Title/Qualifications: PhD
Department:  Early Childhood and Special Needs Education
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100 Nairobi, Kenya.
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Position:  Senior Lecturer
Area of Specialization:  Early Childhood Education
Research Interests:  Economics of Early Care and Education; Educational Leadership and Management; Competency-Based Education, Competency-Based Curriculum; Competency-Based Assessment.
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=YMEYz4IAAAAJ
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3508-9730

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RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS
Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Begi, N. (2023). Research in the economics of early childhood education. ISPEC International Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities. 7(3), 807-819.
  • Begi, N., Mwoma, T., & Murungi, C. (2023). Quality of Physical Environment in Preschools in Informal Settlements in Nairobi City County in Kenya: Implications on Children’s Development and Education. Magistra Ladertina, 18(1), 72-92.
  • Murungi, C. G., Begi, N., & Mwoma, T. 2021: Children’s safety and security in non-formal primary schools: The interventional measures. Journal of Education and Learning Vol.15. No.4, Nov. 2021, pp. 505-510.ISSN: 2089-9823 ,Doi 10.11.11591/edulearn
  • Awili, R and Begi, N. 2021: Relationship between instructional leadership and implementation of competency-based curriculum in early years education in Nairobi county Kenya. Riel Journal Vol.2, No.3, Sept. 2021 Page 476-478. http://www.randwickresearch.com/index.php/rielsj.
  • Otwate, P., Begi, N. & Mwangi, M. 2021 :Influence of teachers subject competence and teaching experience on use of instructional strategies to enhance pupils literacy skills in Busia Count, Kenya. Riel Journal Vol.2, No.3, Sept. 2021 Page 315-324. http://www.randwickresearch.com/index.php/rielsj.
  • Otwate, P., Begi, N. & Mwangi, M. 2021: Relationship between teachers’ professional training and use of instructional strategies to enhance pupils’ literacy skills in Busia Count, Kenya. Riel Journal Vol.2, No.3, Sept. 2021 Page 275-283. http://www.randwickresearch.com/index.php/rielsj.
  • Rono, J. K., Mwoma, T, & Begi, N.  2020 Strategies Used In Teaching Mathematics: An Implication of Grade Three Pupils’ Acquisition of Early Mathematics Competencies. European Journal of Education Vol.7 Issue 6 ISSN:2501-1111
  • Mabagala, D. L. & Begi, N. 2020 Influence of Demographic Factors and Type of School on Parents Satisfaction with the Quality of Pre-Primary Education in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania European Journal of Education Vol.7 Issue 5 ISSN:2501-1111
  • Mariba, J. R. & Begi, N.  2020 Relationship between School Climate and Parents’ Involvement in Early Years Education: A Case of Military Sponsored Schools in Nairobi City County, Kenya International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation (IJRSI)  Volume VII, Issue IV ISSN 2321–2705
  • Ireri Jeremiah Wanjau and Nyakwara Begi 2019 Role of parents in school management: A focus on decision making and accountability in resource provision in pre-primary schools in Embu County, Kenya African Journal of Teacher Education Vol.7 Issue 8 Pages 344-360 ISSN 1916-7822
  • Mwololo, J. N., Begi, N. & Mweru, M.  2019 Impact of Lecturers’ Perceived Usefulness and Leadership Support on Integration of Information and Communication Technologies in Instruction in Early Childhood Education Programmes in Universities in Kenya The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies Vol.7 Issue 6 ISSN 2321-9203
  • Njiru, J. I., Begi, N. & Mwoma, T, B.  2018,  Physical Facilities and Teacher trainees satisfaction with quality of education in early childhood training colleges in Kiambu County, KenyaIOSR Journal of ResearchISSN: 2320-7388
  • Ngusa, J., Begi, N. & Ndani, M. 2018 Relationship between school learning environment and pupils’ performance in mathematics in Nairobi County, Kenya. European Journal of Education Studies Vol. 4 Issue 5, 2018
  • Umar, F. A., Begi, N. & Waithaka, E. 2017 Use of mother tongue in teaching mathematics in lower primary school classes in Yola Metropolis: An empirical survey. European Journal of Education and Human Development Vol. 9 Number 4, 2017 ISSN: 2465-7468
  • Kaminju, E. W. & Begi, N. 2017 Relationship between parents’ socioeconomic status and satisfaction with quality of services offered in pre-primary schools in Makadara Sub-County, Kenya European Journal of Education Studies Vol. 3 Issue 7
