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FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND EDUCATION

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND EDUCATION

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND EDUCATION

The Faculty of Humanities and Education (FAHE):

  1. WORD FROM THE DEAN

Welcome to the Faculty of Humanities and Education (FAHE) at St John’s University of Tanzania. FAHE, as affectionately known, will prepare you to become a high-caliber individual for the teaching profession through learning participatory teaching-learning methodologies and other cross-cutting techniques. Feedback from various education stakeholders across the country testifies FAHE as a renowned faculty for producing excellent teachers. If you desire to join the noble profession of shaping lives and transforming society through education and if you desire to distinguish yourself as a transformative teacher, the Faculty of Humanities and Education at St John’s University of Tanzania could be your preferred option. We invite you to join this faculty where you will find great lecturers who are committed to your professional development as a teacher of the 21st Century. The Faculty has highly qualified professional faculty members and staff who practically demonstrate the motto of St John’s University – To Learn To Serve. As such, FAHE will provide you with all the support you will ever need to enable you to grow both as a person and as a professional. 

  1. VISION

An eminent part of the University producing agents of spiritual, moral and socio-economic change locally, nationally and internationally, as transformative teachers, committed educational researchers, and distinguished institutional administrators through rigorous academic programmes that integrate faith and learning and ensure acquisition of sophisticated knowledge and solid practical competences.

  1. MISSION

To undertake teaching, learning and research that reflect creativity and innovation and inform the principles of the taught subjects with a focus on knowledge and understanding, application of key principles to related contexts, the ability to reflect on relevant issues and transferrable skills.

  1. GOAL

To produce graduates who are highly competent and knowledgeable in teaching, research, administration and specific subject areas, who exhibit self-discipline and self-direction, independence of mind, life-long learning habits, and who consistently maintain the highest quality of education standards.

  1. FACULTY VALUES

At the individual level FAHE academic staff and students will be expected to display and encourage the following values: professionalism, generosity, kindness, patience, gentleness, humility, peace-making, determination, reliability, responsibility, punctuality, diligence, faithfulness, truthfulness, self-control, tolerance, respect, fairness, justice and love.

  1. ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

FAHE offers the following academic programs;

Degree Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education (3 years)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Special Education (3 years)
  • Master of Arts in Education (18 months)
  • Master of Art in Special Education (18 months)
  • Master of Art in History (18 months)
  • PhD (4 years by Coursework and Research and 5 years by Thesis only)

Non-Degree Programs

  • Certificate in Primary Education (2 years)
  • Certificate in Project Planning and Management (1 year)
  • Diploma in Project Planning and Management (2 years)
  1. DEPARTMENTS
  • Education Department
  • English and Communication Studies Department
  • Geography Department
  • History Department
  • Kiswahili Department
  1. UNIVERSITY WIDE COURSES OFFERED BY THE FACULTY
  • CL 100 - Communication Skills I
  • CL 101 – Communication Skills II
  1. SPECIFIC FACULTY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Direct Entry Qualifications:

Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE): with at least two passes for HGL, HGE, HGK, HKL, or HGM or their equivalent in two of History, Geography, English, or Swahili AND Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE) or its equivalent: passes in five (5) approved subjects, including two of History, Geography, English and Swahili, obtained prior to sitting for the ACSEE.

Equivalent Qualification:

An appropriate equivalent Diploma from a recognised and accredited institution with a minimum average pass of B or a minimum GPA of 3.0, or equivalent.

Master’s degree:

The Master of Arts in Education and Master of Arts in Special Education are open to holders of a first or second class homours degree (GPA 2.7 or a 5-point scale) of any recognized university or approved higher education institution; or holders of a Post Graduate Diploma of Education with a minimum GPA of 4.0 on a 5-point scale, or equivalent. The degree should have a bias in education.

Non-Degree:

  • Diploma in Project Planning:

Certificate with 2.7 GPA or one A level principal pass, or equivalent.

  • Certificate in Project Planning and Management:

O Level with four passes.

  1. FACULTY ADMINISTRATION

Dean:

Dr Theodora A L Bali

BA (Sociology, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Sociology, University of Dar es Salaam), MEd (Special Education, University of Minnesota, USA), MA (Medical Anthropology, University of Connecticut, USA), PhD (Medical Anthropology, University of Connecticut, USA).

Associate Dean:

Dr Zawadi Richard

BSc (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), PhD (Education, Victoria University of Wellington-New Zealand).

