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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

The Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education in Africa is committed to providing training to curriculum implementers and conducting educational research in a timely, efficient and effective manner

The Centre is committed to satisfying customer, organizational, legal and ISO 9001:2015 requirements and to the continual improvement of its quality management system.



CEMASTEA Coding and Robotics Boot Camp 2023


CEMASTEA in collaboration with other partners has organised a coding and robotics residential and non-residential boot camp for students to learn programming fundamentals. The boot camp will take part in 2 cohorts as follows; 1st Cohort 20th -24th November, 2023 and 2nd Cohort 27th November - 1st December, 2023. The CEMASTEA boot camp will cover Creative coding, Robotics, Mobile App Development, 3D Design/Graphic Design, Maths & Science Innovations.  

 Please register with the link:

CEMASTEA Newsletter

The CEMASTEA Info Newsletter Issue 014 is Out!!!!!!! With very interesting articles on Training Junior Secondary School teachers, Coding skills for teachers and Going Green. Download a copy and read more.


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.

CEMASTEA’s Practitioner Journal of Mathematics and Science Teachers

CEMASTEA has established a Practitioner Journal of Mathematics and Science Teachers (PJM&ST). Click here to access the journal. The journal is also accessible on CEMASTEA Content Repository using the link: and on the Online Journal System using the link:

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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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