Dr. Kibaara Tarsilla, Dean, School of Education and Social Sciences
Main Campus, Education Building, Ground Floor

“The world is fast moving towards a knowledge economy, with Kenya’s vision 2030 anchored towards its achievement. The School of Science and Technology is here to equip you with 21st century skills that will enable you to become globally competitive”


I attained a Bachelor of Education Arts (B.Ed. Arts) from Kenyatta University; Master of Education, from Kenyatta University and Doctor of Philosophy in Education :Curriculum Studies option from catholic University of Eastern Africa I have expertise in curricula , development, implementation, monitoring, innovation, Management and evaluation. I have a world of experience in Quality Assurance in Higher Education, Leadership and management, Policy, planning and analysis.

Currently I am the Dean School of Education and Social Sciences, and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Education.. Over the years I have participated in the development, approval processes and implementation of academic programmes with Commission for University Education (CUE) and other regulatory bodies. I have participated in development and accreditation of over 30 academic programmes in Kenya Methodist University. Am a trained Monitoring and Evaluation Trainer and Competence Based Curriculum.


  • Ph.D. (Curriculum Studies), Catholic university of Eastern Africa, 2010
  • M.Ed. (Curriculum Studies ), Kenyatta University,2006
  • B.Ed. (Arts), Kenyatta University, 2002
  • Certificate in Computer Applications, Zitech College, 2007


  • Kibaara, T. M, Muriungi,P.& Mungai, S.(2015).Performance Contracting in Teaching Profession in Kenya. International Journal of Contemporary Applied Science.Vol .2 Feb 2015
  • Muthoni,M.T.Kibaara,T.M &Bundi. M.J.(2016).School Factors Contributing to Underachievement Among Gifted Learners in Public Primary Schools in Kasarani District , Nairobi, County, Kenya: International Journal of Research & Development Organization.(IJRD)vol 2;ISSUE 2 FEB 2016 PAPER 2
  • Kibaara, T.M.& Mbaabu, S.(2016). Impact of Strategies Executed to Address Understaffing of Teachers in Public Secondary Schools in Buuri District: Meru County: Kenya. International Journal of Education & Research. Ngeera F. G, Kibaara, T.M & Maku,P. G (2018). Influence of Information Communication Technologies on Quality of Distance Teaching and Learning in Kenyan Universities IJIRES: Vol. 5
  • Kefa K.N . Kibaara T.M &Mawasi,B.H (2019) Influence of head teachers strategic leadership on student academic performance :A survey of private primary schools in Nyari sub-county-Kenya
  • Kanampiu J.K, Kibaara, T,M(2019) Forms of radicalization and National Police conflict Management in Garissa and Baringo Counties, Kenya
  • Wambeti ,S. N. Kibaara,T.M and .Maku.P.G(2019).the role of mass media in influencing career choice among public secondary school students in meru county, Kenya

Research Interests

  • Issues in Education Planning and Management
  • Issues in Curriculum Implementation and Delivery
  • ICT Implementation in Curriculum Delivery
  • Curriculum Reforms and Implementation


Curriculum Development, Implementation and Reviews93%
Quality Assurance and Control89%
Educational Leadership and Management98%
Educational Planning96%
Education Policy and Analysis91%