Dr.George N.Areba,PhD

Lecturer Department of Educational Administration Planning & Economics (EAPE) & DEAN- School of Education & Human Resource Development (SEDHURED)-Kisii University

My Profile

1.0 PERSONAL DATA
Name: Dr.Ngwacho George Areba
Title/Qualification: PhD
Career: Lecturer

Contact Address:

P.O Box 408-40200

Kisii, Kenya

Telephone: 0725932300 

E-mail:  narebag@gmail.com, narebag@yahoo.com or gareba@kisiiuniversity.ac.ke

ORCID ID & Link: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5661-3090

Present Position: DEAN School of Education & Human Resource Development (SEDHURED)
Basic Salary: Kshs-   108,726.00              
Area of Specialization: Educational Management and leadership

Research Interests:

1. Policies in education

2. Emerging issues in the education

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Developing and Marketing programs at all levels
  • Supervision and Management of Staff in public institutions 
  • Guidance on Capacity Development programs 
  • Quality Assurance and development of Standards in education
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Educational programs 
  • Teaching Education policy development and analysis 
  • Curriculum  development, supervision, and evaluation
  • Consultancy in Education management
  • Teaching on Legal Framework in Education 
  •  Carrying out Needs Assessments 
  • Training educational  managers and strategic leaders in Kenyan institutions 
  •  Conflict resolutions
  •  Gender mainstreaming 
  • Lecturing and research  in Educational Management 
  • Research guidance, Research coordination, External & internal examination of the thesis. 
  • Mentoring coaching and supervising students (Ph.D. and Masters)
  • Development of strategic plans

 

1.0 QUALIFICATIONS
  1. a)    Academic

i      2012 to 2016: Kabarak University (Ph.D.); Educational Management and leadership. 

      Title of Dissertation: Effects of Hidden Costs of Free Secondary Education on Transition and Completion rates among Public Boarding Schools in Kisii County, Kenya. (Published Thesis)

ii     2009-2011 Kenyatta University (Masters); Educational Administration and Management.

Title of Thesis: The Hidden Costs of Free Primary Education and their Implication on Enrolment in Kisii Central District, Kenya. (Published Thesis).

iii  2002-2006 Egerton  University (Bachelor of Education Arts); English & Literature.

iv 2011-2011 Kenya Institute of Management & Technology( Certificate in Computer Applications)

v 1993-1996 Kebirigo High School ( Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education)

vi 1985-1992 Nyamira Primary School ( Kenya Certificate of Primary Education)

2.0 WORK EXPERIENCE

2018 April to Date: Full-time lecturer Department of Educational Administration Planning & Economics, School of Education & Human Resource Development (SEDHURED), Kisii University.

2008 to 2018 March: Senior Teacher (TSC) Masongo Mixed Secondary School

2012 to 2017: Part-time Lecturer: Department of Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies, Kisii University.

2016 to 2017: Part-time Lecturer: Department of Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies, Maasai Mara University.

2016 to March 2018: Part-time Lecturer: Department of Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University

2006- Sep.2008: BOM Teacher Nyatieko Mixed Mixed Sec. School.

2005 –April 2006: BOM Teacher St Charles Lwanga Nyasabakwa Boys High School

2002-2004: Teaching Practice: Senator Kebaso Sec. School

 

3.0 ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES HELD 

2020 To Date: DEAN School of Education & Human Resource Development (SEDHURED)

2018 To 2021 Jan 13th: Postgraduate Coordinator SEDHURED-Kisii University

2020 To Date: Editorial Board- Journal of Research Innovation & Implications in Education

ISSN 2520-7504 (Online) www.jriie.com

2019 May To September 2019: Acting CoD- Education Administration Planning & Economics-Kisii University.

2018 To Date: Internal Postgraduate Examiner-Kisii University

2018 To Date: Postgraduate supervisor –Kisii University 

2019 To Date: Nyamira Primary Alumni Chair

2014 To Date: Kebirigo High School Alumni Chair

2008 -2017: Senior Teacher, H.O.D Languages, Drama, Music, Debating & Human Rights Clubs patron-Masongo Mixed Secondary.School

2012 To 2018: Kisii County Sec. Schools Executive Secretary Drama.

2005: Electoral presiding officer Referendum-ECK; West Mugirango Constituency

4.0 COMMUNITY SERVICES
  • 2013-2015:- Sabbath School Superintendent, Education Secretary-Etangi Seventh-Day-
    • Adventist Church –South Kenya Conference-Kisii.
  • 2011-2012:-Choir Director-Nyamira Central Seventh-Day-Adventist Church –Nyamira Conference
  • 2006- 2008:- Sabbath School Superintendent, Nyamira Seventh-Day-
  • Adventist Church-Nyamira Conference.
  • 2009-2010:-Adventist Leader, Publishing Director, Communication Secretary- Nyamira Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church-Nyamira Conference.
  • 2000-2002:- Sabbath School Secretary- Nyamira Central Seventh-Day-Adventist Church-Nyamira Conference.
  • 1995-2000:- Ass.Youth Director- Nyamira Seventh-Day-Adventist Church-Nyamira Conference

