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S. Kaoma

 

PROFILE

 

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

OF

Simon Kapasa Kaoma


PERSONAL DETAILS

a. Name : Simon Kapasa Kaoma

b. Date of Birth : 4th May, 1954

c. Date of First Appointment : 3rd August, 2010

d. Effective Date of Last Promotion :

e. Present Position : Lecturer II

f. Present Salary Per Annum : ACS 05 K255,744.00

g. Incremental Date : 1st January

h. Date of Expiry of Current Contract : 3rd September, 2016


ACADEMIC AND OTHER RELEVANT QUALIFICATIONS

a) Academic Qualifications

2008
Master of Social Science in Clinical Child Neuropsychology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland.

2007
Masters of Education in Special Education, University of Zambia.

2002
Postgraduate Diploma in Child Neuropsychology, University of Jyvaskyla.

1991
Bachelor of Arts in Education and Special Education, University Of Zambia.

1984
Certificate in Special Education, Lusaka Collage For Teachers.

1976
Zambia Primary Course, Kitwe Teacher Training College.

1976
Certificate, Zambia National Service Training Kamitonde (Solwezi).

1975
School Certificate from Mporokoso Secondary School.

1971
Grade Seven School Certificate, Chinakila Primary School, Mpulungu.


b) Other Relevant Qualifications

2012
Certificate of Attendance in Research Methodology for PhD Candidates. Lusaka, Zambia. Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa ( OSSREA).

2005
Trainers of Trainer’s Attendance Certificate in Scream Methodology in Nairobi, Kenya.

2004
Certificate in Inclusive Education and Management, Zambia Institute of Special Education (ZAMISE), Lusaka.

2003
Project and Research Writing sponsored by Zambia Social Investment Fund (ZAMSIF) Lusaka, Zambia.

2002
Project Planning and Management Certificate of attendance International Labour Organization/ International Programme for Elimination of Child Labour, ILO/IPEC, Zambia.

1998
Certificate of attendance in Sign Language, University of Zambia.

1994
Certificate of Attendance in Development of Curriculum Materials For Hearing Impaired, Sponsored by Ministry of Education, Zambia.

1994
Training in Development of Curriculum Materials For Hearing Impaired Sponsored by Ministry of Education, Zambia.


WORK EXPERIENCE

2016 to Date
Promoted Lecturer II in the Department of Educational Psychology, Sociology and Special education.

2010-to-date
Lecturer III, in the Department of Educational Psychology, Sociology and Special Education, School of Education.

2003-2010
Head of Department for Hearing Impaired (ZAMISE).

2001-2010
Assistant Manager for Ministry of Education Supported by International Labour Organization/International Programme for Elimination of Child Labour, ILO/IPEC, Zambia.

1999-2000
Senior Lecturer for Sign Language And Neuropsychology (ZAMISE).

1995-1998
Senior Teacher Broadway Basic School, Kabwe.

1989-1995
Head of Section Deaf Unit Broadway Basic School, Kabwe.

1986-1989
Specialist Teacher, Deaf Unit, Broadway Basic School, Kabwe.

1978-1984
Primary School Teacher Chindwin (A) Basic School, Kabwe.


HONOURS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS RECEIVED

2015
UNZA Special fellowship award to persue aphd programme in special Education.

2008
Niilo Maki Foundation Scholarship to pursue a Master of Social Science in Clinical Child Neuropsychology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland.

2002
Niilo Maki Foundation Scholarship to pursue a Postgraduate Diploma in Child and Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland.


TEACHING Courses Taught

a) Term System (October 2013-date)
Full Time, Parallel and Distance
EPS 9065: Sign language Education
EPS 3030: Hearing Impairments Research Projects Supervised
EPS 3031: Introduction to Research in Special Education
EPS 4034: Research Project in Special Education
EPS 9001: Introduction to Educational Research School Teaching Experience Supervised
EDU 3003: School Teaching Experience

b) Semester System (2010 to 2013)
Full Time, Parallel and Distance
EPS 261: Child Neuropsychology
EPS 372: Teaching Children with Hearing Impairments School Teaching Experience Supervised
EDU 303: School Teaching Experience


CURRICULUM REVIEW

2013
Participated in the curriculum review of the term system in the following programme; Bachelor of Education (B. Ed) Special Education.


