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CEMASTEA is a public education institution established in the year 2003 to provide and coordinate In-Service Education and Training (INSET) for practicing teachers of Mathematics and Science in Kenya. The centre has grown in physical facilities as well as quality of training programmes to provide all round Teacher, Capacity, Development of Teachers (TCDT) in Kenya and other African countries. Towards realization of its mandate, the centre over time grew and established programmes in four main areas namely:
a) Training Programmes
a. Secondary Programmes
b. Primary Programmes
c. Customized Courses for Mathematics and Science teachers and educators from African countries
d. Workshops for education officers namely; DEOs, DQASOs, TAC-Tutors, School Principals and Deputies, Heads of Departments (HoDs)
b) Research and Development programmes to inform course content
c) ICT integration in education programmes to enhance lesson delivery
d) External Linkages and Partnerships

CEMASTEA is governed by a Board of Management (BoM). The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the Director and secretary to the Board. The centre collaborates and partners with other stakeholders namely; Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) its parent ministry, Teacher Service Commission (TSC), Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE), Kenya Education Management Institute (KEMI), Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC), Primary Teacher Training College (PTTC), SMASE-Africa member countries, development partners, Association for Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) – Conference of Ministers of Education in Africa (COMEDAF), African Union (AU), teachers unions, teachers, parents and students.

The centre boasts of a complex facility that entails; a multipurpose hall, well equipped lecture rooms with modern technology, ICT Laboratories, Dinning and catering facilities, offices and highly motivated and experienced teaching and non-teaching staff.

Quality Policy Statement

CEMASTEA is committed to providing training in STEM education and research to our customers in a timely, efficient and effective manner

CEMASTEA is committed to satisfying customer, organizational, legal and ISO 9001:2015 requirements and to the continual improvement of its quality management system.



Webinar on Inclusive STEM Education

The Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education in Africa (CEMASTEA) has organized a webinar on Inclusive STEM education for relevant organizations at national and international levels. The virtual forum target Partner Networks & Linkages with interest in STEM education. The two hour sessions will be covered in three days from 23rd – 25th May 2023 via Zoom. Click here to read more.

CEMASTEA Newsletter

We are pleased to present to our esteemed clients, stakeholders and staff the CEMASTEA INFO Newsletter Issue 012. Click here to view the newsletter.


Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (JOMSTE)! Are you looking for a journal to publish your work? Click here for more information and Guidelines for Authors.

CEMASTEA’s Practitioner Journal of Mathematics and Science Teachers

CEMASTEA has established a Practitioner Journal of Mathematics and Science Teachers (PJM&ST). Click here to access the journal. The journal is also accessible on CEMASTEA Content Repository using the link: and on the Online Journal System using the link:

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Our Location

Centre for Mathematics, Science & Technology
Education in Africa (CEMASTEA)
P.O.Box 24214-00502
Karen Road-Bogani Road  Junction
Tel: 020-2044406 ,+254 706 722697/+254 780 797648

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