Mr. Benjamin Harun Mwandoe Mwawasi, Lecturer, Department of Education
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Mr. Benjamin Harun Mwandoe Mwawasi

Lecturer, Department of Education

“On behalf of the Department of Education and the School of Education and Social Sciences (SESS) in general, I wish to welcome you to KeMU and to the School of Education and Social Sciences where the Department of Education is housed. I joined KeMU in 2008 and have served as a lecturer, Coordinator Department of Education and Counseling and from January 2022 I have been serving as the Coordinator, SESS at the KeMU Mombasa Campus. We are committed to raising Transformational leaders, Educationists and Counseling Psychologists who are ready to be change agents in their communities and the world scene at large” – Mr. Benjamin Mwandoe


Mr. Benjamin Mwandoe Mwawasi is a lecturer in the Department of Education, with interest in Curriculum Design and Development, Education Leadership and Management, Counseling Psychology, Education in Emergencies: Principles, Educational Psychology and Linguistics.

His passion is on Curriculum Design and Development, Educational Leadership and Management and dealing with education in emergency situations, especially in disadvantaged communities. On matter of training, Mr. Mwawasi`s desire is to see accomplished educators who will become educational leaders and Counseling Psychologists after the successful completion of their programs in KeMU.

Mr. Mwawasi has been involved in training educators, education leadership mentoring, and teaching practice assessments for the last 13 years. Mr. Mwawasi has been involved in community service whereby he has served in various school boards of Management (BoM) as the Chair of the BoM of Mwakichuchu Boys High School, Member of the BoM of Kajire Girls High School and Member of the BoM Kizumanzi Secondary School. He is also involved in Church leadership in which case he has served as the Vicar`s Warden at the St. Joseph of Nazareth ACK Church -Alidina, is the Secretary to Waumini Welfare and Investment Group (A church Welfare Group) and also served as the Secretary to the Development Committee of the St. Joseph of Nazareth ACK Church. Mr. Mwawasi is also a member of the Parish Church Council (PCC) of this church.

 Additionally, Mr. Benjamin Mwawasi is a member of KEMUSWA which is involved in reaching out to KeMU staff in times of distress and in times of joy. He is also an active member of the Ungaro Kaya Ungaro Kireti (UKUK) CBO which is involved in community development in Sagalla Location of Voi Sub County


  • M.Ed (Curriculum Studies) Kenyatta University; Kenya
  • B.Ed (Arts) Hons. Kenyatta University Kenya
  • Certificate Course on Education on Emergencies, United Nations University of Peace, Costa Rica


  • Influence of Strategies adopted by School Management in containing Conflicts in Public Public Primary Schools in Lamu County. Shemote Omar Shee 1, Benjamin Mwandoe Mwawasi 2, Paul Mwenda 3, IQSR Journal of Research and Methods in Education. Vol 10 Issue 5 September 2020
  • Teacher Factors Influencing the Implementation of Curriculum Learning Outcomes in Public Primary Schools in Ndavaya Zone, Kwale County – Kenya. Ronaldah Chari Mwashashu 1, Samuel Muli 2, Benjamin Mwandoe Mwawasi 3. Journal of Popular Education in Africa Vol 4 No. 7, 8 and 9 September 2020
  • Teacher Factors Influencing the Implementation of Tusome Program in Lower Primary Public Primary Schools in Mvita Sub-County, Mombasa. Mary Nyale Nguya 1, Benjamin Mwandoe Mwawasi 2, Samuel Muli 3, International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology. Vol 5 No. 3 September 2018
  • Influence of Headteachers Strategic Leadership on Student Academic Performance: A Survey of Private Primary Schools in Nyali Sub-County. Kefa Kevin Nyongesa 1, Tarsilla Kibaara 2, Benjamin Mwandoe Mwawasi 3. Strategic Journal of Business and Change Management Vol 5 No.3 2018
  • Influence of Headteacher`s Management Role on Learners Academic Performance in Public Primary Schools in Kisauni Sub-County, Kenya. Mwanasiti Mwalimu Mbete 1, Benjamin Mwandoe Mwawasi 2, Paul Mwenda 3, Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research Vol 3 Issue 9 September 2017
  • The Teaching and Learning of Poetry in English in Secondary Schools in Kenya: An Ethnographic Study of Two Schools in Voi Division. Mwandoe Benjamin Mwawasi 1, Grace Wangari Bunyi 2, Godfrey Shedd Mse 3. (Published M.Ed Thesis, Kenyatta University Library 2002)

Research Interests

  • Curriculum Designing and Development
  • Career Guidance and Counseling
  • Field attachment assessments


Curriculum Designing and Development96%
Education Proposal Development98%
Writing Proposals for funding95%
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