Wahadhiri na wanafunzi waliohudhuria kongamano la CHAKITA lililofanyika katika Kenya school of Government ( Baringo) Kabarnet , Kuanzia Novemba 25-26, 2021. Kauli Mbiu: Mafanikio na Changamoto za Kiswahili katika Karne ya 21.
Wanafunzi idarani wakiwa kwenye kongamano la CHAWAKAMA katika chuo kikuu cha Maasai Mara- Narok, Kenya
Wanaidara waliohudhuria semina ya idara kusikiliza mawasilisho ya wenzao waliohudhuria kongamano la CHAWAKAMA - Chuo Kikuu cha Maasai Mara- mwezi wa Novemba, 2019.
WAHADHIRI NA WANAFUNZI WA UMAHIRI WALIOHUDHURIA WASILISHO LA DR. MUSA HAS KUTOKA TATAKI_ CHUO KIKUU CHA DAR ES SALAAM
Chairperson, Dr Pamela Ngugi and Dr Beth Mutugu during a visit of Othaya Girls High School visited to the department on 11th March, 2020
Wahadhiri wa Idara ya Kiswahili na wageni walio hudhuria semina iliyoandaliwa kusherehekea siku ya Lugha Mzazi akiwemo Naibu Balozi wa Bangladesh, Mheshimiwa Bw. Sayed Ahmed na Prof. Onywera - Registrar , Research, Innovation and Outreach miongoni mwa wageni wengine.
Participation in Local and International Conferences, Seminars and Workshops
  • 2021: Participated in an International Webinar Seminar organized by the Department of Kiswahili, Kenyatta University on ‘Ukuzaji na Maendeleo ya Kiswahili’, 31st March, 2021.
  • 2021: Attended an International Webinar Seminar organized by International Federation of Translators during the launch of FITS First Africa Forum on 20th February 2021 at 12:00pm – 2:00 pm. 
  • 2021: Attended an International Webinar Conference organized by Chakita on 19th February, 2021 on ‘Kiswahili na Siasa’.
  • 2019: Attended the 5th CHAUKIDU International Conference held between 13th – 15th December 2019 at Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda.
  • 2019: Attended the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki International Conference held at Maasai Mara University between 7th – 8th November 2019.
  • 2019: Attended the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) Conference held at Karatina University between 8th – 9th August 2019.
  • 2018: Attended the International Conference Organized by the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) on ‘Lugha na Fasihi katika Mshikamano wa Kitaifa na Uwiano Barani Afrika (Language and Literature in National Cohesion and Continental Integration) held between 9th – 10th August 2018 at Moi University, Eldoret.
  • 2018: Attended a seminar on ‘Ufundishaji na Ujifunzaji wa Kiswahili katika Karne ya 21’, organized by Ministry of Education Policy Officials, KICD Officials and Oxford University Press at the Ministry of Education Headquarters, Jogoo House 2nd Floor on 23rd July 2018.
  • 2018: Attended a Sheng Workshop held on 19th and 20th June 2018 at BSSC Room 149 organized by Institute of African Studies at Kenyatta University. 
  • 2018: Attended as one of the delegates during the lead educator’s delegation 2018 trip to Shandong Normal University, in Jinan, China between 9th – 22nd April 2018.
  • 2018: Attended a mentoring workshop on ‘Transforming through Mentorship’ organized by Kenyatta University Mentoring Programme on 26th January 2018 at Business and Students Services Centre Room 14.
  • 2017: Attended the ‘Annual local teachers Training Workshop’ organized by the Confucius Institute on 19th September 2017.
  • 2017: Attended the First International Conference organized by the East African Kiswahili Commission on ‘Transforming the East African Community through Kiswahili’ held between 6th – 8th September 2017 at Goldren Tulip, Stonetown Boutique Hotel, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
  • 2017: Attended International Conference organized by the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) on ‘Uwezeshwaji wa Lugha ya Kiswahili kama Wenzo wa Maarifa katika Karne ya 21’ held between 20th – 22nd July 2017 at Kibabii University.
  • 2016: International Conference Organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) Tanzania Chapter held between 15th – 17th September 2016 at the University of Dar es Salaam, Nkurumah Hall with the theme, ‘Maendeleo na Kuenea kwa Kiswahili Miaka 50 Ijayo’.
  • 2016: International Conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) in Honour of Prof. Mohamed Abdulaziz, a reknown Kiswahili Linguistic Scholar entitled, ‘African Languages and Literature’, held at Institute of Swahili Research, Mombasa between 8th – 9th September 2016.
  • 2016: Attended Summer School organized by the Center for Translation and interpretation, University of Nairobi held between 29th August and 2nd September 2016 on ‘Translation and Development’.
  • 2016: ‘University Kiswahili Reform, Change and Innovation’ Workshop organized by East African Kiswahili Commission and DAAD at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, Nairobi on 21st and 22nd June 2016.
  • 2016: ‘Validation Workshop for East African Kiswahili Commission Strategic plan held at Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development between 23rd and 24th June 2016. 
  • 2016: First Regional Conference on Translation and Interpretation Studies organized by Center for Translation and Interpretation in Collaboration with German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) between 18th – 19th February 2016 on ‘Translation and Interpretation in Africa in the 21st Century’ at University of Nairobi.
  • 2015: International Conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) Kenya Chapter held between 14th and 17th October 2015 at Mount Kenya University.
  • 2015: International Conference on Foreign Languages and Literature on ‘Foreign Language in Africa in the 21st Century’, held between 11th – 13th February 2015 at Kenyatta University.
  • 2014: Attended 9th Global Confucius Institute Conference held from 7th – 8th December in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China.
  • 2014: RISSEA 2014: International Conference on Kiswahili Research: Back to Basic held between 26th – 28th November 2014, Mombasa.
  • 2014: CHAKAMA Kenya Chapter Conference held between 5th – 8th June 2014.
  • 2014: International Conference on ‘Taaluma ya Kiswahili katika Elimu ya Juu’, organized by Chama cha Kiswahili Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) held between 5th - 7th June 2014 at Rongo University College.
  • 2014: International Conference organized by Kenyatta University Kiswahili Students Association held between 30th – 31st January 2014 at Kenyatta University, AVU Hall.
  • 2013: Workshop for External Facilitators of Kenya School of Government, Nairobi, at the Nairobi Campus.
  • 2013: International Conference on ‘Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya’, organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held between 21st – 23rd August 2013 at Catholic University, Jubilee Hall.
  • 2013: ‘Training for academic members of staff’ on Teaching Methodologies, Tests and Measurements’, organized by Kenyatta University at Students Business Centre on 22nd – 25th July 2013.
  • 2013: Open Day Workshop for Kenya School of Government External Facilitators on ‘The Role of Kenya School of Government in Capacity Building for National and County Governments and Advance facilitating skills’, held at the KSG – Nairobi Campus on 4th June 2013.
  • 2013: ‘Stakeholders Workshop on the Draft Languages of Kenya Policy and Bill’, organized by the Department of Culture and Twaweza Communications, at Kenya Institute of Education on 22nd – 23rd May 2013.
  • 2013: ‘Anti-Corruption Awareness Training for Members of Staff’, organized by Kenyatta University at the Business Students Services Centre’ on 28th May 2013.
  • 2012: 2nd International Conference on “Lugha Rasmi na Maendeleo: Hali ya Kiswahili katika Afrika ya Leo”, organized by Taasisi ya Uchunguzi wa Waswahili Mashariki mwa Afrika (TUSIMA), held between 25th – 27th October, at RISSEA Conference Hall, Mombasa.
  • 2012: Attended International Conference on ‘Lugha ya Umoja, Ukombozi na Mvuvumko wa Afrika’, organized by Institute of Kiswahili Studies, Dar es Salaam University at Blue Pear/Hotel between 4th – 6th October 2012.
  • 2012: International Conference on “50 years of Kiswahili as a Language of African Liberation, Unification and Renaissance” organized by Taasisi ya Taaluma za Kiswahili (TATAKI) between 4th – 6th October 2012.
  • 2012: International Conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held between 23rd – 24th August 2012 at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC), Nairobi.
  • 2011: The International Conference on “Kiswahili na Maendeleo ya Jamii” organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Africa Mashariki (CHAKAMA) held between 12th – 16th October 2011 at Bontana Hotel, Nakuru.
  • 2011: Training workshop on e-learning Pedagogy organized by Centre for Institutional Based Programme at Kenyatta University Conference Centre on 15th and 16th September 2011.
  • 2011: Seminar for Staff Mentors organized by the Directorate of Mentoring Programme of Kenyatta University held on 6th September 2011.
  • 2011: The International Conference organized by the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA), entitled “Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili katika Viwango Mbalimbali”, held at Lenana House Conference Centre, Nairobi between 10th and 12th August 2011.
