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Mr. Hezekiah Adwar Othoo

•Mr Hezekiah Adwar Othoo

• Tutorial Fellow

• Department of Psychology, Management and Policy Studies, school of education,

Biography


Hezekiah Adwar Othoo  is a graduate teacher by profession, duly registered under the Teachers Service Commission. He taught at secondary school for 15 years before moving to the university level. He is currently Assistant Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Management and Policy Studies in the School of Education and Social Sciences (SESS) where he teaches Educational management, Planning, Economics and Educational Research Courses. He has several journal publications.

 

Lectures, examines students in various courses on Planning and Economics of Education, Education Administration and Management and Education Research

         Examination and Time Tabling Coordinator of School of Education and Social Sciences (SESS)

         Drug and Substance Abuse Committee member

         Patron of Alupe University SDA church

         Disability and Gender mainstreaming champion

Vice chairperson of Alupe University Sacco

Academic Qualifications


April 2019 – Todate:  Maseno University, Kenya

                                    PhD in Planning and Economics of Education

Theses title: Implications of Pricing Guidelines on the quality of education in public sub county secondary schools in Busia County, Kenya

March 2021 – Jan 2022: Certificate in Leadership from Andrews University (USA)

2019 – 2021: Kenya Education Management Institute (KEMI)

                       Diploma in Education Management

2016 – 2018 :   Maseno University, Kenya

                          M. Ed in Planning and Economics of Education

Thesis Title: Selected educational resources as determinants of academic performance in secondary schools in Kuria West and Kuria East sub counties, Kenya

2008 – 2012 :   Moi University, Kenya

                          B. Ed (Arts)

                          Mathematics/Geography

2003 – 2006:   Rapogi secondary school

                         Kenya  Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

1995 – 2002 :   Rangwe Junior Academy

                          Kenya Certificate of Primary Education  (KCPE)

Research Interests


• Quality of education

   Equity in education,

• Title of Main Research Projects – Implications of Pricing Guidelines on the quality of education in public sub county secondary schools in Busia County, Kenya (not funded)

Publications


Journal Publications:

  • Othoo, H. A., Olendo, C. & Gogo, J. (2023). Optimal pricing for quality education in public Sub-county secondary schools in Busia County, Kenya. Journal of Research Innovation and Implications in Education, 7(1), 110 – 122.

• Othoo, A. H., Gogo, J. & Olendo, C. (2023). Influence of development fund pricing guidelines on the quality of education in public sub-county secondary schools in Busia County, Kenya. Journal of Research Innovation and Implications in Education, 7(1), 96 – 109.

• Othoo, H. A. & Aseu, G. O. (2022). Role of Christian Religious Education in the Moral Values Formation of Secondary School Students in Teso South Sub – County, Busia County, Kenya. Journal of Research Innovation and Implications in Education, 6(2), 307 – 317.

• Othoo, H. A. & Nekesa, F. (2022). Factors Affecting Teacher Motivation in Public Secondary Schools in Teso-South SubCounty, Kenya. Journal of Research Innovation and Implications, 6(2), 188 – 196.

• Hezekiah Adwar Othoo & Chrispin Masake Omunyin (2022). Effect of Physics Practicals on Students’ Academic Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Matayos Sub-County, Busia County, Kenya. Global Journal of HUMAN-SOCIAL SCIENCE: G Linguistics & Education Volume 22 Issue 4 Version 1.0 Year 2022 Type: Double Blind Peer Reviewed International Research Journal Publisher: Global Journals Online ISSN: 2249-460x & Print ISSN: 0975-587X

• Othoo, H. O. & Omondi, K. (2022). Impact of Students’ Involvement in Co-Curricular Activities on Academic Performance in Gem Sub County, Siaya County, Kenya. Journal of Research Innovation and Implications in Education, 6(2), 131 – 139.

• Othoo, H. A., Sika, J., Ojuok, J. & Opiyo, F. (2022). Access to quality technical education vocational and training in the context of the post Covid-19 pandemic in Kenya. Journal of Research Innovation and Implications in Education, 6(1), 453 – 463.

• Othoo, H. A. & Sika, J. S. (2022). Prospects, challenges and strategies of internationalization of university education in Kenya. Journal of Research Innovation and Implications in Education, 6(2), 35 – 43. • Hezekiah Adwar Othoo; Maureen A. Olel; Julius Gogo (2019). Finanacial Resources as Determinants of Academic Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Kuria East and Kuria West Sub-Counties, Kenya. American Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 4(2): 392-406

 • Hezekiah Adwar Othoo; Maureen A. Olel; Julius Gogo (2019). Teaching and Learning Resources as Determinants of Academic Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Kuria East and Kuria West Sub-Counties, Kenya. American Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 4(3): 448-460.