  • Matage, M. J. & Begi, N. 2017 Socioeconomic and school factors causing pupils’ absenteeism in lower primary schools in Masaba Sub-county, Kenya European Journal of Education Studies Vol. 3 Issue 7
  • Ngala, G. M. & Begi, N. 2017 School related factors causing teacher attrition in preprimary schools in Mombasa County, Kenya. European Journal of Education Studies Vol. 3 Issue 7
  • Nyakundi, K. M. Begi, N. & Kang’ethe, W. K. R. 2017 Determinants of parents’ perception on school readiness among pre-primary school pupils in Kasarani Division, Nairobi City County, Kenya. European Journal of Education Studies Vol. 3 Issue 6
  • Yattani D. Buma & Begi, N. 2016 Socio-cultural factors impeding children’s access to early childhood education. A case of Turbi Division, Marsabit North Sub-county, Kenya 2nd International Annual Conference on Education and Lifelong Learning 2015 Printed by: Chekalyn Prime Enterprises Limited
  • Begi Nyakwara & Mr. Yattani Dido, Socio-cultural Factors Impeding Children’s Access to Early Childhood Education. A case of Turbi Division, Marsabit North Sub-county, Kenya. A presented during the 2nd International Annual Conference on Education & Lifelong Learning held at Kenyatta University on 8th – 9th October, 2015. Nairobi
  • Begi Nyakwara, Enhancing the quality of child care and education through use of lab school as a model centre - Lessons learned from the 22nd International Conference on RECE Conference held at Kent State University; PowerPoint presentation during the School of Education 1st Academic Series held on 22nd-23rd September 2015 at Kenyatta University. Nairobi, Kenya 23rd – 24th September 2015
  • Begi Nyakwara & Joseph Waigera, Determinants of pre-school teachers’ use of culturally relevant materials in instruction: A case of Kieni West sub-county, paper presented during 4th International Conference on education held at Kenyatta University, 14th – 16th July 2015. Nairobi, Kenya 14th – 16th July 2015
  • Begi Nyakwara & Ayaga N. Godfrey, Teacher-related factors influencing the implementation of early childhood development and education curriculum in Borabu sub-county, Kenya, paper presented during the 2th International Conference on Education held at Kenyatta University, 18th – 20th May 2015. Nairobi, Kenya 18th - 20th May, 2015
  • Begi Nyakwara, Children’s Transition to Primary Schools in Kenya: Policies and Practice; paper presented during 22nd International Conference on Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education (RECE) held at Kent State University, Ohio, USA, on 2nd – 5th November, 2014.
  • Begi Nyakwara Factors Influencing use of mother tongue as a language of instruction in pre-primary schools in Kenya; paper presented during the 1st Annual Conference on education and lifelong learning; held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, and 31st October, 2014. 
  • Wafula, R., Begi, N. & Kang’ethe, R. Effect of remedial teaching programme on performance of pupils with mathematics difficulties in lowery primary schools in Butere district, Kenya. Philadelphia, USA 17-20 August 2014
  • Begi, N. 2014 Critical factors in the integration of information and communication technologies in early childhood education in Kenya: A case of Nairobi County. Journal of Information Technology Applications and Management (JITAM) Issue 21 (3)
  • Ngure, G., Begi, N., Kimani, E. & Mweru, M. 2014 Utilization of Instructional media for quality training in pre-primary school teacher training colleges in Nairobi County, Kenya Researchjournali’s Journal of Education. ISSN 2347-8225
  • Begi, N. 2014 Use of mother tongue as a language of instruction in early years of school to preserve the Kenyan culture Journal of Education and Practice, Vol.5, No.3 2014 ISSN 2222-288X
  • Wafula, R.W, Begi, N., Moses, W. P., & Wanyama, R. 2012 Early Identification of Learning Disabilities among standard three pupils of public primary schools in Butere District, Kenya Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies (JETERAPS) ISSN;2141-6990
  • Mwololo, J. N.,Barbara, G. K.,Begi, N., & Mutweleli, S. M. 2010, Pre-school teachers’ Knowledge and attitude Towards use of Visual Media in Instructional Delivery in Kibwezi District, Kenya, Journal of research in Education and Society,ISBN:2141-6745
  • Begi, N., 2005, Instructional Computing in Kenyan Pre-schools. African Journal of Education Studies ISSN 1815-0470
    Vol. 1 No.1. pgs. 87-92.

