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Chemistry department serves CEMASTEA to achieve its purpose in strengthening mathematics and science education by developing INSET content for Chemistry teachers in secondary education and primary science in the Kenya and other African countries. Currently the department has team of 11 National Trainers, headed by a Dean of Studies. The laboratory Technician is in-charge of the laboratory section of the department.


A leading department in Teacher Professional Development


To transform teaching by continuously developing competencies for Chemisty teachers for effective curriculum delivery and improved quality education.

Core Functions of the Department

The department offers training programmes for capacity development of teachers in Kenya and other African countries.

Other related functions include

  • Developing of teaching and learning materials
  • Facilitation of National INSET and workshops for various education stakeholders
  • Monitoring and evaluation of INSET activities
  • Conducting research on innovative teaching and learning practices
  • Participating in conferences, seminars and science trade fairs 

Core values

  • Timeliness
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity 
  • Efficiency


Contact Departmental Dean

Mr. Samuel Gachuhi

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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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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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