4th International Conference on Education hosted by Kenyatta University

The 4th International Conference on Education was hosted by Kenyatta University, and co-sponsored by Syracuse University and Intel, July 14-16, 2015. The theme of the conference was, “Building Capacity Through Quality Teacher Education”. There were approximately 60 participants in the conference, with the majority of the presenters being doctoral students.

Prof. Olive Mugenda, Vice Chancellor of Kenyatta University, officially opened the conference and spoke about “Kenyatta University on the Horizon of Preparing Teachers for the Post 2015 Development Agenda”. Other keynote presentations were given by Dr. Julius Juan, Director of the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, and Prof. Winston Akala, Dean of the School of Education at the University of Nairobi representing Mr. Wilson Sossion of the Kenya National Union of Teachers.

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Conference banner at the entrance to the Main Conference Hall of the Kenyatta University Conference Centre
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Main conference hall
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Prof. Henry Ayot, from the Department of Educational Communication & Technology, welcoming participants to the conference
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Prof. Joanna Masingila, Dean of the School of Education at Syracuse University, bringing greetings from the SU School of Education
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Prof. Olive Mugenda, Vice Chancellor of Kenyatta University, officially opening the conference
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Peter Rugano, doctoral student in science education at Syracuse University, presenting his research
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Prof. Moses Ochanji, California State University, San Marcos, facilitating a session
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Prof. Winston Akala, from the Kenya National Union of Teachers

About Joanna Masingila

Joanna Masingila is a Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education at Syracuse University. She was a Fulbright Scholar to Kenyatta University in 1998, and since that time Syracuse University and Kenyatta University have an institutional linkage.
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