Qualification: PhD
Department: Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies
Designation/Position: Lecturer
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Contact Address: 43844-00200 Nairobi
Area of Specialization: Educational Administration, Research Methods, Values-based Education, Leadership and Coaching
Research Interests: Values Education, Organisational Development, Change management, Internationalisation,

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Referred Journals

  • Brown, Marj, & Okech, Daniel Otieno. (2022). Teaching for belonging: a course facilitating global pluralism, and dialogue. Yesterday and Today, (28), 144-153. Retrieved May 18, 2023, from http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S2223-03862022000200010&lng=en&tlng=en.
  • Ndunge, M. E., Ogola, M., & Otieno, D. (2022). Relationship between Learner Support Strategies for supporting 100 Percent Transition Policy and Quality Teaching and Learning in Public Secondary Schools in Machakos County, Kenya. Journal of Education, 2(4), 1-10.
  • Otieno, M., Otieno, D., Magoma, C. M. (2021). Principals’ monitoring of instructional practices and its influence on teaching and learning outcomes in secondary schools in Kajiado County, Kenya. Vol. 02, Issue 11, pp.3151-3160. Available online at http://www.scienceijsar.com
  • Katam, E., Otieno, D. (2021). A Review of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Institutions’ Online Learning as a Response to Corona-Virus Disease 2019 in Kenya. The Kenya Journal of 1technical and Vocational Education & Training, Vol.4 ISSN 2227-5088
  • Mutisya, S., Njihia, M., Otieno, D. (2021). Determinants of strategic plan implementation n Technical and Vocational Training Colleges in Mombasa County, Kenya. Journal of Research & Methods in Education, 11(3), pp. 20-27. ISBN: 2370-737X
  • Otieno, D., Katam, E. (2020) Implementation of UNESCO Recommendations on Enhancing Learning During COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case of Kenya. Journal of Advocacy, Research and Education, 2020, 7(2): 13-20
  • Kinyanjui J. Kiiru, Mange D., & Otieno, D. (2020); Lunch programme Management and their influence on educational outcomes in Public day Secondary schools in Mombasa and Kilifi Counties, Kenya; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 10(09) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.10.09.2020.p10517
  • Maranga, B., & Otieno., D. (2019). The effects of headteachers communication practices on pupils’ academic performance in KCPE. Journal of Education.
  • Otieno, D. (2019). A Model of Values-based Leadership and Strategic Management in Education.  Rethinking Sustainable Development Goals in Africa: Emerging Trends and Issues. Adventist University of Africa. Catholic University Press.
  • Otieno, D. (2018). Values-based Leadership: A model for Higher Education Management. Commission for University Education, The State of University Education in Kenya. Nairobi. ISBN: 978-9966-009-26-5
  • Otieno, D. (2016). Access to Higher Education within a Devolved system of government. Kabarak Journal of Research and Innovation. Vol. 4. No. 2. Available at http://eserver.kabarak.ac.ke:8082/ojs/index.php/journal1/issue/view/13/showToc
  • Otieno, D. & Role, E. (2015). Implications of Life Skills Education on Character Development in Children: A Case of Hill School. Baraton Interdisciplinary Research Journal.
  • Otieno, D  & Osoro, E. (2014). Blended Learning in Higher Education: Learners’ Preferences and Insights. Available online at www.elixirpublishers.com ISSN: 2229-712X
  • Otieno, D. (2013). The Role of Kenyan Universities in Achieving Vision 2030. Available online at www.elixirpublishers.com ISSN: 2229-712X
  • Otieno, D. (2012). In-service teachers’ reflective Perspectives of Teaching Practicum Issues, Challenges and new Frontiers. Available online at  www.elixirjournal.org ISSN: 2229-712X

