Dr. Florence Kiragu Nyamu

Name:Dr. Florence K. Nyamu,
Position: Senior Lecturer,Director, Centre for Gender Equity and Empowerment
Title: Dr,OGW, Ed.D (Harvard), Ed.M (Harvard), B.Ed. Sc.(UON)
Department:Educational Communication and Technology
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Publications And Papers

  • Girls’ Education in Kenya: Towards Achievement of Millennium Development Goals and Vision 2030, a Public Lecture given at Moi University on 20th February 2012.
  • Girls’ Education and the Millennium Development Goals: Issues and Possible Action: A paper presented at the Moi University 7th Annual Research Conference, September 2011.
  • Report on the Parliamentarians’ Retreat, NCAPD, July 2011.
  • Report on the Consultative Strategy Forum for Women Living with HIV and AIDS, UNAIDS, March 2011.
  • Report on the HIV capacity Building Partners’ Summit, for the Regional Training AIDS Network (RATN), April 2011.
  • Report on the National Leaders’ Conference on Population and Development, for the National Coordinating Agency for Population and Development (NCAPD), December 2010.
  • Mid-Term Evaluation of the FAWEZA Strategic Plan, 2008. (Prepared by Prof. Grace Bunyi and Dr. Florence Nyamu)
  • Baseline Study of Education in Narok, Kajiado and Transmara Districts, 2008. ((Prepared by Prof. Grace Bunyi and Dr. Florence Nyamu)
  • Strategic Plan Africa Regional Office of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) in October 2006.
  • Strategic Plan for the Reproductive Health and Rights’ Alliance, 2006-2010, prepared for the Africa Regional Office of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) in August 2006.
  • A report of the 2nd Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights, prepared for the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) Africa Region in August 2006.
  • A report on the mid-term evaluation of the project, Opportunities for Reducing Adolescent Child Labour Through Education (ORACLE), in Northern Uganda, funded by the United States Department of Labour, May 2006
  • A report on the mid-term review of the Kenya Red Cross Society’s HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan, 2003-2007. A report prepared for the Kenya Red Cross Society in September 2005.
  • An evaluation of the Kisumu Family Health Home-based Care projects. A report prepared for the Kenya Red Cross Society in September 2005.
  • An evaluation of the Siaya Family Health Home-based Care projects. A report prepared for the Kenya Red Cross Society in September 2005.
  • Experiences in gender mainstreaming in East African Universities: Case studies of Makerere University in Uganda and Egerton University in Kenya. A paper prepared for the World Bank Institute, April 2004.
  • Transforming Institutions of Higher Education to Accelerate Women's Participation: Critical issues for Reflection. Paper presented at a regional conference at Kenyatta University of November 13, 2001.

Research

  • May 2009-Signed a contract with Futures group International to document lessons learnt during the period April 2008 to April 2009 and to facilitate in workshops in May and June 2009.
  • July 2008- Baseline Study on the Status of Education in Kajiado, Narok and Transmara Districts for SNV Kenya
  • November 2007 - Documentation of Lessons Learnt for the Health Policy Initiative for projects on HIV and AIDS funded by USAID under the Presidents’ Emergency Plan AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) initiative. The documentation process involved developing data collection tools, interviewing the beneficiaries and preparing the report.  
  • August 2007-The Undugu Society of Kenya (USK) contracted me to undertake a research study on the Impact of Free Primary education in the Kibera Slum.
  • April 2007: With a colleague, Dr. Bunyi of Kenya University, we won a bid for a literature review on “characterizing out-of-school children in sub-Saharan Africa” for the African population and Health Research Centre (APHRC).
  • April 2007: I undertook a feasibility study for the Assumption Sisters of the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi to establish the viability of a girls’ secondary school in the Runda area of Kiambu District.
  • October 2006:  In collaboration with a colleague, Dr. Bunyi of Kenyatta University, undertook a literature review and wrote a paper on the education sector analysis in Kenya with a case study of non-formal education in West Pokot, for SNV Kenya

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News and Events

4TH INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL OCTOBER CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION AND LIFELONG LEARNING (2017)

 Conference Dates: 5TH – 6TH OCTOBER, 2017 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

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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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