Dr. Charity Chemnjor Profile

   Name of Staff: Charity Chemnjor

   Designation/Rank: Senior Lecturer

   Department: Curriculum and Education Management Education

   School: Education

   Email: cchemnjor@laikipia.ac.ke

          

PERSONAL DETAILS

A    Educational Background/Qualification:

  1. Doctorate in Education (D.Ed.) University of South Africa (UNISA) (2012)
  2. MA (Education) Dalhousie University CANADA (1995)
  3. B.Ed. (Hons) Nairobi University KENYA (1984)

B    Brief Auto-biography

Charity is a Senior Lecturer with over 20 years teaching at the university level. She is dedicated and enjoys working with university students guiding and supporting them to achieve their full potential. Charity has published articles in a number of respectable peer-reviewed journals and is motivated to carry out research in areas that have an impact on and improve education 

C    Areas of Specialization

  1. Teacher Education
  2. Quality Issues in Higher Education
  3. Social Economic Issues in Education

D    Research Interest

  1. Social Economic Status (SES) and Equity in Higher Education
  2. Higher Education and Policy Studies in University Education
  3. Education Management and Diversities in University Education

E    Publications

  1. Chemnjor, C., & Githae, P. (2024). Assessment of the Teaching of Climate Change Education in Kenya. JSSEH Laikipia University. In Print
  2. A Handbook of School Management in Laikipia County 2020: The Role of the Boards of Management eds. (Unit:9 Learner friendly Institutions; Unit:10 Education for learners with Special needs) In Print
  3. Nyambura, R., Chemnjor, C., & Ngunjiri, M. (2019). Coping with Homo-Bullying in Secondary Schools in Nakuru County Kenya. Researchjournali's Journal of Education, 7 number 6 1-13. ISSN 2347-8225
  4. Nyambura, R., Chemnjor, C., & Ngunjiri, M. (2019). Teachers' Actions to Curb Homosexuality Activities in Secondary Schools in Nakuru County Kenya. Journal of Advances in Education & Philosophy, (August 2019) 270-276. https://doi.org/DOI:10.21276/jaep.2019.3.8.1
  5. Emerging Voices Single Parent Students in the Universities in Kenya International Journal of Education and Research Vol 4 No. 6 2016 1-12
  6. Approaches by Public Universities in Kenya towards Student-Parents. LAP-LAMBERT Academic Publishing- 2016
  7. Single Student Parents on the Margins International Journal of Contemporary Applied Science Vol. 3 No 3, 2016 193-206
  8. Against all Odds: Student Parents in Public Universities in Kenya. International Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education June 2015
  9. The Influence of Gender on Teachers’ Level of Involvement in Decision Making by Public Secondary School Principals in Nyahururu Sub-County, Kenya. Journal of Social Sciences, Education and Humanities vol.2 Issue1.2015
  10. Determinants of Teacher involvement in Decision-making process by Secondary school principals in Nyahururu sub-county, Kenya International Journal of Modern Education Research 2014, 1(3): 53-60
  11. Student Fathers and the challenge to masculinities in Kenyan Public Universities in the CODESRIA Gender Series 7 2008
  12. Student Leadership in Selected Public Universities in Kenya African Research Review 2007

F    Project/Thesis  Supervision

Completed to Date:

  1. An Investigation of Students' sexual orientation and Its’ influence on attitude towards Biology in Secondary Schools within Nakuru County, KENYA by Rose Nyambura Ph.D. (2019)
  2. Education Access and Participation in Secondary Schools in cattle rustling prone areas of Samburu North Sub- County, KENYA by Abdikadir Ismail MEd (2018)
  3. Influence of stakeholders on the implementation of free Secondary Education in Nyandarua North Sub-County, KENYA by George W. Wangombe MEd (2016)
  4. Teachers’ perceptions on the effectiveness of staff-based decision-making processes in public Secondary Schools in Nyahururu Sub-county, KENYA by Karanja Moses Macharia MEd (2014)

Ongoing:

  1. Participatory Management Practices and their effect on Student discipline in public Secondary Schools in KENYA
  2. Influence of Integration of Information Communication Technologies in the teaching of Biology in Public Secondary Schools in Kiambu County KENYA
  3. An Evaluation of Culturally Responsive Teaching in Nakuru County KENYA
  4. Selected factors on participation of the boy-child in Public Secondary Schools in Muranga County KENYA
  5. Strategic Management and Public Secondary Schools in Loitokitok Sub-County Kajiado KENYA

G   Scholarly Presentations at Conferences/Workshops/Seminars

  1. April 2023 Laikipia University Teaching Practice Assessment tool and the Teaching of Climate Change Education in Kenya. Nyahururu KENYA
  2. May 2023 Teaching: Creatively and Innovatively: Student Teacher and Supervisor Input. Laikipia University  Nyahururu KENYA
  3. July 2022 Supervising and assessment expectations amid Change Laikipia University Nyahururu KENYA
  4. March 2019 Quality in Higher Education Students Engagement with the Graduate Program at Laikipia University Entebbe UGANDA

H     Consultancies

  1. RFP –Ministry of Education Secondary Education Quality Improvement Project (SEQIP) (2018-2023) as part of the Technical Team- Educational Professionals in Component 2: Improving retention in upper primary school and transition to secondary school in targeted areas

 

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