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Kalisto Kalimaposo

 

 

 

 

PROFILE

 

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

OF

Kalisto Kalimaposo

 

Dr. Kalisto Kalimaposo is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology, Sociology and Special Education. He teaches a wide range of Sociology of Education courses and Educational Research Courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the School of Education. His research interests include equity studies in education, curriculum innovation, transformative learning, comparative and development education, early childhood and primary education.

CONTRIBUTION TO RESEARCH

(a) ON GOING RESEARCH

2016
Kalimaposo, K. Entrepreneurship Education in Secondary Schools in Zambia in the context of Vision 2030: Is it a Pipe Dream?

2016
Kalimaposo, K. The Role of Learning and Teaching Materials in Promoting Pupil Performance and Quality Education: A Study of Selected Schools in Lusaka, Zambia.

2016
Kalimaposo, K. Headteachers’ Instructional Leadership in Promoting the Culture of Teaching and Learning in Selected Primary and Secondary Schools of Lusaka, Zambia.


(b) RESEARCH COMPLETED

2015
Kalimaposo, K., and Mulubale, S. ‘Perspectives of Headteachers, teachers and pupils on school climate and learning: A study of three primary schools in Lusaka, Zambia. Findings were disseminated at the 4th University of Namibia Annual Educational Conference held from 17 – 20th August, 2015 at UNAM, Katima Mulilo Campus, Namibia.

2015
Kalimaposo, K., Mulubale, S., Mofu, M., and Mwanza, S. ‘Perspectives of pupils, teachers and school administrators on the use of participatory teaching approaches in selected secondary schools of Lusaka, Zambia. Findings were disseminated at the 4th University of Namibia Annual Educational Conference held from 17 – 20th August, 2015 at UNAM, Katima Mulilo Campus, Namibia.

2015
Kalimaposo, K., and Mulubale, S. ‘Prospects and Challenges in the implementation of localized curriculum in selected primary schools in Zambia. Findings were disseminated at the Distance Education and Teacher Education in Africa (DETA), Biennial Conference held at the Mauritius Institute of Education, Mauritius from 20 – 24th July, 2015.

2015
Falconer-Stout, Z. J. and Kalimaposo, K. ‘Active Parents, Active Learners? Lessons from Two Community Schools in Zambia.’ Time to Learn Case Study Series. A collaborative study between UNZA, School of Education and Time To Learn (TTL – USAID funded project). Findings were disseminated at a Workshop for top management officials from Curriculum Development Centre (CDC); Examination Council of Zambia (ECZ); Teacher Education Department and Ministry of Education Officials. Workshop held at the Ministry of Education Headquarters Conference Room on 25th March, 2015.

2014
Falconer-Stout, Z.J., Kalimaposo, K., and Simuyaba, E. ‘The Role of Parent Community School Committees in Achieving Strong Relative School Performance in Zambian Community Schools.’ A collaborative study between UNZA, School of Education and Time To Learn (TTL – USAID funded project). Findings disseminated at the Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society (SACHES) Conference held at Blue Waters Hotel, Durban, South Africa from 10th – 12th August, 2014.

2014
Kalimaposo, K. “Education Deprivation and Marginalization: A study of Selected Community Schools in Zambia” A study done under the auspices of the North-South-South Higher Education Link with the University of Oulu, Finland under the theme ‘Democracy and Quality Education for All.” Findings presented at the North-South-South Higher Education Intensive Seminar held at Safari Hotel, Windhoek, Namibia from 23rd – 27th June, 2014.

2014
Mofu, M., Mwanza, M., and Kalimaposo, K., “Students Perceptions on the Relevance of the Sociology of Education Course: A case of BSc Ed Students in the School of Education, University of Zambia.” Report submitted to the School of Education, Department of Educational Psychology, Sociology and Special Education.

2014
Zachariah, J. F.S., Simuyaba, E., and Kalimaposo, K. ‘Relationships in Community Schools with Seconded Government Teachers in the Southern Province of Zambia: A case study of Kazungula and Livingstone Districts.’ A collaborative study between UNZA, School of Education and Time To Learn (TTL – USAID funded project). Findings disseminated at the Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society (SACHES) Conference held at Blue Waters Hotel, Durban, South Africa from 10th – 12th August, 2014.

2014
Kalimaposo, K., and Muleya, G. ‘Mainstreaming Environmental Education in the School and Teacher Education Curriculum in Zambia.’ A study done under the auspices of the Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA).

