FACULTY OF EDUCATION


Personal Information

Name:

Dr. Blandina Mazzuki

Contact Address:

P.O Box 2329,Dar es Salaam,
TANZANIA.
Email: blandina.mazzuki@duce.ac.tz

Profile

Blandina Mazzuki is a lecturer of education at the Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE), Faculty of Education. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Curricullum Studies, Master of Arts (Education) and Bachelor of Education (Arts) from the University of Dar es Salaam. Before she graduated her first degree, she attained a Diploma in Education at Marangu Teachers' College and taught in secondary schools for 8 years. In 2006, she joined DUCE where she is teaching pedagogy of teacher education, introduction to teaching and classroom interaction and research courses. Mazzuki as a teacher educator focuses on researches which are geared towards improving the quality of learning of student teachers in order to produce quality teachers for effectiveness of education system in Tanzania. Her scholarship advocates for teacher educators' positive modelling of student teachers to achieve skills and positive attitudes towards teaching profession which is a challenge for achieving quality education inTanzania.

 

Area of Specialization and Research Interests

Researches on teacher education, Reserches on classroom interaction, Researches on pedagogies

Research/Consultancy/Projects

  1. UNESCO: Effectiveness of mobile labs for teaching science subjects - 2013
  2. Tanzania Institute of Education: Evaluating secondary school publications from private authors and TIE - 2016  and 2017
  3. HAKIELIMU: Improving the quality of teaching for teachers  -2016
  4. Aghakan University : Strengthening Education in Southern East Africa (SESEA)  – 2015 
  5. Warwick-DUCE Project on improving quality of teachers -2017/2018