Prof. Grace Bunyi

PROF-GRACE-BUNYI Name: Grace Bunyi
Title/Qualifications:
Prof. PhD
Department/Unit/Section:
Education Management, Planning and Curriculum Studies
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Position:
Associate Professor
Area of Specialization:
Curriculum Studies, Language Education, Multilingualism in Education,
Research Interests: Language education, literacy, gender in education, teacher education, qualitative research, ethnography
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Publications

  • Bunyi, G. W. & Schroeder, L. (Forthcoming). Bilingual education in Africa: Policies and practices. In G. Ofelia & A. Lynn (Eds.).  Encyclopedia of Language and Education, 2rd Edition, Volume 5: Bilingual Education. Edition, Volume 3:Discourse and Education, v-vii (pp. 147-159), Springer Science Trudell, B, Bunyi, G. W. & Mutiga, J.  (in press). Setting the context: Language-and-education issues in Africa.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2013). The quest for quality education: the case of curriculum innovations in Kenya. European    Journal     of Training and Development 37 (7).
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2008). Gender, education and EFA in sub-Saharan Africa: Progress, challenges and the way forward. The African Symposium. June 2008.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2008). Introduction to English language teaching and learning in Kenya. In T. Groenewegen (Ed.). Benchmarks for English Language Education (pp 25-44). Phoenix: Nairobi.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2008). Constructing elites in Kenya: Implications for Classroom Language Practices in Africa. In M. Martin-Jones, A. M. de Mejia and N. H. Hornberger (eds), Encyclopedia of Language and Education, 2nd Edition, Volume 3:Discourse and Education, v-vii (pp. 147-159), Springer Science + Business Media LLC.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2007). The place of African indigenous knowledge and languages in education for development: The case of Kenya. In S. N. Dlamini (Ed.). New Directions in African Education: Challenges and Possibilities. Calgary, Canada: University of Calgary Press.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2007). Gender, education and EFA in sub-Saharan Africa: Progress, challenges and the way forward. Conference Documentation – Education for All: Progress, Challenges and Strategies (pp. 65-80). Vienna, Austria: Austrian Research Foundation for International Development.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2006). School-Based assessment: An unattainable good in Kenya’s education system? African Journal of Education Studies 1 (2), 103-121.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2006). Gender equity in higher education in Kenya. A background paper prepared for the Public Universities Inspection Board, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2006). Real options for literacy policy and practice in Kenya. Paris: UNESCO.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2005). Language classroom practices in Kenya. In Lin, A. M. Y. & Martin, P. W. Globalization and De/Neo-colonization and language-in-Education: Policies and Practices. London: Multilingual Matters.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2004). Interventions that Increase Enrollment of Women in African Tertiary Institutions. The African Symposium 4(1) http://www2.ncsu.edu/aern/
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2004). Gender disparities in higher education in Kenya: Nature, extent and the way forward. The African Symposium 4(1) http://www2.ncsu.edu/aern/decj03.html
  • Bunyi, G. W.  & Kamau, D. M. (2004). Disparities in access to literacy predictors among primary school children in Kenya. Workshop Proceedings – Kenya Chapter of the Association of Third World Studies on Disparities in Developing Countries: Types, Challenges and the Way Forward.

SEMINAR AND CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • Bunyi, G. W. (2015). Teacher preparation and continuing professional development in the context of competency-based education. A paper presented at the KICD staff training seminar. KICD, Nairobi Kenya.    
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2015). Competency-based curriculum. A paper presented at the KICD staff training seminar. KICD,    Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2015). Primary school teacher professional development: policy and practice issues in Kenya. A paper     presented at the School of Education Seminar, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2015). Competency-Based Education in Kenya: Contending With the Imperatives for Successful     Implementation. A paper presented at the Re-energizing education for sustainable development, May 18-20     015, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Bunyi, G.W. (2014). The primary teacher education and school reading curriculum in Kenya: Continuities and gaps.A paper presented at the 1st Annual Conference on Education and Lifelong Learning, October 31, 2015, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Bunyi, G.W. (2014). Re-articulation of the mother tongues as languages of instruction policy in Kenya: Reason for optimism this time round? A paper presented at the 1st Annual Conference on Education and Lifelong Learning, October 31, 2015, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2014). Curriculum and Pedagogy in Re-energizing Education in Kenya. A paper presented at the KEMI conference, June 17-18, 2014, KEMI, Nairobi.
  • Bunyi, G. W., Wangia, J., Magoma, C. & Limboro, C. (2013). Learning to teach lower primary mathematmatics in Primary Teacher Training colleges in Kenya. A paper presented at the Ministry of Education Teacher Education and Professional Development Program (TEPD) Conference 9th - 10th May 2013, KICD Nairobi.
  • Bunyi, G. W., Wangia, J., Magoma, C. & Limboro, C. Multilingualism and literacy instruction: Teachers’ dilemmas,    knowledge and practices. A Paper presented at the 7th Pan-African Reading for All Conference, August 12 to     16 2013, University of Nairobi, Kenya.Akyeampong, K., Adu-Yeboah, C. & Bunyi, G. W. (2011). Inside the black box of learning to teach primary mathematics in Kenya and Ghana. A Paper presented at the CIES Conference in Montreal, Canada.
  • Bunyi, G. W. (2011). Westbrook, J.O., Bhalalusesa, E., Bunyi, G.W. & Kyeyune, R. (2011). The story of the reading teacher: from college to classroom and the gaps in between. A Paper presented at the 8th Pan-African Reading For All Conference, July University of Botswana, Gaborone

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