2014
Mwiinga, G.C., and Kalimaposo, K., ‘Perspectives of School Administrators, Teachers and Pupils on School Climate: A Case of Selected Primary Schools in Monze District of Southern Zambia’ Done under the auspices of the North- South-South Higher Education Link with the University of Oulu, Finland under the theme ‘Democracy and Quality Education for All. Findings presented at the North-South-South Higher Education Intensive Seminar held at Safari Hotel, Windhoek, Namibia from 23-27th June, 2014.

2013
Bedding, E.J., Chakulimba, O.C., Kalimaposo, K., Banja, M.K., Chipindi, J., and Mofu, M., ‘Family Resilience and Academic Performance Among Children in Child Headed Homes.’ (Sociology of Education Section Study). Report submitted to the School of Education, Department of Educational Psychology, Sociology and Special Education awaiting publication.

2013
Kalimaposo, K. and Makwaya, C.M. Factors affecting the implementation of Localized curriculum (Community Studies) in selected Basic Schools in Zambia. Study sponsored by the Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies (DRGS) SEED MONEY of the University of Zambia

2013
Kalimaposo, K., ‘Socio-economic Factors Affecting Students’ Access to University Education in Zambia: A Case of the University of Zambia and Copperbelt University.’ Study done under the auspices of the Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA ZAMBIA CHAPTER)

2012
Kandondo, C.S, Kalimaposo, K., Muleya, G, Mulenga, I, Matafwali, B and Chakufyali, P.N. “A Situational Analysis on Teaching of Governance Issues in Basic Schools in Zambia.” Commissioned Study under the auspices of Governance Secretariat, Ministry of Justice. Republic of Zambia. Findings disseminated at a Workshop held at Chrismar Hotel on 7th September, 2012 sponsored by the Governance Secretariat.


PUBLICATIONS
Refereed Journal Articles

2015
Falconer-Stout, Z.J., Kalimaposo, K., and Simuyaba, E. ‘The Role of Parent Community School Committees in Achieving Strong Relative School Performance in Zambian Community Schools.’ Southern Africa Review of Education Journal (SARE): A Journal of Comparative Education, History of Education and Educational Development. Volume 20. No. 2. January 2015.

2014
Kalimaposo, K., and Muleya, G. ‘ Mainstreaming Environmental Education in the School and Teacher Education Curriculum in Zambia.’ Standard Global Journal of Educational Research. Vol. 1 (4): 076-088, April 2014. http;// www.standardglobaljournals.com/journals/sgjer ISSN 2313 - 3856

2013
Kalimaposo, K. ‘Socio-Economic Factors Affecting Students’ Access to University Education in Zambia: A Case of the University of Zambia and Copperbelt University’. Journal of Humanities. Special Issue of OSSREA papers on political Governance, The Environment and Education in Zambia. ISSN 1027 – 7455.

2013
Chishimba, C.P., Kalimaposo, K., and Mulenga, I. “Harmonisation of Curricula and Qualifications in Higher Education in Africa.” Zambia Journal of Education. Vol. 4. No. 1. pp. 46 – 57. ISSN 1996 – 3645.

2012
Kalimaposo, K., Mulenga, I., Kandondo, C.S., Muleya, G., Matafwali, B., and Chakufyali, P.N. “A Situational Analysis on Teaching of Governance Issues in Basic Schools in Zambia.” Zambia Journal of Education. Vol. 3. No. 2. pp., 35 – 48. ISSN 1996 – 3645.


MONOGRAPHS

2015
Falconer-Stout, Z.J., and Kalimaposo, K. ‘Active Parents, Active Learners? Lessons from Two Community Schools in Zambia.’ Time to Learn Case Study Series. Lusaka: USAID.


BOOK CHAPTERS

2015
Banda, D., and Kalimaposo, K. (2016) ‘Ethics in Qualitative Research’ In Islam, M.R., and Faruque, C.J. (eds.) Qualitative Research: Tools and Techniques. North Charleston: Farwood Publishing. ISBN: 9781514612606


BOOK CHAPTERS REVIEWED

2012
Reviewer of “Chapter 5: Education Service Delivery” in the Zambia Human Development Report 2011: Service Delivery for Sustainable Human Development. Lusaka: UNDP


UNPUBLISHED TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

2013
EPS 901 Module 1: Introduction to Educational Research

2012
EPS 231 Module 3: Sociology of Education


ARTICLES PEER REVIEWED IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

2015
‘Teachers’ Competencies in Educational Assessment in Our Future Educational System.’ African Educational Research Journal. www.netjournals.org. January, 2015.

