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Dr. Peter Kibet Koech, Associate Dean

Dr. Peter KoechDr. Peter KoechTitle/Qualifications: PhD
Department: Early Childhood Studies
Contact Address: P.O. Box 2586 Eldoret, Kenya.
Cell phone: 0722-558265,
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Position: Associate Dean, school of Education

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Area of Specialization: Early Childhood Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Management, Child Development

Research Interests: Children’s success in school, teacher education, parental involvement in children’s education, family education, and culturally relevant education.


Publications

BOOKS

  1. Parent-Teacher Partnerships For Enhancing Pre-School Children’s Education in Uasin Gishu District, Kenya (2008) (PhD Thesis)
  2. General Psychology: A book for college and university students
  3. Personality Development: : A book for college and university students
  4. Guidance and Counseling (Almost complete)

Conferences/ Seminars/Workshops
 2003 :  Summer Institute on Constructivist Education Seminar, Cedar falls, Iowa (USA)
2006 :  Codesria Seminar on Scholarly Writing, Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
2007:   E-learning seminar, Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
2007:   Seminar on writing Proposal for Funding, Kenya Utalii College, Nairobi.
2009:  Early Childhood East and Central Africa Conferences, KU, Nairobi
2010:  Workshop on Post Graduate Supervision, Kenyatta University, Nairobi
2010:  Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Kenyatta University, Nairobi
2010:  Conference on the Talented and Gifted, Kenyatta University, Nairobi
2012: The 20th Reconceptualising Early Childhood Education Conference
           Reconceptualizing the field: Past, Present, and Future, KU, Nairobi.
Consultancies  

  1. Developed a Bachelor of Education Degree (Early Childhood) Curriculum programme for Gretsa University

Administrative positions and roles

  1. 2015 to date: Associate Dean, school of education
  2. 2013: 2014: Chairman, Early Childhood studies department, MKU
  3. 2013- to date : Chairman, Uasin Gishu County Education Board
  4. 2009- 2012 : Departmental Exam Coordinator,KU
  5. 2009- 2012: Departmental Curriculum Committee Chairman,KU
  6. 2010- 2012: Departmental Welfare Secretary, KU
  7. 2011- 2012: Departmental IBP Coordinator, KU
  8. 2011- 2012: Board Member, Institutional Based Programme (IBP) Board, KU
  9. 2010-2012: Departmental Intellectual Property Rights Coordinator, KU
  10. 2011-2012: School of Education Strategic Committee Member, KU
  11. 2010-2012: Masters and PhD Student Supervisor, KU
  12. 2011-2012: University Students Mentor, KU

Research

  1. A Comparative Analysis of Early Childhood Education in Kenya and the United States of America: Kenya's Socio- Economic constraints" 2003, (Masters Project Work)
  2. Parent-Teacher Partnerships For Enhancing Pre-School Children’s Education in Uasin Gishu District, Kenya (2010) (PhD Thesis).