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VISION
Excellent capacity development in STEM Education in Africa.

MISSION
To continuously develop competencies for sustainable development through STEM Education.

MANDATE & CORE FUNCTIONS
The Centre is mandated to provide continuous professional development of teachers in STEM education. The functions shall be to:-

  1. Provide training under policies specified by the Ministry of Education, TSC, and other relevant stakeholders;
  2. Conduct research to inform Teacher Professional Development programs, internal quality assurance processes, and policies;
  3. Organize and conduct seminars, workshops, conferences and symposia in STEM education and teacher capacity development;
  4. Print, publish and disseminate information and research related to STEM education and teacher capacity development;
  5. Provide advisory and consultancy services in STEM education and teacher capacity development;
  6. Develop local and international partnerships, linkages and collaborations with Government agencies, institutions and organizations with interests in STEM education and teacher capacity development;
  7. Function as the Secretariat of the Strengthening of Mathematics and Science Education in Africa (SMASE-Africa) Network and ADEA’s Inter-Country Quality Node on Mathematics and Science Education (ICQN-MSE);
  8. Support the implementation of STEM in the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC).


In this regard, the Centre is expected to:-

  • Use identified training needs from school assessments by MOE and TSC to inform development of its Teacher Professional Development course content
  • Collaborate with TSC, in line with the TSC Act 2012 and TPD Framework 2018, to identify teacher competency gaps to inform Teacher Professional Development course content
  • Liaise with KICD in the development of Teacher Professional Development to enhance teacher’s capacity to interpret and implement curriculum
  • Liaise with KNEC on feedback from assessment and evaluation to inform INSET course content
  • Liaise with KISE to incorporate special needs in Teacher Professional Development course content.
  • Network and partner with like-minded organizations and institutions of higher learning or otherwise to achieve its mandate


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.

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Announcements

THE CEMASTEA WEBINAR FOR TEACHERS IN STEM MODEL SCHOOLS

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

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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

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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

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 JOMSTE

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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Centre for Mathematics, Science & Technology
Education in Africa (CEMASTEA)
P.O.Box 24214-00502
Karen,Nairobi
Karen Road-Bogani Road  Junction
Tel: 020-2044406 ,+254 706 722697/+254 780 797648
Email: director@cemastea.ac.ke

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