Personal Information


Dr. Joel Jonathan kayombo

Contact Address:

P.O Box 2329,Dar es Salaam,
Email: joelkayombo@duce.ac.tz or kayombojoel@yahoo.co.uk
Mobile: +255 714 205421


Dr. Joel Jonathan Kayombo (Ph.D) is the Dean of the Faculty of Education at the Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE). He is also is a Lecturer in the Department of Educational Foundation, Management and Lifelong Learning (EFMLL) in the same faculty. He holds a PhD in Comparative Education from Beijing Normal University, P.R. China. He completed his Master in Educational Leadership and Policy at East China Normal University, P.R. China and Bachelor of Education (Arts) at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 2011 and 2008 respectively. Before joining the academia in July 2009, Kayombo briefly worked as a Tutor at Morogoro Teacher’s College from August, 2008 to June, 2009. He teaches courses in Comparative and International Education, Sociology of Education, Organizational Behavior in Education, Management of Education and School Administration, and Human Resources Development in Education at undergraduate and post graduate levels.

Area of Specialization and Research Interests

Educational Policy and Reforms
Governance and Administration in Education
Educational Planning
Critical pedagogy (Education) and Politics of Education
Sociology of Higher Education
Globalization and Education


  1. Kayombo. J.J & Kavenuke .P.S. (2018). Establishing Comparative Education Society in Tanzania: Opportunities and Prospects. World Voices Nexus: The WCCES Chronicle. Vol. 2 (1)

  2. Iftekhar, S.N and Kayombo, J.J (2016). Chinese-Foreign cooperation in Running schools (CFCRS): A Policy Analysis. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 5(4), 1-10.

  3. Kayombo, J.J. and Mlyakado, B.P. (2016). The paradox of ICT integration in secondary education in Tanzania: Assessment of teachers’ ICT knowledge and skills in Tanga and Mwanza regions, International Journal of Research Studies in Educational Technology, 5(1), 17-27

  4. Kayombo, J.J. and Sigalla, M.E. (2015). Internationalisation of higher education in China: What are the rationales behind it? In K.M.B. Islam and S.N. Iftekhar (Eds.) International perspectives on comparative education policy, Pp. 189-207, New Delhi, Bloomsbury Publishing

  5. Kayombo, J.J, Nyefwe, R.A and Namwata, B.M.L (2013). Equity Promotion in Education for All (EFA) Initiatives in Tanzania: Achievements and Shortfalls. Rural Planning Journal, 14 (2)