University-Level Scholarly Books

  • Begi, N. (2023). Transition from traditional-based to competency-based education in Kenya: A 21st century education for all learners. Blesmo Research Publications, Nairobi. ISBN: 978-9914-50-292-3.

Patented Invention or Innovations

Tertiary Level Scholarly Books

  • Begi, N. (2009). Administration and Management of Early Childhood Development Education Programmes. Nairobi, Book published by Longhorn Publishers, Kenya, ISBN:978996636451X
  • Begi, N. (2009). Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation, Blesmo Research and Publications, ISBN:9966739807.
  • Begi, N & Bichang’a, J. S (2009). Certificate English Language. Nairobi, ISBN:9966739815

Book Chapters

  • Begi, N., Magoma, C. & Mwololo, N. J. (2023). Integration of Information, Media and Digital Technologies Into Curriculum Implementation in Universities in Kenya - Competence-Based Curriculum and E-Learning in Higher Education, Book Chapter published by IGI Global Publisher; ISBN13: 9781668465868
  • Begi, N. & Yattani D. Buna 2020 A closer Look at Safety and Security Book Chapter – Safety and security challenges preventing parents from enrolling children in early years school in difficult circumstances. Book published by Nova Science Publishers, New York ISBN:978-1-53618-176-0

Reviewed Conference Papers

  • Catherine Afriyie & Nyakwara Begi (2023). Influence of parents’ socio-economic status on pupils’ reading competencies in lower primary schools in Ablekuma North Sub-metro Accra, Ghana. A paper presented at the Cukurova International Scientific researches conference held on April 15-17, 2022 at Adaka, Turkey.
  • Fatima Abdulwahab Umar, Nyakwara Begi, & Esther Waithaka (2023). Use of mother tongue in teaching mathematics: A case of lower primary schools in Yola Metropolis in Nigeria. A paper presented at the Cukurova International Scientific researches conference held on April 15-17, 2022 at Adaka, Turkey.
  • Yattani D. Buna & Nyakwara Begi (2016). Socio-economic factors influencing children’s access to early childhood education among Nomadic Pastoralists of Marsabit North sub-county, Kenya. A paper presented during the 3rd International Annual Conference on education and lifelong learning 6th-7th October, 2016 held at Kenyatta University.
  • Nyakwara Begi (2014). Children’s Transition to Primary Schools in Kenya: Policies and Practice; paper presented during 22nd International Conference on Re-conceptualizing Early Childhood Education (RECE) held at Kent State University, Ohio, USA, on 2nd – 5th November, 2014.

 Consultancy and Project Reports

  • Mwoma, T., Murungi, C., Begi, N. (2017). Safety and security measures in preschools in informal settlements: A case of Nairobi City County Kenya. Final report of a study funded by Kenyatta University VC’s research grant 2015/2016.
  • 26th May 2017: Workshop for disseminating research findings to ECD stakeholders on landscaping the safety and security measures in preschools in the non-formal settlements in Nairobi City County in Kenya held at BSSC Room 12, Kenyatta University.
  • 20th January 2017: Approval for dissemination of research findings supported by the VC’s research grant 2015/2016.

Non-Reviewed Conference Papers

  • Nyakwara Begi, Teresa Mwoam, & Catherine Murungi (2022). Quality of physical environment in preschools in informal settlements in Nairobi County in Kenya: Implications on children’s development and education. A paper presented during the 7th international European conference on social sciences held in April 22nd-24th 2022 at Antalya, Turkey.
  • Ngirerea Paul Lonyuduk & Begi Nyakwara (2018). Centre related factors influencing implementation of curriculum in ECDE centres in Turkana County, Kenya held on 4-5th -6th October, 2018.
  • Nyakwara Begi & Joseph Barongo (2017). Factors Influencing parental involvement in activities enhancing children’s early language skills in pre-primary schools in Gucha sub-county, Kenya on 5th -6th October, 2017.
  • Nyakwara Begi & Johnson M. Matage (2016). Socio-economic and school factors causing pupils’ absenteeism in lowery primary schools in Masaba sub-county, Kenya. A paper presented during the 3rd International Annual Conference on education and lifelong learning 6th-7th October, 2016 held at Kenyatta University.
  • Nyakwara Begi & Faith J. Kandie (2016). Demographic factors influencing lower primary school teachers’ mathematics self-efficacy in Kericho Sub-county, Kenya. A paper presented during the 3rd International Annual Conference on education and lifelong learning 6th-7th October, 2016 held at Kenyatta University.
  • Begi Nyakwara (2014). Factors Influencing Pupils’ Smooth Transition to Primary Schools in Kenya: A Case of Kisii District, held at Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia, Canada, 16 – 19th June, 2014.

