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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: Promoting Imagination and Creativity Among Teachers for Effective Learning in STEM   

The Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education in Africa (CEMASTEA) whose mandate is provision of continuous professional development of teachers in STEM education has scheduled a series of webinars for teachers from STEM Model Schools from all the 47 counties in  Kenya.

The online training is organized into two batches of three cohorts each. The webinar for the first batch is scheduled to take place from 12th October, 2020 to 6th November, 2020.

Batch 2 training of teachers from STEM Model Schools running from 2nd to 18th November, 2020. Click here to view


On-line Webinar Series on COVID-19 Response

This is to invite you to a free online webinar series on "Educational Innovation in STEM: Towards Enhancing Continual Learning during Crisis Times".

Click here for more information


CEMASTEA Newsletter

We are pleased to present to our esteemed clients, stakeholders, and staff the July – August 2020 issue of CEMASTEA INFO Newsletter. Click here to view



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.

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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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