FACULTY OF EDUCATION


Personal Information

Name:

Dr. Nyanjiga Rukondo

Contact Address:

P.O Box 2329,Dar es Salaam,
TANZANIA.
Email: nyanjiga.rukondo@duce.ac.tz

Profile

Nyaniga 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 is a scientist whose research focuses on training of science particularly Chemistry teachers on the practical component of the subject. The research aims to improve the science teacher education programme in terms content and resources (physical, human and time) with regard to the practical aspect 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 for Teaching Practice at DUCE. Before working at DUCE, she taught teacher education courses (certificate level) at Sumve Teachers College in Mwanza and (Diploma level) at Dar es Salaam Teachers College in Dar es Salaam. Rukondo's area of specialization is Science Education and her research interests include Science and Mathematics.