- Bachelor of Arts with Education
- Bachelor of Science with Education (Business Studies)
- Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with Education
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Studies with Education
- Bachelor of Education
- Master of Education in Educational Leadership, Management and Development
- Postgraduate Diploma in Education
RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS
Members of the Faculty of Education have been working diligently to produce research papers and related resources for local and international use. Some of the areas extensively researched on include educational leadership and management, educational technology, culture, mentoring, stress management and effective teaching and learning. Some of the contributions by faculty include the following:
Book chapters1. Guidance and Counselling in Schools in Guidance and Counselling Workshop Materials by W. Schulz, 1992. Harare. Pp 26 to 35.
2. Guidance and Counselling Techniques and the Gender Dimensions. Module 5, Units 1, 2, and 3 in the Zimbabwe Institute of Public Administration and Management Gender Training Manual compiled and edited by L. Monachonga, 1997. Pp 122-142.Published booksi) V. Oyedele (2003). Educational Research and Statistical Methods. Windhoek: University of Namibia. – ISBN 99916 63 05-3
(ii) Oyedele, V. (2010). Curriculum Development Book Reader. Windhoek: Zebra Publisher. – ISBN 978-99945-64-06-4
(iii) Oyedele, V. (2010). Curriculum Development Module 1. Windhoek: Zebra Publisher. – ISBN 978-99945-64-07-1
(iv) Oyedele, V. (2010). Curriculum Development Module 2. Windhoek: Zebra Publisher. – ISBN 978-99945-64-10-1
(v) Oyedele V. (2010). Essentials in Educational Measurement and Evaluation. Windhoek: Zebra Publisher. – ISBN 978-99916-854-6-5.
(vi) Oyedele, V. (2011). Research Methods for Education Students. Windhoek: Zebra Publisher. – ISBN 978-99945-64-53-8.
(vii) Mapfumo, J.S. (1995). Learning to Learn at a Distance. Harare: Centre for Distance Education.
(viii) Mapfumo, J.S. (2001). Counselling in Education; Zimbabwe Open University.
(ix) Mapfumo, J.S. & Chireshe, R. (2006). Career Guidance for Job Seekers. Gweru; Mambo Press.
Research papers accepted for publications(i) V. Oyedele, J. Quarshie & M. Tholanah (2011), The Role of School Development Committees in Teacher Retention: A Case Study of Buhera District Primary Schools in Manicaland Province. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, University of Zimbabwe.
(ii) V. Oyedele & R. Moyana, D. Munasirei & Y. Oyedele (2012).The Impact of Computer- Assisted Instruction on Secondary Students’ Achievement in Geography. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, University of Zimbabwe.
Books accepted for Publication1. Mapfumo, J.S. & Urombo, R. Developing, Implementing and Evaluating Guidance and Counselling Programmes in Secondary Schools in Zimbabwe. Accepted for publication by University of Zimbabwe Printers.
Articles in refereed journals.1. Mapfumo, J.S. & Chireshe, R. (2002). Career perceptions and visions of boys and girls in secondary schools in Zimbabwe. Zambezia, vol. 29 No. ii.
2. Chireshe, R. & Mapfumo, J.S. (2002). Focus on the slow learner: The Zimbabwe scene. African Journal of Special Education, 7 (2), 126-134 Sept. 2002.
3. Chireshe, R. & Mapfumo, (2003). Sources and levels of stress among teachers in Zimbabwe. Bulletin of Teacher Education. 12(2), 1-16.
4. Chireshe, R. & Mapfumo, J.S. & Dzapasi, A. (2003). A bird’s eye view of the Zimbabwe Remedial Programme: Past and present. Journal of Special Needs Education, vol. 8 no1 March.
5. Chireshe, R. & Mapfumo, J.S. (2003b). A preliminary survey of marital adjustment among Open University students. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, vol. 15, no 3 November.
6. Chireshe, R., Kasayira, J., Mudhovozi, P., Mapfumo, J.S. & Gwandure, C. (2006). Community Psychology in Zimbabwe: Past, present and future. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 2006(2); 197-202.
7. Chireshe, R. & Mapfumo, J.S. (2005). School counsellors’ perception of Headmasters’ attitude towards Guidance and Counselling in Zimbabwe secondary schools. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, 17(2), 19 -29.
8. Chireshe, R., Mapfumo, J.S. & Peresuh, M. (2003). Good and bad teachers: The secondary school students’ perspectives in Zimbabwe, Namibian Educational Research Association Journal (NERA) a Journal of the University of Namibia 2003/2004; 19 – 32.
9. Mapfumo, J.S., Chireshe, R. & Shumba, A. (2007). Male and female roles in intimate sexual relationships among young men and women in universities: Implications for HIV/AIDS counselling. South African Journal of Higher Education. Vol 21, 15.
10. Peresuh, M., Mushoriwa, T., Chireshe, R. & Mapfumo, J.S. (2007). A view of research findings on the Inclusive Educational Movement: Perspectives from Developed and Developing countries. Educamate.
11. Mapfumo, J.S. (2008). Freshmen: The counselling they received in high school and the counselling they need in colleges and universities. The Dyke: A Journal of the Midlands State University: Zimbabwe.3, 1.
12. Mapfumo, J.S., Daniel, M. & Shumba, A. (2008). An exploratory study of factors affecting stress levels among teachers in Zimbabwe. The Nigerian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 13, 1.
13. Shumba, A., Chireshe, R., Mpofu, E. & Mapfumo, J.S.(-----). Corporal punishment in schools; Aetiology, problems and alternatives in the new millennium. South African Journal of Psychology.
14. Mapfumo, J.S., Mukwidzwa, F. & Chireshe, R. (2007). Stress levels among special needs Education teachers and Mainstream teachers in Mutare Urban in Zimbabwe. Makerere University Journal of Humanities.
