New Book: Education and Counseling in Schools in Africa

Education and Counseling in Schools in Africa

Edited by Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi

Research, the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi, Kenya

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Research, the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi, Kenya

© Maurice N. Amutabi (Ed), 2013

First Published in 2013

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ISBN978-996-015-66-2
Table of Contents

Copyright ii

Dedication iii

Acknowledgement ix

About the Authors x

Introduction
Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi 1

Chapter 1
Discipline in Schools in Kenya: Interrogating Alternative Methods of maintaining Discipline in Public Secondary schools in Maseno Division
Linnet Hamasi 7

Chapter 2
The ‘Language’ of Gender Conditioning
Clemence Rubaya 24

Chapter 3
Counselling and Nation Building in Nigeria: the Past, Current Status, Challenges and the Future
Omoni, G.E. and Ijeh, U.S 35

Chapter 4
The Growth and Development of Guidance and Counselling in the Last 50 Years in Taita Taveta County
Dishon Mwanzighe Mngoda 46

Chapter 5
Prevention of HIV AND AIDS: Paradigm Shift in Three Decades
Njeri Kiaritha & Hellen Sang 59

Chapter 6
Association between substance abuse and sexual risky behaviors among students in Kenyan Universities
Dennis G Magu, Marion Mutugi, L Ndahi and Peter Wanzala 69

Chapter 7
A Weeping National Foundation Stone: the Plight of Internally Displaced Secondary School Students in Bungoma County, Kenya
Achoka Judy and Linda Mayama 82
Chapter 8
Fostering social competence of pupils with intellectual disability using social skill training and cognitive restructuring strategies
Adediran Olusola Akintunde, Emmanuel Alayande and Adesina Olubunmi Oludolapo 91

Chapter 9
Assessment of the role of strategic management on secondary schools performance: a case of secondary school operations, Getembe division, Kisi County, Kenya
Jane Gichangi, Elijah Museve, Ann Wanjugu and David Okwena 100

Chapter 10
Science literacy in Nigeria: A veritable tool for Development by the year 2020
Afolabi, Folashade, Akinbobola Akinyemi & Olufunminiyi 118

Chapter 11
Abagusii Father’s Involvement in Children’s Education in Kenya
Teresa Bitengo Mwoma 128

Chapter 12
Qualitative and Quantitative growth in University Education in Kenya
Njeri Kiaritha and Maina Waiganjo 142

Chapter 13
Refocusing teacher education: a paridgm shift towards Professional development of teachers
Njoroge J. Mungai 154

Chapter 14
Teacher perceptions of the management by objectives perfomance appraisal system as a quality control measure in schools: a case of masvingo urban district, Zimbabwe
Mashavira Nhamo and Rubaya Clemence 160

Chapter 15
Teacher Education in Zimbabwe: Challenges and Opportunities in Teaching Practice
Ngwarai Richard and Ngara Rosemary 174

Chapter 16
The Education Crisis in Kenya: Where the Rain started Beating and Possible Remedy
Florence Kanorio Kisirkoi 185

Chapter17
Resuscitating and Burying the Past: Planning the teaching of History in Post-Genocide Rwanda
Clifford M.A. Twizeyemungu 197
Chapter 18
Impact of the Belief and Practice of Witchcraft in Christian Churches in Kenya in the 21st Century
Bibiana M. Ngundo 212

Chapter 19
Kenyan Fathers’ Involvement in Children’s Education, Care and Literacy
Teresa Bitengo Mwoma 223

Chapter 20
Motivational Factors in the Teaching Profession: Data from Public Secondary School Teachers in Busia County, Kenya
Judith S. K. Achoka, Moses Wesangu’la Poipoi and Lornah C. Nakera 229

Chapter 21
Kenya’s Race towards Education for All: Are Training Levels of Adult Education Teachers a Facade?
Tundo Knight and Achoka Judith 243

Chapter 22
Kenya’s Nightmares in Educational Race towards Vision 2030
Judy Achoka, Julius Maiyo and Paul Ogenga 252

Chapter 23
The causes and effects of drug abuse in Kenya: focus on private and public universities in Nairobi County
David Mayindi Juma 266

Chapter 24
Factors to be considered in Designing Curriculum for Learners with Special Needs
Azanor Friday Ovie, Ogwuegbu Linda Chinyere & Okelola Solomon Olakunle 277

Chapter 25
Mwingilianotanzu Kama kigezo cha uainishaji na uchanganuzi wa fasihi simulizi ya kiafrika: mifanyiko ya kitanzu katika embalu
Fred Simiyu Wanjala 288

Chapter 26
Nafasi ya lugha rasmi katika elimu afrika mashariki
Ombito Elizabeth Khalili and Mamai Margaret Nasambu 301

Chapter 27
The Influence of Extra-tuition on Learners’ Performance in Biology in the KCSE
Phanuel Kisambo Gudi 310

