Title/Qualifications: Dr./PhD
Department/Unit/Section:
Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies
Contact Address:
Box 43844 – 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
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Position:
Senior Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
Curriculum Development
Research Interests:
English Language Education
• Curriculum Processes, Issues and Innovations

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RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Ndiritu,  J. K., Magoma, C. M. & Mugiraneza, J. P. (2020). Schooling Hidden Costs: The Correlation between Home-Based Costs and Students’ Transition Rate in Rwanda. European Journal of Education Studies, Volume 7│ Issue 5│2020: 34-54    ISSN: 2501 – 1111
  • Mbii, M., Magoma, C. M. & Waweru, S. (2020). Composition and Practices of  Secondary School Boards of Management: Lessons from Kenya. American Journal of Educational Research, 2020, Vol. 8, No. 5, 299-303  DOI:10.12691/education-8-5-12
  • Wainaina N. R., Magoma, C. M. & Daniel Mange (2020). Influence of Principals’  Conflict Management Strategies on Conflict Resolutions in Secondary Schools in Murang’a County, Kenya. European Journal of Education Studies, Volume 7 │ Issue 4 │ 2020: 99 -112. ISSN: 2501 - 1111
  • Mbii, M., Waweru, S. & Magoma, C. M. (2020). School Board of Management’s Financial Resource Practices vis-a-vis Student Performance: A Case of Two Counties in Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020: 914-919  ISSN: 2319-7064
  • Cyrus G. Wambugu & Magoma, C. M. (2018). Assessment of the Influence of School Contextual Dynamics on Implemetation of English Curriculum in Public Secondary Schools in Nakuru East County, Nakuru County, Kenya. World Journal of Innovative Research (WJIR), Volume 5/Issue 1 /2018: 23-34. ISSN: 2454 - 8236
  • Magoma, C. M. (2017). Highs and Lows of Curriculum Integration: Authors’Theroretical Perspectives. European Journal of English Language Teaching,Volume 2/Issue 2 / 2017: 85- 103. ISSN-L: 2501 – 7136
  • Mwanaszumbah, A. R. and Magoma, C. M. (2016). Does the Integration of ICT in Physics Instruction in Secondary Schools Play the Magic Card? European Journal of Education Studies, Volume 2/Issue 3, 2016: 112 - 127.
  • Magoma, C. M. (2016). Justification for and Introduction of Integrated English Curriculum in Secondary Schools. European Journal of Education Studies,Volume 2/Issue 1 / 2016: 71- 90.ISSN-L: 2501 - 1111
  • Magoma, C. M. (2016).The Promise of Integrated English Curriculum: Teachers’ and Head Teachers’ Reactions and Reflections. Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol, 4(5), pp. 1148 – 1157.ISSN: 2332-3213
  • Magoma, C. M. (2016). The shift and emphasis towards curriculum integration: Meaning and rationale. African Educational Research Journal, 4(2): 25-30.ISSN: 2354-2160

Books

  • 2016 :Nyakundi, J., Itegi, F. & Magoma, C. M. School Management: Does Competence of the Board Members Matter? Saarbrucken: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.ISBN: 978-3-659-63634-9
  • 2013: Teacher Preparation and Continuing Professional Development in Kenya: Learning to Teach Early Reading and Mathematics.ISBN: 978-9966-7495-8-1
  • 2011 Bunyi, G. W., Wangia, J., Magoma, C. M. & Limboro, M. C.Teacher Preparation and Continuing Professional Development in Africa: Learning to Teach Reading and Mathematics and Influences on Practice in Kenya.University of Sussex: Centre for International Education.
  • 2010 Curriculum Implementation: A Case of Integrated English Course in Kenyan Secondary Schools. VDM Publishing House Ltd.ISBN: 978-3-639-24200-3

Chapters in Book(s)

  • 2014 The Place of Primary and Secondary School English Curriculum in National Cohesion and Integration. In: Mainstreaming National Cohesion and Integration in Kenya’s Educational Curriculum. Nairobi: National Cohesion and Integration Commission: 29 – 37.ISBN: 978-9966-044-10-5

CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS

Presentation of Papers at Academic and Professional Conferences

  • •“The Promotion of Gender Responsive Teaching: Drawing from Kenyan and French Pre-service Teacher Training Perspectives”, a paper a joint paper by the Kenyan and French teams at the University of Paris, East Creteil (UPEC), France on 20th November, 2018
  • “Secondary School Boards of Management Composition and Practices in Kenya: Lessons Drawn from Research”, a paper presented in international conference on Re-Weaving Education to Meet the Demands of the 21st Century held at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC), Nairobi 19th - 21st September, 2018
  • “The Promise of Integrated English Curriculum: Principals’ Teachers’ Reactions and Reflections”, a paper presented in international conference on Re-engineering Education for Sustainable Development held at KUCC Interaction Hall, Kenyatta University, Nairobi 18th - 20st May 2015
  • “Is the Integration of ICT in Teaching Secondary School Physics in Kenya the Magic Card?”, a paper with Alma R. Mwanaszumbah in an international conference on Re-engineering Education for Sustainable Development held at KUCC Interaction Hall, Kenyatta University, Nairobi 18th - 20st May, 2015
  • “Continuing Professional Development vis-à-vis Classroom Practice: A Case of Early Grade Reading” and “Integrated English Curriculum: Policy and Classroom Practice”, a paper presented with Grace W. Bunyi in an international conference on Educational Reforms and Innovation in Enhancing Quality and Equity in Education held at Kenyatta University Business and Students Services Centre, Nairobi 20th - 21st February, 2012
  • “The Teachers’ Toolbox: How Newly Qualified Teachers Teach Young Children to Read”, a paper with Joyce I. Wangia, Grace Bunyi and Charity Limboro in an international conference on Educational Reforms and Innovation in Enhancing Quality and Equity in Education held at Kenyatta University Business and Students’ Service Centre, Nairobi 20th -21st February, 2012
  • “Teacher Preparation in Early Mathematics: Adequate for Positive Learning Outcomes?”, a paper with Charity Limboro, Grace Bunyi and Joyce I. Wangia in an international conference on Educational Reforms and Innovation in Enhancing Quality and Equity in Education held at Kenyatta University Business and Students’ Service Centre, Nairobi 20th -21st February, 2012
  • “Teacher Preparation and Continuing Professional Development in Kenya: How Do Teachers Learn to Teach Reading and how Does their Learning Influence Practice?”, a paper presented with Joyce I. Wangia, Grace W. Bunyi, Sam Muthwii and Charity Limboro in an international conference co-hosted by English and Linguistics Department of Kenyatta University and University of Pennsylvania on Multilingualism and Education: Global Practices, Challenges and the Way Forward held at KUCC Interaction Hall, Kenyatta University, Nairobi 22nd – 23rd July, 2010

