Education Management, Planning and Curriculum Studies
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
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.