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Dr. Mary N.Runo

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Position: Lecturer
Department: Special Needs Education
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya


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Publications

  • Runo,M &Phasha,T.N(2014) Twenty years of democracy :Is South Africa winning the fight on sexual abuse and violence towards learners with intellectual disability. Africa Education Review(under peer review)

  • Wairimu,M.E.,Kamau-Kangethe,W.,&Runo,M.(2014)Teachers, Preferred methods of Teaching Reading in Early childhood classes in Dagoretti and Westlands Division in Nairobi, County, Kenya Journal of Special Needs and Disabilities Studies Nairobi Academic Press.Vol2 ISSN: 2305-2619

  • Makanya,M.W.,Runo,M.,& Wawire,V.(2014)Effectiveness of Transitional and Follow-up Programmes to community Integration of Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities(YAWID) in Kiambu County. Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professional (JAASEP), Spring-Summer 2014,87-106.

  • Runo M., Mugo J., & Karugu G., (2013). Teachers, Methods and Materials: Exploring Opportunities and Challenges in Learning to Read in Primary Schools in Two Kenyan Contexts. Journal of Special Needs and Disabilities Studies . Nairobi Academic Press ISSN: 2305-2619

  • Makanya, M., Runo, M., & Wawire, V. (2013). Vocational Education and Community Integration of Young Adults with Mental Retardation in Kiambu County, Kenya,. Journal of Special Needs and Disabilities Studies Nairobi Academic Press. ISSN: 2305-2619

  • Njuguna, M., Otube, N., & Runo, M., (2013). Analysis of Professional Qualifications of Teachers Educating Learners with Disabilities in Regular Public Primary Schools in Thika West District, Kiambu County Journal of Special Needs and Disabilities Studies Nairobi Academic Press. ISSN: 2305-2619

  • Wangari, M. & Runo M., (2013). Nurturing Multiple Intelligences through African Indigenous Education: A Case Study of Unyago A Swahili Girls to Women Nuptial Institution. International Journal of Education and Research (IJER) Manuscript ID 1368. ISSN:2201-6740.

  • Runo, M.; Karugu, G; & Mugo, J. (2010). Assessing and Teaching Reading to Pupils with Reading Disabilities in Nyeri and Nairobi Districts – Kenya: Teachers’ Opinion. Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professional (JAASEP), Winter 2010. 100 – 130.

Conference Presentation

  • March,2015, Presented a paper on Improving Education for the Kenyan Children and Capacity Building for Teachers; Curriculum Development Perspective at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development
  • June,2014, Presented a paper on Inclusive Education in a National Conference organized by KEMI, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • June 2013, Presented a paper in International Conference organized by Kenya Educational Management Institute (KEMI) on Capacity Development of Education Mangers Towards Achievement of Education for All. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Nov 2012, 5-days International Workshop, Kampala Uganda. Presented a paper on Children with Reading Disabilities: the Ignored lot.
  • Mar 2012, Co-facilitator on module writing training for Distance Learning to Lecturers at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
  • Apr 2010, Presented my PhD findings to WERK
  • Jan 2010, Presented my PHD Research findings to EDULINK – International workshop on Learning Disabilities at Kenyatta University.
  • Jan 2009, Presented paper on Learning Disabilities at Edulink seminar in Namibia
  • Nov 2008, Presented my part findings of PHD programme at an international conference and workshop on social and home development outcomes of education and poverty at Kenyatta University, Nairobi-Kenya.
  • Nov 2007, Presented a paper on Learning Disabilities Diagnosis & Intervention in a National seminar on Neuropsychology – Kenyatta University
  • Jul 2006, Trainer of Trainers at Kakuma Refugee Camp through International Refugee committee (IRC)
  • Apr 2000, National conference on Higher Education for Human Development in Kenya. Presented a paper on “Philosophy of inclusion in regular schools”
  • 1995, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. Presented a paper on “Experiences of Parents of Handicapped Children.”
  • 1995, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. Presented a paper on “Experiences of Parents of Handicapped Children.”
  • Jul 1991, Moi University: Presented a paper on “The Gifted and Talented”

Workshops/Seminars/Conferences Perticipation

  • August,2014, Attended a 3 day international workshop organized by Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)

  • June 2013, A 2 days workshop by COACH international on proposal writing and effective leadership.

  • June 2013, 1 day workshop on writing and publishing Peer-Reviewed Journal by Spring.

  • March 2013, A ½ day workshop on writing for publication.

  • Nov 2012, A 3 day International Workshop on World Federation of Association of Teacher Education (WFATE): Building a Global Community of Teacher Educators. Held at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Oct 2012, 5 day workshop for Editing final Report from KNEC on the Examinations Provisions for candidates with Special Needs.

  • Oct 2012, 1 day retreat and seminar on team building at Cool Breeze.

  • Oct 2012, 1-day International Workshop at Safari Park on e-learning.

  • Aug 2012, 2 Days workshop on Open Access and Institutional Repository.

  • Aug 2012, 5 day Retreat/Workshop in Mombasa on Participatory Management in a Competitive Environment.

  • Jun 2012, Half day seminar on Emotional Intelligence by Dr. Richard Majors from Britain.

  • Mar 2012, 2-Day workshop sponsored by KU on Performance Contract

  • Mar 2012, Consultant and trainer on writing modules for school based students. Trained lecturers from Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

  • Feb 2012, Consultant and trainer on Disability Mainstreaming to staff and students at Egerton University, Nakuru

  • Jul 2004, National Seminar on Early childhood studies¸ Kenyatta University.

  • May 2004, DAAD seminar on HIV /Aids, Nakuru.

  • 2004 – 2008, Coordinator of Word Of Faith Bible Institute – WOFBI, run under Winners Chapel Nairobi.

  • May 2000, Facilitator – Plan International (Thika) Seminar given to Community Health workers and Village Development Unit leaders on Identification of Children with Special Needs.

  • Feb 2000, Bright start workshop for pre-school children. Seminar on Cerebral Palsy Children.

  • 1997 -1998, Facilitator Nyanza Province Co-operative matters to Managers and various Board of Directors on topics such as stress management, Public Relations (PR), Motivation etc.

  • 1997, National Educational Seminar on Co-operative organized by the National office.

  • 1996, Seminar on gender sensitivity on water and sanitary projects in Kisii District. KUSCO.

  • 1996, Provincial Educational Seminar on Co-operative organized by the Nyanza Provincial Manager - KUSCO

  • 1995, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. Presented a paper on “Experiences of Parents of Handicapped Children”.

  • 1997-Aug, Mombasa Kenya: Presented a paper on Distance Education in a Distance Education Workshop.

  • 1987 – 1989, Participant in writing a manual for National Census for Handicapped. Facilitator – National Census – Nairobi

  • 1996, Seminar on gender sensitivity on water and sanitary projects in Kisii District. KUSCO.

  • 1991 – Jun, Inter-University Seminar: Arusha, Tanzania.

  • 1987, Attachment on Distance Education, Adult education and in-service Program – Kikuyu, Nairobi University.

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