Name of Staff                :        Professor Lucy W. Kibera

Designation                :        Training and Education Consultant

Profession                :        Professor of Education


Membership of Professional Associations

  • Member                :        Women Educational Researchers of Kenya (WERK)
  • Member                :        Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies
  • Member                :        Africa for Research in Comparative Education (AFRICE)
  • Former Member        :        Kenya National Examinations Council, Chair of Human Resource

Committee and Chair of Pension Benefits Scheme

Key Qualifications


Professor Lucy W. Kibera holds a Ph.D and a Master of Education from Kenyatta University, a Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy), and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), York University, Toronto Canada; and a Bachelor of Education from Makerere University, Uganda. Professor Lucy Kibera has a rich professional background having started as a Lecturer in Primary Teachers Training College then Research Fellow at Kenya Institute of Education, Senior Lecturer at Kenya Technical Teachers College to her position as Professor of Education, former Chairman of Educational Foundations and Dean School of Education, University of Nairobi.


Since Professor Kibera’s graduation with Bachelor of Education from Makerere University, Kampala Uganda over 40 years ago, she has acquired extensive and practical experience in training teachers, consultancy and research in education. Some of her published papers include: Vocationalising Kenya’s Secondary Education: Career Aspirations of Boys and Girls; Literary and Post Literary Print and Visual Materials with a Gender Perspective; Female characterization in Contemporary school Text Books and Fictions; Gender and Politics in Kenya; Effects of School Stratification on the Career and Educational Aspirations of Girls in Kenya’s Secondary Schools; Gender and occupational prestige in Kenya; Child Labour in Kenya: Girl Child Perspectives; Challenges and prospects of Female Entrepreneurship in small Scale Enterprises in Kenya; factor militating against educational advancement of girls; Sexuality, Health and Reproductive Rights of Women; Women and Education in Kenya; and Teacher Education and Professionalism: A Kenyan Perspective. Professor Lucy Kibera has also authored four books: Children’s Wisdom Stories; Children’s Riddles, Children’s Home Made Toys by Kenya and Fundamentals of Sociology of Education by the University of Nairobi Press 2007.


Besides her vast knowledge and experience of the Kenyan system of Education, she has regional experience having been an external examiner in Kenyan universities, Makerere universities, Kampala, and University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. She has also attended and participated in many educational Conferences and workshops.


Key Assignments undertaken by Prof. Lucy Kibera


Date

Assignment Description

Client

Role

2017-2018

Midline Study on Early Grade Mathematics Assessment (EGMA) Competency Levels among Class 2 Pupils in Kenya

Ministry of Education

Consultant

2015-2018

Programme Implementation Beneficiary Satisfaction Survey (PIBS) for the National Safety Net Programme

Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Services

Consultant 

2012-2015

External Monitoring of Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Programme

Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development (Now Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Services)

Consultant 

July 2011

Customer Satisfaction Survey

Brand Kenya Board

Lead Consultant

July 2011

Work Environment Analysis

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

Lead Consultant

Feb 2011

Monitoring and Evaluation of NFDK Donations Programme

National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya (NFDK)

Lead Consultant

2011

Conducted Work Environment Analysis

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

Consultant

2010

Conducted a Customer Satisfaction Survey

Ministry of State for Public Service

Consultant

2010

Conducted Employee Satisfaction Survey and Work Environment Analysis

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

Consultant

2010

Conducted a Customer Satisfaction Survey

Ministry of Education

Consultant

2009

Nationwide Customer Satisfaction Survey

Office of the Prime Minister, Public Service Transformation Department

Consultant

2008

Customer Satisfaction, Employee Satisfaction and Work Environment Surveys

Kenya Utalii College

Consultant

2007

Development of five-year Strategic Plan (2006 – 2010)

Kenya Education Staff Institute (KESI)

Consultant

2007

Development of Five-year Strategic Plan (2008-2012) for the Kenya National Highways Authority, Kenya Rural Roads Authority and Kenya Urban Roads Authority

Kenya Roads Board

Consultant

2005

Development of Client Satisfaction Survey on Free Primary Education Support Project (FPESP)

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology

Research Methodology Specialist

2005

Development of Baseline Survey on Learning Achievement on Free Primary Education Support Project (FPESP)

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology

Research Methodology Specialist

2003 - 2004

Evaluation of centre for corporate governance (CCG) 5-day training programme assignment

Centre for Corporate Governance.

Consultant



Education 

       

Year

Qualification

Institution

Country

1993

Doctor of Philosophy

Kenyatta University

Kenya

1986

Master of Education

Kenyatta University

Kenya

1976

B.A Philosophy

York University, Toronto, Ontario,

Canada

1977

B.A Psychology

York University, Toronto, Ontario,

Canada

1971

Bachelor of Education

Makerere University,

Uganda


Employment Record


Year (From/To)

Employer

Position Held and Rank

2012

University of Nairobi

Professor of Education

2001 to 2012

University of Nairobi

Associate Professor

2004 to 2008

University of Nairobi

Dean

2001 to 2004

University of Nairobi

Chairman

1996-2001

Faculty of Education, University of Nairobi

Senior lecturer

1986-1988

Kenya Technical Teachers College

Senior lecturer

1988-1996

Faculty of Education, University of Nairobi

Lecturer

1984-1986

Kenya Institute of Education

Research Fellow

1971-1984

Highridge Primary Teachers College

Lecturer