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Dr. Charity C. Nyaga


PERSONAL PROFILE

Dr. Charity Nyaga

ACADEMIC / PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

September 2010 - December 2016: Kenyatta University, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational Psychology

April 2004 - April 2006: Kenyatta University, Master of Education (M.Ed.) Guidance and Counseling

September 1975- November 1978: University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Home Economics - 2nd class Upper Division

March 1973- November 1974: Loreto Limuru High School, East Africa Advanced School Certificate (EAACE), 3 Principals and 1 Subsidiary - 13 Points

February 1969- November 1972: Muthambi Girls High School, East Africa School Certificate (EASC) Attained Division One -19 Points

January 1962-November1968: Kirege Primary School, Certificate of Primary Education (CPE) Attained 24 Points

 

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Perceptions of Teacher Expectations as Predictors of Pupils Academic Self-concept among Non-formal Primary School Pupils in Ruaraka Division, Nairobi County, Kenya:  International Journal of Education and Research, 16(2), Feb, 2018, 2411-5681.

WORK EXPERIENCE:                                                               

  • November 2011- 1st January 2015: Deputy Director of Education (Job Group Q), Ministry of Education, Nairobi
  • August 2007 – October 2011: Senior Assistant Director of Education (Job Group P), Ministry of Education, Nairobi
  • August 2006-July 2007: Principal Graduate Teacher 1(Job Group P), Kiini Mixed Boarding Secondary School
  • July 2002- April 2006: Principal Graduate Teacher II (Job Group N), Njuri Mixed Boarding Secondary School
  • January 1991-December 1995: Graduate Teacher I (Job Group L), Kyeni Girls High School
  • September 1978 - December 1995: Graduate Teacher, Kyeni Girls High School

SHORT COURSES:

  • Training in CESAAM Retooling on Leadership and Governance at Pwani University on 21st and 22nd February,2020
  • Certificate on “How Pension Funds can achieve long-term success in Investments and member outcomes” on 20th & 22nd March 2019 at Prideinn Paradise, Mombasa( Sanlam Investments East Africa)
  • Mwongozo induction programme for Boards of State Corporations (25th - 27th February 2019 at Lake Naivasha Resort)
  • Corporate Governance Training Course for Directors (Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort, Mombasa 26th -30th November, 2018)
  • Certificate of Proficiency of the Trustee Development Program Kenya (TDPK) at Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort, Mombasa on 17th November 2017.
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme No. 35 between 24th January and 4th March 2011 at (KIA), Nairobi
  • Certificate in Education Management for Senior Education Managers (KESI) in March 2008, Mbagathi

APPOINTMENTS AT THE KENYA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL (KNEC):

  • 1989-2015: Appointed an Ordinary Examiner and rose to Chief Examiner, Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education for Home Science paper 441/2

COMMUNITY SERVICE:  

  • Re-appointed as member of the Council-Egerton University with effect from 4th November, 2020
  • Appointment to the Council of Egerton University with effect from 10th March 2017.
  • Appointed as Council Member Trustee for Egerton University Retirement Benefits Scheme for Staff in Grades I-IV with effect from 24th 2017 May to 9th March, 2020.
  • Appointed Member of Board of Management of Kimuchia, Ndagani and Kiini Mixed Secondary Schools as from 2nd September 2015
  • Appointed as Presiding Officer with Electoral Commission of Kenya (E.C.K.) during the 2002 and 2007 General Elections and 2005 and 1999 By Elections for Nithi Constituency
  • Ordained as Church Elder on 23rd January 2005 to date of Chuka Presbytery, Magumoni Parish, P.C.E.A., Nthambo Church in charge of Kiracha District

 

REFEREES:

Mr. Loyford Njagi,

Meru University of Science and Technology, Meru

 

Mr. Eustace Nkoroi,

Bright Rose Academy, Chuka.


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