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Chemistry department serves CEMASTEA to achieve its purpose in strengthening mathematics and science education by developing INSET content for Chemistry teachers in secondary education and primary science in the Kenya and other African countries. Currently the department has team of 11 National Trainers, headed by a Dean of Studies. The laboratory Technician is in-charge of the laboratory section of the department.


A leading department in Teacher Professional Development


To transform teaching by continuously developing competencies for Chemisty teachers for effective curriculum delivery and improved quality education.

Core Functions of the Department

The department offers training programmes for capacity development of teachers in Kenya and other African countries.

Other related functions include

  • Developing of teaching and learning materials
  • Facilitation of National INSET and workshops for various education stakeholders
  • Monitoring and evaluation of INSET activities
  • Conducting research on innovative teaching and learning practices
  • Participating in conferences, seminars and science trade fairs 

Core values

  • Timeliness
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity 
  • Efficiency


Contact Departmental Dean

Mr. Samuel Gachuhi

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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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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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