Name: Mr. Walter. Munakandafa.
- Master of Education in Science & Mathematics Education (Biology) (UZ, Zim).
- Graduate Certificate in Education (UZ, Zim).
- Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Biology & Biochemistry.(NUST, Zim)
2014-2017: Chairperson- Department of Science and Mathematics Education Bindura
University of science education-Zimbabwe.
2010- Present: Lecturer Science Education. – Bindura
University of science education-Zimbabwe
JANUARY 1995 –MARCH 2010 (High School teacher).
- Teaching Science & Biology up to Advanced
level at various schools in Zimbabwe.
- Teacher Professional Development, Science Teaching
& Learning, Open & Distance Learning/STEM, Teacher Education
Tambo, L.K., Munakandafa, W., Matswetu, V, S., and Munodawafa, V. (2011). Influence of type of school on self perception of mathematical ability and achievement among girls in secondary school in Harare. Gender and Behaviour, Vol. 9 (2):3897-3915.
2. Bhukuvhani, C., Munakandafa, W., Munodawafa, V., Zengeya, A., Tigere, A. & Mupa, M. (2012). Addressing Teaching Practice Quality Assurance Issues in Open and Distance Learning Science Teacher Training: A Case Study in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Social Science Tomorrow, Vol. 1 (8): 1-6.
3. Munodawafa, V., Munakandafa, W. & Matswetu, V.S. (2011). An exploratory survey of the effects of economic challenges on lecturer quality at a Zimbabwean university. Journal of Education, Vol. 1 (2): 25-30.
4. Zengeya-Makuku, V., Matswetu, V & Munakandafa, W. (2013). The impact of selected instructional factors on the quantity and quality of computer
skills acquisition and use by University students. International Journal of Sciences Research Article. Vol. 2:42-52.
5. Matswetu, Munakandafa, W., Munodawafa, V. and Mandoga, E. (2013). Science student teachers’ challenges and coping strategies in an open and distance learning environment: A case study of one district in Zimbabwe. Makerere Journal of Higher Education. Vol. 4 (2): 125-137.
6. Ramirez-Berdut, I., PV Moyo, P.V., Munakandafa, W.& Hernandez, O. (2017). Challenges young universities in Zimbabwe face to
create and ensure a healthy learning environment and academic excellence. The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies.
7. Zezekwa, N., Munakanadafa, W. & Sunzuma. G.(2021). Variations in science mentors’ assessment of student teachers in during teaching practice. International Education and Culture Studies. Vol1. 1 (2):4-13.
- University senator. (2014-to 2017).
- Member of the University Sennex committee (2014-2020).
- Faculty of science education regulations sub –committee member.
- Coordinator-Applied Science Education. (2010-2015).
- Graduate employment Committee member (2014-date).
- Facilitator-Teaching and learning workshops.
- Faculty representative to the Faculty of Science and Engineering (2019-date)
- Research paper titled: Science student teachers’ challenges and coping strategies in an open and distance learning environment: A case study of one district in Zimbabwe.
- Presented at the 1st Annual International Interdisciplinary Conference, held at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi, Kenya, on June 26-30, 2012.
- 1st National science and mathematics teachers’ conference held at Bindura University of Science Education, Zimbabwe from 5 to 7 September 2012.
- 2nd National science and Mathematics conference held at Bindura University of Science Education, Zimbabwe from 20-22 August 2014