Irene Simiyu

Irene Simiyu

Name: Irene Simiyu

Contact details:

E-mail: isimiyu@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
KENYATTA UNIVERSITYPHD, ENGLISH EDUCATION-ONGOING
AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY (IED, EA)M.ED (TEACHER EDUCATION)
UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBIB. ED (ARTS)

Field of Specialization

  • TEACHER EDUCATION

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • CODESRIA – FROM 2017
  • KAEAM – FROM 2013
  • INTERNATIONAL LITERACY ASSOCIATION – FROM 2012

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
2015- TO DATEKIBABII UNIVERSITY BUNGOMA, KENYACOD, ELJMC DEPTLECTURER
  • TEACHING, RESEARCH AND EXTENSION
  • COORDINATOR COMMUNICATION SKILLS
2010-2015KIBABII BOYS HIGH BUNGOMA, KENYAPRINCIPALASSISTANT TEACHER
  • TEACHER OF ENGLISH
  • CAREER MISTRESS
  • PATRON DEBATING SOCIETY
1997-2008NAMWELA SEC BUNGOMA, KENYAPRINCIPALASSISTANT TEACHER
  • TEACHER OF ENGLISH
  • PATRON DEBATING CLUB
  • PATRON CHRISTIAN UNION
1995-1996MUSANDA SEC MUMIAS, KENYAPRINCIPALASSISTANT TEACHER
  • TEACHER OF ENGLISH
  • PATRON CHRISTIAN UNION

Professional Research Interest

  • TEACHER LEARNING
  • LITERACY
  • STUDENT LEARNING

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (₤, €, $, KES)
2009LEAD RESEARCHERDEVELOPING PROPOSAL, COLLECTING AND ANALYZING DATA AND WRITING THE REPORTTOWARDS IMPROVED COMPOSITION: APPLICATION OF PEER EDITING900000TZ SHILLINGS

Consultancy

YearPosition in Consultancy TeamResponsibilities/DutiesConsultancy/Project TitleAmount (₤, €, $, KES)
 

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters

  • Simiyu, I. (2015). Writing Skills. A Book Chapter in the Communication Skills For Institutions of Higher Learning. Chapter 7: 512-546. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8823-0.ch0 17.

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

  1. Kajoro, P., Chirure, H. & Simiyu, I. (2013). Educational Exigencies of the 21st Century: Implications for Teacher Education Programs in East Africa. Journal of Teaching and Learning, 9(1)
  2. Simiyu, I. (2014). Peer Editing and Student Participation in a Writing Lesson: an Action Research. International Journal of Literacy and Development, 1(1). 52-57
  3. Wanyonyi, N. W. & Simiyu, I. (2015).The changing Roles of school managers: where the rubber meets the road. Journal of African Studies in Educational Management and Leadership, 35-52
  4. Wephukulu, R. & Simiyu, I. (2016). Teaching Practice as Internship. African Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 1(1), 163-179
  5. Simiyu, I. & Eyinda, M. C. (2016). Leadership with a Conscience: Narratives on Teacher Leadership from Two Secondary Teachers from Western Kenya. Journal of African Studies in Educational Management and Leadership. 7(2), 4-7
  6. Okoth, T. A. & Simiyu, I. (2017). Action Research: the Panacea for Challenges in ESL Teaching in Kenya. Universal Journal of Education Research, 5(4), 698-704
  7. Wanyonyi, N. W. & Simiyu, I. (2017). Principals’ Pedagogical Leadership: the Panacea for Challenges facing School Principals. Journal of African Studies in Educational Management and Leadership.

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