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Dr Oswell Hapanyengwi

Dean of Education

Dr Oswell Hapanyengwi

D.Phil (University of Zimbabwe); M.A. (University of Zimbabwe); BA (Hons),

Grad CE (University of Zimbabwe); CSNE (UNISE) CSNE (OSLO).

Publications

  1. Hapanyengwi – Chemhuru, O. & Shizha, E. (2011). Citizenship Education in Zimbabwe. In E. Shizha and M. T. Kariwo, (eds), Education and Development in Zimbabwe: A Social, Political and Economic Analysis (pp. 107-121). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
  2. Hapanyengwi, O. (2009). ‘Why We Should Teach Democracy in Africa’ in Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, vol 21 No. 3, November, pp. 375 – 391\
  3. Hapanyengwi, O. A Synoptic View of the History of Special Needs Education in Zimbabwe. The Free Library
  4. Hapanyengwi, O. (2003). ‘Modern Trends in Teaching Practice’ in Improving Teacher Preparation: Teaching Practice Guide (edit) Zindi, F., Nyota M.and Batidzirai, R. Harare. SAPES. Pp 6 – 12
  5. Hapanyengwi, O. and Dyanda, C. (2003). ‘Skills and Confidence in Teaching’ in Improving Teacher Preparation: Teaching Practice Guide (edit) Zindi, F., Nyota M and Batidzirai R. Harare. SAPES. Pp 59 – 80
  6. Hapanyengwi, O. (2002). ‘Justice and the Land Question: The Historical Experience of Zimbabwe’ in Journal of Peace, Conflict and Military Studies. Pp29-40
  7. Hapanyengwi, O. (2000). Secondary School Teacher Preparedness for the Introduction of Human Rights Education in the Midlands Province of Zimbabwe in Bulletin of Teacher Education. pp.38-46
  8. Hapanyengwi, O. (1999) Through Zimbabwean Eyes: A Review of Hans M. Zell's Publishing in Africa in Now and in the Next Millennium, 1990s – 3000 CE Pp.53-54
  9. Hapanyengwi, O (1999) Universities, Research and Publishing in Africa: A view from Zimbabwe, in Now and in the Next Millennium, 1990s – 3000 CE, pp. 78 – 79
  10. Hapanyengwi, O. (1998). Culture and Environment: The Present Crisis in Development in Culture and Development: Perspectives from the South (edit) Chiwome. M. and Gambahaya, Z. Harare. Mond Books. pp 35 – 39
  11. Hapanyengwi, O. (1995). A Critique of Education in Zimbabwe in Education and Development in Zimbabwe: Strategies for the 21st Century.
  12. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O (2015). Education for all in Zimbabwe: A critique. The African Symposium 15(1). Available at http://www.africanresearch.org
  13. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O (2015). Streaming: An analytic critique from the aim of education perspective. Indo-African Journal of Educational Research
  14. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O (2015) Corporal Punishment: A Holistic Consideration. International Journal of Social Science and Education 5(2). 252-261
  15. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. & Makuvaza, N. (2014 August). Hunhu: In search of an Indigenous Philosophy for the Zimbabwean Education System. Journal of Indigenous Social Development 3(1). 1-15
  16. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. ( 2013, December). “Odera Oruka's four trends in African philosophy and their implications for education in Africa”. Thought and Practice: A Journal of the Philosophical Association of Kenya (PAK) New Series, 5(2). 39-55
  17. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O (2013, July). Inclusion or Integration: Towards Conceptual Clarity in the Provision of Special Needs Education in Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research 25(2).201-216
  18. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. (2013). Reconciliation, conciliation, integration and national healing: Possibilities and challenges in Zimbabwe. African Journal on Conflict Resolution, 13(1). 79-99
  19. Hapanyengwi – Chemhuru, O. & Shizha, E. (2012). Unhu/Ubuntu and education for reconciliation in Zimbabwe. Journal of Contemporary Issues in Education 7(2), 16-27
  20. Hapanyengwi, O. (2009, November). ‘Why We Should Teach Democracy in Africa’ in Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, 21(3). 375 – 391
  21. Hapanyengwi, O. (2002). ‘Justice and the Land Question: The Historical Experience of Zimbabwe’ in Journal of Peace, Conflict and Military Studies. 29-40
  22. Hapanyengwi, O. (2000). Secondary School Teacher Preparedness for the Introduction of Human Rights Education in the Midlands Province of Zimbabwe in Bulletin of Teacher Education. 38-46
