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Biology department has 7 members of staff and a laboratory technician.The department exists to increase students interest in biology related courses for Kenyas  biotechnological development.We strive to achieve this by continuously building the capacity of teachers on effective pedagogy in biology education.Improved teaching, that is learner centred, increases interest amongst students and hence effective learning of biological principles, concepts and their applications to real life situations.

Our philosophy

Aligning the wishbone with the backbone

Our general  objectives

  • To provide quality training in skills development of biology teachers for effective teaching and learning
  • To enhance the capacity of teachers to be innovative in developing teaching and learning resources.
  • To build teachers capacity on ICT integration in teaching and learning

Our passion

  • Efficiency
  • Effectiveness

Our Core functions

  • Conducting  research on classroom instruction to inform training content
  • Development of needs based training materials
  • Quality control of training materials
  • Development of teaching and learning resources
  • Conducting training .
  • Monitoring and evaluation of training
  • Compiling training report

Contact Departmental Dean

Mr. Makoba Kizito

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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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