 

5.0 Presentation of papers at academic and Professional Conferences/workshops/Seminars
Year Theme/Sub-Theme Sponsor
2020  STEM Education International Conference 2020 (STEMEIC2020)“Integrating Pedagogy and Technology to Ensure Resilience, Quality, Equity and Sustainability” 25th – 27th November 2020. Paper Title: Reflective Teaching and Communities of Practice for Cultivating Pedagogical Leadership MMUST and other partners 
2020 Graduate Hub 1st International Conference; Theme-Knowledge Solutions to Emerging Global Challenges 23rd – 24th November 2020.Paper Title: Managing High-Quality Virtual Learning in Response to Covid-19; Learner and Faculty Preparedness Inhibitors and Mitigations in Kenya’s Higher Education Institutions KenGen, Fuga & Graduate Hub
2020 2nd Annual International Conference on Open, Distance, and e-Learning October 12th -13th 2020 Sub-Theme: Transforming Education through Technology, Paper Title: Virtual Learning and Teaching Paradigm Shift Implications on Access, Equity, and Quality in Higher Education University of Nairobi
2019 Role of Education Managers in the Big 4 Agendas: Sound Management & Utilization of Knowledge & Skills; Precursor for sound Health Care & Food Security. Education Management Society of Kenya (EMSK) & Egerton University.
2019 Transformational Leadership, Innovation & Technology Transfer for Sustainable Development in Developing Countries Masinde Mulilo University of Science & Technology(MMUST)
2019

Knowledge Management & Innovation: A collaborative Approach in Greening Competency-Based Education & Training for Sustainable Development-

Keynote speaker

The Kitale National Polytechnic
2018 Ethical Sustainable Development for the betterment of Humanity-Sub-Theme: Ethical Educational Practices University of Kabianga
2018 Knowledge Solutions for the Society, the Economy & the Environment Egerton University
2018 National Visions & Development Goals as  catalysts for Sustainable Development in Africa in the 21st Century Rongo University
2017 Research Innovation & Sustainable Development Goals Kisii University
2017 Research, Innovation and Knowledge Translation for Community Transformation Kabarak University & Standard Media
2016 Research, Innovation for societal development NACOST & Kabarak University
2015 New paradigms in National & International Security EMSK & MMUST
2015 Hidden Costs of FSE & their implication on participation rates Kabarak University
2012 Research, Innovation for Sustainable Development in an Africa Kabarak University
2005 District English Workshop on the New Syllabus  NES

 

6.0 MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL BODIES AND SOCIETIES
S/No Name of professional body
1 Minto Scholars Research Association (MSRA)
2 Educational Management Society of Kenya (EMSK)
6.0 PUBLICATIONS
S/No Author Year Title             ISBN/ISSN Ref No:
1. Kundu,Areba & Mbotela 2020 The Extent to which Adherence to Policy in Maintenance of Physical Resources Impacts on KCSE Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Kiminini Sub-County.

Journal of Research  Innovation & Implications in Education

ISSN 2520-7504 (Online) Vol.4, Iss.4, 2020 (pp. 37-46) www.jriie.com

2 Opiayo,Areba & Nyakundi 2020 The Efficacy of Performance Contract Target Setting on Innovations in Public Technical Universities in Kenya

Journal of Research  Innovation & Implications in Education

ISSN 2520-7504 (Online) Vol.4, Iss.3, 2020 (pp. 258-267) www.jriie.com

3 Lokupo,Areba & Okutu Principals’ Influence on Supervision Strategies on Teachers’ use of Professional Records for Effective Curriculum Implementation in Public Secondary Schools in West Pokot Sub-County, West Pokot County, Kenya

Journal of Research  Innovation & Implications in Education

ISSN 2520-7504 (Online) Vol.4, Iss.3, 2020 (pp. 220-230) www.jriie.com

4 Opiayo,Nyakundi & Areba 2020

The Influence of Performance Contract Implementation on Innovations in Public

Technical Universities in Kenya

International Journal of Current Research Vol. 12, Issue, 09, pp.13912-13921, September 2020 DOI: https://doi.org/10.24941/ijcr.39775.09.2020                 http://www.journalcra.com
5 Mambili,Areba & Gisore 2020 Students Self-Efficacies Influence on the Attainment of KCSE Targets in Public Secondary School in Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya

