SACMEQ National Research Coordinators
SACMEQ’s National Research Coordinators are drawn from various divisions within the Ministries of Education. The work of the SACMEQ National Research Coordinators and their Deputies is supported by other within-country staff – especially during the conduct of SACMEQ data collection, data entry and data cleaning operations. Read more
National Research Coordinators by Country:
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Boikhutso Monyaku is a Principal Education Officer in the Planning and Research Division of the Ministry of Education and Skills Development.
Paul M. Wasanga is the Council Secretary / Chief Executive of the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC).
Moeti Lepotho is the Chief Economic Planner in the Ministry of Education and Training.
Martin Masanche is a Senior Planning Officer in the EMIS Division of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.
Devrani Sauba is an Administrator in the Curriculum and Evaluation Unit of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources.
Trindade Nahara is the Head of the Curriculum Development Division in the
National Institute for Educational Development (INDE) of the
Dengeinge Raimo is the Chief Education Officer in the Directorate of Planning and Development in the Ministry of Education, and the Head of the Educational Management Information System (EMIS).
André Leste is the Technical Advisor for Education at the Ministry of Education and Youth. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a Master of Arts Degree at the University of London. He taught in primary and secondary schools, and colleges of further education in England and Seychelles. He also worked as a teacher trainer in Seychelles. After qualifying with a doctoral degree from the University of Sussex, he was appointed as Director of Research and Evaluation at the Ministry of Education before he was promoted to his present post. Dr. Leste has participated in a range of research activities. He has worked in collaborative research projects at national and international level. He has coordinated the School Improvement Evaluation and the Seychelles Child Development Study at the Ministry of Education. He carried out research on teacher professional development, gender in education and dance therapy. He has done consultancy work for UNFPA, National Children Council and the Ministry of Tourism. He has been the editor of the educational journal in Seychelles in which he has contributed several articles. He is currently managing three research projects: the Evaluation of the Special Needs Programme, Gender Disparity in the Secondary School and Adolescent Behaviour Study.
Meshack Moloi is the Director for Systemic Evaluation in the Quality Assurance Division that leads and conducts national and international assessments for South Africa’s Department of Education. He obtained a Masters Degree in Science Education from the University of Leeds, and then spent several years teaching in secondary schools. His research interests have been focussed on the use of formative assessments in order to probe learners’ conceptions and misconceptions in science and mathematics. He was involved in all aspects of the design and implementation of the SACMEQ II and SACMEQ III Projects, and he co-authored the SACMEQ II and SACMEQ III National Report for South Africa.
Jabulane Shabalala is the Director of the Educational Management Information System Unit of the Ministry of Education and Training in Swaziland. He completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of Swaziland, and then followed this with a Masters Degree in Mathematics Education from King’s College and a Masters Degree in Educational Planning and Management from the International Institute for Educational Planning. For several years he taught mathematics and science in secondary schools, and for the past 15 years he has worked in the Head Office of the Ministry of Education and Training. He was Swaziland’s National Research Coordinator for the SACMEQ II and SACMEQ III Projects, and he was the author of Swaziland’s SACMEQ II National Research Report.
Edicome C Shirima is Acting Assistant Director in the Inspectorate Department of the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training.
Lubega Irene Namatovu is a Principal Statistician in the Ministry of Education and Sports.
Bupe Musonda is a Senior Statistician in the Directorate of Planning and Information in the Ministry of Education.
Madina M. Mwinyi is the Director of the Policy, Planning and Research Department in the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training.
Mr Peter Muzawazi is the Director of the Policy, Planning, Research and Development in the Ministry of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture.