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Senior Lecturer / Chair of Department (CIEM) Education

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Publications

  • Maithya, P.M. (2012). Teacher Recruitment and Utilization Policy: The Effects on   the Quality of Secondary School Education. Saarbrucken: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing/ AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & CO.KG.(ISBN 978-3- 659-19312-5)

    Maithya, P.M. (2012). Teachers' Tranfers: What are the Headteachers' Attitudes Saarbrucken: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing/ AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & CO.KG.(ISBN 978-3-659-23182-7)

    Maithya, P.M., Mulwa, D.M. &Ngumbi, E.K. (2012). Secondary School Headteachers' Attitudes Towards Teachers transfer Exercise in Nairobi Province, Kenya. Kenya Journal of Education Planning, Economic and Management. 5(5), 82-101. ISSN 2074-5400           

    Mucheke, R.K. &Maithya, P.M. (2013). Factors Related to Examination Irregularities in Secondary Schools in Meru South District, Kenya. The Cradle of         Knowledge African Journal of Educational and Social Science Research. 1(1),38-45. ISSN 2304-2885.

    Maithya, P.M (2013). Evaluation of Implementation of the Revised Kiswahili Curriculum: A Case of a Teachers’ College in Kenya. Journal of Education and practice, 4(1), 52-56.p-ISSN 2222-1735, e-ISSN 2222-288X

    Maithya, P.M., Ogola, F.O., Khamadi, S.D. &Kadenyi, M. (2013). Research Proposal and Thesis Writing: General Principles and Format. Nairobi. Rinny Educational and Technical Publishing services. - ISBN 9966-756-84-1.

    Maithya, P.M. &Akala, W.J. (2014). Effects of Teacher Recruitment and Utilization Policy on Quality of Secondary School Education in Kenya. Journal of        Research and Method in Education. 4(1), 10-17.e-ISSN 2320–7388, p-ISSN 2320–737X).

    Mucheke, R.K. &Maithya, P.M. (2014). The Effects of TungaPenetrans Infestation on Academic Achievement in Public Primary Schools: Kenyan Perspective.The Cradle of Knowledge African Journal of Educational and Social Science Research.2(1), 109-120. ISSN 2304-2885.

    Maithya, P.M. &Jepkemboi, R.C. (2014). Milestones on Social protection and   Education in Kenya Since Independence.The Cradleof Knowledge African             Journal of Educational and Social Science Research.2(1), 162-166. ISSN 2304-2885.

    Maithya, P.M.(2014). Advocacy for Monitoring and Evaluation in Community Development  Projects in Africa. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal (ASSRJ) 1(8), 36-39. ISSN 2055-0286.

    Maithya, P.M., Kithinji, F. &Nyonje, R. (Eds.) (2015). The Dynamics of Education Reform in African Countries in the 21st Century: Lessons from the Past, Opportunities and Challenges for Today and Tomorrow. Nairobi. SEREK. (ISBN 978-9966-093-94-3)

    Maithya, P.M. (2015). Evaluation Studies and Community Development in Africa. Researchjournali's Journal of Education (RJOE).3(11), 1-5. ISSN 2347-8225.

    Ngumbi K.E. &Maithya P.M. (2016). Mother Tongue Education in Kenyan Schools: Which Way To Go?International Journal of Education and Research                (IJER). 4(3), 45-58.  ISSN 2411-5681.

    Jepkemboi, R.C. &Maithya, P.M. (2016). Challenges Facing Guidance and Counseling as a Strategy for Social Protection in Secondary Schools in Kenya.           The CradleofKntowledge African Journal of Educational and Social Science Research.4(1), 136-148. ISSN 2304-2885.

    Stanley, R.N., Ronoh A. &Maithya, P.M. (2016). Headteachers’ Instructional Leadership Role and its Implications on Academic Achievements in Kenya        Certificate of Primary Education: Murang’a County, Kenya. International Educational Scientific Research Journal (IESRJ). 2(8), 32-34. E-ISSN 2455-295X.                          