RESEARCH

a) Ongoing Research

2016
Kaoma, K.S. The Role of signed English on the acquisition of literacy skills, A Case of selected schools in Choma, Lusaka and Copperbelt for the Deaf.

2014
Kaoma, K. S. The Role of Signed English on Acquisition of Literacy Skills: A Case of Selected Schools in Choma, Kabwe and Kalulushi For The Deaf. –(Special Research Fellow).

2013
Kaoma, K. S. Prevalence of Child Labour among Disabled Persons; A Case of Lusaka, Kabwe and Choma Districts Sponsored by International Labour Organization/International Programme for Elimination of Child Labour, ILO/IPEC, Zambia.

b) Research Completed

2008
Kaoma, S.K. and Kalima, K., “Psychosocial Needs and Skills for Teachers and Community Group Support Working and At Risk Children Affected by HIV/AIDS.in Zambia.”Printed by :Progib Printers L.T.D. Sponsored by International Labour Organization/International Programme for Elimination of Child Labour, (ILO/IPEC) Zambia.

2008
Kaoma, S.K. Does the Literate Game help 3rd and 4th Grade Zambian Children Learn how to Read? (Unpublished Master’s Dissertation) Jyvaskla, Finland.

2008
Kaoma, S.K. Inclusive Education in Northern Province: What Head Teachers, Teachers, Parents and Pupils Say? (Unpublished M. Ed Dissertation) Lusaka: University of Zambia.

2001
Kaoma, S.K. (2001) Analysis of Child Labour in Zambia. Sponsored by International Labour Organization/International Programme for Elimination of Child Labour, (ILO/IPEC) Zambia.

1998
Kaoma, S.K. Factors Which Hinders Girls from Entering Men’s Jobs. University of Zambia(Undergraduate Thesis)

1997
Kaoma, S.K. How Parents Cope With Disability Of Their Child. (For Zambia Federation of the Disabled).


TRAINING

a) Training Conducted

2007
Trainer of Teachers on a Supporting Children's Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media (SCREAM), Pack Methodologies on HIV/AIDS and Child Labour. Sponsored by Ministry of Education. Masiye Motel, Kabwe.

2006
Presented a paper on Domestic Child Labour in Education in Zambia at a Training Workshop. United Nations Conference Hall, Geneva, Switzerland. Sponsored by International Labour Organization. 23-24 June

2005
Presented paper on “Child Domestic Lab our in Lusaka at Pre-Cem Motel Lusaka”to Principals of colleges, Lecturers and Heads of secondary schools.

2004
Presented a paper on Inclusive Education in Zambia at a Workshop for Early Childhood Teachers. Sponsored by Ministry of Education. Fairmount Hotel, Livingstone. 23 October

2004
Presented a paper on the “Role of the ministry of Education in combating Childlabour” to Standards and curriculum officers at the Ministry Headquarters conference Hall Sponsored by the Ministry of Education and International Labour Organization

2002
Presented a Paper on the Elements of Child Labour to Head Teachers In Kalulushi District Sponsored by International Labour Organization/International acProgramme for Elimination of Child Labour (ILO/IPEC) In Conjunction with Young Women Christian Association (YWCA).

2000
Presented a Paper on Inclusive Education in Zambia, at a Teacher’s Workshop. Kalulushi. Sponsored by Ministry of Education.


WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES ATTENDED AND ORGANISED

2016
Attended a workshop on Education of Hearing Impairment organized and s Sponsored by Entails International and the Department of EPSSE

2016
Participated in action taken—lesson learned; The Early childhood

2011
Participated in the Module Writing Training workshop, sponsored by the Institute of Distance Education. Fairmount Hotel, Livingstone.

2010
Attended the 21st International Biennial Congress of the International Society for the Study of Behaviour Development (ISSBD). Mulungushi International Conference Centre, Lusaka.