Editorship of a Book or Conference Proceedings

  • Yattani D. Buma & Begi, N. (2016). Socio-cultural factors impeding children’s access to early childhood education. A case of Turbi Division, Marsabit North Sub-county, Kenya. 2nd International Annual Conference on Education and Lifelong Learning 2015. Printed by: Chekalyn Prime Enterprises Limited.
  • Begi, N. (2014). Critical factors in the integration of information and communication technologies in early childhood education in Kenya: A case of Nairobi County. Publisher Korea Database Society (KDBS).
  • Begi, N. (2014). Factors Influencing Pupils’ Smooth Transition to Primary Schools in Kenya: A Case of Kisii District. Canada International Conference (CICE-2014), held at Cape Breton University, Canada, 16-19 June, 2014; CICE COPYRIGHT Published by Infonomics Society ISBN 978-1-908320-24-7
  • Wafula, R. W.; Begi, N.; & Kang’ethe, R. K. (2014). Effect of Remedial Teaching program on performance of pupils with mathematics difficulties in Lower primary schools in Butere District, Kenya. Published by Infonomics Society

Scholarly Presentations at Conferences/Workshops/Seminars

  • Begi, N. (2023). Use of digital technologies in curriculum delivery in higher education institutions in Kenya. Paper presented during the School of Education and Life Long Learning 9th International Annual Conference held on 3rd-4th October 2023 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Nyakwara Begi & Yattani Buna Dido (2023). Cultural practices hindering girl child’s access to early years education. A case of nomadic pastoralist of Marsabit County, Kenya. Paper presented at the international conference on global practice of interdisciplinary scientific studies held in April 28-30, 2023 at Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  • Nyakwara Begi, Teresa Mwoam, & Catherine Murungi (2022). Quality of physical environment in preschools in informal settlements in Nairobi County in Kenya: Implications on children’s development and education. A paper presented during the 7th international European conference on social sciences held in April 22nd-24th 2022 at Antalya, Turkey.
  • Catherine Afriyie & Nyakwara Begi (2023). Influence of parents’ socio-economic status on pupils’ reading competencies in lower primary schools in Ablekuma North Sub-metro Accra, Ghana. A paper presented at the Cukurova International Scientific researches conference held on April 15-17, 2022 at Adaka, Turkey.
  • Fatima Abdulwahab Umar, Nyakwara Begi, & Esther Waithaka (2023). Use of mother tongue in teaching mathematics: A case of lower primary schools in Yola Metropolis in Nigeria. A paper presented at the Cukurova International Scientific researches conference held on April 15-17, 2022 at Adaka, Turkey.
  • Begi, N. (2021). Challenges in the transition from theory-based to practice-based education in Kenya. Paper presented during the School of Education and Life Long Learning 7th International Annual Conference held on 6th- 7th October 2023 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Nyakwara Begi (2019). Challenges in the implementation of competency-based assessment in early years education in Kenya, Paper presented during the School of Education and Life Long Learning 6th International Annual Conference held on 3rd – 4th October 2019 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Beatrice, Bunyasi, Nyakwara Begi, Margaret Murungami (2019). Special Needs Education in Competency-based curriculum: The role of universities in positioning and preparedness. A presentation for the pre-conference on university sector positioning and preparedness held at Kenyatta University on 13th August 2019.
  • Nyakwara Begi. & Yattani D. Buna (2018). Early Years Education Teachers perception of competence-based curriculum in Kenya: A case of Nairobi City County. A presentation during the School of Education and Life Long Learning 6th International Annual Conference held on 4th 5th October 2019 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Ireri Jeremiah Wanjau & Begi Nyakwara (2018). Influence of school governance on adequacy of resources in pre-primary schools in Embu County, Kenya held on 4-5th -6th October, 2018.
  • Ngirerea Paul Lonyuduk & Begi Nyakwara (2018). Centre related factors influencing implementation of curriculum in ECDE centres in Turkana County, Kenya held on 4-5th -6th October, 2018.
  • Teresa Mwoma; Catherine Murungi; Begi Nyakwara (2017). Safety and Security, a challenge in preschools in informal settlements in Nairobi County Kenya. A presentation during the School of Education and Life Long Learning 64h International Annual Conference held on 5th - 6th October 2017 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Nyakwara Begi & Joseph Barongo (2017). Factors Influencing parental involvement in activities enhancing children’s early language skills in pre-primary schools in Gucha sub-county, Kenya on 5th -6th October, 2017.
