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Biology department has 7 members of staff and a laboratory technician.The department exists to increase students interest in biology related courses for Kenyas  biotechnological development.We strive to achieve this by continuously building the capacity of teachers on effective pedagogy in biology education.Improved teaching, that is learner centred, increases interest amongst students and hence effective learning of biological principles, concepts and their applications to real life situations.

Our philosophy

Aligning the wishbone with the backbone

Our general  objectives

  • To provide quality training in skills development of biology teachers for effective teaching and learning
  • To enhance the capacity of teachers to be innovative in developing teaching and learning resources.
  • To build teachers capacity on ICT integration in teaching and learning

Our passion

  • Efficiency
  • Effectiveness

Our Core functions

  • Conducting  research on classroom instruction to inform training content
  • Development of needs based training materials
  • Quality control of training materials
  • Development of teaching and learning resources
  • Conducting training .
  • Monitoring and evaluation of training
  • Compiling training report

Contact Departmental Dean

Mr. Makoba Kizito

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Quality Policy Statement

CEMASTEA is committed to providing training in STEM education and research to our customers 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.



Webinar on Inclusive STEM Education

The Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education in Africa (CEMASTEA) has organized a webinar on Inclusive STEM education for relevant organizations at national and international levels. The virtual forum target Partner Networks & Linkages with interest in STEM education. The two hour sessions will be covered in three days from 23rd – 25th May 2023 via Zoom. Click here to read more.

CEMASTEA Newsletter

We are pleased to present to our esteemed clients, stakeholders and staff the CEMASTEA INFO Newsletter Issue 012. Click here to view the newsletter.


Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (JOMSTE)! Are you looking for a journal to publish your work? Click here for more information and Guidelines for Authors.

CEMASTEA’s Practitioner Journal of Mathematics and Science Teachers

CEMASTEA has established a Practitioner Journal of Mathematics and Science Teachers (PJM&ST). Click here to access the journal. The journal is also accessible on CEMASTEA Content Repository using the link: and on the Online Journal System using the link:

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Our Location

Centre for Mathematics, Science & Technology
Education in Africa (CEMASTEA)
P.O.Box 24214-00502
Karen Road-Bogani Road  Junction
Tel: 020-2044406 ,+254 706 722697/+254 780 797648

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