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Dr. O. C. Chakulimba

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PROFILE

 

 

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

OF

Oswell C. Chakulimba

 

TRAINING

a) Seminars Facilitated/Participated in

Resource person at the workshop for “Postgraduate Supervisors and Examiners of Dissertations and Theses.” Organised by The School of Education at Palmwood Lodge. Presented a Paper titled: “The Role of Supervisors and Examiners of Dissertations and Theses.”

2015
Resource person at workshop on “Local Policy Development based on Research.” Organised by Step Up Zambia, at Kitwe Teachers’ Resource Centre, Helen Kaunda Girls Secondary School, Kitwe.

2014
Resource person at Workshop for Tutors in Colleges of Nursing, “Curriculum Review of the Registered Nursing Curriculum, Enrolled Nursing Curriculum and the Midwifery Nursing Curriculum.” Organised by General Nursing Council of Zambia at Gonde Lodge, Kabwe.

2014
Facilitated the workshop for Non Academic Members of Staff in the School of Education on Capacity Building, held at Manchinchi Bay Lodge, Siavonga.

2014
Facilitated the Second Consultative Meeting between the University of Zambia, School of Education and Stakeholders of Educational Human Resource Development attended by Secondary and Primary School Head Teachers in Lusaka on the Way forward for the training of University of Zambia Teachers.

2014
Resource Person at Workshop for Postgraduate Supervisors and Examiners of Dissertations and Theses. Organised by The School of Education at Palmwood Lodge. Presented a Paper titled “Some Preliminary Thoughts about Supervision and Examinations of Dissertations and Theses.”

2012
Facilitated the First Consultative Meeting between the University of Zambia, School of Education and Stakeholders of Educational Human Resource Development attended by Secondary and Primary School Head Teachers in Lusaka on the Way forward for the training of University of Zambia Teachers.

2013
Resource person at the Strategic review Workshop organised by TVTC at Mukuba Hotel, Ndola.

2012
Facilitated the First Consultative Meeting between the University of Zambia, School of Education and Stakeholders of Educational Human Resource Development attended by Secondary and Primary School Head Teachers in Lusaka on the Way forward for the training of University of Zambia Teachers.


b) Seminars/Workshops Attended

2015
Participated in the Policy Round Table meeting (workshop). Organised by Step Up Zambia and Ministry of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education at Gonde Lodge, Kabwe.

2015
Participated in the School of Educational Professional Workshop to assess six colleges for affiliation and to review the added programmes in four affiliated colleges. Organised by AUCE at Sunset Villas, Lusaka.

2015
Participated in a Strategic Planning and Implementation Workshop. Organised by Galilee International Management Institute and the University of Zambia, at Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka.

2015
Attended “Transforming Leadership and Governance Seminar, Part 2 “. Organised by the International Leadership Foundation Zambia at Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka.

2015
Attended a workshop on “Importance of ICT in Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century”. Conducted by National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University; jointly sponsored by Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Commonwealth of Learning.

2015
Attended “Transforming Leadership and Governance Seminar, Part 1. Organised by the International Leadership Foundation and International Leadership University at Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka.

2014
Attended a one Day Seminar on Training of Street Vendors in Lusaka. Organised by the School of Education in the Conference Hall, School of Education, and University of Zambia.

 

2014
Attended a Workshop on Premium Executive Training: “The Road to Excellence”. Organised by Galilee International Management Institute, at Radisson Blu Hotel, Lusaka

 

2014
Attended a Workshop on Mainstreaming Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Teacher Education . Hosted by SADC Division of Education and Skills Development in Gaborone, Botswana.

 

2013
Attended a Workshop on Management of Higher Education Institutions (MHIE). Organised by Galilee International Management Institute, Israel.

 

2013
Attended a Seminar proceeding, organised by the School of Education in the Conference Hall, School of Education. Presented a Paper with postgraduate Students: Constance Mumbo, Emison Musonda and Esthon Sinkamba tiled “Zambian Institutions: Ideal or Sick Bureaucracies?”

 

2013
Attended a meeting on Strengthening the Bachelor Degree Programme in Civic Education Organised by Sogn og Fjorde University College, Faculty of Teacher Education and Sports, Norway.

 

2012
Attended the Strategic Plan Workshop, Organised by the University of Zambia at Lake Safari Lodge, Siavonga.

 

2012
Attended a one day workshop on” Corporate Governance”. Organised by the Institute of Directors of Zambia held at Lake Safari Lodge, Siavonga.

 

2012
Attended a Seminar for University Management organised by NIPA in Senate Chamber at the University of Zambia.



Research Done

 

Chakulimba, O.C, Tambulukani, G., Muzata, K., and Mkandawire, S.B., Ndhlovu, D and Muzata, K. (2014). “A Baseline Survey to Improve Life Chances of Children with Disabilities through Inclusive Education”. Sponsored by Leonard Cheshire Disabilities (LCD).