  • Judy Ngusa; Begi Nyakwara & Mary Ndani (2017). Relationship between school learning environment and pupils’ performance in mathematics in Nairobi City County, Kenya. A presentation during the School of Education and Life Long Learning 64h International Annual Conference held on 5th - 6th October 2017 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Teresa Mwoma; Catherine Murungi; & Nyakwara Begi (2017). Safety and Security, a challenge in preschools in informal settlements in Nairobi City County, Kenya. A presentation during the School of Education and Life Long Learning 64h International Annual Conference held on 5th - 6th October 2017 at Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Nyakwara Begi (2016). Delivered Keynote speech during the National ECD Stakeholders Conference held at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development on 19th October, 2016.
  • Nyakwara Begi & Johnson M. Matage (2016). Socio-economic and school factors causing pupils’ absenteeism in lowery primary schools in Masaba sub-county, Kenya. A paper presented during the 3rd International Annual Conference on education and lifelong learning 6th-7th October, 2016 held at Kenyatta University.
  • Nyangeri E. Juma, Nyakwara Begi & Beatrice Digolo (2016). Determinants of teachers’ use of music as a medium of instruction in pre-primary schools in Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya. A paper presented during the 3rd International Annual Conference on education and lifelong learning 6th-7th October, 2016 held at Kenyatta University.
  • Nyakwara Begi & Faith J. Kandie (2016). Demographic factors influencing lower primary school teachers’ mathematics self-efficacy in Kericho Sub-county, Kenya. A paper presented during the 3rd International Annual Conference on education and lifelong learning 6th-7th October, 2016 held at Kenyatta University.
  • Yattani D. Buna & Nyakwara Begi (2016). Socio-economic factors influencing children’s access to early childhood education among Nomadic Pastoralists of Marsabit North sub-county, Kenya. A paper presented during the 3rd International Annual Conference on education and lifelong learning 6th-7th October, 2016 held at Kenyatta University.
  • Nyakwara Begi (2016). Delivered Keynote Speech during Seminar on Early Childhood Professionals Association of Kenya held at Kenyatta University on 24th June, 2016.
  • Nyakwara Begi & Yattani Dido (2015). Socio-cultural Factors Impeding Children’s Access to Early Childhood Education. A case of Turbi Division, Marsabit North Sub-county, Kenya. A presented during the 2nd International Annual Conference on Education & Lifelong Learning held at Kenyatta University on 8th – 9th October, 2015.
  • Nyakwara Begi (2015). Enhancing the quality of child care and education through use of lab school as a model centre -Lessons learned from the 22nd International Conference on RECE Conference held at Kent State University; PowerPoint presentation during the School of Education 1st Academic Series held on 22nd-23rd September 2015 at Kenyatta University.
  • Nyakwara Begi & Joseph Waigera (2015). Determinants of pre-school teachers’ use of culturally relevant materials in instruction: A case of Kieni West sub-county, paper presented during 4th International Conference on education held at Kenyatta University, 14th – 16th July 2015.
  • Begi Nyakwara & Ayaga N. Godfrey (2015). Teacher-related factors influencing the implementation of early childhood development and education curriculum in Borabu sub-county, Kenya, paper presented during the 2th International Conference on Education held at Kenyatta University, 18th -20th May 2015.
  • Nyakwara Begi (2014). Children’s Transition to Primary Schools in Kenya: Policies and Practice; paper presented during 22nd International Conference on Re-conceptualizing Early Childhood Education (RECE) held at Kent State University, Ohio, USA, on 2nd – 5th November, 2014.
  • Nyakwara Begi (2014). Factors Influencing use of mother tongue as a language of instruction in pre-primary schools in Kenya; paper presented during the 1st Annual Conference on education and lifelong learning; held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, and 31st October, 2014.
  • Wafula, R., Begi, N. & Kang’ethe, R. (2014). Effect of remedial teaching programme on performance of pupils with mathematics difficulties in lowery primary schools in Butere district, Kenya.
  • Nyakwara Begi (2014). Critical Factors in the Integration of Information and Communication Technologies in Early Childhood Education in Kenya: A Case of Nairobi County; held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, 8th – 9th July 2014.
  • Nyakwara Begi (2014). Factors Influencing Pupils’ Smooth Transition to Primary Schools in Kenya: A Case of Kisii District, held at Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia, Canada, 16 – 19th June, 2014.
  • Nyakwara Begi (2013). Use of mother tongue as a language of instruction in early years of school to preserve the Kenyan culture, held at Kenyatta University, 3rd – 7th November, 2013.
  • Nyakwara Begi (2008). Factors influencing the use of ICT in the delivery of school curriculum in Kenya” Paper presented at the first conference on e-learning, held at Kenyatta University, 18th – 20 November 2008.
  • Nyakwara Begi (2008). Computing and Children’s Holistic Development in Kenyan Pre-schools and Primary Schools”, paper presented at the International Conference on Enhancing Literacy for Holistic Development, held at Kenyatta University, 19th – 23rd July 2004.