  23. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. & Makuvaza, N. (2014) Hunhu/ubuntu: Interrogating the concept. In M. Madondo, G. Museka & M. Phiri (eds.), The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (Nziramasanga Commission): Implementation Successes, Challenges and Opportunities vol 1. Harare: Human Resource Research Centre.
  24. Makuvaza, N. & Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. (2014). Towards a hunhuist/ubuntuist philosophy of education in post-colonial Zimbabwe. In M. Madondo, G. Museka & M. Phiri (eds.), The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (Nziramasanga Commission): Implementation Successes, Challenges and Opportunities vol 1. Harare: Human Resource Research Centre.
  25. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. & Makuvaza, N. (2013). Hunhu as the philosophical foundation of Mashona Indigenous Education. In Oswell Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru (ed.), Issues in Foundations of Education in Africa. Gweru: Booklove Publishers.
  26. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. & Makuvaza, N. (2013). Rethinking the philosophy of technical and vocational education in Zimbabwe: Towards a holistic curriculum. In Oswell Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru (ed.), Issues in Foundations of Education in Africa. Gweru: Booklove Publishers.
  27. Makuvaza, N. & Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. (2013). Philosophy, Education and Educatedness in Africa: A theoretical perspective. In Oswell Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru (ed.), Issues in Foundations of Education in Africa. Gweru: Booklove Publishers.
  28. Makuvaza, N. & Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. (2013). Dominant paradigm of teaching and the effective/good teacher: A critique with special reference teaching and education in Zimbabwe. In Oswell Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru (ed.), Issues in Foundations of Education in Africa. Gweru: Booklove Publishers.
  29. Hapanyengwi – Chemhuru, O. & Shizha, E. (2011). Citizenship Education in Zimbabwe. In E. Shizha and M. T. Kariwo, (eds), Education and Development in Zimbabwe: A Social, Political and Economic Analysis (pp. 107-121). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
  30. Hapanyengwi, O. (2003). ‘Modern Trends in Teaching Practice’ in F. Zindi, M. Nyota & R. B. Batidzirai (eds) Improving Teacher Preparation: Teaching Practice Guide (edit) Harare. SAPES. Pp 6 – 12
  31. Hapanyengwi, O. and Dyanda, C. (2003). ‘Skills and Confidence in Teaching’ in F. Zindi, M. Nyota & R. B. Batidzirai (eds) Improving Teacher Preparation: Teaching Practice Guide. Harare. SAPES. Pp 59 – 80
  32. Hapanyengwi, O. (1998). Culture and Environment: The Present Crisis in Development. In M. Chiwome. M. & Z. Gambahaya (ed) Culture and Development: Perspectives from the South. Harare: Mond Books. pp 35 – 39.
  33. Hapanyengwi, O. (1995). A Critique of Education in Zimbabwe. In Education and Development in Zimbabwe: Strategies for the 21st Century. Proceedings of the Conference organised by the Faculty of Education. University of Zimbabwe.
  34. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. (2015). Streaming: An analytic critique from the aim of education perspective Indo-African Journal of Educational Research
  35. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. (2014). Foundations of modern education. Theory of Education. Diploma in Education (Primary): Open and distance learning. Harare: UZ Department of Teacher Education.
  36. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. (2014). Freedom and authority. Theory of Education. Diploma in Education: Open and distance learning. Harare: Department of Teacher Education.
  37. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. (2014) Comparative education. Theory of Education. Diploma in Education: Open and distance learning. Harare: Department of Teacher Education.
  38. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. (2014). Human rights and citizenship education. Theory of Education. Diploma in Education: Open and distance learning. Harare: Department of Teacher Education.
  39. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, O. (2014). The philosophy of hunhu as the philosophical foundation of Indigenous education. Theory of Education. Diploma in Education: Open and distance learning. Harare: Department of Teacher Education.