    Migosi, Z., Kadenyi M. &MaithyaP.M. (2016). Influence of Teacher Related Factors on the Implementation of Physical Education Syllabus in Public Primary            Schools in MangaSub County, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research 4(9) 1-18. ISSN: 2411-5681.

    Maithya, P.M., Kithinji, F. &Ogoti, E (Eds.) (2016). Politics and Education in the 21st Century: Impacts and Way Forward. Nairobi. SEREK. (ISBN 978-9966-097- 91-0)

    Mwai, E.W., Maithya, P.M. &Ndegwa, L. (2016).Effects of Play on Performance of Learners in Early Childhood Development and Education Centers of Kyuso        Sub-County, Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies (IJIRAS) 3(11)20-27. ISSN: 2394-4404

    Okumu, R., Maithya, P.M. &Ronoh, A. (2017). The Influence of Students’ Participation in Drama on their KCSE Performance in Public Secondary Schools      in Nakuru County, Kenya. Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences  (SJAHSS)5(1):25-31. ISSN 2347-5374 (Online)/ ISSN 2347-9493        (Print)

    Maithya, P.M., Kithinji, F. &Ogoti, E (Eds.) (2017). Provision of Quality Education  and Training: Prospects and Challenges. Nairobi. SEREK. (ISBN 978-9966-        100-94-8)

    WORKING TITLES OF RECENT  UNPUBLISHED PAPERS/ MANUSCRIPTS

    Maithya, P.M. &Kombo, K. Ethics in Educational Governance and its Implications on Development in Kenya

    Maithya, P.M., Ogula P.A &Ogoti, E. Facilitator’s Manual for Training Workshop on Educational and Social Science Research Advanced Short Courses

    Ontieri, J.O., Misati, J.A. &Maithya, P.M. From Risk to Resilience: Illuminating the  Contributions of Social Protection towards Reduction in Vulnerability in             Kenya.

    RECENT CONFERENCES ATTENDED

    8th  – 10th  March, 2017

    Maseno University – Society of Educational Research and Evaluation in Kenya: 4th International Conference on Provision of Quality Education and Training: Prospects and Challenges. Presented a paper on “Ethics in Educational Governance and its Implications on Development in Kenya” / Editor of the Book of Abstracts

    1st  – 2nd  September, 2016

    Machakos University College – Society of Educational Research and Evaluation in Kenya: 3rd International Conference on Politics and Education in the 21st Century: Impacts and Way Forward. Chaired the Conference Organizing Committee/ Editor of the Book of Abstracts

    29th – 30th October, 2015

    Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Eldoret – Society of Educational Research and Evaluation in Kenya: 2nd International Conference on The Dynamics of Education Reform in African Countries in the 21st Century. Presented a paper on “Monitoring and Evaluation for Sustainable Educational Programmes.” / Editor of the Book of Abstracts

    11th – 14rd November, 2014

    Maasai Mara University – 1st International Conference on Knowledge Management for Transformation: Pitfalls, Synergy and Innovation. - co-presented Two papers one onNocturnal Enuresis in Boarding Secondary School: Teenage Dilemma”and the other one“Influence of Family Background on Girls’ Participation in Primary School Education in Narok North District, Kenya”

    20th – 23rd May, 2014

    Laikipia University – 2nd International Conference on African Universities: Crisis, Transformation and Opportunities.

    20th – 21st February, 2014

    French Institute for Research in Africa – Conference on Fifty years After Political Independence: The politics of Social Protection in Kenya. Co-presented a paper on “Milestones on Social Protection and Education in Kenya since Independence

    5th – 7th May, 2014

    KCA University – Society of Educational Research and Evaluation in Kenya: 1st Internal Conference on Reengineering Education for Positive Societal Transformation. – co-presented Two papers one on “Effects of TungaPenetrans Infestation on Academic Achievement” and the other on, “Influence of Early Marriages on Participation in Primary School Education.”