 

Bedding, E., Banja, M.K., Kalimaposo, K., Chakulimba, O.C., Serenje, J., Mubanga, M., Phiri,P (2013) “Family Resilience and Academic Performance among Children in Child Headed Homes: A Case of Matero and Kalingalinga Town-ships.”



Research On going

 

Namafe, C., Chakulimba O.C., Cheyeka, A. M., Kalikiti, W., Daka, H., Mkandawire, B., Makwaya, Charles, Anderson and Sakuwaha, Fred (2015) “The Work of David Livingstone and its Impact on the Culture of the Local People in Chitambo.”

 

Kalimaposo, K., Bedding, E.J., Banja, M.K. and Chakulimba, O.C. (2013). ‘A Sociological Study of the Sources, Nature and Extent of Stress among University Lecturers: A Case of CBU and UNZA’.



PUBLICATIONS

 

Hamaimbo, G., Chakulimba, O.C. and Kasonde-Ngándu, S. (2015). “A Comparative Study of Teachers in selected Urban and Rural Secondary Schools in Southern Province, Zambia.” International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development (Volume 2, Issue 10, pp. 8-18), October. ISSN 2349-5979.

 

Maambo, M, Kasonde-Ngándu, S and Chakulimba O.C. (2015) perceptions of Married persons on Nkolola Initiation Ceremony in Southern Zambia”. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development (Volume 2, Issue 6, pp 213 – 219) 262-271, June 2015. ISSN 2349-5979.l.

 

Mandyata, J. M, Kasonde-Ngándu, S. and Chakulimba, O.C. (2015) “Perceptions of Parents and Teachers on Partnerships in Inclusive Education in Kasama, Zambia”. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development (Volume 2, Issue 6, pp 262-271, June 2015. ISSN 2349-5979.l.

 

Banja, K.M. and Chakulimba, O.C. (2013). Status of Primary School teachers and its Effects on the Delivery of Primary Education in Zambia.” Zambia Journal of teacher professional Growth 1 (2) 84-96. (ISSN 2308-2178).



Unpublished Works

 

Matafwali, B. Chakulimba, O.C., and Chirwa Masauso. (2015). PEM 3139 Module: Applied Research. Prepared for Institute of Distance Education, University of Zambia.

 

Moonga Mirriam, Chileshe Bernard, Chakulimba O.C. (2013). “Sustaining Clean and Green Environments: The Case of the University of Zambia”. Paper presented at EEASA conference in Lilongwe: Malawi.

 

Chakulimba, O.C. and Bedding, J.E. (2012). EPS 231 Module 1: Sociology of Education. Prepared for the Institute for Distance Education, University of Zambia.

 

Chakulimba O. C. and Mofu, M (2012) Module 4: Sociology of Education. Prepared for the Institute of Distance Education, University of Zambia.



Currently working on

 

Book on “Theories in Sociology of Education” with Dr Kalimaposo “A Dictionary of Sociology of Education Concepts” with Ms. Mofu M.



CURRICULUM/COURSE DEVELOPMENT

 

2015
Participated in the curriculum review of the curricula for the following Colleges: Kitwe City College, Luanshya College of Education, Rockview College of Education, Riverveld College of Education, Sambizga College of Education , Tick College of Education, Chipata College of Education, Evelyn Hone College, DALICE and Makeni College of Education.

 

2015
As Dean, facilitated the introduction of the following programmes: Bachelor of education (Literacy in Learning) Bachelor of agricultural Science with Education

 

2014
As Dean, facilitated the introduction of the following programmes:
  • Bachelor of Education (Sociology of Education)
  • Bachelor of Education (Educational Psychology)
  • Bachelor of Education (Education Administration and Management)

 

2013
As Dean, facilitated the introduction of the following programmes: Master of Language and Pathology

 

2013
As Dean, facilitated the introduction of the following programmes Bachelor of Education (Zambian Cultures and Ceremonies)

 

2013
Facilitated the review of the following School of Education programmes from Semester to Term System:
  • Bachelor of Arts with Education
  • Bachelor of Adult Education
  • Bachelor of Education (Special Education)
  • Bachelor of Science with Education
  • Bachelor of Education, Environmental Education
  • Bachelor of Education, Primary
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science
  • Bachelor of Education Zambian Cultures and Ceremonies
  • Diploma Programmes in Extension Studies
  • Certificate Programmes in Extension Studies.

 

2013
Participated in the Curriculum review of the Department of Religious Department.

 

2013
Participated in the development of the Bachelor of Education in Sociology of Education Programme and in the courses.

