FACULTY OF EDUCATION


Personal Information

Name:

Dr. Nyanjiga Rukondo

Lecturer and Science Teacher Educator

Contact Address:

P.O Box 2329,Dar es Salaam,
TANZANIA.
Email: nyanjiga.rukondo@duce.ac.tz and nyarukondo2011@gmail.com
Phone: +255 755 826 940 /683209745

Profile

Nyaniga D. Rukondo is a lecturer of science teacher education at Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE) which is a Constituent College of the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. She conducts research on Science education particularly on the practical component of the subjects at schools and university levels Rukondo conducted a research aiming at improving science teacher education practices at University level in terms the practical aspects of science methods courses.  Also, she conducted a research on girls’ attitudes and performance of  Mathematics in Tanzania whose aim was to explore  factors influencing girls’ performance in the subject. Girls’ performance in Mathematics could motivate or demoralise students’ participation in science related career.

 

Currently, Rukondo is a coordinator of Teaching Practice at DUCE.  and an ambassador of Teacher Education in Sub Sahara Africa (TESSA) programme in Tanzania. Before working at DUCE, she taught teacher education courses in different Teachers Colleges (TC) including Dar es Salaam  TC in  Dar es Salaam region  and Sumve TC  in Mwanza region  at Diploma and Certificate levels respectively. Rukondo’s area of specialization is Science Education and her research interests include Science and Mathematics in Education.