• Hezekiah Adwar Othoo; Maureen A. Olel; Julius Gogo (2019). Selected Educational Resources as Determinants of Academic Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Kuria East and Kuria West Sub-Counties, Kenya. African Educational Research Journal Volume 7(4): 560-570, August 2019.

Conferences papers

• Participated in the Education Management Society of Kenya (EMSK) 9th Annual International Conference Held on 12th and 13th October, 2023 at Egerton University and Presented a Paper Entitled: Effect of teacher Unit Costs on Students’ Performance in KCSE examinations in Public Secondary Schools in Gem- Sub County, Kenya

• Reflection on Corruption in Higher Education in Kenya: Can Quality Assurance Bring Transformative Difference? Presented at the 6th JRIIE Conference held in Andrews Resort, Mangochi, Malawi October 25 - 27, 2022

• Participated in the Education Management Society of Kenya (EMSK) 8th Annual International Conference Held on Friday 7th October, 2022 at Kisii University and Presented a Paper Entitled: The Relationship Between Work Condition And Job Satisfaction Among Female Principals In Secondary Schools In Siaya County, Kenya

• Participated in the 8th International Conference On Education And Lifelong Learning held on 6th and 7th October, 2022 held in Kenyatta University Nairobi Kenya and presented a conference paper titled: Management of Teaching and Learning Post COVID 19: An Assessment of Secondary School Experiences in the Western Region of Kenya

• Participated in the Education Management Society of Kenya (EMSK) 8th Annual International Conference Held on Friday 7th October, 2022 at Kisii University and Presented a Paper Entitled: Leadership Styles and their Influence on Students’ Academic Performance in Kisumu County, Kenya

• Participated in the Education Management Society of Kenya (EMSK) 8th Annual International Conference Held on Friday 7th October, 2022 at Kisii University and Presented a Paper Entitled: Response of Public Universities towards Teaching and Learning during the Covid-19 Pandemic in Kenya

• Participated in the Education Management Society of Kenya (EMSK) 8th Annual International Conference Held on Friday 7th October, 2022 at Kisii University and Presented a Paper Entitled ‘Analysis of Human Resources Development and Pupils’ Academic Performance in Primary Schools in Seme Sub County, Kisumu County, Kenya

• Participated in the Education Management Society of Kenya (EMSK) 8th Annual International Conference Held on Friday 7th October, 2022 at Kisii University and Presented a Paper Entitled: Evaluation of Changes in the Mode of Teaching and Learning Processes Due to Compressed Academic Calendar in Secondary Schools in Teso South Sub County, Kenya • 10th-12th December, 2021: was a panelist during the STAR Global Conference hosted by Op Jindal Global University, with the presentation title; Strategic Internalization and Digitalisation of Higher Education in Kenya. The case of Maseno University, Kenya.

• 29th- 30th September,2021: Access to quality technical education vocational and training in the context of Post-Covid 19 Pandemic in Kenya (The first Kisii University School of Education and Human Resource Development Conference, Theme; Repositioning Education in Changing Times)

• 3RD- 4TH October 2019: A reflection of Michael Porter’s Models and their Relevance to Higher Education Strategy and Competitiveness in Africa ( at an International Conference at Egerton University in collaboration with Education Management Society of Kenya).

Classes taught


  •      EMP100 – First years

         EMP 310 – Third years

         EDU 300 – Third years

         EMP 410 – Fourth years

         EMP 411 – Fourth years

         EMP 412 – Fourth years

         EDU 499 -  Fourth years

         EDU 710 – PGDE

         EDU 720 – PGDE

         EMP 711 – PGDE

         EMP 720 - PGDE

Other relevant links

• https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hezekiah-Othoo-2?ev=hdr_xprf&_sg=BVQ7OzWHWXK8_crrf_cYnzR5E_nU7vPkSRgNNT1CDzst0OL9lA_vsvzUmUFpIeOFsy7Zvb2IA16yUenzR74FTx_6

• https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=5kVkV-oAAAAJ&hl=en

• E- Portfolio site: sites.google.com/view/hezekiah-adwar/home

• https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7640-5608

Official Contact Details

• Telephone number:  +254728983065