    SOME TRAININGS /WORKSHOPS/SYMPOSIA  ATTENDED

    15th -19th February, 2016

    Kenya Education Management Institute – Training Workshop on Upgrading Education Degree Programs

    28th October, 2015

    Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Eldoret – Training Workshop on Educational research and Evaluation. Presented on “Academic Publishing

    7th July, 2015

    Maasai Mara University – Workshop on Public Complaint Awareness. Presented a paper on “Role of Front office Personnel in Complaints Handling”

    13th May, 2015

    Maasai Mara University - German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Information Tour/ Talk – Chaired the Planning and Organizing Committee

    12th – 13th February, 2015

    Maasai Mara University – Workshop on Alcohol and Substance Abuse.

    30th September – 2nd October, 2014

    Maasai Mara University (MMU) – Pedagogical Skills Training Workshop. (Organized and Officiated – Master of Ceremony)

    18th September, 2014

    Maasai Mara University (MMU) - Workshop on Curriculum Review/ Development.

    27th – 28th August, 2014

    Maasai Mara University (MMU) – Workshop on quality Education and Research. Co-presented a paper on “Project Evaluation Studies and Community Development in Africa.”

    12th July, 2014

    Maasai Mara University (MMU) – Workshop on Post-graduate Student Research.

    6th – 11th July, 2014

    Maasai Mara University (MMU) – MMU in collaboration with OSSREA – Workshop on Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction and Social Protection for Sustainable Development. Co-presented a paper on “From Risk to Resilience: Illuminating the Contribution of Social Protection towards the Reduction of Vulnerability in Kenya

    3rd – 4th February, 2014

    Maasai Mara University – Workshop on Curriculum Review/ Development.

    14th -October, 2013

    Mara Link Hotel – Narok – Postgraduate Proposal and Thesis Writing Workshop. Presented on “Parts of Proposal and Thesis”; and “Chapter One: Introduction (Research Proposal/ Thesis).”

    20th – 21st December, 2012

    E-smart College (Kisii) – Symposium on Sustainability and Socio-economic Development Challenges in Kenya. Presented a paper on “Policy and Quality Education: An analysis of Teachers Recruitment in Kenya.

    24th January, 2012

    University of Nairobi, Kenya - Workshop on Testing in Higher Education.

    20th May, 2011

    Narok University College – Workshop on Sensitization and Training on ISO Certification and Implementation.

    11th – 13th January, 2011:

    Thogoto Teachers College - Teacher Education and Professional Development Program: Tutors Training Workshop. Presented on – “Inclusive Education”; and “Assessment and Evaluation.”

    15th – 19th November, 2010

    Westwood Hotel, Nyeri - Teacher Education and Professional Development Program: Tutor Induction - Master Trainer Workshop.

    6th – 7th October, 2010

    Kenya Educational Staff Institute – Teacher Education and    Professional Development Program: Principals and Deans of Curriculum Workshop.

    POSTGRADUATE  SUCCESS FUL SUPERVISION

    Millicent Githui EM06/0014/2009 Influence of Family Types on Social Adjustment of Pre-School Learners in Kenya. – Graduated (MEd)

    SangiriakiSilah Sylvia EM06/0016/2009 Factors Affecting Girl Child Enrolment in Early Childhood Development Education Centres in Olorropil Zone, Narok County.– Graduated (MEd)

    SejeSylvansOdhiambo MED/NRB/103/0003 – Assessment of Post Primary Education and Training Levels in Chemase Zone- Nandi South District. – Graduated (MEd)

    Partrick K. Njihia EMO2/1514/2010 The Influence of Free Secondary Education Policy on Access to Secondary Schooling In Kenya: A Case of Naivasha Sub-County. – Graduated (MEd)

    Impwi Joyce MED/NRB/103/0010 - Assessment of Selected Stakeholders’ Influence on Academic Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Igembe South District, Meru County. - Graduated (MEd)

    Gititha Susan Wambui MED/NRB/103/0006 – Assessment of Strengthening Mathematics and Science Education Training of Teachers of Mathematics and Science on the Performance of Kenya Certificate of Primary Education in Kihara Zone, Kiambu County. - Graduated. (MEd)

    Muthoni Caroline Njagi: EMO1/2161/2010Effects of Guidance and Counselling Services on Orphaned Primary School Learners in Kandara District, Murang’a County, Kenya.– Graduated (MEd)

