Dr. Peter Mugo Gathara

Name: Peter Mugo Gathara
Dr/PhD, MEd, BEd
Educational Foundations
Contact Address:
P.O.Box 88-10300, Kerugoya
Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
Comparative Education
Research Interests:
Comparative Education, Professional Teacher Development,
Leadership Studies
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  • Undertook research work in Central Division of Kirinyaga District between March to April 2002 for Masters thesis entitled Kenya certificate of primary education performance: comparative study of public and private primary schools in central division, Kirinyaga district.
  • Undertook research work in Kirinyaga district for my PHD Thesis entitled: Aspects of Continuing Teacher professional development in Kenya secondary schools: A study of policies, trends and practices in relation to Kirinyaga district- Kenya
  • Involved in research work of the Asia Africa Universities dialogue to achieve EFA project under the topic Achieving EFA Goals through Quality Basic Education for OVC: A study of the implementation of HIV/AIDS Education Sector policy in Kenya.
  • Involved in Kenya- France Cooperation Project that dealt with the study: Achieving peace in the Great Lakes Region: A study of the philosophical foundations of the education sytems in East African countries.
  • Involved in History of education Module writing of the Marsabit Open learning project in 2009
  • Participated in a workshop with Uwezo Kenya at Voi between 19th march and 26th March 2009 as Master trainer.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 15:42

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 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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