.

Work Experience

I have taught and performed other academic duties for 18 years (2001-) as both Full time and Sessional basis in Universities in Kenya including Moi University, Strathmore, Maseno, Egerton, Kenyatta, Techinical University of Kenya, South Eastern Kenya University and University of Dodoma, Tumaini University Makumira and St. John’s University of Tanzania in Tanzania.

Publications

  1. Kiliku, M. P.(2010). THE INFLUENCE OF LANGUAGE ECOLOGY AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS ENGLISH ON PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH: A Comparative study of Secondary School Students in Nairobi and Mombasa Municipalities. Published as a Book by VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG ISBN 978-3-639-26099
  2. Kiliku, M. P.(2011). LANGUAGE POLICY, USE AND ATTITUDES: Towards A Model for A Supranational Language Policy for the East African Community. Published as a Book by VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG ISBN 978-3-639-36962
  3. Rubagumya, C. M., Afitska, O., Clegg, J., & Kiliku, P.(2011). A three-tier citizenship: can the state in Tanzania guarantee linguistic human rights? International Journal of Educational Development, vol 31 (1), pp. 78-85
  4. Rubagumya, C., Afitska, O., Clegg, J., Kiliku, P., Mtana, N., Tarimo, E.(2012). Language and Literacy Project Country Report: Tanzania. Bristol: EdQual.
  5. Kiliku M. P. and Ngesu, L. M. (2013). TVET Institutions, Devolved Governance and Youth Training and Employment in Kenya: Exploratory Perspectives: In International Journal of Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Volume 5 Issue 1
  6. Nzau Arthur Kalanza, Lewis Ngesumuli, Partrick Kiliku Musyoka, Alice Njeri Gichohi and Esther NthokiMutind, (2013) The Role of Gender Policy in ‘Scaling Up’ Girls’ access to Secondary School Education in Kenya. In International Journal of Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Volume 5 Issue 1, April 2013 pp 88-96
  7. Afitska, O., Ankomah, Y., Clegg, J., Kiliku, P., Osei-Amankwah, L. and Rubagumya, C. (2013). Dilemmas of Language Choice in Education in Tanzania and Ghana. In L. Tikly& A. M. Barrett (Eds) Education Quality and Social Justice in the South: Challenges for policy, practice and research, London: Routledge
  8. Kiliku M. P. and Ngesu, L. M. (2013). TVET Institutions, Devolved Governance and Youth Training and Employment in Kenya: Exploratory Perspectives: In International Journal of Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Volume 5 Issue 1
  9. Nzau A. K., Ngesu L. M., Kiliku M. P., Gichohi A. N. and Nthoki E. M. (2013).The Role on Gender Policy in scaling up girls access to Secondary School Education in Kenya: In International Journal of Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Volume 5 Issue 1
  10. Kiliku, M. P. (2013). The Language Factor in the Integration Matrix: The Case of the East African Community:Altmayer, Claus and Wolff, H. Ekkehard (eds.)Africa: Challenges of Multilingualism. Berlin, Peter Lang Publishing Group pp. 107-119
  11. Kiliku, M. P.(2017).Celebrating accelerated Development via the Mother tongue: The case of Vernacular Mass Media in Kenya.InEuropean Journal of Literature, Language and Linguistics Studies Volume 1 Issue 2 pp. 45-61
  12. Kiliku, M. P.(2018).The Language Council of Eastern Africa: An Idealistic Functional Justification. InEuropean Journal of Literature, Language and Linguistics Studies Volume 2 Issue 1 pp. 1-18
  13. Evans Ongau Mosima and Kiliku Musyoka Patrick (2018) Socio-Cultural Linguistic Aspect: A critical analysis of the impact of Socio-Cultural Linguistic Aspects of Teacher-Learner Interaction on English Language Learning on Secondary School learners in Kenya.In European Journal of Literature, Language and Linguistics Studies. Volume 2 │ Issue 4 │ 2018 pp 192-200
  14. Kamweru Nancy Njeri, Patrick Kiliku and Alice Kiai (2018) Controlling Courtroom Discourse through Linguistic Manipulation: A Case Study of Criminal Trials at the Kibera Law Courts, Nairobi In International Journal of Social and Development Concerns. Vol. 2, Article 5/12 | March 2018pp 60-72
  15. Gachugi, G.F., Sikuku, J., Kiliku, M.P. (2018). The Polysemy of the Gikũyũ Body Part Terms Kĩongo ‘Head’ and Gũtũ ‘Ear’: A Cognitive Linguistic Approach. In International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 6 No. 3 pp. 11-22
  16. Gachugi, G.F., Sikuku, J., Kiliku, M.P. (2018).Animal Metaphor in Gĩkũyũ. In Journal of Applied Linguistics and Language Research Volume 5, Issue 2, pp. 296-302
  17. Gachugi, G.F., Sikuku, J., Kiliku, M.P. (2018). Systematic Polysemy in Gĩkũyũ. InJournal of Applied Linguistics and Language Research Volume 5, Issue 3, pp. 81-90

Research experience

  1. 1997 - 1998 I conducted Research in Mombasa and Nairobi on Partial fulfilment of the degree of M.Phil in Linguistics. The Research findings were presented to the School of Graduate Studies, Moi University in the form of a Thesis.
  2. Sept.-Oct. 1998 Isupervised a group of 52 Data Collectors in a PLAN INTERNATIONAL Foster children and community projectsverification exercise.
  3. July27-Aug.31, 1999IWorked as aSupervisor in charge of 17 Enumerators in The1999 Kenya National Population and Housing Census
  4. 2007-2009 I conducted a wide research in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi towards the fulfilment of my PhD degree in Linguistics.
  5. 2009- Researcher, Data analyst and Report Writer for the DfID-funded EdQual Language and Literacy Project (see details on www.edqual.org/research/language-literacy)
  6. May 2013- Researcher, Data analyst and Report Writer a New DfID-funded EdQual Language and Literacy Project on Text book Quality (see details on www.edqual.org/research/language-literacy)
  7. Oct 2013 - Lead Researcher/adviser in the M=SWEB’s Rapid Needs Assessment for the Needy Programme targeting Women, Youth, the Elderly and the Disabled in Machakos County.

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