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Excellent capacity development in STEM Education in Africa.

To continuously develop competencies for sustainable development through STEM Education.

The Centre is mandated to provide continuous professional development of teachers in STEM education. The functions shall be to:-

  1. Provide training under policies specified by the Ministry of Education, TSC, and other relevant stakeholders;
  2. Conduct research to inform Teacher Professional Development programs, internal quality assurance processes, and policies;
  3. Organize and conduct seminars, workshops, conferences and symposia in STEM education and teacher capacity development;
  4. Print, publish and disseminate information and research related to STEM education and teacher capacity development;
  5. Provide advisory and consultancy services in STEM education and teacher capacity development;
  6. Develop local and international partnerships, linkages and collaborations with Government agencies, institutions and organizations with interests in STEM education and teacher capacity development;
  7. Function as the Secretariat of the Strengthening of Mathematics and Science Education in Africa (SMASE-Africa) Network and ADEA’s Inter-Country Quality Node on Mathematics and Science Education (ICQN-MSE);
  8. Support the implementation of STEM in the Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC).

In this regard, the Centre is expected to:-

  • Use identified training needs from school assessments by MOE and TSC to inform development of its Teacher Professional Development course content
  • Collaborate with TSC, in line with the TSC Act 2012 and TPD Framework 2018, to identify teacher competency gaps to inform Teacher Professional Development course content
  • Liaise with KICD in the development of Teacher Professional Development to enhance teacher’s capacity to interpret and implement curriculum
  • Liaise with KNEC on feedback from assessment and evaluation to inform INSET course content
  • Liaise with KISE to incorporate special needs in Teacher Professional Development course content.
  • Network and partner with like-minded organizations and institutions of higher learning or otherwise to achieve its mandate

Quality Policy Statement

CEMASTEA is committed to providing continuous professional development of teachers in STEM education, and related services to its customers and stakeholders, in a timely efficient and effective manner

CEMASTEA is committed to satisfying customer, organizational, legal and ISO 9001:2015 requirements and to the continual improvement of its quality management system.



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