Dr. Purity W Muthima

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Name: Purity W. Muthima
PhD, M.Ed, B.Ed
Education Management Policy and Curriculum Studies
Contact Address:
31, Endarasha
Area of Specialization:
Economics of Education & Educational Planning
Research Interests: 
Cost Benefit Analysis, Education & Gender and Social Issues & Labour Market Analysis

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Conference Presentations
  • 2015 8TH OCT: Presented a paper on ‘Why invest in Technical Education at Higher levels?’ in the 2nd International Conference organized by the School of Education of - Kenyatta Univ.

  • 2015 May: Presented a paper on “Female Participation in Engineering Courses’ in an International Conference organized by the Department Of Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies - Kenyatta Univ.

  • 2014 Oct: Presented a paper on Rates of Returns to Technical Education in the 1st International Conference organized by the School of Education of Kenyatta Univ.

  • 2014: Attended training on Teaching Methods - Kenyatta University

  • 2015: Researcher-Private Rates of Return to Investment in Technical Education: A Case of Thika Manufacturing Industries

  • 2015: Research Assistant for Child Domestic Workers’ Survey (9TH – 14TH FEB. 2015)

  • 2007: Factors Influencing Enrollment in the External Degree Programme of Univ. of Nairobi

  • Purity Muthima, 2011, Alternative Mode of Learning, Book - Lambert Publisher
  • Purity Muthima &Rebecca Wambua, 2009, Economics of Education and Planning, Educational Research Method, Curriculum studies & Research Methodology, Kenya Methodist Lecture Module

Last Updated on Friday, 12 February 2016 09:51

News and Events


 Conference Dates: 5TH – 6TH OCTOBER, 2017 


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Dissemination of Research Findings 26th May

Dr. Teresa Mwoma of Department of Early Childhood Studies will be presenting her research findings from a study funded by the Vice Chancellor’s research grant 2015/2016. The study was focusing on safety and security in preschools in the informal settlement: A case of Nairobi City County. The study was conducted in Nairobi informal settlements. Findings from the study will be disseminated to stakeholders in early childhood as well as scholars in Kenyatta University on 26th May 2017 at Kenyatta University BSSC room 12 starting at 10.30 am. Preliminary findings from the study were presented in the 4th annual early childhood development and education summit held in Mombasa from 13th to 17th March 2017.

4th Academic Seminar

The School of Education is planning to hold its 4th Academic Seminar on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th May 2017 at the College of Education & Lifelong Learning (Room 109) to provide space for awardees of the School's conference - related grants and time to share knowledge and experiences gained from their attendances locally and abroad.
The Seminar is designed to give opportunity to academic members of staff as well as young experienced researchers to model for our students and set good examples of how to engage in scholarly discourses. Our postgraduate students and their supervisors will have a forum to share their research work-in-progress from which they could get input for potential publications from their research by the time they are graduating.

The Guest Speaker will be Dr. Rhoda Gitonga who will address: Interactivity in Online Teaching & Learning in Higher Education.


The workshop has been structured to focus on specific research based processes and rigor, and is facilitated by....Click Here to Find out More

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