Administrative officer:

Martine Kusekwa

Diploma (Computer Systems Maintenance and Development, St John’s University Tanzania), BSc (Computer Science, University of Dodoma).

Block Teaching Practice Coordinator:

Johavein Bikongolo

BA (Education, St John’s University of Tanzania), MA (Education, St John’s University of Tanzania).

 

Education Department:

Head of Department

Daudi Partson

Diploma (Education, Dar es Salaam Teachers College), BA Hons (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Education, University of Dar es Salaam).

Geography Department:

Head of Department

Neema Millu

BA (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Demography, University of Dar es Salaam).

History Department:

Head of Department

Alexander R Kavina

BA Hons (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Development Studies, University of Dodoma).

Kiswahili Department:                           

Head of Department

Lilian Kaishozi

Certificate (Education, Mpwapwa Teachers College), BA (Education, Open University of Tanzania), MA (Kiswahili Literature, University of Dodoma).

 

English and Communication Skills Department:

Head of Department

Dr Safari T A Mafu

BA Hons (Education, University of Dar es Salaam). Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics (Regional Language Centre, Singapore), MSc (Teaching English for Specific Purpose, Aston University, UK), PhD (Aston University).

Bakari Kiyumbu.

BA Hons (Education, Mkwawa University College), MA (Linguistics, University of Dodoma).

Prof Casmir M Rubagumya.

BA (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Linguistics, University of Lancaster, UK), PhD (Linguistics, University of Lancaster, UK).

Daniel Wandera.

BSc Hons (Urban and Regional Planning, University of Dar es Salaam), MSc (Regional Development Planning and Management, University of Dortmund, Germany and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana), PhD studies (Geography, Ardhi University).

Daudi Partson.

Diploma (Education, Dar es Salaam Teachers College), BA Hons (Education), MA (Education, University of Dodoma).

Eliaichi Makundi.

BSc (Agricultural Crop-Soil, Sokoine University of Agriculture), MSc (Soil Science and Land Management, Sokoine University of Agriculture).

Elizabeth Sakaya.

BA Hons (Education, Dar es Salaam University College of Education), MA (Linguistics, University of Dodoma).

Prof Emmanuel D Mbennah. Diploma Hons (Communication, Daystar International Institute, Nairobi), BA Magna Cum Laude (Communication Arts, Messiah College, Grantham, Pennsylvania, USA), MA (General Communication, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, USA), HonsBA (Biblical Studies, Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, Potchefstroom, South Africa), PhD (Communication Science, Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, South Africa), PhD (Biblical Studies, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa).

Dr Fadhili Bwagalilo.

BA (Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Dar es Salaam), MSc (Natural Resources Assessment and Management, University of Dar es Salaam), PhD (Natural Resources Governance, Ardhi University).

Focas M Kafonogo.

Certificate (Special Needs Education, Patandi Institute of Special Education), Diploma (Special Needs Education, Patandi Institute of Special Education), BEd (Special Education, University of Dodoma), MA (Education, University of Dodoma), MA (Special Education, University of Northern Colorado-Greeley, USA).

Innocent John.

BA (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Literature, University of Dar es Salaam).

Johavein Bikongolo. BA (Education, St John’s University of Tanzania), MA (Education, St John’s University of Tanzania).

Neema Millu.

BA (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Demography, University of Dar es Salaam).

Nestory Katurumula.

BA (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Demography, University of Dar es Salaam).

Rehema D G Mbogo.

BA Hons (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Linguistics, University of Dodoma), PhD studies (English, University of Dodoma).

Rehema Ramadhani.

BA Hons (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Education, University of Dodoma).

Romantica Kanyala.

Diploma (Education, Korogwe Teachers Training College), BA Hons (Education, St John’s University of Tanzania), MA (Education, St John’s University of Tanzania).

Tumaini Sanga.

BA Hons (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Kiswahili Literature, University of Dodoma).  

Dr Upendo Biswalo.

BA (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Education, Smith College, Massachusetts, USA), PhD (Education, Victoria University of Wellington-New Zealand).

Prof Yohana P Msanjila. BA Hons (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Language Studies, Lancaster, UK), PhD (Linguistics, University of Dar es Salaam).

Dr Zawadi Richard. BSc (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), MA (Education, University of Dar es Salaam), PhD (Education, Victoria University of Wellington-New Zealand).

Date

24 November 2017

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