Book Review Published in Refereed Journals

  • Ngusa, J., Begi, N. & Ndani, M. (2019) Relationship between school environment and pupils’ achievement in math. Lambert Academic publishing (LAP). ISBN:978-613-9-92636-7.
  • Ayaga, G.’ Begi, N. & Nyabuto, O. (2015). Teacher related factors in the implementation of ECDE curriculum. Lambert Academic publishing (LAP), ISBN: 9783659771170.
  • Begi, N. (2010). A comparative study of Pre-school and Lower primary School teachers’ computer technology usage in teaching in Nairobi Province, Kenya”. VDM Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-639-28051-7.

Networks/Collaborations

  • 2018: Collaborated with ECD stakeholders to organize the 2nd National Early Childhood Development Stakeholders Conference held at Kenyatta University from 25th – 26th July 2018.
  • 2016: Served as a keynote speaker during the National ECD Stakeholders Conference held at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development on 19th October, 2016.
  • 19th – 20th December 2016 participated in the workshop to review ECD Network Strategic Plan and Memorandum of understanding.
  • 20th December 2016 participated in the development of memorandum of agreement among Early Childhood Development Network of Kenya organisations which include Kenyatta University.
  • 15th November 2016: Requested the Vice-chancellor Kenyatta University to provide the Early Childhood Development Network for Kenya secretariat office space, letter dated 15th November 2016.
  • 26th August 2016: Requested the Vice-chancellor Kenyatta University to allow the Department of Early Childhood Studies to host the Early Childhood Development Network for Kenya which was approved on 1st September 2016.
  • I am one of the founding members of the Early Childhood Development Network for Kenya.
  • Forwarded a concept proposal to the Vice-Chancellor Kenyatta University with rationale for hosting Early Childhood Development Network for Kenya.
  • 2014: 22nd International Conference on Conceptualizing Early Childhood Education (RECE) held on 2nd – 5th November, 2014, Kent State University, Ohio, USA.
  • 2013: Participated in organizing the 21st International Conference on Conceptualizing Early Childhood Education (RECE) held on 3rd – 7th November, 2013, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2008: Facilitated East African Community Early Childhood Development Forum held on 7th – 9th October 2008, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.

Editorial Boards/Referee for Professional Periodicals

Consulting For International/National Boards

  • 19th December 2022: Appointed as Consultant for the International Journal of African Childhood Education (IJOACE) Board.

Consulting For Organizations/Institutions

  • 2nd June 2022: Appointed Education Consultant for Ruaraka Academy.
  • January 2010 – Date: Appointed Research Consultant for Blesmo Research and Publications.
  • 8th May 2021: Developed a strategic plan for Nairobi West CICICE for the Period 2016-2026.
  • February 2021 - Developed and presented a concept proposal to the Board of Trustees for establishing KU model school in Kiambu County.

Membership to Academic/Professional Bodies

  • Kenya DAAD Scholars Association,
  • Early Childhood Professionals Association of Kenya;
  • Researchers in Early Childhood Education and Care;
  • Kenyatta University Alumni; and
  • Conceptualizing Early Childhood Education (RECE)