1.2.2 Books and Books Chapters


  • Otieno, D. (2020). A model of Values-based Education and Strategic Management in Education for Sustainability. In Ganu, J., Nyakora, M., & Marie, A. R. (Eds.). Rethinking Sustainable Development Goals in Africa: emerging trends and issues. ISBN: 978-9966-113-27-6. Catholic University of East Africa.
  • Otieno, D. (2020). Evidence-based Virtual Exchange models in Higher Education. In Keengwe (Ed.). Handbook of Research on Innovations in Non-Traditional Educational Practices. ISBN13:9781799843603 | ISBN10: 1799843602 | EISBN13:9781799843610 | DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4360-3 https://www.igi-global.com/gateway/book/244431?ct=-8585960274711405764
  • Otieno, D. (2019). Integration of Digital Literacy in Competency Based Curriculum. In Keengwe & Onchari (Eds.) Handbook for Digital Literacy in Teacher Education. ISBN:  9781799814610 | ISBN10: 1799814610 | DOI: 10.4018/978-7-7998-1461-0
  • Examining Issues concerning teacher Education in Kenya (In progress)

  • Book: A model of values-based leadership in Higher Education (In progress)

Conference Papers

  • 15th – 17th April 2019 Attended the Agakhan University 3rd National Education Conference at Safaripark hotel, Nairobi. Presented a paper titled, ‘Internationalisation of Higher Education in Kenya: A Case of Kenyatta University.
  • 10th – 14th December 2018 Attended the NACADA-ISSUP-AUC International Conference on Drug Demand Reduction held at KICC, Nairobi. Presented a paper titled, ‘Evidence based practices and programs in prevention in schools: A policy analysis of international best practices. Effectively became a champion and advocate for the prevention of drug and substance abuse in schools and communities.
  • 26th – 27th November 2018 Attended the Global Blue Economy conference themed: “Blue Economy and the Agenda 2030 on Sustainable Development”. Effectively became a Blue Economy Champion.
  • 30th Oct - 2nd Nov 2018 2nd Biennial conference on the state of Higher Education in Kenya. Commission for University Education. Presented a paper titled, “Values-based Leadership: A model for Higher Education Management in Kenya”.
  • 19th – 21st September 2018 3rd International Research conference on “Re-weaving education to meet the demands of the 21st century.” Presented a scholarly paper entitled, “Values-based leadership and Strategic management in Higher education in Kenya”.
  • 13th – 15th September 2018 4th Research conference at the Adventist University of Africa. Presented a scholarly research paper titled, “Values-based leadership and Strategic Management in Higher Education.”
  • 2nd to 4th May 2018 5th Annual Baraton International interdisciplinary research conference. Presented a paper entitled: “Value Congruence: The Interplay between Personal and Organizational Values”.
  • 13th – 15th July 2016 Sixth Annual International Conference themed: Research, Innovation for Societal Empowerment. Kabarak University. Presented a research paper titled “Access to Higher Education within a Devolved System of Government”.
  • 5th – 6th July 2016 Sixth Annual International Conference on Innovations for Advancement of Humanity. Organized and hosted by: The Eldoret National Polytechnic. Presented paper titled: “Headteachers Applied Intellectual Stimulation Approach and its Effect on Teachers’ Job Satisfaction”.
  • April 2015 Attended Baraton Interdisciplinary International Research Conference. Presented a paper titled “Implications of Life Skills Education on Character development in children”
  • 28th – 30th May 2014 Participated in the 1st Annual Africa Nazarene University International Conference, Nairobi. Presented a research paper titled, “A Content Analysis of University Websites and their Efficacy as Communication Tools.
  • 12th – 14th February 2014 Annual Writers Conference. Catholic University of Eastern Africa, GABA, Eldoret. Presented a paper titled, “Role of Christian Universities in a Knowledge-based Economy”.
  • 15th – 18th October 2013 3rd Annual International Conference. Kabarak University. Presented a research paper titled, “Blended Learning in Higher Education”
  • 3rd – 5th September 2013 First Interdisciplinary International Conference, University of Eldoret. Presented a theoretical paper titles, “The Role of Kenyan Universities in Achieving Vision 2030”.