2007
Resource Person at a Region Workshop on Deaf Education. Country Club, Windhoek, Namibia. Sponsored by Africa Rehabilitation Institute (ARI) .

2006
Participated in a Training Workshop on Domestic Child Labour. United Nations Conference Building, Geneva, Switzerland. Sponsored by International Labour Organization/International Programme for Elimination of Child Labour (ILO/IPEC).

2005
Participated in a Training Workshop on Supporting Children's Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media (SCREAM), Stop Child Labour. Sponsored by International Labour Organization/International Programme for Elimination of Child Labour (ILO/IPEC). African Hotel, Kenya, Nairobi.

2004
Attended a Workshop on Neuropsychology Assessment and Remediation in University of Jyvasklya, Jyvaskla, Finland. Sponsored by Niilo Maki Institute.

2004
Organised a Workshop on Inclusive Education of Early Child Hood Education. Sponsored by Africa Rehabilitation Institute (ARI), Livingstone.

2004
Attended a Workshop on Neuropsychology Assessment and Remediation. University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa. Sponsored by Niilo Maki Institute.

2002
Attended the Primary Teachers Conference, Kitwe Teachers Training College, Kitwe. Sponsored by Ministry of Education.

2000
Participated in a Manual Writers Workshop on Inclusive Education. Sponsored by Africa Rehabilitation Institute (ARI) Savoy Hotel, Ndola.

2000
Participated in a Workshop on Inclusive Education. Sponsored by Ministry of Education. Fairmount Hotel, Livingstone.


PUBLICATIONS

a) Articles

Kaoma, S.K. (2000) “Support Working and At-Risk Children affected by HIV/AIDS”. Lusaka: International Labour Organization/International Programme for Elimination of Child Labour

b) Books

Kaoma, S.K. and Kalima, K. (2006) Psychosocial Manual for Teachers and Community Workers. Lusaka: International Labour Organization.

Kaoma, S.K. and N’guni, B. C. (1997) “Language Work Book for Hearing Impairment; Grade 1 and 2.” Lusaka: Special Education Department of Curriculum Centre, College Press Zambia Limited/ Ministry of Education.

Kaoma S.K. and N’guni B. C.(1996) “Language Syllabus for Profoundly Deaf Children: Pre-School to Grade 9”. Lusaka: Zambia Publishing House.

c) Unpublished Teaching/Learning Materials

Kaoma, S.K. (2012) ‘EPS 372 Teaching Children with Hearing Impairments Module’. Institute of Distance Education.


CONTRIBUTION TO UNIVERSITY LIFE

2014 to date
Committee member of the EPSSE Departmental Journal of Special Education.

2013 to date
External examiner for Diploma Programme at Zambia Institute of Special Education.

2013 to date
Coordinator of the Departmental Short Courses Committee.

2012 to date
Member of the University Community Committee.

2011 to date
Appointed External Examiner for the Diploma Programme at Kitwe College of Education.

2010 to date
Appointed External Examiner for the Diploma Programme at Charles Lwanga College of Education.

2010 to date
Member of the School of Education Board of Studies.

2010 to date
Member of the School of Education Board of Examiners.


PUBLIC SERVICE

2006 to date
External Collaborator for ILO In Development of a Psychosocial Manual For Teachers and Community Workers.

2004 to date
Board Member Chisubilo Agency

2002 to date
Assessment Officer Zambia Institute of Special Education (ZAMISE)

2000
Assistant Manager ILO/IPEC Ministry of Education

2000
Steering Committee Member on Child Labour Representing The Ministry of Education

1989 to date
Board Member Zambia National Association of The Deaf


MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL BODIES

2014 to date
Member of psychology Association of Zambia

2012 to date
Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa ( OSSREA)

2010 to date
International Society for the Study of Behaviour Development (ISSBD)

2000 to date
Young Men Christian Fellowship Association YMCA 2000 to date Zambia Reading Association

1984 to date
Special Education Teachers Association SETA

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