Chapter 28
Proliferation of private universities in Nigeria: implication for quality assurance
Kayode Olu, Ijaduola and Odumade, A.S 314

Chapter 29
Moderating the Challenges of Implementing University Curriculum in Kenya: Spotlight on Heads of Academic Departments
Kimiti Richard Peter, Peter Kinyanjui Mwangi and Ezekiel Mbitha Mwenzwa 325

Chapter 30
The opportunities and challenges of managing diversity in higher institutions of learning in Kenya
Biwott Caroline and Chelimo Sarah 334

Chapter 31
The Pedagogy of Literature in Kenya’s Education System: Where the Rains Started Beating Us
Albert Mugambi Rutere, Moses Gatambuki and Kagema Njogu 342

Chapter 32
Of innocuousness and insolence: a dialogue on commitment in Nigerian drama
Mbachaga Desen 351

Chapter 33
Teachers’ Effectiveness in Promoting Lifelong Learning and Students’ Achievement in Science
Mary Felicia Opara and Emmanuela Ezeasor 359

Chapter 34
Teachers’ Effectiveness in Promoting Lifelong Learning and Students’ Achievement in Science
Mary Felicia Opara and Emmanuela Ezeasor 365

Chapter 35
Church, Peace and Human Rights in East Africa: Special Focus on Post election Violence in 2007 and 2008
Mumo Nzau and Florence Muia 375

Chapter 36
Globalization, Church Planting, Gospel Music and Religious Mobility in Kenya: Interrogating Sources of Influences
Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi and Eunice Kamaara 394

Chapter 37
Daring to Tread into One Another’s Cosmos: Mass Media, the Church and the Quest for Peace in Africa
Lydia Anyonje 409

Chapter 38
Challenges Facing Pentecostal Churches as a social and Political Force in Africa
Lucy Kimaro 419

Chapter 39
Ascendance of Female Church Ministers in Kenya .A Gender Communication Perspective
Juliet Wambui Macharia 434

Chapter 40
Pastors or Bastards: Reflections on the Dynamics of Religion and Politics in Kenya, 1990-2007
Babere Kerata Chacha 449

About the Authors

Achoka, Judy teaches at Masinde Mulilo University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya

Afolabi, Folashade, teaches in the Department of Teacher Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

Akinbobola, Akinyemi Olufunminiyi, teaches in the Department of Special Education and Curriculum Studies, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria

Akintunde, Adediran Olusola teaches in the Department of Educational Psychology Federal College of Education, (Special) Oyo, Nigeria

Alayande, Emmanuel teaches at the College of Education, Oyo, Nigeria
Azanor, Friday Ovie teaches at Federal College of Education (Special) Oyo State, Nigeria.

Amutabi, Maurice Nyamanga teaches Peace and Conflict Studies at Kisii University, Kenya

Anyonje, Lydia teaches in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication,
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya

Biwott, Caroline is a lecturer at the School of Business, Karatina University, Kenya

Chacha, Babere Kerata teaches at the Department of History, Laikipia University, Kenya

Chelimo, Sarah is a lecturer at the School of Arts and Social Science, Moi University, Kenya

Chinyere, Ogwuegbu Linda teaches at special education university of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Ezeasor, Emmanuela is a lecturer at St. Augustine’s College of Education, Lagos Nigeria

Getui, Mary is a Professot of Religious Studies at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

Gichangi, Jane is a graduate student in the Department of Commerce at Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya

Hamasi, Linnet is a PhD student and administrator in the Department of Research, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

Ijeh, U.S teaches at Delta State College of Education, Agbpr, Delta State, Nigeria.

Kamaara, Eunice is Professot of Religious Studies at Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya
Kayode Olu, Ijaduola is a Associate Professor & Head of Department, Educational Management,
Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Nigeria

Kiaritha, Njeri is a lecturer at Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya

Kimaro, Lucy teaches at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi, Kenya, where she also serves as the Deputy Dean of Students.

Kimiti, Richard Peter is a lecturer at Karatina University,, Kenya

Kisirkoi, Florence Kanorio, is a Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Maasai Mara University, Narok, Kenya

Maiyo, K. Julius is a Lecturer at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya.

Macharia, Juliet Wambui teaches in the Department of Communication Studies, Moi University, Kenya

Manyama, Linda teaches at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya

Mbachaga Desen is a lecturer at University of Calabar, Nigeria

Mngoda, Dishon Mwanzighe teaches at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Muia, Florece is a Doctoral candidate at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST, Kakamega, Kenya

Mumo, Nzau teaches at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi, Kenya

Museve, Elijah is a Lecturer, School of Business and Legal studies at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Bondo, Kenya

Mutugi is professor and teaches at the Institute of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Nairobi, Kenya.

