Dr. Severina Mwirichia, PhD
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Dr. Severina M. Mwirichia, Ph.D

Chair, Department of Education

“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 and Counselling in Special Needs Education (B.ED, SNE) from Kenya Methodist University; Master of Education in Leadership and Education Management, from Kenya Methodist University and Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership and Education Management from Kenya Methodist. I have expertise in leadership, Education Management, Special Needs Education, Monitoring & Evaluation. I have a world of experience in Teaching, Monitoring, Evaluation, Leadership, management and Educational Functional Assessment.

Currently I am the Chair of Department of Education in the School of Education and Social Sciences, and a Lecturer in the Department of Education. Over the years I have participated in teaching at all levels of Education, evaluation, leadership, management, curriculum development/review and implementation of academic programmes in Education.


  • Kenya Methodist University (PLEM), KeMU, 2014 - 2017
  • Master of Education in Leadership and Education Management (MELM), KeMU, 2009 - 2011
  • B. Ed. and Counselling in Special Needs Education (B.ED, SNE) KeMU, 2005 - 2008
  • Diploma in SNE, Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE), 2002 - 2005
  • Certificate in Educational and Functional Assessment, KISE, 2009


  • Langat C. M., Owiti B., Mwirichia S. (2021). Management of School Environmental Factors on Drop out Rates in Public Primary Schools in Kuresoi South Sub- County, Kenya. World Journal of Innovative Research (WJIR) ISSN: 2454-8236, Volume-11, Issue-3, September 2021 Pages 01-08
  • M’muyuri, K., Kibaara, T. & Severina, M. & (2021). Assessment of Students’ Participation in Making Decisions on their Welfare Matters towards improving Discipline in Public Secondary Schools in Meru County, Kenya. Journal of Education, 4(3), 120-137
  • M’muyuri M. M., Kibaara T. and Mwirichia S. (2021). Democratization of Student Leaders’ Elections and its Effect on Students’ Discipline in Public Secondary Schools in Meru County, Kenya. International Journal of Professional Practice (IJPP) Vol .9 Issue No. 2
  • Mwirichia, M. S. (2021). HEAD TEACHER-PARENT COMMUNICATION FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION IN REGULAR PUBLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN MERU COUNTY, KENYA. International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 9 No. 1 January 2021 Pp 1-8 ISSN: 2411-5681
  • Emekwi D., Mwirichia M. S. and Ikiara L. (2019). Factors Influencing Pupils Acess to Primary Education in Conflict Prone Arears of Turkana East Sub-County. International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering & Management, Vol. 05, Issue 08, September 2019
  • Mwirichia M. S. and Kibaara T. (2018). Activities in Team Work Among Head Teachers and Parents for The Improvement of Inclusive Education in Regular Public Primary Schools in Meru County. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research www.ijier.net Vol:-6 No-07 July, 2018 Pp 01-05 ONLINE – ISSN 2411- 2933, PRINT– ISSN 2411- 3123

Research Interests

  • Issues in Leadership and Education Management
  • Issues in Inclusive Education
  • Policy Issues
  • Emerging Issues


Leadership and Education Management 94%
Quality Assurance and Control 91%
Education Policy and Analysis97%