Dr. Francis Kirimi Kiara


Name: Francis Kirimi Kiara
Educational Foundations
Contact Address:
Box 48344 – 00100 Nairobi

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Area Of Specialization: Health Education, Sociology of Education, Philosophy pf Education 
Research Interests:
Health issues in Education; Social Policy in Education


  • 2013: Ongoing….Wasichana Wote Wasome (WWW) GEC Project baseline survey – July 2013 at Samburu County [training data collectors and monitoring fieldwork)
  • 2011: Survey of student involvement in University governance in Kenya
  • 2011: The Impact of Gender Equity Policies and Programs on Women in Public Universities in Kenya
  • 2008: Graduate research assistant in impact of Feminine Hygiene Education in Kenya and Malawi – a project of Research Consortium of Educational Outcomes and Poverty-RECOUP and Kenyatta University. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • Contributions of school Health Education in promoting healthy lifestyles; Case studies of Primary School in Nairobi County, Kenya.
  • Factors that predispose young people to HIV infection in Kenya Schools - ISBN 978-3-8465-3945-3
  • Socio-cultural beliefs and eating habits in among urban youth
  • Educating the gifted and talented learners in schools in Kenya

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 Conference Dates4th -5th October 2018 

THEME: Educational Reforms and Technological Advancement: Enhancing Teacher Education, Training and Competence-based Learning

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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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