**PERSONAL DETAILS**

Surname :Ndemo

First Name :Zakaria

Contact Address :7751 Chiwaridzo 2 Bindura, Cell: 0779 328 070 zndemo@gmail.com

Office number :G03 FSE

Research Area :Students’ learning of mathematics concepts

**PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS**

- Masters of Education in Science and Mathematics Education (Mathematics) (UZ, 2005-2006)
- Bachelor of Education Degree in Mathematics (Bindura University, UZ, 1999-2000)
- Diploma in education in Mathematics (Gweru Teachers College, 1994 – 1995)

**UNIVERSITY WORKING EXPERIENCE**

Institution | Position | From | To |

Bindura University Of Science Ed. | Lecturer | Feb-10 | To date |

Bindura University Of Science Ed. | Temporary Full-time lecturer | Aug-08 | ####### |

**Publications**

Ndemo Z & Mtetwa D.J. (2010). Secondary school students’ preferences of contexts

for learning mathematics. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research,

Sunzuma, G., Ndemo, Z., Zinyeka, G., & Zezekwa, N.(2012). Implementing

constructivist approaches in teaching mathematics. (to provide details).

Ndemo, Z., & Mtetwa, D.K., Kwari, R., & Nyaumwe, L.J. (2010). ICT opportunities

and challenges in Zimbabwe. (to provide publication details)

Ndemo, Z., & Basira, K.F. (2014). University Students’ conceptualizations of

inferential statistics. International Journal of Mathematics Education, 4, 11-18.

Ndemo, Z., & Mtetwa, D.K. (2015). Negotiating the transition from secondary to

undergraduate mathematics: Reflections by some Zimbabwean students. Middle Eastern and African Journal of Educational Research, 14, pp. 67-78.

Ndemo, Z., Zindi, F., & Mtetwa, D.K. (2017). Mathematics undergraduate student

teachers’ conceptions of guided inductive and deductive teaching approaches. Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 6 (2), pp. 75-83.

Ndemo, Z., Mtetwa, D.K., & Zindi, F. (2018). Towards a comprehensive conception of

mathematical proof. Journal of Education and Learning, 12(4), 702-708.

Ndemo, O. & Ndemo, Z. (2018). Secondary school students’ errors and misconceptions in

learning algebra. Journal of Education and Learning, 12(4), 690-701.

Ndemo, Z. (2019). What should be the object of research with respect to the concept of

mathematical proof? Journal of Education and Learning, 13(1),

Ndemo, Z. (2019). High school students’ language related struggles with contextualized

differential equations. Paper accepted for publication: International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics,

Conference papers & workshops

Ndemo, Z. (2012). Undergraduate student teachers’ conceptualisations of mathematicalproof: Poster presentation. Proceedings of Southern African Association for Research In Mathematics Science and Technology Education. Lilonwe, Malawi

Ndemo, Z. (2012). Undergraduate student teachers’ conceptualisations of mathematical proof. Proceedings of the Zimbabwean Chapter Annual Conference of the Southern African Association for Research In Mathematics Science and Technology Education, Gweru, Zimbabwe

Ndemo, Z. (2013). Zimbabwean student teachers’ conceptions of guided inductive and deductive teaching approaches. Proceedings of the 4th African Regional Congress of International Commission of Mathematics Instruction. Maseru, Lesotho.

Ndemo, Z. (2013). Ontology of proof schemes in Zimbabwean undergraduate students’ conceptualizations of mathematical proof. Proceedings of the 4th African Regional Congress of International Commission of Mathematics Instruction. Maseru, Lesotho.

Ndemo, Z. (2013). Ontology of proof schemes in Zimbabwean undergraduate students’ conceptualizations of mathematical proof. Proceedings of the Zimbabwean Chapter Annual Conference of the Southern African Association for Research In Mathematics Science and Technology Education, Gweru, Zimbabwe.

Ndemo, Z. (2014). Ontology of proof schemes in Zimbabwean undergraduate students’ conceptualizations of mathematical proof. Proceedings of the Zimbabwean Chapter Annual Conference of the Southern African Association for Research In Mathematics Science and Technology Education, Gweru, Zimbabwe.

Ndemo, Z. (2014). Negotiating the transition from high school to undergraduate mathematics:some reflections by Zimbabwean students. Proceedings of International Conference of Mathematics and Science educators, Bindura, Zimbabwe.

Ndemo, Z. (2015). Ontology of proof schemes in Zimbabwean undergraduate students’ conceptualizations of mathematical proof. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southern African Association for Research In Mathematics Science and Technology Education, Maputo, Mozambique. Ndemo, Z. (2015). Ontology of proof schemes in Zimbabwean undergraduate students’ conceptualizations of mathematical proof. Proceedings of the Zimbabwean Chapter Annual Conference of the Southern African Association for Research In Mathematics Science and Technology Education, Gweru, Zimbabwe.

Ndemo, Z. (2016). Ontology of proof schemes in Zimbabwean undergraduate students’ conceptualizations of mathematical proof. Proceedings of the Zimbabwean Chapter Annual Conference of the Southern African Association for Research In Mathematics Science and Technology Education, Gweru, Zimbabwe.

Ndemo, Z. (2017). Undergraduate student teachers’ conceptualizations of mathematical proof. Proceedings of the Zimbabwean Chapter Annual Conference of the Southern African Association for Research In Mathematics Science and Technology Education, Gweru, Zimbabwe

Ndemo, Z. (2017). Towards a comprehensive conception of mathematical proof. Proceedings of the International Conference of Science and Mathematics Educators. Bindura, Zimbabwe.

Ndemo, Z. (2018). Towards a comprehensive conception of mathematical proof. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southern African Association for Research In Mathematics Science and Technology Education,

**Community Engagement**

- Mentoring of O and A level mathematics teachers in Bindura Urban and secondary schools in Mashonaland Central Province: Presented a paper on: Role of argumentation in mathematics classroom: Bindura Primary School (2014)
- Setting, marking and processing of BUMO Olympiad mathematics examinations.
- BUMO coordinator for Harare Province
- Teaching of O level Mathematics (Bridging Course) to students enrolled without O level mathematics.
- Other languages: English

** Organizational Skills and Competences**

Guiding and counselling students in the department

Coordinating and administrating Department Bereavement society

Coordinating and administrating Electrification project in the local community

** Membership**

AMESA member 2012 to 2015

Publicity Secretary for SAARMSTE-Zim Chapter

Member of SAARMSTE mother body