Symposium 2017

THEME: EDUCATIONAL REFORMS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

 

DAY ONE: 4TH OCTOBER 2017

 

TIME

ACTIVITY

RESPONSIBILITY

1600 - 1800

Registration of Delegates

 

Dr. Hoseah Kiplagat

 

DAY TWO: 13TH OCTOBER 2017

 

 

0800 - 0830

Registration of Delegates

 

Dr. Gertrude Were

 

SESSION 1

 

0830 - 0900

Opening Prayer & Introductions

 

Welcome Remarks

Prof. J. W. Khamasi

Director, Kenya Association of Educational Administration & Management

MC- Rachel Karei

0900 - 0945

Keynote

 

Chair of Session

 

Keynote Presentation

 

Prof. Irura Ng’ang’a

Deputy Principal, Garissa University College

 

Prof. Patrick Kafu

Dean School of Education, University of Eldoret

0945 - 1000

Dialogue Session

 

1000 - 1015

Health Break-Group Photo

Dr. Hoseah Kiplagat


 

1015-1300

SESSION 2:

CURRICULUM  CHANGE & REFORMS

 

 

 

Session Chair:  Dr. Joyce Lugulu

 

Presenter

1015

CCR001:  The Reflective Practice: A New Paradigm for Kenyan Teachers to Learn in Action

 

Ms. Irene Simiyu

1045

CCR002: Strengthening Teacher-formation Industry: A Critical Analysis of Teacher Education Programs as Best Incubators for hatching the 21st Century Teacher

 

Mr. Pius Kiongo

1115

CCR003: Familiar Word Recognition: Examining the Ability of a Learner to recognize a Familiar Word as a Reading Readiness Skill

 

Agnes Chepchumba, Dr. Alice Limo & Dr. Rachel Koross

1145

CCR004: Higher Education Teaching and Learning in Africa: Revolutionizing Current Assessment Practices for Increased Responsiveness to Society’s Core Challenges

 

Dr. Jean C. Zigama & Dr. Jacob L. Natade

1215

CCR005: University Education and Governance in Modern Kenya:  The Professional in Education point of View

 

Prof. Patrick Kafu

1300 1400

LUNCH BREAK

 

 

1400-1600

SESSION 3

  • EDUCATION POLICY AND LEADERSHIP
  • EMERGING ISSUES IN EDUCATION
  • RESOURCES IN EDUCATION
  •  

PRESENTERS

 

 

Session Chair:  Dr. Hoseah Kiplagat

 

Presenters

 

1400

EPL001: Effective Supervision of School Programs by Head teachers through Visibility and Presence in the School

 

Dr. Fatuma Daudi

 

1430

EIE001: Bullying in Kenyan Public Secondary Schools: Interventions to Create Safe Learning Environments

 

Dr. Joyce Lugulu

 

1500

RIE001: Academic Resource Provider Quality of Service and Institutional Management Efficiency in Public Universities in Nyeri and Kiambu Counties

 

Ms. Rosemary W. Mathenge

 

1530

RIEL002: Availability of Resource Materials and Facilities for ICT Integration in the Public Primary School Curriculum in Kitui County, Kenya

 

Ms. Nwili K. Mwendwa

 

1600-1615

HEALTH BREAK

 

1615-1830

SESSION 4:

INTEROGATING PROPOSED NATIONAL CURRICULUM & SYSTEM

 

 

 

 

Session Chair:  Dr. Fatuma Daudi

 

Presenters

 

1615

INC001: The Infrastructural Supply and Demand of the 2-6-3-3-3 System of Education: A Cursory Look on the “Junior” and “Senior” Secondary School in Keiyo South

 

Mr. David M. Nassiuma & Dr. Sammy Chumba

 

1645

INC002: Awareness and Attitude of Teachers towards the New Basic Education Curriculum Framework

 

Ms. Mary Wanjiku David & Eric W. Ondunga

 

1715

INC003: Proposal to Entrench History as a Compulsory Discipline in Schools in Kenya under the New Education System

 

Mr. Walter K’Odipo

 

1745

EIE002: Nafula’s Journey through a Participatory Research Design

 

Rachel Karei

 

 

 

END OF DAY TWO

 

 
 

DAY THREE:  6TH OCTOBER 2017

 

 

 

0830-1100

SESSION 5:

GENDER ISSUES IN EDUCATION

 

 
 

Session Chair:  Prof. Patrick Kafu

 

Presenters

0830

GIE001: Equity Issues in Education in Kenya: The Move towards Closing the Gap

 

Dr. Margaret Ngugi

0900

GIE002: Effects of Gender on Enrolment in Home Science in Secondary Schools: A Case of Elgeyo Marakwet County

 

Ms. Abigael Chelagat, Dr. Kisilu Kitainge & Dr. Gertrude Were

0930

GIE003: Teachers’ Perceptions and Practices of Gender Equality in Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

 

Ms. Bornes C. Korir

1000


GIE004: Gender Participation in Vocational Training Centres in Kenya: Case of Selected Counties

 

Dr. Hoseah Kiplagat, Dr. Ahmed Ferej and Prof. Patrick A. Kafu

1030

INC004: Curriculum Change and Curriculum Making are Globalized Political Competitions. But Are Policy Makers in Kenya Aware?

 

Prof. J. W. Khamasi, EBS, PhD

1100

CCR007: The Moderating Effect of Preschool Class Size on Children’s Socio Emotional Competences

 

Ms. Elizabeth Owino

1130

EIE003: Future Voices: Who is listening?

 

Mbutitia Francisca PhD & Adeli Scholastic M. PhD

1200-1230

HEALTH BREAK

 

 

1230 -1300

CLOSING SESSION

 

 

 

CLOSING CEREMONY, LUNCH & DEPARTURE