Jenestar Wanjiru (PhD Graduate 2016)

Thesis title: Towards sustainable inclusion/retention of marginalised and vulnerable children: exploring leadership practices and perspectives in one primary school in Kenya

Background

Professional/teaching experience

  • Worked as a teacher in Kenya specialising in Kiswahili and English Languages
  • Closely worked with Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa  (TESSA) Consortium as a Literacy teacher
  • Participated in TESSA  workshops/conference on improving  teacher education in Africa/kenya

Research summary

  • Teacher education
  • Teacher leadership
  • Inclusion and diversity [poverty and linguistic perspectives]
  • Research with children

Research activity

Towards sustainable inclusion/retention of Marginalised and Vulnerable Children: exploring leadership perspectives and practices in schools in Kenya

Funding:  PCDS