Personal Information


Dr. Consolata Louis Chua


Contact Address:

P.O Box 2329,Dar es Salaam,

Mobile: +255 758912924
Office: Faculty of Education Building, ground floor, office no. 05


Consolata Chua is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the Dar es Salaam University College of Education (a Constituent College of the University of Dares Salaam). As a researcher her work focuses on Management in Education particularly on the issues of quality in education, leadership and gender. Consolata is a recipient of a scholarship for research training in social science research methods from the South Africa Netherlands Research Program on Alternatives in Development (SANPAD). She has been engaged in research at the national level for the Out of school Children Country study, which was commissioned by the Ministry of Education ans the UNICEF. In terms of leadership she is the founding head of the Educational planning in the Faculty and the first Dean from DUCE to lead the Faculty of Education. Consolata received her B.A with Education degree from the Open University of Tanzania while her Master and PhD are from the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. She has also established international links with universities from Uganda, Kenya, Canada, Uk, and Ireland while also continues to work with institutions from Norway and China as part of knowledge exchange and internationalization of education particularly on teacher education.

Area of Specialization and Research Interests

  • Quality assurance in education
  • Educational leadership and gender

Publications and Presentations

  1. Chua, C.L. (2017) Female empowerment for students’ leadership roles in higher learning instituions in Tanzania, Journal of Education, Humanities and Sciences 6(2) 81-90.

  2. Chua, C.L and Mosha, H.J. (2015) Managing School Internal Mechanisms for Performance Improvement in Secondary Education: Case of Six Secondary Schools in Eastern Zone in Tanzania. SAGE Open, October-December 2015: 1–9. DOI: 10.1177/2158244015610172sgo.sagepub.com.

  3. Chua, C.L.(2014) Managing quality in secondary education sector in Tanzania, Journal of Education, Humanities and Sciences 3(1&2) 132-146


  1. “ Education Predicaments of Girls in FGM Practicing Communities in Tanzania”. Presented in an Institutional Dialogue to mark the International Day of the Girl Child at DUCE, Dar es Salaam, 5th October 2018.

  2. “On Becoming the Center for Excellence: the role of DUCE-TCD/UCD partnership in addressing gender gaps at DUCE”. Open public seminar presentation at Trinity College Dublin, 21st-26thOctober 2017.

  3. “Changing the Post Colonial Reality: Teacher Education at DUCE”.  Open Public Seminar Presentation, Faculty of Education, University of Victoria, Canada; 4th -14thSeptember 2016.

  4. “Education Quality Assurance in Tanzania: Prospects and Challenges”. a paper presented to mark celebrations for the National School Inspectorate week, 8th -12th September 2014, DUCE, Dar es Salaam