Mwangi, Peter Kinyanjui is a lecturer at Karatina University, Kenya

Mwenzwa, Ezekiel is a lecturer at Karatina University, Kenya

Mwoma, Teresa Bitengo lectures at the Early Childhood Studies Department Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya

Nakhisa, Andrew Wanyonyi ni Mhadhiri kwenye Idara ya Sayansi Jamii, Chuo Kikuu Cha Eldoret, Kenya

Ndahi, L is a senior lecturer at the Institute of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases, at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Nairobi, Kenya.

Nhamo, Mashavira teaches in Human Resource Management Department, Great Zimbabwe University, Zimbabwe

Ngara, Rosemary is a Lecturer and Programme Coordinator, Department of Education, Zimbabwe Open University, Masvingo Regional Campus.

Ngwarai, Richard is a Lecturer and Programme Coordinator, Department of Disability Studies and Special Needs Education, Zimbabwe Open University, Masvingo Regional Campus.

Odumade, A.S is a lecturer in the Department, Educational Management, Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Nigeria.

Ogenga Paul teaches at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya.

Okelola, Solomon Olakunle teaches at Special Education, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Okwena, David is a Ph.D student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology, Kisii Campus, Kenya

Oludolapo, Adesina Olubunmi teaches in the Department of Education of Learners with Intellectual Retardation, Nigeria

Opara, Mary Felicia is a lecturer at University of Eldoret, Kenya

Omoni, G. E. teaches at the Delta State College of Education, Agbor, Delta State , Nigeria.

Rubaya, Clemence, teaches Curriculum Studies in the Department of Curriculum Studies, Great Zimbabwe University, Zimbabwe

Sirima, Lornah C. Nakera teaches at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya.

Tundo, Knight is a Lecturer at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya.

Twizeyemungu, Clifford M.A. teaches at the Institute of Education, University of London, England.

Waiganjo, Maina is a Lecturer at Kabarak University, Nakuru, Kenya

Wanzala, Peter is a Senior lecturer/Senior Research Officer, Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR)/KEMRI, Nairobi, Kenya

Wesangu’la, Moses Poipoi teaches at Masinde Muliro Unjiversity of Science and Technology (MMUST), Kakamega, Kenya.

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Prof. Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi is President of African Interdisciplinary Studies Association (AISA), a pioneer professional associaiton bringing together members from all disciplines in Africa and abroad. He is a former Fulbright Scholar who previously worked as Deputy Vice Chancellor at Kisii University and also Director of Research and Professor in Peace and Strategic Studies at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), 2010-2013. He has previously taught at Central Washington University, USA (2005-2010) in African Studies Programme and Moi University (1992-2000) in the Department of Development Studies and other public universities in Kenya. Prof. Amutabi holds a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA in History and African Studies. He received his B.A (Hons) in 1989 in Political Science and History and M.A in 1991 from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Maurice Amutabi is co-editor of Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa: Five Decades of Misrule (with Shadrack Wanjala Nasong’o) – in 2013. Amutabi also co-edited Africa after Fifty Years: Retrospections and Reflections (with Toyin Falola and Sylvester Gundona) in 2012. Amutabi is the author of The NGO Factor in Africa: The Case of Arrested Development in Kenya (New York: Routledge, 2006). Amutabi is co-author of Nationalism and Democracy for People-Centered Development in Africa (Moi University Press, 2000). He has also co-authored Foundations of Adult Education in Africa (Cape Town/Hamburg: Pearson/UNESCO, 2005). He has written two novels, Because of Honor (a novel on Islam in Africa) and These Good People (a novel on corruption in Africa). Amutabi is also the author of Nakhamuma Stories (a collection of short stories from the Abaluyia community of western Kenya). His chapters have appeared in over thirty books. His articles have appeared in several refereed and reputable journals such as African Studies Review, African Contemporary Cultural Studies, Canadian Journal of African Studies, International Journal of Educational Development; and Jenda: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. Amutabi has made presentations at over one hundred national and international conferences. Amutabi is the Vice-President of the Kenya Studies and Scholars’ Association (KESSA), Kenya’s premier research and academic organization. He is the editor-in-chief of Kenya Studies Review and Eastern Africa Journal of Humanities and Sciences. Prof. Amutabi has conducted extensive research on many issues of development. He has taught courses on peace and conflict and gender and development. He teaches in the PhD and Masters Programme in the Institute of Peace and Security Studies at Kisii University. He enjoys blogging and writing and is an avid sports fan, but does not support any of team, preferring to support the team that plays well.
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10 Responses to New Book: Education and Counseling in Schools in Africa

  1. Adediran olusola says:

    My article was published. How would I get 2 copies of the journal.

  2. Teresa Bitengo Mwoma says:

    I am not seeing the PDF version to print. Kindly advise where we can get it.

  3. DR ROSEMARY NGARA says:

    is the book now available as a soft copy

  4. DR ROSEMARY NGARA says:

    hello prof
    i would like to buy the book. what is the price?

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