Journal of Research  Innovation & Implications in Education

ISSN 2520-7504 (Online) Vol.4, Iss.3, 2020 (pp. 123-132) www.jriie.com

6 Mambili,Gisore & Areba 2020 The Principals Instructional Supervisory Roles Influence on the Attainment of KCSE Targets in Public Secondary Schools in Transnzoia County International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 8 No. 8 August 2020 www.ijern.com
7 Sabwami, Areba & Abenga 2020

Effect of Principals’ Practices of Transformational Leadership on Teachers’ Commitment in

Public Secondary Schools of Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya

International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 8 No. 7 July 2020 www.ijern.com
8 Sabwami, Areba & Abenga 2020  Effect of Principals’ Practices of Transformational Leadership on Management of School Financial Resources in Public Secondary Schools of Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya

Journal of Research  Innovation & Implications in Education

ISSN 2520-7504 (Online) Vol.4, Iss.3, 2020 (pp. 101-112) www.jriie.com

9 Areba G.N 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Kenyan Education Sector: Learner Challenges and Mitigations.

Journal of Research  Innovation & Implications in Education

ISSN 2520-7504 (Online) Vol.4, Iss.2, 2020 (pp. 128-139) www.jriie.com

10

Chepkonga ,Areba & Moige

 

2020  Influence of Type and Availability of Play Materials on Acquisition of Mathematics Skills by Preschool learners in Baringo Central Sub-County, Baringo County, Kenya

Journal of Research  Innovation & Implications in Education

 ISSN 2520-7504 (Online) Vol.4, Iss.1, 2020 (pp. 41-50) www.jriie.com

11 Mamboleo, Areba & Omwenga 2020  Influence of Parental Economic Status and Utilization of Teaching and Learning Resources on Achievement of Basic Reading Skills among Grade Two Learners in Public Primary Schools in Nyamira South Sub-County, Nyamira County, Kenya

Journal of Research  Innovation & Implications in Education

ISSN 2520-7504 (Online) Vol.4, Iss.1, 2020 (pp. 83-93) www.jriie.com

12 Melenia,Areba & Mbotela 2020 An Investigation into Availability of ICT Infrastructure and Adequacy of ICT Technical Personnel for Implementation of Digital Literacy Programme in Public Primary Schools in Waitaluk Division, Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya

Journal of Research  Innovation & Implications in Education

 ISSN 2520-7504 (Online) Vol.4, Iss.1, 2020 (pp. 51-60) www.jriie.com

13 Tanui,Areba & Moige 2020 Investigation on Learning Activities and School Environment Factors Influencing Learning Retention in Public Pre-Schools in Belgut Sub-County, Kericho County, Kenya

Journal of Research  Innovation & Implications in Education

ISSN 2520-7504 (Online) Vol.4, Iss.1, 2020 (pp. 73-82) www.jriie.com

14 Areba G.N 2019 Management and Utilization of Knowledge and Skills: Precursor for Sound Health Care and Food Security

Journal of Research  Innovation & Implications in Education

 ISSN 2520-7504 (Online) Vol.3, Iss.4, 2019 (pp. 1-8)

www.jriie.com

15 Areba G.N 2019 Re-Orienting Teacher Training Curriculum to Reflect Aspirations of Vision 2030, the 2010 Constitution and Competency Based Curriculum in Kenya for Sustainable Development.

Journal of Research  Innovation & Implications in Education

 ISSN 2520-7504 (Online) Vol.3, Iss.3, 2019 (pp. 1-8)

www.jriie.com

16 Areba G.N 2019

Competence & Competency Based Learning Curriculum for Greening Sustainable Development in Kenya: Challenges & Panaceas.

 

Journal of Research  Innovation & Implications in Education

ISSN: 2520-7504

Vol.3, Iss.2, 2019 (pp. 53-62)

www.jriie.com

17 Areba G.N 2018 Free Basic Education Still a Mirage in the 21st Century The Scholar, Issue 6 www.scholarmedia.co.ke pg7
18 Areba.G.N 2018 Kenya Cooking inevitable crisis through examination results The Scholar, Issue 5 www.scholarmedia.co.ke pg13
19 Areba .G.N 2017 Father Absence as a factor in decline of boy child performance The Scholar, Issue 3 www.scholarmedia.co.ke pg10
20 Areba.G.N 2018 Indiscipline and boy child performance; which is the panacea? The Scholar, Issue 4 www.scholarmedia.co.ke pg7
21 Areba et al. 2016 Management of Physical Resources and its impact on KCSE performance in Public Secondary Schools in Kisii Central Sub-County, Kenya. Kenya Journal Of Educational Planning, Economics & Management (2016) Volume 10, Issue 1 ISSN NO. 2074 -5400 http://www.emskenya.net
22 Areba G.N 2016 Effects of Hidden Costs in Free Secondary Education on Completion Rates in Public Boarding Schools in Kisii County, Kenya;

Kabarak Journal of Research & Innovation V

ol. 4 No. 1 (2016) ISSN 2305-784X (print) ISSN 2410-8383(online) http://eserver.kabarak.ac.ke/ojs/.