 

2013
Participated in the Curriculum review and development in Master of Education in Sociology of Education programme and in the following Courses into Term System:
  • EPS 5210 – Sociology of Education
  • EPS 5220 – Readings in Sociology of Education
  • EPS 5240 – Sociology of Education Systems



CONTRIBUTION TO UNIVERSITY LIFE

 

Membership

 

2012 to Date
  • Dean, School of Education Member of the University Senate
  • Member of Senate Curriculum and Examinations Committee for Schools of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences and Law
  • Member of the Senate Quota and Admissions Committee
  • Member and chair of the School of Education Budget Committee
  • Member of the Senior Management Committee
  • Member of the School of Education Human Resources Committee
  • Member of the School of Education Administrative Committee
  • Member of the Board of Studies of the School of Education
  • Member of the Board of Examiners of the School of Education
  • Member of the School of Education Curriculum Committee
  • Member of the School of Education Professional Committee
  • Member of the School of Education Staff Development Committee
  • Member of the Department of Educational Psychology, Sociology and Special Education
  • Member of the “Keep UNZA Clean” Committee
  • Member of the “Keep School of Education Clean” Committee



Appointments

 

2015
Member of the Adhoc Committee of the University of Zambia Jubilee Celebrations.

 

2015
Member of the Organising Committee on Strategic Planning and Implementation Workshop

 

2015
Member of the Senate Committee for Mainstreaming Entrepreneurship in the university Curriculum

 

2015
Member of the Senate Adhoc Committee to look into the three Choices of admission criteria into the University of Zambia

 

2015
Member of Adhoc Committee on Rural School Affirmative Action 2013 April Member of the organising committee of UNZA Open Day.

 

2013
Appointed as member of the University Of Zambia Open Day which took place on August16

 

2012
Member of the Advisory Board for CAPOLSA

 

2012
Member of the University of Zambia Strategic Plan Steering Committee for 2013 – 2017 Strategic Plan

 

2012
Appointed as Member of the Adhoc Committee on Formulation of the University of Zambia Policy on Plagiarism. Facilitation

 

2014
Sourced K400, 000 tuition fees from CANFED for 26 vulnerable School of Education Students.

 

2014
Facilitated the Fund Raising Dinner Dance for raising funds for the construction of the New School of Education complex at the government complex

 

2013
Participated in the Team which produced a proposal for Special Education Needs Centre to CBM which has resulted in realising of one Million Euros for the building of the centre by CBM . The construction is to start by the end of the year.

 

2013
Sourced 20 second- hand computers from Standard Chartered Bank for Extension studies Centres.

 

2013/14

Facilitated the affiliation of:

  1. Nkana Academy of Education
  2. Eden Institute
  3. Mongu College of Education
  4. Nkumbi International College of Education
  5. Kasama College of Education
  6. Malcolm Moffat College of Education
  7. Kitwe College of Education
  8. DAPP College of Education

 

2013
Facilitated the installation of the New Electrical Panel in the School of Education.

 

2013
Facilitated the connection of the borehole to the school of education.

 

2013
Initiated the Awards System for Outstanding Contribution to the School of Education for all Staff and Associations

 

2013
Facilitated the establishment of a Provincial Extension Studies Centre in Chinsali for Muchinga Province.

 

2013
Facilitated the formation of the University of Zambia Choir

 

2012
Facilitated the First Graduation Ceremony for the Extension Studies Diploma Programmes.

 

2012
Introduced the award system for the best worker, the most punctual worker, the best worker in customer relations and other categories for each Quarter to recognise the performance of non-academic members of staff in the School of Education.

 

2012
Organised all the Subject Associations in the School under the University of Zambia School of Education Association (UNZASEDA) to make them contribute to the School and answerable to the Board of Studies of the School. This resulted in students providing reading benches, dust bins, signs, posters in the School, fencing of the University dumping area, adopting and rehabilitating of lecture halls by students and community outreaches.

 

2012
Introduced the School of Education environmental committee.

 

2012
Introduced School of Education School – Community Relations Committee

 

2012
Introduced the School of Educations Seminars and Proceedings Committee.

 

2012
Initiated “Keep UNZA Clean”Campaign 2012 Feb Initiated “Keep School of Education Clean” Campaign.

 

2012
Facilitated the introduction of gowns and mortars for Diploma Programmes.

 

2012 to date
Controlling Officer for the School of Education Budget and financial matters



CONTRIBUTION TO PUBLIC SERVICE

 

2014 to Date
Chairperson of Chalimbana University Council.

 

2013 to Date
Vice-Chairperson of the Audit Committee for the Ministry of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education.

 

2013
Member of the Search Committee for Vice-Chancellor for United Church of Zambia University.

 

2012 - 2015
Chairperson of the Zambia Institute of Special Education (ZAMISE) Board

 

2012
Member of the Search Committee for Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Mulungushi University

 

2011 to date
Member of the Former Samfya Secondary School Pupils Association

 

2005 to date
Member of the National Education Secretaries for Aided Schools, Representing the Christian Brethren Churches

 

1986 to Date
Marrying Minister – Solemnizing marriages at Lusaka Gospel Hall of the Christian Brethren



ORGANISATIONS AFFILIATED TO
  • National Education Secretaries for Aided Schools Cerebral Palsy Association of Zambia Zambia Reading Association
  • Zambia Education research Association (ZAMERA)

 

 

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