FACULTY OF EDUCATION


Personal Information

Name:

Mr. Godwin Ulick Nnko

Contact Address:

P.O Box 2329,Dar es Salaam,
TANZANIA.
Email: godwingng@gmail.com

Mobile: +255717212073/ +255759259849

Profile

Mr. Godwin Ulick Nnko is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology and Curriculum Studies. He holds a Master of Arts in Education (2013) and Bachelor of Education in Arts - majoring in Linguistics and Education (2009) from the University of Dar es Salaam. Prior to working at DUCE, Nnko worked at Marangu Teachers’ College in Kilimanjaro region as teacher educator.  He teaches undergraduate courses in English Language Education and Curriculum Studies. He also teaches Postgraduate in Education Diploma (PGDE) courses such as Didactics, and Principles of Curriculum Development and Teaching. Apart from teaching, Nnko has supervised several PGDE students’ research work as a requirement to accomplish the programme. In 2014, he also participated in writing a Faculty of Education project on Up-scaling Secondary School Teaching Skills. Besides his academic work, Nnko served as Examination Officer for the Department of Educational Psychology and Curriculum Studies from January 2014 to October 2018.

Area of Specialization and Research Interests

• English Language Education

• Language-in-Education Policy (Bilingual Education and Translanguaging)

• Curriculum Development, Design, and Implementation

• Teacher Education

• Literacy Education

• Critical Pedagogy


Publications

  1. Nnko, G. U. (2013). Implementation of competence-based curriculum in preparing English language prospective teachers in Tanzania Teachers’ Colleges. Unpublished Master of Arts in Education dissertation. University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam.