Personal Information


Dr. Cecilia Peter Swai

Contact Address:

P.O Box 2329,Dar es Salaam,
Email: ceciliaswai@yahoo.co.uk

Phone: +255754224657
Office: TPC-3rd floor room number 4


Cecilia Swai is a Doctor of Education at Dar es Salaam University College of Education. She has explored fundamental issues related to inequalities found in education system in Tanzania particularly to vulnerable groups such as orphans, working children and pastoral communities. Cecilia received her Bachelor of Education (Arts) in 2007, Master of Arts in Education in 2010 and PhD in Education in 2017 from the University of Dar es Salaam. She received Tanzania Studies Award during her PhD journey in 2015

Area of Specialization and Research Interests

  • Inequalities in education and society,
  • Gender, Ethical and historical issues in education

Publications and Presentations



  1. 1st International Conference on Gender Issues in higher learning   institutions, DCGI: Dar es Salaam University College of Education, 26 -29 April 2017