Books Published

  1. Hapanyengwi - Chemhuru, O. (2011). Philosophy of Education: Its Relevance to Teacher Education, Gweru: Booklove Publishers.
  2. Hapanyengwi, O. (2012). A Critique of Marx’s View of Religion: Religion is the Opium of the People. Saarbrucken: Lambert Academic Publishing.

  

Book Reviews

  1. Hapanyengwi, O. (1999) Through Zimbabwean Eyes: A Review of Hans M. Zell's Publishing in Africa in Now and in the Next Millennium, 1990s – 3000 CE Pp.53-54
  2. Hapanyengwi, O (1999) Universities, Research and Publishing in Africa: A view from Zimbabwe, in Now and in the Next Millennium, 1990s – 3000 CE, p.

Dr T. Chataika

Lecturer

 

P.Hd (Sp. Ed); M.Ed Special Needs; B.Ed Special Education; Dip (Sp Ed)

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Research Interests: Inclusive Education, Disability awareness and disability mainstreaming in development processes, Disability politics, human rights and policy analysis, Disability, gender, theology, sexuality, HIV and AIDS, Disability and postcolonial theory, Indigenous knowledge systems, Community based rehabilitation and Qualitative research, focusing more on emancipatory disability research.

Publications

Journal Articles

 

1.Chataika, T. Mckenzie, J, A., Swart, E. & Lyner-Cleophas, M. (2012). Access to Education in Africa: Responding to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Disability & Society, 27:3, 385-398.

 

2.Chataika, T. (2010) Inclusion of Disabled Students in Higher Education in Zimbabwe. In J. Lavia and M. Moore (Eds.) Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Policy and Practice: Decolonizing Community Contexts. New York: Routledge, pp. 116-131.

3.Chataika, T. (2008) Inclusion of Disabled Students in Higher Education in Zimbabwe: From Idealism to Reality – A social ecosystem perspective. Disability & Society, Vol. 23, 7, 677-678.

4.Mutepfa, M. M., Mpofu, E & Chataika, T. (2007). Inclusive Education Practices in Zimbabwe: Curriculum, Family and Policy Issues, Childhood Education, 83, 342-346.

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

1.Chataika, T. (in press). African Perspectives on Article 24 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, McKenzie, J. A, In G. Quinn & C. O’Mahony (eds), The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Comparative, Regional and Thematic Perspectives. London: Sage.

2.Chabaya, O. and Chataika, T. (in press). Roles and Responsibilities of Supervisors and Research Students/Candidates. In S. Modesto (Ed). Preparing Your Dissertation/Thesis at a Distance: A Research Guide. Publisher: Commonwealth of Learning.

3.Chataika, T. (2012). Postcolonialism, Disability and Development. In D. Goodley and B. Hughes (Eds) Social Theories of Disability: New Developments and Directions. London: Routledge, pp. 252-269

4.Lawthom, R. and Chataika, T. (2012). Lave and Wenger, Communities of Practice and Disability. In D. Goodley and B. Hughes (Eds) Social Theories of Disability: New Developments and Directions. London:       Routledge, pp. 233-251.

5.Wazakili, M, Chataika, T., Mji, G., Dube, A.K. & MacLachlan, M. (2011) The Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Poverty Reduction Policies and Instruments: Initial Impressions from Malawi and Uganda. In A. H. Eide & B. Ingstad (Eds.). Disability and poverty: a global challenge. Bristol: Policy Press, pp. 15-29.

6.Chakuchichi, D., Nyaruwata, L. and Chataika, T. (2012). Leonard Cheshire Disability International Schools for All-Inclusive Education – Zimbabwe Evaluation Report. Harare: Leonard Cheshire Zimbabwe Trust (Lenard Cheshire Disability International).

 

7.Chataika, T. Mulumba, M., Mji, G. & MacLachlan, M. (2011). The African Policy on Disability & Development (A-PODD) Project in Uganda.       Dublin: A Centre for Global Health. Did What? Dublin: The Global Health Press (ISBN 978-0-9569011-1-8).

8.Chataika, T., Kallon, F., Mji, G. & MacLachlan, M. (2011). The African Policy on Disability & Development (A-PODD) project in Sierra Leone. Dublin: A Centre for Global Health. Did What? The Global Health Press (ISBN 978-0-9569011-4-9).

 

TRAINING MANUAL

1.Chataika, T. (2013). Gender and Disability Mainstreaming Training Manual. Harare: Disabled Women in Africa (Supported by the GIZ Sector Initiative Persons with Disabilities on behalf of BMZ).

Educational Foundations Staff

Acting Chairman & Lecturer

Francis Muchenje (Dr) 

D.Ed.(UNISA) ;M.Ed Sociology (UZ); B.Ed History(UZ); Sociology C.E.(Primary) MutareTeachers’ College an Associate College of the University of Zimbabwe 

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Lecturer 

Dr. Oswell Hapanyengwi 

D Phil (UZ); M.A. (UZ); BA (Hons), Grad CE (UZ); CSNE (UNISE) CSNE (OSLO). 

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Lecturer

Dr T. Chataika

P.Hd (Sp. Ed); M.Ed Special Needs; B.Ed Special Education; Dip (Sp Ed)

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Senior Lecturer

Dr Ngoni Makuvaza

PhD in Philosophy (U.Z), M.A (Philosphy) UZ; C.E; B.A(Dual Hons.) Rel. Studies & Philosophy.

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 Lecturer

Beatrice Bondai

M.Sc  Counselling (ZOU), M.Ed Psychology (UZ); B.Ed English (UZ) Psychology C.E.(Secondary)(Gweru Teachers’ College an Associate College, University of Zimbabwe)    

Development

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 Lecturer

 

Mr Manuel Rwodzi

M.Ed Psychology (UZ); B.Ed English (UZ) Psychology Dip Ed. Belvedere Teachers College, an Associate College of the University of Zimbabwe.

