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Education educator

Francis Ngwere Getao, Kenyan education educator. Recipient development award African-American Institute, New York City, 1994. Chairman Kenya Comparative Education Society, 1987. Fellow African American Institute; member African Academy of Sciences.

Background

Getao, Francis Ngwere was born on January 5, 1935 in Nairobi, Kenya. Son of Timan Ngwere and Freciah (Wambui) Gitau.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Social Science, Adelphi College, Long Island, 1964. Master of Arts in History, City University of New York, 1968. Master of Education, Columbia University, 1970.

Doctor Education, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1975.

Career

Primary school teacher, Department Education City of Nairobi, Nairobi, 1950-1952; secondary school teacher, Department Education, Nairobi, 1959-1960; Kiwahili teacher, Peace Corps, New York, 1966-1975; Kiswahili instructor, Buffalo State College, 1973-1975; lecturer, Kenyatta U., Nairobi, since 1975. Consultant Peace Corps, Kenya, 1975-1995, African American Institute, Kenya, 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: International Education Systems: A Textbook in Comparative Education, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairman Kenya Comparative Education Society, 1987. Fellow African American Institute. Member African Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: keeping milking cows.

Connections

Married Elmah Muhache Madumadu, August 15, 1970. Children: Frank Gitau, Reha Wambui Ngwere.

father:
Timan Ngwere Gitau

mother:
Freciah (Wambui) Gitau

spouse:
Elmah Muhache Madumadu

child:
Reha Wambui Ngwere Getao

child:
Frank Gitau Getao