23 Areba G.N 2015 Effects of Hidden Costs in Free Secondary Education on Transition Rates in Public Boarding Schools in Kisii County, Kenya. Kenya Journal Of Educational Planning, Economics & Management (2015) Volume 9, Issue 1ISSN NO. 2074-5400 https://www.emskenya.net.
24 Areba et al. 2014 A Comparative Study of the Influence of Infused HIV and AIDS Education on students’ HIV and AIDS Awareness; Journal of Education & Practice. www.iiste.org

Journal of Education &Practice.www.iiste.org.

ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper) ISSN 2222-288X (Online) Vol.5, No.8www.iiste.org

25 Areba et  al. 2014 Implementation of Safety Standards and Guidelines In Public Secondarys;Journal of Education &Practice.www.iiste.org.

Journal of Education &Practice.www.iiste.org.

ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper) ISSN 2222-288X (Online) Vol.5, No.13 www.iiste.org

26 Areba G.N 2013 Hidden Costs Of Free Primary Education ( FPE) & Their Implication on enrolment; Journal of Education & Practice www.iiste.org.

Journal of Education &Practice.www.iiste.org.

ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper) ISSN 2222-288X (Online) Vol.4, No.18 www.iiste.org

27 Areba et al 2012 When the Sun Goes Down Other Stories; Study Guide (2012 Edition)-Longhorn Shrend publishers.
28 Areba G.N 2008 The River Between – Study Guide (2008 Edition); Shrend publishers. Shrend publishers.
29 Areba G.N 2007 Half a Day and Other Stories – Study Guide; Shrend publishers. Shrend publishers.
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Internal examining  M.Ed and Ph.D Theses
S/No Name of student Thesis title Status (e.g concept, proposal, report writing, or graduated )
1 Mambili Julius Moses Selected School-Based Factors and Attainment of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Targets Among Public Secondary Schools in Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya PhD-Graduated 
2 Opiayo Peter Mabubi Efficacy of Performance Contracting on Innovation Output in Public Technical Universities in Kenya PhD-Graduated
3 Chepkonga Hellen Influence of Play Materials on Acquisition of Mathematics Skills by Pre-school Learners in Baringo Central Sub-County, Baringo County, Kenya Masters-Graduated
4 Francis Lokupo Influence of Principals’ Supervision Strategies on Curriculum Implementation in Public Secondary Schools in West Pokot Sub-County, Kenya Masters-Graduated
5 Okello Melenia Khayende Schools’ Preparedness Towards Implementation Of Digital Literacy Programme In Public Primary Schools In Waitaluk Division, Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya Masters-Graduated
6. Sally Tanui Selected School-Based Factors Influencing Learner Retention in Public Pre-Schools in Belgut Sub-County, Kericho County, kenya Masters-Graduated
7 Machocho Kennedy Sabwami Influence of Principals’ Transformational Leadership Practices on Management of Public Secondary Schools in Trans-nzoia County, Kenya Phd- Correction after  successful defense

 

7.0 NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
S/No Name of Award/Recognition Awarding organization Year
1. Best Director National level: Kisii Folk Song ( 372J) Kenya Music Festivals-Presidential State Concert, State House Nairobi 2016
Best Director National level Kisii Cultural Dance ( 812J) Kenya Music Festivals-Kisumu 2015
2. Best Director Regional level: Solo-verse. Kenya Drama Festivals 2015
3. Best Director Human Rights Festival Amnesty International 2014,2015,2016 & 2017
Best Director National level: Cultural Dance (Class 812J,109J, 933J) Kenya Music Festivals-Mombasa 2014
Best Director National level :  (Class  109J & 933 ) Kenya Music Festivals-Kisumu 2015

 

8.0 REFEREES

1.DR. ONTIERI JAMES                                                                3.MR. LAWRENCE OTISO

LECTURER MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY                               PRINCIPAL MASONGO SEC.SCHOOL

P.O BOX 861-20500                                                                    P.O BOX 3974-40200, KISII.

NAROK.

E-MAIL:jontieri@gmail.com                                                         E-MAIL:lawrencejogoo@yahoo.com

CELL NO. 0723474586                                                                CELL NO. 0710-569971

 

2.DR.PETER MOSE

LECTURER SOUTH EASTERN  UNIVERSITY .

P.O BOX 4174-40200,KISII

E-MAIL:pmose61@yahoo.com

CELL.NO. 0721878266