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Grace Bunyi

Education Management, Planning and Curriculum Studies
Kenyatta University


Grace W. Bunyi completed Ph.D. in Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT) Canada. Field of Interest: Curriculum Studies with a Focus on Language Education Thesis: "Language, Education and Social Selection in Kenya: An Ethnographic Study ofTwo Schools"Supervisor: Dr. Monica Heller Thesis accepted as is. in 1986 MEd.Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya Field of Interest: Primary Teacher Education with a Focus on Language Education Thesis: "Language Switching in Standard Four in Kiswahili and Gikuyu Medium Classrooms - An Exploratory Study. Supervisor: Dr. Anna Obura, Kenyatta University, Kenya. 1973 B. A. with Education Option, Nairobi University, Kenya.Specialization - Literature in English Obtained an Upper Second Class Honours degree  

Research Interest

Language education, literacy, gender in education, teacher education, qualitative research, ethnography


  • 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. (2013). The quest for quality education: the case of curriculum innovations in Kenya. European Journal of Training and Development 37 (7).

  • 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.

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