    Esther WangeciMwaiEM06/2143/2010 Effects Of Play On Performance Of Learners In Early Childhood Development And Education Centers Of Kyuso District; Kitui County. – Graduated (MEd)

    MigosiZipporahNyaboke EM16/S/6002/2012 Evaluation of the Implementation of the Physical Education Curriculum in Primary Schools in Manga District, Nyamira County. Graduated. (MEd)

    RaelMakungu EM13/K/6003/2012 Effects of Female Headed Homes on the Academic Performance of the Boy Child in Suneka Division, Kisii County. – Graduated (MEd)

    Ruth Ngina Stanley DE02/00022/2010 Effects of Instructional Leadership Behaviours of School heads on Curriculum Implementation in Primary Schools in Nakuru County, Kenya. – Graduated (PhD)

    Samuel NjauNjathiDEO 1/0026/10 Effects of Principals’ Characteristics on Computer Use in Administration of Public Secondary Schools in Kiambu County, Kenya. – Submitted (PhD)

    Rose Okumu DEO1/4005/2013 Influence of Co-Curricular Activities on Students’ Performance in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination in Public Secondary Schools in Nakuru County, Kenya. – Submitted (PhD)

    Norman Kiogora- Relationship Between Students’ Participation in Co-Curricular Activities and Academic Performance in Primary Teachers Training Colleges in Kenya – Submitted (PhD)

    RESEARCHES DONE

    Baseline Survey on Skills/ Competency Needs Assessment for the year 2013/2014 (Maasai Mara University) (2014)

    Effects of Teacher Recruitment and Utilization Policy on The Quality of Secondary School Education in Kenya (2009)

    African Indigenous Practices (2008)

    A Baseline  Survey on Workers Job Satisfaction at Thogoto Teachers College (2008)

    Evaluation of the Implementation of the Revised Kiswahili Curriculum at Thogoto Teachers College (2007)

    Attitudes of Primary Teacher Trainees in Kenya Towards Kiswahili as a Compulsory Subject (2006)

    Secondary School Headteachers' Attitudes Towards Teachers' Transfer Exercise in Nairobi Province, Kenya (2005)

    GRANTS/ RESOURCE MOBILIZATION/ FUND RAISING

    2014 – Spearheaded Organizing and Fund raising for Maasai Mara University 1st International Conference.

    2014 & 2015 – Spearheaded Organizing and Fund raising for Society of Educational Research and Evaluation 1st& 2nd International Conference.

    2016 – Spearheaded Organizing and Fund raising for Society of Educational Research and Evaluation 3rd International Conference.

    2017 – Spearheaded Organizing and Fund raising for Society of Educational Research and Evaluation 4th International Conference.

    2012 to 2017 Spearheads fund raising for Cradle of Knowledge African Journal of Educational and Social Science Research.

Collaborations and Linkages

University of Pau-France

It was requested that MMU to host one French Master of Tourism student for internship in 2014.The details to be discussed between Dean Tourism MMU and Director Tourism University of Pau France after the conference.

Clemson University - U.S.A.

Exchange research, training and workshop conference Developing a tourism information system for Maasai Mara Game Reserve

University of Bordeaux 3-France

Establishment of a French Language Institute/ centre Maasai Mara University is currently teaching French language to students undertaking tourism, arts and hospitality courses.

Aarhus University- Denmark

Establish and promote joint research, development projects and academic cooperation with focus on the Maasai Mara (ecosystem, living conditions, economic growth and biodiversity)

Regents University-London-U.K

Areas of collaboration: Education cooperation and articulation programmes. Research collaboration Exchange of students, faculty and staff members Joint consultancy activities Knowledge transfer Participation in seminar and academic meetings Exchange of academic materials and other information.

Kenya Industrial Estates

Create incubation centers and incubate student's projects with potential for commercialization. Attachment of MMU staff to enterprise funded through KIE for purposes of gaining experience that would be ploughed back into teaching.

University of Hertfordshire.- London-U.K

To conduct a survey to identify current research, educational, policy and regulatory activities (Governmental, academic, NGO)

University of Munster, Germany

The parties agree to collaborate in the following area of mutual interest: Explore possibilities for joint research programmes, Exchanges for students.

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