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Dr. Pedzisai Goronga

Qualifications:

DPhil (University of Pretoria) Med (University of Zimbabwe) Bed (University of Zimbabwe) Dip Ed (Seke Teachers College)

Academic Appointments:

Senior Lecturer

Research Interests:

Human learning and performance, Personality development, Social relations and children’s rights


Faculty: Education
Department: Educational Foundations
Research Category: Education
Biography:


Email:
Phone: +263 774 352 546 or +263 735 214 628
Publications:

• Mutasa, J., Mtezo, J., & Goronga, P. (2018). Entrepreneurship: A strategy for transforming the economic status of persons with hearing impairment in Zimbabwe. In F. Machingura & T. Chataika (Eds.), The intersection of Ubuntu, education and ethics in Zimbabwe (pp.109-121).Harare: University of Zimbabwe Publications.

• Goronga, P. (2011). The impact of teacher incentives in boosting teacher morale: A case study of selected schools in Chinhoyi urban. Zimbabwe Journal Educational Research, 23 (2),170-185.

• Muchenje, F., Goronga, P., & Bondai, B.(2013). Zimbabwe’s language policy in education and the ‘silenced voices’: A case study of Nyanja/ Chewa speaking pupils from Porta and Kintyre primary schools in Zvimba, Zimbabwe. Academic research International, 4(2), 500-511.

• Goronga, P., Dozva, M., & Muchenje, F. (2013). Teacher perceptions of triple shift schooling system: A case study of Chikonohono primary school in Chinhoyi urban. International Journal of Social Science and Education, 3(4), 917-927.

• Mutasa, J., Goronga, P., & Tafangombe, J. (2013). Challenges experienced by students with disabilities when pursuing programmes with Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU). Academic Research International, 4 (4), 513-523.

• Mutasa, J., Goronga, P., & Gatsi, R. (2013). Parental involvement: An untapped potential for transforming special needs education in Zimbabwe. American Based Research Journal, 2 (6), 21-35.

• Manatsa, P., Goronga, P. & Gatsi, R. (2013). Music arts education: The role of in-service courses for serving teachers. American Based Research Journal, 2 (6), 13-20.

• Muchenje, F., & Goronga, P. (2015). Developing strategies for the promotion of indigenous knowledge systems in Africa’s development: A perspective from the South. International Journal of Social Sciences and Education, 5 (4), 715-730.

• Goronga, P., & Gatahwi, L. (2014). Teachers’ attitudes towards pupils living with epilepsy. A case study of primary schools in Gutu cluster. Zimbabwe Bulletin of Teacher Education.6 (2), 23-33.
• Singadi, G., Goronga, P., Gatahwi, L., & Mutangirwa, L. (2014). Teachers’ and students’ perceptions of double session schooling on ‘O’ level students’ performance in Geography. The International Asian Research Journal, 2(1), 18-27.
• Goronga, P., Dozva, M., Gatsi, R., & Gasva, D. (2014). Infusing multiple intelligences (MI) theory in teaching: Opportunities for meaningful learning. The International Asian Research Journal, 2(3), 10-16.
• Goronga, P., & Moyo, N. (2013).The plight of adolescent children from child-headed households: A case study of Cranborne High School. International Journal of Social Science and Education. 3(3); 707-717.
• Goronga, P., & Muchenje, F. (2013). Indigenous knowledge systems and their revitalisation: A paradigm shift in curriculum content. International Journal of Social Science and Education.3 (3), 886-893.
• Goronga, P. (2013). The nature and quality of classroom interaction: Implications for primary school teachers in Zimbabwe. Savap International, 4(2), 431-444.
• Singadi, G., Goronga, P., Gatahwi, L., & Mutangirwa, L. (2014).Teachers and students ’perceptions of double session schooling on ordinary level students’ performance in geography. The International Asian Research Journal. 2 (1), 18-27.

• Goronga, P., Dozva, M., Gatsi, R., & Gasva, D. (2014). Infusing multiple intelligences into teaching: Opportunities for meaningful learning. The International Asian Research Journal. 2 (3), 10-16.

• Goronga, P.; Kufa, T.; Gatsi, R.; & Gasva, D. (2014). Grade seven pupils’ perceptions towards English composition tests as an instrument of performance measurement. The International Asian Research Journal. 2 (2), 7-16.

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Completed PhD in 2018

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