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Lecturer

Mr Pedzisai Goronga

M.Ed Psychology (UZ); B.Ed (Primary) (UZ); Dip Ed. Seke Teachers College, an Association of the University of Zimbabwe

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 Lecturer

 

Mrs J. Mutasa

M.Ed Special Needs Education; B.Ed Special Needs Education; Dip in Special Education

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Secretary

Chipo Chikwangwani

Diploma in Top Flight Secretarial, Cert in Business Management, Cert-Office Etiquette and Cert- Customer Care, Cert- First aid and Community Based Health Care

 

 

Mr Manuel Rwodzi

Lecturer

 M.Ed Psychology (UZ); B.Ed English (UZ) Psychology Dip Ed. Belvedere Teachers College, an Associate College of the University of Zimbabwe.

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Research Interests: Personality Issues (Particularly as the influence learning), Teaching practice Issues, Human Development, Teaching and Learning, Human Psychology and any Issues related to it.

 Publications

1.Rwodzi, M. (2006). ‘Similarities and Differences in Attitudes Towards Mathematics among Form 3 Pupils in Gweru Urban Schools’. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research. Vol. 18, no. 3.

2.Rwodzi, M., Bondai, B. and Muchenje, F. (2011). ‘Student Teacher Perceptions of the Role of Classroom Mentors on Attachment Teaching Practice: The Case of Morgan Zintec College.’ Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research. Vol. 23, no, 3.

3.Rwodzi, M. (2011). Attitudes Towards Mathematics in Gweru Secondary Schools in Zimbabwe. Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.

4.Mutisi, D. And Rwodzi, M. (2011). Donor Funded Education in Chipinge West Primary Schools in Zimbabwe. Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.

5.Rwodzi, M. (2013). ‘Clinical Supervision at Morgan Zintec Teachers College: Is it the Answer?” The Zimbabwe Journal of Teacher Education. Vol. 15 (2).

Works Accepted for Publication

1.Rwodzi, M. ‘Behaviourism: Pavlov versus Skinner in the Classroom.’ In Issues in Foundations of Education. Gweru, Book Love Publishers.

2.Rwodzi, M. ‘Cognitive Development: Piaget versus Bruner in the Classroom.’ In Issues in Foundations of Education. Gweru, Book Love Publishers.

3.Ruparanganda, F. And Rwodzi, M. ‘ Project Approach as an Alternative to Regular Laboratory Practical Work in the Teaching and Learning of Biology in Rural Secondary Schools in Zimbabwe.’ International Journal of Education and Information Studies. Paper code 20075.

Mrs Beatrice Bondai

Lecturer

 

M.Ed Psychology (UZ); B.Ed English (UZ) Psychology C.E.(Secondary)(Gweru Teachers’ College an Associate College, University of Zimbabwe)    

Development.

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 Research Interests: Social Psychology, Educational Testing & Measurement, Cognitive Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Personality Theories & Personality Development, Language Development, Gender and Development

 

Publications

  • Bondai, B. and Muchenje, F. ‘Teachers’ Coping Strategies in Financial Difficulties: A Case Study of the Classroom Tuckshop Phenomenon in Zimbabwe Urban Primary Schools in Norton’, in Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 20. No. 3, November, 2008, pp. 261 – 279.

 

  • Goronga, P. and Muchenje, F. and Bondai, B. ‘The Impact of Teacher Incentives In Boosting Teacher Morale In Zimbabwean Primary Schools: A Case Study Of Selected Schools In Chinhoyi Urban’. in Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, Vol.23 No. 2, July 2011, pp. 170-185.

 

 

  • Rwodzi M. and Muchenje, F. and Bondai, B. ‘Student Teacher Perceptions of the Role of Classroom Mentors on Attachment Teaching Practice: The Case at Morgan ZINTEC College’ in Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, Vol.23 No.3, November 2011, pp. 236-258.

 

  • Bondai, B. (2011). Physical Abuse of the Girl Child: An Investigation in Three Mutare Urban Secondary Schools. Lambert Academic Publishing, U.S.A.

  • Bondai, B.;Gora, R. and Muchenje, F. ‘Language and Gender: Implications on the Development of Female Self Concept in Zimbabwe’ in Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 24 No.1, March 2012, pp.13-24.

  • Muchenje, F, Goronga, P and Bondai, B. ‘Zimbabwe’s Language Policy In Education and the Silenced Voices: A Case Study of Nyanja/Chewa Speaking Pupils from Porta and Kintyre Primary Schools in Zvimba, Zimbabwe’ in Academic Research International, Vol. 4 No.2, March 2013,pp.500-511.

 

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