2015
‘Perceived Role of the Principal and Effective School Management in Lagos State, Nigeria.’ Educational Journal of Educational Policy Research and Review. www.journalissues.org/IJEPRR/ March, 2015

2015
‘The interplay between educational values and quality management in Ugandan schools.’ International Journal of Educational Research and Policy. www.journaldynamics.org/IJERP


REVIEW OF UNPUBLISHED TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

2014
Reviewer of the Educational Research Project Module 2 (School elective course) for the Institute of Distance Education, UNZA.

2012
Reviewer of the Sociology of Education Module for B.Ed (Teacher Education) for the Institute of Distance Education, UNZA.

2012
Reviewer of the Sociology of Education Module 1 for B.A. Ed., for the Institute of Distance Education, UNZA.


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

2016
Kalimaposo, K., ‘The politics of curriculum change in pre-service teacher education in Zambia.’ Paper presented at the Africa Forum of Teaching Regulatory Authorities. Conference held at AVANI Hotel, Livingstone, Zambia from 23-27th May, 2016.

2016
Kalimaposo, K., ‘Professionalization of teaching in Zambia: Challenges and Prospects.’ Paper presented at the Africa Forum of Teaching Regulatory Authorities. Conference held at AVANI Hotel, Livingstone, Zambia from 23-27th May, 2016.

2016
Mapulanga, D., and Kalimaposo, K. ‘The social constructs of teaching as a profession: A phenomenological perspective of teachers in Lusaka Urban.’ Paper presented at the African Forum of Teaching Authorities. Conference held at AVANI Hotel, Livingstone, Zambia from 23 – 27th May, 2016.

2015
Kalimaposo, K., and Mulubale, S. ‘Prospects and Challenges in the Implementation of Localised Curriculum in selected Primary Schools in Zambia.‘The Distance Education and Teacher Education in Africa (DETA) Biennial Conference held at the Mauritius Institute of Education, Mauritius, from 20 – 24th July, 2015.

2015
Kalimaposo, K. ‘Change of the School Structure in Zambia: Is it New Wine in Old Wine Skins? The Distance Education and Teacher Education in Africa (DETA) Biennial Conference held at the Mauritius Institute of Education, Mauritius, from 20 – 24th July, 2015.

2014
Zachariah, J. F.S., Kalimaposo, K., and Simuyaba, E. ‘The Role of Parent Community School Committees in Achieving Strong Relative School Performance in Zambian Community Schools.’ Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society (SACHES) under the theme ‘Education and Development within a Neo-liberal Economic Climate’ Blue Waters Hotel, Durban, South Africa. 10th -12th August, 2014

2014
Kalimaposo, K. “Education Deprivation and Marginalization: A Study of selected Community Schools in Zambia’’ Intensive Seminar Series for the North-South-South Higher Education Link. University of Oulu, Finland. North-South-South Higher Education Intensive Seminar. 23rd-27th June, 2014.

2014
Mwiinga, G.C., and Kalimaposo, K. ‘Perspectives of School Administrators, Teachers and Pupils on School Climate: A case of Selected Primary Schools in Monze District of Southern Zambia.’ Intensive Seminar Series for the North-South-South Higher Education Link. University of Oulu, Finland. North-South-South Higher Education Intensive Seminar. Safari Hotel, Windhoek, Namibia from 23rd-27th June, 2014.

2014
Zachariah, J. F.S., Simuyaba, E., and Kalimaposo, K. (In press) ‘Relationships in Community Schools with Seconded Government Teachers in the Southern Province of Zambia: A case study of Kazungula and Livingstone Districts.’ Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society (SACHES) under the theme ‘Education and Development within a Neo-liberal Economic Climate.’ Blue Waters Hotel, Durban, South Africa from 10th -12th August, 2014.


WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, SYMPOSIUMS AND CONFERENCES PARTICIPATED IN

2016
Co-organizer of an International Seminar on Early Childhood Development for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children in Zambia: Actions taken and Lessons Learned. Seminar hosted by the School of Education, Department of EPSSE in collaboration with the Royal Dutch Kentalis Academy, the Netherlands. Seminar held in the School of Education, Conference Hall on 25th January, 2016.

2016
Presenter and participant at the Capacity Building Workshop for Primary School Teachers on Teaching Methods. Presented a paper titled ‘Determinants of Teacher Effectiveness.’ Workshop held at Chainda Primary School in Avondale, Lusaka on 12th February, 2016.

2015
Participant at the Professional Committee Workshop for the Advisory Unit for Colleges of Education (AUCE) of the School of Education. Workshop held at Sunset Villas, Lusaka from 24th -28th August, 2015.

