Dr. Wafula Robert Wekesa

Name: Dr. Wafula Robert Wekesa

Contact details:

E-mail: rwafula@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ] Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
KENYATTA UNIVERSITY, 2010-2015 PhD (Developmental Psychology)
KENYATTA UNIVERSITY, 2006-2010 MED (Early childhood studies)
KENYATTA UNIVERSITY, 2001-2004 BED (Early childhood Education)

Field of Specialization

  • Developmental psychology
  • Educational psychology
  • Child psychology
  • Adolescent and Adult psychology
  • Human growth and Development
  • Personality Development Studies
  • Early Identification and Intervention in Special Needs Education
  • Research studies
  • Pedagogical issues I teaching; preschool primary, esc and higher institutions

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • KGCPA-KENYA GUIDANCE, COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
  • KCPA-KENYA COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
  • CPM-CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MEDIATOR

Work Experience

Date from to Institution, Location (City, Country) Person Responsible To Position Responsibilities/Duties
2015 (AUG) KIBABII UNIVERSITY, KENYA COD psychology DVC ASA Lecturer, COD
  • Academic advisor, career mentorship, chairman public complaints and complements, Patron cu
2011-2015 (JULY) MMUST, KENYA COD Lecturer, COD
  • Coordinator Psychology and early child hood programs, Academic advisor
2005-2010 BUTERE MUMIAS EDUCATION OFFICE DEO DICECE CORDINATOR, SCHOOLS INSPECTOR
  • Coordinate ECDE Activities, Inspect schools
2006-2010 DEAN OF CURICULUM-KAKAMEGA DICECCE MOE Trainer and Supervisor Allocate units, monitor training, organize supervision, conduct recruitment
2006 KNEC EXAMINER (DIP IN ECDE) KNEC Examiner Mark exams
2005-2011 KICD CONSULTANT IN ECDE MATERIAL DEVELOPMENT KICD Consultant Prepare training materials
2005-2010 TRAINER AND INSPECTOR DICECE PROGRAMS BUTERE DEO Field inspector, program officer network stakeholders, material dev
1997-2000 TSC HEAD TEACHER Assistant teacher Teach, exam management

Professional Research Interest

  • Emerging trends in the Educational sector
  • Career and mentorship issues
  • Psycho social needs for children, adolescents and adults
  • Contemporary issues in parenting Children and Adolescents
  • Dealing with stress and burn out at work places
  • Conflict resolution through mediation.
  • Trends in management, leadership and Team building skills

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

Year Position in Project Responsibilities/Duties Research/Project Title Amount (₤, €, $, KES)
 

Consultancy

Year Position in Consultancy Team Responsibilities/Duties Consultancy/Project Title Amount (₤, €, $, KES)
2018 LEAD TECHNICAL HOST HOSTING SEMINAR ON LIFE SKILLS AND VALUES BY BUNGOMA COUNTY ECDE SKILLS TRAINING SEMINAR $6,635
2017 PEDAGOGICAL CONSULTANT IN TEACHING FACILITATING TEACHERS IN TEACHING EFFICACY IN KAKAMEGA COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST/CONSULTANT IN PEDAGOGY
2016 EDUCATIONAL RESEARCHER RECRUITMENT AND ORIENTATION OF ECD TEACHERS IN KAKAMEGA COUNTY ECD SPECIALIST/CONSULTANT
2016 EDUCATIONAL RESEARCHER ASSESSMENT OF ECD INFRASTRUCTURE IN BUNGOMA COUNTY ECD SPECIALIST/CONSULTANT
2015 TEACHER TRAINER TRAINING TEACHERS LWF TEACHER TRAINING IN REFUGEE CAMPS (KAKUMA)
2014 TEACHER TRAINER TRAINING TEACHERS LWF TEACHER TRAINING IN REFUGEE CAMPS (DJIBOUTI)
2014 FIELD RESEARCHER FIELD ASSESSMENT OF TEACHER PREPAREDNESS FIELD OFFICER FOR WERK/UWEZO KENYA
2013 TEACHER TRAINER TRAINING TEACHERS LWF TEACHER TRAINING IN REFUGEE CAMPS (KAKUMA)

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters

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Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals