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Dr. Peter Ngwinjo William Namphande

EXECUTIVE DEAN
Social Sciences Education

Research Areas

Geography Education,Environmental Education ,Education for Democracy ,Human Rights Education ,Citizenship Education ,

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Dr. Peter Ngwinjo Namphande is a Senior Lecturer in Social Studies Education and Head of Curriculum and Teaching Studies department at the University of Malawi, School of Education. He has a Bachelor of Education from the University of Malawi; a Master of Philosophy from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology; and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Malawi.

Publications

  • Journal Article
    Challenges facing the implementation of learner-centred methods in the teaching of social studies in Malawian secondary schools. Multidisciplinary Journal of Language and Social Sciences Education. Vol. 5, Issue 1, 146-162. (2022)

  • Book Chapters
    Schools as sites for cultivating democratic citizens: Communication through learner voice in Malawian secondary schools. In C.H. Manthalu, V. Chikaipa, & A.M. Gunde, Education, Communication and Democracy in Africa: A democratic pedagogy for the future. London, Routledge. (2022)

  • Journal Article
    Dynamics at the frontier between the demands of democracy and sociocultural imperative: Human rights and school discipline in secondary schools in Malawi. Inkanyiso: The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 13, No.3. pp167-180 (2021)

  • Journal Article
    Choice or Deprivation? Primary school drop-outs in Kasungu district, Malawi. Malawi Journal of Education and Development. Vol.7, 19-29. (2021)

  • Journal Article
    Pedagogy and the Education of Citizens for Democracy: Navigating Contradictions in Malawian Secondary Schools. Malawi Journal of Education and Development. Vol 5, 1-21 (2018)

  • Journal Article
    Education for Democratic Citizenship in Malawian Secondary Schools: Balancing Student Voice and Adult Privilege. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education. 47(5), 703-721. (2017)

  • Book Chapters
    Climate Change and Environmental Education in the Malawi School Curriculum. In G. Nhamo, & S. Shava, Climate Change Education in the SADC School Curriculum (pp. 48-86). Pretoria: Africa Institute of South Africa. (2015)