2015
Co-presenter and participant at the Distance Education and Teacher Education in Africa (DETA) Biennial Conference. Co-presented a paper with Mulubale Sunny. The paper was titled ‘Prospects and Challenges in the Implementation of localized Curriculum in selected primary Schools in Zambia. Conference held at the Mauritius Institute of Education from 20 -24th July, 2015.

2015
Presenter and participant at the Distance Education and Teacher Education in Africa (DETA) Biennial Conference. Presented a paper titled ‘Change of the School Structure in Zambia: Is it New Wine in Old Wine Skins? Conference held at the Mauritius Institute of Education from 20 -24th July, 2015.

2015
Chairperson of a Parallel Session under the theme ‘The role and impact of technology on teacher development.’ at the Distance Education and Teacher Education in Africa (DETA) Biennial Conference. Conference held at the Mauritius Institute of Education from 20 - 24th July, 2015.

2014
Co-Presenter and participant at the Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society (SACHES). Co-presented a paper with Zachariah, J.F.S and Eunifridah Simuyaba titled ‘The role of parent community school committees in achieving strong relative school performance in Zambian Community Schools. Conference held at the Blue Waters Hotel, Durban, South Africa from 10-12th August, 2014.

2014
Presenter and participant at the North-South-South Higher Education Intensive Seminar held at Safari Hotel Conference Centre, Windhoek, Namibia from 23-27th June, 2014. Seminar hosted by the University of Namibia at Safari Hotel and sponsored by the University of Oulu, Finland under the theme ‘Democracy and Quality Education for All.

2014
Presenter and participant at the Training in Development and Implementation of Comprehensive Sexuality Education Curricula. Presented a paper on the ‘Integration of Sexuality Education in Higher Education: Challenges and Prospects.’ Workshop organized by UNESCO and Curriculum Development Centre (CDC) from 21st-25th July, 2014. Held at Cresta Golf View Hotel, Lusaka. 2014 Participant at the Postgraduate Workshop for Supervisors and Examiners. Workshop organized by UNZA, Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies (DRGS) held at Palmwood Lodge in Lusaka from 21-24th April, 2014.

2014
Presenter at the Training of Trainers Workshop for Community School Teachers in Chongwe District. Presented a paper titled ‘Teacher Effectiveness’ Workshop organized by the Ministry of Education in conjunction with the School of Education, Community Relations Committee. Workshop held at the Chongwe Zonal Resource Centre. 28th February, 2014.

2014
Co-presenter and participant at the North-South-South Higher Education Intensive Seminar. Co-presented a paper with Mwiinga Geoffrey Chiilika titled ‘Perspectives of School Administrators, teachers and pupils on school climate: A case of selected primary schools in Monze District of Southern Zambia.’ Seminar hosted by the University of Namibia and sponsored by the University of Oulu, Finland at Safari Hotel, Windhoek, Namibia from 23rd – 27th June, 2014.

2014
Co-Presenter and participant at the Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society (SACHES). Co-presented a paper with Zachariah, J.F.S and Eunifridah Simuyaba titled ‘Relationships in Community Schools with Seconded Government Teachers in the Southern Province of Zambia.’ Conference held at the Blue Waters Hotel, Durban, South Africa from 10-12th August, 2014.

2013
Presenter and Participant at the Technical Workshop on Curriculum Review for Teacher Education. Workshop organized by the Ministry of Education, held from 14 -17 May, 2013 at the Provincial Resource Centre in Kabwe. Presented a paper titled ‘The politics of curriculum change in teacher education in Zambia.’

2013
Participant at the Postgraduate Workshop Training for Supervisors of Postgraduate Research. Workshop organized by the
University of Zambia, Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies (DRGS) at Manchinchi Lodge from 20th -22nd February, 2013 in Siavonga.

2012
Presenter and participant at the UNZA Seed Money Dissemination Seminar organized by the University of Zambia, Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies (DRGS). Presented a paper titled “Factors affecting the implementation of localized curriculum (Community Studies) in selected basic schools in Zambia.” Seminar held in NELT, School of Education on 29th October, 2012.

2012
Co-presenter and participant at the Departmental Seminar organised by the Department of Educational Psychology, Sociology and Special Education (EPSSE) of the School of Education. Seminar held from 2nd - 4th May, 2012 in the EPSSE Resource Room, School of Education, University of Zambia. Co-presented a paper with Muleya Gistered, Zulu Esther and Milupi Inonge. The paper was titled ‘Teacher Competence in Environmental Education in Zambia: A Study of Selected Schools in Lusaka District.’

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