Dr. Elizabeth Wanjiku Mwaniki


Position: Lecturer
Department: Educational Psychology
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844 , 00100 Nairobi
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Administrative Responsibilities

  • June, 2016 appointed PGDE programme coordinator, School of Education
  • January, 2015: ISO Internal Quality Auditor
  •  October, 2014: Appointed as the Departmental time-tabler
  •  July, 2014: Appointed course coordinator for EPS 100: Introduction to Psychology
  • November, 2013: Appointed to be taking minutes during Departmental meetings


  •  2007 & 2002: Awards for producing best students in History (KCSE) in day schools category in Kiambu District.
  •  Position seven overall in the Ministry of Education National Creative Writing competition of 1988

Academic Authorship

  • 2014: Module on Student Personnel Services for Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning (KU)
  • 2010: Module on Reading Development in Early Childhood for African Nazarene University open learning/ online learning program.


  • Development of teaching manuals in Kenyatta University

• 2014: Module on Student Personnel Services for Digital School of Virtual andOpen
Learning (KU)

  • Development of teaching manuals outside Kenyatta University

• 2010: Module on Reading Development in Early Childhood for African Nazarene
University open learning/ online learning program.



  • Kipngetich Francis Kogei,E55/CE/25308/2014, Psychological correlates as predicators of academic performance among form three students in Kitui Central District, Kitui County, Kenya, Dr. E. Mwaniki
  • E55/CE/26369/2014,Solomon Amdany Kipkemei,Personality Characteristics, Social Competence and Early Secondary School Adjustment Among Form One Students in Baringo North District, Baringo County, Kenya, Dr. Elizabeth Mwaniki
  • E55/CE/26377/2014,Faith Nanjala Wafula, Relationship Between Classroom Environment and Self-Regulated Learning Among Learners in Public Secondary Schools in Bungoma East Sub-County, Dr. E. Mwaniki


Last Updated on Monday, 15 August 2016 05:55

News and Events


 Conference Dates: 5TH – 6TH OCTOBER, 2017 


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Dissemination of Research Findings 26th May

Dr. Teresa Mwoma of Department of Early Childhood Studies will be presenting her research findings from a study funded by the Vice Chancellor’s research grant 2015/2016. The study was focusing on safety and security in preschools in the informal settlement: A case of Nairobi City County. The study was conducted in Nairobi informal settlements. Findings from the study will be disseminated to stakeholders in early childhood as well as scholars in Kenyatta University on 26th May 2017 at Kenyatta University BSSC room 12 starting at 10.30 am. Preliminary findings from the study were presented in the 4th annual early childhood development and education summit held in Mombasa from 13th to 17th March 2017.

4th Academic Seminar

The School of Education is planning to hold its 4th Academic Seminar on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th May 2017 at the College of Education & Lifelong Learning (Room 109) to provide space for awardees of the School's conference - related grants and time to share knowledge and experiences gained from their attendances locally and abroad.
The Seminar is designed to give opportunity to academic members of staff as well as young experienced researchers to model for our students and set good examples of how to engage in scholarly discourses. Our postgraduate students and their supervisors will have a forum to share their research work-in-progress from which they could get input for potential publications from their research by the time they are graduating.

The Guest Speaker will be Dr. Rhoda Gitonga who will address: Interactivity in Online Teaching & Learning in Higher Education.


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