  • 2011: The Kenyatta University Post Graduate Seminar entitled ‘The Role of Research of Universities as Trailblazers of National Development’, organized by the Graduate School held on 25th November 2011, at the Kenyatta University Business Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 2010: The International Conference or ‘Kiswahili Tafsiri na Ukalimali’, Organised by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held between 11th – 14th August 2010 at Pwani University Campus, Mombasa, Kenya.  
  • 2010: Conference organized by Chama cha Wanafunzi wa Kiswahili cha Kenyatta (CHAKIKE) held on 3rd March 2010 at AVU Hall Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • 2009: The International Conference entitled ‘Kiswahili na Maendeleo’, organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) held between 14th – 16th October 2009 at Pope Paul IV, Kampala, Uganda.
  • 2009: The International Conference, entitled ‘Maendeleo ya Lugha na Fasihi ya Kiswahili’ organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Kitaifa (CHAKITA) held between 27th – 29th August 2009 at Lenana House Conference Centre, Nairobi.
  • 2008: The Kenyatta University Postgraduate Seminar organized by Graduate School held on 2nd December 2008, AVU Hall, Kenyatta University.
  • 2008: Conference, entitled ‘Lugha, Utaifa na Utangamano’, organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Kitaifa (CHAKITA) in August 2008, Fort Jesus, Mombasa.
  • 2007: Conference organized by Writers Association of Kenya, on ‘Daisaku Ikeda and the Philosophy of Peace’ on 15th – 16th June 2007, Lenana Mount Hotel, Nairobi.
  • 2007: A workshop on “Culture and Identity”, organized by Twaweza Communication, on 23rd February 2007, at Lenana Conference Centre, Nairobi
  • 2005: Training organized by Family Health International for assistant Research for the Study Risk of HIV Aids and Feasibility Research among House Girls in Nairobi, funded by USAID, on ‘Research Ethics Training Curriculum’ on 31st October – 1st November, Family Health International Offices, Nairobi.
  • 2005: Participated in the 2005 session of the Democratic Governance Institute in Darkar (Senegal) from 16th August – 9th September, 2005, organized by the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA).
  • 2005: Attended a Regional Methodological Workshop on Social Sciences in Africa organized by CODESRIA held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi. Kenya. 11th- 15th April, 2005.
  • 2005: Conference organized by DAAD in collaboration with Goethe Institute and University of Nairobi on “Across Borders: Benefiting from Cultural Differences” between 17th and 18th March 2005, at the University of Nairobi.
  • 2004: Attended a seminar on “Mabadiliko ya Mitaala ya Kiswahili nchini Kenya”, organized by The Institute of Kiswahili Research, held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. 27th –February, 2004.
  • 2003: Attended a seminar on “The place of Kiswahili in the Draft Constitution” Organized by The Institute of Kiswahili Research held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. 26th April, 2003.
  • 2002: 2nd International Conference on African Languages held at Hammanskraal Campus, University of Pretoria, South Africa from 3rd - 5th July 2002.
  • 2001: International Conference on Kiswahili on the theme “Language and Globalization” organized by Laikipia Campus, Egerton University, Kenya, held at Thompson Falls Lodge, Nyahururu, Kenya from 3rd – 6th October 2001.
  • 2001: Conference on “Historical Role of Persians (Shirazis) in the East-African Coast”, organized by Cultural Council of the Embassy of Iran held at National Museum of Kenya from 2nd – 3rd February 2001.
  • 2000: Attended a conference on “Lugha na Utamaduni”, organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held at Fort Jesus, Mombasa, Kenya. 3rd-6th October, 2000.
  • 1999: Attended a seminar on “Language and Education: The Importance of Kiswahili in our Educational System and to the Nation", held at Nairobi School, Nairobi, Kenya. 3rd March, 1999.
  • 1999: Conference organized by Writers Association of Kenya on “Daisaku Ikeda and Africa” held on 1st – 8th December 1999 at Panafric Hotel, Nairobi.
  • 1999: International Conference on “The Future of Kiswahili Research” hosted by Maseno University at Sunset Hotel, Kisumu from 9th-11th September 1999.
  • 1999: Regional Conference on “Good Practices Towards Eliminating Violence against Women and Girls in Africa” hosted by the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), at United Nations Headquarters, Gigiri, Kenya, from 7th – 10th March 1999.
  • 1998: International Conference on “Kiswahili in the 21st Century”, hosted by Department of Kiswahili and African Languages of Kenyatta University, at AVU Hall, Kenyatta University, Kenya from 23rd – 25th September 1998.

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