Participation in Workshops

  • Participated in a Two-Day Virtual Capacity Building Training Workshop for Deans of Students on Establishment and Operationalisation of the Office of Career Services conducted by KEMI in liaison with the State Department for Post Training and Skills Development on 1st and 2nd September, 2021 from 8:00 am and 4:00 pm
  • Participated in a Virtual Workshop on Towards Decisive Leadership and Mentoring: Sustainable Food Practices held on 28th July, 2021
  • Participated in a Virtual Workshop on Capacity Building of University Staff on the Mainstreaming of Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship Education in Universities held on 20th and 21st May, 2021
  • Participated in a public debate on National Values and Principals of Governance facilitated by Dr. Rose Ngugi (Executive Director, Kenya Institute for Policy Research and Analysis [KIPPRA] and organised by Kenyatta University on Thursday 25th March, 2021 between 10 am and 12 noon via zoom
  • Participated in the 2020/2021 HELB-Universities Stakeholder Consultative Forum whose theme was Leading and Succeeding in Student Financing: Digitalising University Education Post COVID-19 organised by HELB on11th – 12th March, 2021 at Pride Inn, Mombasa
  • Participated in the Freshers’ Wellness Sensitisation Event Organised by Kenyatta University and Basic Needs Basic Rights (BNBR) on Mental Health and Well Being in Higher Education held on Thursday 13th February, 2021 at Kenyatta University Amphitheatre from 10 am – 1.00 pm
  • Participated in the International Day of Women and Girls in Science Celebrations whose theme was Innovation and Technology in the New Era held on Thursday 11th February, 2021 from 1.30 – 5.00 pm at Kenyatta University at BSSC Room 14
  • Participated virtually in a Workshop on Early and Unplanned Pregnancy Amongst Students held from 21st – 28th January, 2021 between 9 am and 11 am of each the days
  • Participated in a virtual International Men’s Day Celebrations held on Thursday 19th November, 2020 whose theme was Making a Positive Difference to the Wellbeing and Lives of Men and Boys
  • Participated virtually in Stellenbosch University’s (South Africa) Experiential Education Conference (SUEEC) on Experiential Education as Pedagogy for Social Justice: Praxis and Practice for Shaping 21st Century Global Citizen-Leaders held on 10th to 11th November, 2020
  • Participated in a virtual Validation Workshop for the Pilot Intervention on Co-creation of Safe Work Environment for Women Staff at Kenyatta University Main Campus: An Action Research and Prototype Development Organised by Educational Women Researchers of Kenya (WERK) and Kenyatta University’s Centre of Gender Empowerment and Equity held on 14th August, 2020 between 8:30 am and 1:00 pm
  • Participated in a Public Debate Organised by Kenyatta University on National Values and Principles of Governance held online on Friday 26th June, 2020 between 10:00 am and 12 Noon
  • Participated in a Training Organised by Kenyatta University on National Cohesion and National Values held online from Wednesday 24th to Thursday 25th between 8:30 am and 1 pm; & on Friday 26th June, 2020 between 7 am and 10 am
  • Participated in Mentorship Seminar for Kenyatta University Orphans and Vulnerable Students (OVS) Scholarship Beneficiaries held at the Alumni Building Lecture Hall 1 between 8:30 am and 1 pm
  • Participated in the Deans and Student Leaders Curriculum Workshop held at Kenya School of Government (KSG), Nairobi on Friday 13th and 14th December, 2019
  • Participated in the Training Workshop on Non-Communicable Diseases held at BSSC Room 149 on 26th November, 2019
  • Participated in Training of Trainers Facilitated Workshop for Staff Mentors and Growing Leaders Facilitators by Rev. Dr. Patricia Bombard of DePaul University and other Resource Persons from Tangaza University College held at Kenyatta University BSSC Room 12 on 7th November, 2019
  • Participated in the 6th International Annual Conference on Education and Life-Long Learning held at KUCC Interaction Hall, Kenyatta University, Kenya between 3rdand 4th October, 2019
  • Participated in a Training Workshop on Administration of Mental Health Screening Tools held at Kenyatta University BSSC Room 149 on 14th and 15th August, 2019
  • Participated in the Pre-Conference to the Third National Conference on Curriculum Reforms entitled University Sector Positioning, Preparedness and Role in the On-going Educational Reforms for Enhanced Access, Inclusivity, Equity, Quality and Relevance held at KUCC on 13th August, 2019
  • Participated in the Sensitisation of University Staff on Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) Workshop held on 6th August, 2019 at 2.30 pm at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC)
  • Participated in a Youth Leadership Conference at Tangaza University on 22nd  June, 2019
  • Participated in Counter Violent Extremism Workshop for University Deans and Registrars Organised by the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in Collaboration with European Union in Naivasha at Sawela Lodge between 18th – 20th June, 2019
  • Participated in the National Conversation for 2019 on “The Dawn of a New Kenya” held on 29th May, 2019 at Safari Park Hotel Ballroom between 1:00 – 5:30 pm
