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Academic qualifications:

1983 – 1984:  M.Ed. Comparative Education and Education in Developing Countries–Distance Education option
         University of London.
1967 – 1970:  B.Ed. Upper Second Class (Hons) Makerere College, University of East Africa.  
1964 – 1965: SI Certificate (Major in Geography), Central Teachers College, Nairobi.
1961 – 1962 : East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE)  Kangaru High School.
1957 – 1960: Cambridge School Certificate(CSC Div 1). Kisii School   

Areas of specialization:
Programme & Curriculum Development and Project Design.
Administration of Open and Distance Learning  and
 Instructional Design and Materials Development for Distance Education.
Research and Evaluation Techniques.

Administrative experiences:
2004 to date :Director Centre for Open and Distance Learning University of Nairobi
1996 to 2003: Coordinator of Self-instructional materials at the Institute of Distance Education, University of Swaziland for 8 years;
Nov 1994 to July 1995: Acting  Principal CEES for nine continuous months
1991 to 1996: Dean Faculty of External Degree Programme
1986 to 1991: First Chairman-Department of Educational Studies.
1985 to 1986: Coordinator for the Establishment  of the External Degree Programme
1975 to 1978: Resident lecturer in Nairobi and Environs;
1974 to 1975: Resident Lecturer Kisumu Extramural Centre
1971 to 1974: Deputy Headmaster at Agoro Sare High School;
Professional experiences:
28th to 30th May 2008:   Participated in the Design of a Proposal for collaboration between Kyambogo University  and   Nairobi University in offering Science and Mathematics degree programmes using open and distance learning modes.                                        
21s to 23rd Feb 2008:   Facilitated in the African Council  for Distance Education    (ACDE) Stakeholders Workshop  on the establishment of Quality Assurance Accreditation Agency and  a Consortium of African Open and Distance Universities  and Institutions in Pretoria.
23rd to 24th Jan 2008:   Facilitated in the Validation  Workshop of Study Materials training  of Educational Institution Managers  Organized by IICBA in Adis Ababa, Ethiopia.
21st   to   22nd   July 2007:   Resource person in the  Quality    for Open and  Distance  Learning Workshop organized by Commission for Higher  Education Kenya.
April 2007:   Presented Guidelines for Open University at  College  of Education and External Studies for consideration By the University of Nairobi Management Board.
26th  to 30th June2006:    Resource person in the Workshop for Development of Draft  National Policy on  Open and Distance Learning at  Egerton   University
March and April 2006:  Developed Standards for Open and Distance Learning For the Commission for Higher  Education  Ministry of Education  Kenya.
March and April 2006: Developed Guidelines for Open University for the Commission for Higher Education.  Ministry of Education  Kenya            
April 26th to 29th 2005: Participated in the AVU Workshop for Development of the   Teacher Education Policy and Curriculum Conceptualization for Science Education Mathematics and   ICT for Teacher education in Nairobi.
Feb. 14th – 25th 2000:    Conducted a Training Production Workshop on “Instructional Design and Course Writing” for Teacher Education in Freetown, Sierra Leone.  Sponsored by Commonwealth of Learning and Ministry of Education Youth and Sports, Sierra Leone.  February, 2000.
Sept. 21st – 25th 1999:  Participated as a Resource Person in Regional Training Workshop on Distance Education Materials Development in Harare, Zimbabwe sponsored by Commonwealth of Learning and UNESCO. September, 1999.

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Feb. 2nd – 3rd 1999: Participated in MCLB Meeting for Developing Strategies for Implementation in Harare, Zimbabwe sponsored by Commonwealth of Learning.  February 1999.
April 27th – 8th May 1998: Conducted a training workshop on “Instructional Design for Open and Distance Learning in Blantyre, Malawi, sponsored by Commonwealth of Learning.  May 1998.
Jan 1996 to Dec. 2003: Facilitated the Instructional  Materials Design and Development for Diploma of Law, Diploma of Commerce, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Adult Education for the Institute of Distance Education (IDE) at the University of Swaziland.
Oct. 1995 to Jan. 1996: Evaluation of the Board and Department of Adult Education on Improvement of the Management of Adult and Continuing Education.                                               
June 1992: One month consultancy on developing the position paper on’ the Development of Distance Education Programme on Teacher Education and Establishment of the Centre for Distance Education ‘at the University of Zimbabwe.
1986 to 1989: Coordinator and Resource Person on Writers Workshop series for the Print and Audio Materials Development for the External Degree Programme organized and sponsored by CADE and British Oversea Development Agency
1981 – 1982:Co-evaluator of the African Adults Education Association Activities in the English speaking African Countries sponsored by CIDA
1979 to 1983:Facilitator and Consultant on Workshop Series on        Curriculum Development for Basic Education and Development Training Programmes sponsored by CADE and DSE.

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Appointed Board of Governors member by the Minister for Education for the following schools

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