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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, being mandated to provide continuous professional development of mathematics and science teachers for effective delivery of curricula, affirms its commitment to providing quality In-service Education and Training (INSET) and related services to its customers and stakeholders in a timely, efficient and effective manner.

CEMASTEA commits to continually improve its quality management system and meet the legal and ISO 9001:2015 International Standard requirements.



CEMASTEA Newsletter

We are pleased to present to our esteemed clients, stakeholders, and staff this inaugural e-magazine, 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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Connect To Us

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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