  • Participated in Kenyatta University’s 10th Disability Awareness Day held at BSSC Room 14 on Friday 22nd March, 2019 from 8 am
  • Participated in HELB Consultative Conference held at Maanzoni Lodge between 13th and 16th March, 2019 from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
  • Participated in a Training Workshop for Deans, Directors and Chairpersons of Academic Departments for Staff organised by Kenyatta University Management held at KUCC Interaction Hall between 27th and 28th February, 2019 from 8.00 am to 4.30 pm
  • Participated in a Training of Trainers Workshop for Staff Mentors and Growing Leaders Facilitators on Effective Leadership Management Practices facilitated by DePaul University, The Leaders Guild of Tangaza College and Kenyatta University’s Directorate of Career Development and Mentoring Programmes held at BSSC Room 14 on 22nd February, 2019 from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
  • Participated in a Leadership Workshop for Deans and Heads of Section facilitated by DePaul University, The Leaders Guild of Tangaza College and Kenyatta University’s Directorate of Career Development and Mentoring Programmes held at BSSC Room 14 on 21st February, 2019 from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
  • Participated in the 36th Kenyatta University Post-graduate Seminar for Ph.D Graduands held at Graduate School, Seminar Room 2 between 8.00 am and 5.00 pm
  • Participated in the National Planning Committee meeting on the International Youth Day (2018) co-ordinated by the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs held at Kencom House 3rd Floor, Main Conference Room on 4th July, 2018 starting 10 am
  • Participated in National Stakeholder Workshop on Youth Mainstreaming held at the Kenya School of Government, Lower Kabete, Nairobi between 29th to 31st May, 2018
  • Participated in 1st International Conference on Reproductive Health held at Kenyatta University Amphitheatre on 23rd May, 2017
  • Participated in KUSA Congress Seminar held at Hotel Citimax, Nakuru on 5th - 6th January, 2017
  • Participated in the 5th National Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Week / Monitoring for Development Results (MfDR) Workshop held at Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu- Kenya
  • Participated in the 1st Biennial Conference on the State of Higher Education in Kenya organised by the Commission for University Education in collaboration with Universities and Research Institutions held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi - Kenya between 22nd –and 25th August 2016
  • Participated in the National Conference on Curriculum Reform [on the theme Nurturing Every Child’s Potential] organised by the MoE and KICD at KICC Tsavo Ballroom on 30th March, 2016
  • Participated in the 4th Monitoring and Evaluation Curriculum Week held at Laico Regency Hotel – Nairobi, Kenya between 8th – 13th November, 2015
  • Participated in the Monitoring and Evaluation Curriculum Review Workshop and Training of Trainers at Hotel Waterbuck – Nakuru, Kenya between 4th – 14th October, 2015
  • Participated in Uwezo Kenya National Conference held at Jumbo Village, Mombasa., Kenya between 9th – 12th September, 2015
  • Participated in UWEZO Kenya’s Trainers of Trainers Induction Conference on Learning Assessment, Cool Rivers Hotel, Nakuru held between 22nd – 24th July, 2015
  • Participated in Uwezo Kenya’s Training of Volunteers Workshop at St. Monica Catholic Church, Nakuru 23rd – 25th September, 2014
  • Participated in the Girl Education Challenge – Wasichana Wote Wasome Project Report Review Workshop held at Olive Gardens Hotel, Nairobi 14th November, 2013
  • Participated in the Girl Education Challenge – Wasichana Wote Wasome Project Report Review Workshop held at Olive Gardens Hotel, Nairobi 14th November, 2013
  • Participated in the Girl Education Challenge – Wasichana Wote Wasome Project Report Writing Workshop held at Masada Hotel, Naivasha 8th – 10th November, 2013
  • Participated in the Girl Education Challenge – Wasichana Wote Wasome Project - Data Collectors’ Training Workshop at Umoja One Catholic Church, Nairobi 4th – 5th July, 2013
  • Participated in the Girl Education Challenge – Wasichana Wote Wasome Project - Data Collectors’ Training Workshop at ACK St. Andrews Church, Malindi 24th – 25th July, 2013
  • Participated in the Girl Education Challenge – Wasichana Wote Wasome Project - Researchers’ Training at Savelberg Retreat Centre, Nairobi 27th June, 2013
  • Participated in the Nursing Sciences Department [Kenyatta University] Masters Curriculum Development Workshop at Kenyatta University Conference Centre 3rd December, 2012
  • Participated in the National Policy Seminar on Decentralization in Education: Overcoming Challenges, Achieving Success organized by IIEP-UNESCO, UNICEF and Ministry of Education of Kenya at Kenyatta University Conference Centre, Nairobi 26th - 27th November, 2012
  • Participated in the National Cohesion and Integration Commission’s curriculum developers’ workshop on how to integrate cohesion and peace building into the national educational curriculum at KCB Leadership Centre, Nairobi 19th - 20th July & 26th – 27th, July, 2012
  • Participated in Uwezo Kenya’s Trainer of Trainers Induction Workshop at Cool Rivers Hotel, Nakuru 9th - 11th July, 2012