15. Peresuh, M., Chireshe, R. & Mapfumo, J.S. (2006). Breaking the Barriers: The African Woman in Context. Zambezia.
16. Chipangure, L., Makoni, R. & Mapfumo, J. (2010). Students’ perceptions of an effective teacher at three secondary schools in Mutare Urban: Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Social Science Review, 1,2: 6-34.
17. Shumba, A., Mapfumo, J.S. & Chademana, J. (2011). The prevalence of concurrent sexual partnerships among students in institutions of Higher Education in Zimbabwe. Journal of Human Ecology, 34,1: 53-65. Kamla Raj.
18. Hallfors, D., Cho, H., Rusakaniko, S., Iritani, B., Mapfumo, J. & Halpern, C. (2011). Supporting Adolescent Orphan Girls to Stay in School as HIV Prevention: Evidence from a randomised controlled trial in Zimbabwe. American Journal of Public Health, 101, 6: 1082-1088.
19. Chireshe, E., Nyanga, T., Mapfumo, J.S. & Chireshe, R. (June, 2011). Lived Experiences of Informal Settlers in Peri-Urban Districts in Zimbabwe. Journal of Psychology in Africa.
20. Mpofu, E., Dune, T.M., Hallfors, D.D., Mapfumo, J.S., Mutepfa, M.M. & January, J. (June,2011). ‘Apostolic faith church organisation contexts for health and wellbeing in women and children. Ethnicity & Health. http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title-content=t713421971.
21. Mapfumo, J.S. & Chinyanganya, P. (2011). Age-discrepant sexual partnerships among female students at a private university in Zimbabwe: A critical analysis. The Dyke, A Journal of the Midlands State University.
22. Mapfumo, J.S. (2012). Stress and coping mechanisms among international students at a university in Eastern Zimbabwe. The Dyke
23. Mapfumo, J.S., Chitsiko, N. & Chireshe, R. (2012). Teaching Practice-generated stressors among student teachers in Zimbabwe. South African Journal of Education, 32: 155-166.
24. Muchena, P., Mapfumo, J. & Dhlomo, T. (2012). Sexual Harassment among Female College Athletes. Accepted for presentation at the Zimbabwe Open University International Research Conference, 2012 at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC), 30-31 August, 2012.
25. Mapfumo, J. & Muchena, P. (2012). Unfaithfulness among married couples. Paper accepted for publication in The Dyke (Journal of the Midlands State University),6, 4,2012.
26. Mapfumo, J.S., Shumba, A., Zvimba, R. & Chinyanganya, P. (2012). Sexual Activity and Prevalence of Multiple Sexual Relationships among Female Students at a University Campus in Zimbabwe. © Kamla-Raj 0000 Anthropologist, 0000: 0000 (0000): Anth-803
27. V. I. Oyedele and O.J. Ehindero 1999, Investigative Laboratory : An Approach to Biology Instruction. Nigerian Journal of Research and Development in Primary and Secondary Education, Vol. 1, p. 70 - 75.
28. V. I. Oyedele 2004, Students’ Misconceptions of Scientific Phenomena and the Effect on Teaching and Learning Processes, Journal of the Namibia Educational Research Association (NERA). Vol. 2, p 51– 62.
29. V.I. Oyedele 2004, Effect of Students’ Learning Method on their
Achievements: A Case Study of Concept-Mapping in Namibia.
Journal of the Namibia Educational Research Association (NERA).
Vol. 3, p 15 – 26.
30. V. Oyedele, B. Chisaka, J. Jaibes & L. Chipangure (2008). Perceptions on the Influence of School Factors on Pupils’ Achievement in Primary Schools in Chimanimani Educational District. The Zimbabwe Bulletin of Teacher Education, University of Zimbabwe. Vol. 14, Issue 2, p 150 – 167.
31. V. Oyedele, A. Mamvuto, & L. Nhiwatiwa (2010). Teachers’ Perceptions on the Effectiveness of Women Leadership in Mutare District Schools. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research., Vol. 22, no. 2, p 170 - 179 .
32. James D. Quarshie and Victoria I Oyedele (2011), University, Education District and Schools Collaboration in the Preparation of Local Level Educational Leaders: The Zimbabweans Experience. Procedia –Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 29, pp1236 – 1243.
33. V. Oyedele, J. Rwambiwa & A. Mamvuto (2013), Using Educational Media and Technology in Teaching and Learning Processes: A case Study of the Trainee Teachers at Africa University. Academic Research International, Vol.4, No.1, p292 – 299.
34. Nyandoro, J, Mapfumo, J and Makoni, R. 2013. Effectiveness of School Development Committees in financial management in Chimanimani West Circuit primary schools in Zimbabwe. Academic Research International, Issue: Vol.4, No.1.
35. Makoni, R. and Munyaradzi, .(2012). Balance of Power between Copyright Owners and Music Teachers. Creative Education, 3, 205-207. doi: 10.4236/ce.2012.32032. 35. Chipangure, L, Makoni, R and Mapfumo, J. 2010. Students' Perceptions of an Effective Teacher at Three Secondary Schools in Mutare urban. Zimbabwe Social Sciences Review Vol.1 No.2.
36. Chikunda, C, Marambire, E and Makoni, R. (2006). The impact of Khomba: a Shangaan cultural rite of passage - on the formal schooling of girls and on women's space in the Chikombedzi area in Zimbabwe. Indilinga: African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Vol.5, No.2 pp 145-156.
37. V. I. Oyedele 2009, Effect of Self generated Concept-Mapping Instructional Strategy on the Achievement of Students in Evolutionary Concept. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research., Vol. 21, no. 1, p 1 - 14 .