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Physics Department

Physics department is a core department charged with the responsibility of championing academic matters pertaining to Physics at CEMASTEA. The department’s core mandate is to capacity build secondary physics and primary science teachers within Kenya and other African countries.  Through development of innovative learning activities, the department endeavors to boost the interest of learners in the physics subject.


A department of excellence in Teacher Professional Development in STEM education and specifically secondary physics and primary science


To transform teaching of physics in secondary schools, and science in primary schools by continuously developing teacher competences for effective  curriculum delivery and improved quality of education.

Core Functions

  1. Conducting  research on classroom instruction to inform training content in Physics
  2. Development of needs based training materials
  3. Development of innovative teaching and learning resources
  4. Conduct training for secondary school teachers, primary school teachers and other stake holders
  5. Conduct monitoring and evaluation of training in Kenya  and  the Africa region.

Core values

  1. Timeliness
  2. Professionalism
  3. Teamwork
  4. Integrity 
  5. Efficiency

Contact Dean Physics

Mr. Philip Maate

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Quality Policy Statement

CEMASTEA is committed to providing continuous professional development of teachers in STEM education, and related services to its customers and stakeholders, 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.




THEME: Enhancing teachers’ competences in remote learning techniques for effective teaching and learning of mathematics and science


  1. Demonstrate ability to use Microsoft Teams and Google Classroom for teaching and learning of mathematics and science.
  2. Demonstrate ability to use virtual laboratories and animations in teaching and learning of selected topics in mathematics and science.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) for ease of implementation
  4. Appreciate the use of a variety of ICT tools in online lesson delivery and the importance of Teacher Professional Development (TPD).

DATES: 18th -29th  October, 2021

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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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