Personal Information


Dr. Pepetua John Urio


Contact Address:

P.O Box 2329,Dar es Salaam,
Email: perpetua.urio@duce.ac.tz


Perpetua is a Lecturer of Educational Foundation, Management and lifelong learning at Faculty of Education of the Dar es salaam University College of Education Tanzania, She has published in the areas of educational leadership focusing on leaders practices, characteristics and middle level leaders role in managing tasks assigned to the heads of schools and on gender and leadership on carrier growth. She has carried different management role at the university at various levels such as Head, Curriculum and Teaching Department DUCE January, 2006- July 2007 Associate Dean Academic Faculty of Education 2006- September 2008 Acting Dean Faculty of Education January to March 2008 Gender Unit Coordinator 2006-September 2008, Gender Focal Person 2012 -2014 and currently Coordinator, Undergraduate Studies from 2012 to date. She is working with Tanzania Commission for universities (TCU) in various assignments such as reviewing curriculum programme from different universities, and doing different audit and verification assignments. In strengthening collaboration with other partners she is working with Michigan States University (MSU) and (UDSM, SUA, DUCE and AKF) in partnership bases as educational team member and In-country Research Coordinator. She has performed different duties as consultant such as training head teaches, heads of secondary schools, school Board and committees on their duties and how to improve school performance. She also conducted Teachers Professional Development to primary school teachers Currently she is engaged in Girls mentoring programme as trainer and researcher in milola Lindi and professional coaching at Naitolia Monduli Disrict.


Area of Specialization and Research Interests

Educational Leadership and School Management, Professional Development, Mentoring and Coaching, Teacher Education and Gender issues


  1. Urio , P. J. (2012). Roles of Heads of Department in Enhancing Quality of Education in Tanzania. Journal of Education, Science and Humanities, Vol. 1 No. 2 PP.39-50

  2. Urio, P. J. (2013). Effective leadership practices for Quality improvement in Secondary schools in Morogoro Region. International Journal of social science Tomorrow. Vol. 2 No. 6

  3. Urio, P.J (2014) Effective Leadership Characteristics in Secondary Schools in Tanzania Journal of Education, Science and Humanities.

  4. Urio, P.J (2016) Women Academicians’ Career Growth and Leadership Position in Higher Learning Institutions in Tanzania. The Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, Vol.4 Issue12 pp. 348-354