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					                                    RESUMÉ

                                       2009




            (1) Dr Cornelia Ndahambelela Shimwooshili Shaimemanya




                 GENERAL INFORMATION AND QUALIFICATIONS



DATE OF BIRTH: August 6, 1964
PLACE OF BIRTH: Ongwediva, Namibia
NATIONALITY: Namibian
MARITAL STATUS: Married with 1 son and 2 daughters
PRESENT POSITION: Lecturer and Deputy Director, Postgraduate Studies, University
                     of Namibia


ADDRESS
                       University of Namibia

                       Faculty of Education, Department of Curriculum,

                       Instruction, and Assessment Studies

                       Private Bag 13301

                       Windhoek, Namibia

                       (061) 206-3523 (W)

                       Fax: 061) 206-3980

                       E-Mail: cshaimem@unam.na



(2) EDUCATION
2006               :     Florida Institute of Technology
                         Melbourne, Florida, USA
                         Doctor of Philosophy in
                         Science Education



1999               :     University of South Africa
                         Pretoria, South Africa
                         Certificate Course for
                         Distance Education Practitioners

1993               :     Howard University Washington D.C., USA
                         Master of Education
                         Majors: Curriculum and Instruction

1990               :     National University of Lesotho
                         Roma, Lesotho
                         Bachelor of Arts with Education
                         Majors: Accounting and Geography



3) TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1997 - 1999        :     Tutor of Business Studies (Professional
                         Academic Tutorial Services)
1996-Present             Tutor of Distance Education students (Centre for
                         External Studies, University of Namibia)

1993 - present     :     Lecturer of Curriculum, Methodology
                         courses in Accounting , Business Studies,
                         Economics , English, and Population Education.
                         Supervisor of Postgraduate and Undergraduate
                         Research.
1986                     Teacher of Biology, Physical Science and Mathematics
                         (Oshigambo High School)



(4) TEACHER TRAINING

1993 – Present
                        Working on a change project titled: Reorienting

                          Teacher Education at the University of Namibia

                          (UNAM) to address Sustainability: Infusing ESD in

                          the Curriculum. Sweden/Kenya 2009.

                        Currently working on a proposal for an MEd

                          program in Education for Sustainable Development

                          (ESD).

                        Trained Grade 8 Teachers in Entrepreneurship (2008)

                        Supervision of graduate students’ research projects

                        Training of regional face -to-face Distance Education

                          Tutors

                        Spot-check supervision of student teachers

                        Moderator of the Basic Education Teacher Diploma

                          (In-service Training and Pre-service Training) of the

                          National Institute for Educational Development.

                        Marking assignments and Research

                          Proposals/Projects

                        Guiding & assisting with design and implementation

                          of Micro-teaching
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                          Teaching Practice Supervision

                          Providing in-service training

                          Training student teachers in designing curriculum

                          Assessing students


(5) ADMINISTRATIVE WORK

1993 – Present

                          Deputy Director, Postgraduate Studies Unit,

                          University of Namibia, 01 May 2007 to date

                          Acting Director, Postgraduate Studies Unit

                           16 January 2009- 20 February 2009, 17 -21 August

                           2009.

                          Acting Head of Department, 13 June -20 June 2008,

                           24th – 29th August 2008

                          Acting Head of Department, 30 January 2007-16

                           February 2007

                          Organizer and Facilitator of the Workshop on

                           Building Capacity on Postgraduate Teaching,

                           Research, and Student Supervision, 19-21 September

                           2007, University of Namibia

                          Coordinator, in-service programs (assessment &

                           instruction)

                          Coordinator, Teaching Methodology Courses

                          Co-ordinator of B.Ed (Postgraduate) Programme

                          Coordinator, Micro-Teaching
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                                 Coordinator, Curriculum Courses

                                 Editor, Namibia Educational Research Association

                                  (NERA) Journal

                                 Editor of Understanding Policy Domains

                                  Salient forces, Constituencies , Organizational Factors

                                  and Challenges by Tapera O. Chirawu, Political and

                                  Administrative Studies, University of Namibia

                                 Compiler and Editor of Issues in Education: An

                                  Occasional Publication of the Faculty of Education,

                                  University of Namibia and the National Institute for

                                  Educational Development, 1997-1999

                                 Minute taker of Departmental meeting minutes (1994

                                  – 2000)



(6) PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, ACTIVITIES AND AWARDS

1990 - Present

      Participant in the SIDA/UNEP International Training Program in Education for

       Sustainable Development in Higher Education/MESA (Mainstreaming

       Environment and Sustainability into African Universities, Sweden and

       Kenya, 2009

      Serving on the Steering Committee for establishing the Postgraduate Studies

       School at the University of Namibia

      Member of National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), USA

      Member of Phi Delta Kappa Gamma International

      Member of Society for Women Engineers (SWE), USA
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   Member of the World Environmental Education Association

   Member of the Southern and Eastern Africa Regional Reporting Team on the

    current state of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) implementation

    (i.e. responsible for writing up the state of affairs of ESD in the region before and

    since the United Nations Decade on Education for Sustainable Development

    (DESD) was proclaimed)

   Member of The National Technical Committee on Education for Sustainable

    Development

   Editor of Namibia Educational Research Journal

   Editor of Understanding Policy Domains

    Salient forces, Constituencies , Organizational Factors and Challenges by Tapera

    O. Chirawu, Political and Administrative Studies, University of Namibia

   Member of Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA)

   Member of Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, and Namibia (BOLESWANA)

    Educational Research Association

   Member of Namibia National Teachers Union

   Member of the Steering Committee for establishing the University of Namibia

    Postgraduate School

   Executive Member of Namibia Educational Research Association (NERA)

   Member of Namibia Educational Management and Administrative Society

   Member of the University of Namibia Postgraduate Studies Committee

   Member of the Faculty of Education Postgraduate Studies Committee

   Member of Namibia Languages Competency Steering Committee

   Member of the Faculty of Education Seminar Committee

   Member of Forum for African Women Educationalists in Namibia (FAWENA)

   Member of Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science
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      and Technology Education (SAARMSTE)
     Member of Southern African Comparative and History of Education Society
      (SACHES)
     Member of the Gender Reading Group

     Member of the Faculty Yearbook Committee

     Member of the Hospitality Committee

     Facilitator at National Teacher Education Curriculum    panels

     External moderator of the Instructional Skills Certificate Program, Ministry of

      Basic Education

     Consultant/Trainer of Entrepreneurship Teachers at Secondary School level

      (2008)



     Organizer and Facilitator of the Workshop on Building Capacity on Postgraduate

      Teaching, Research, and Student Supervision, 19-21 September 2007, University

      of Namibia

     Internal Moderator of the Teaching Methods of Accounting, Business Studies,

      Economics, Oshindonga, and Oshikwanyama

     Participant in Gender and Development Training Course for UNAM staff,

     Fulbright Scholarship, 2000-2003

     Best student in Education, 1990 National University of Lesotho, Roma, Lesotho

     Lutheran World Federation Scholarship, Geneva Switzerland, 1986



(7) RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

                   Shaimemanya C. (1999) Useful ways of providing a two way
                    Communication to students at a Distance, Consultative seminar for
                    Distance Tutors and Administrators, Windhoek, Namibia.
                   Shaimemanya C. et al (1999) Research project on Tracer study for
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    the Presidential Commission on Education (Tracing the Grade 10
    and 12 leavers of 1998 to determine the Relevance of the Namibia
    Education System).

   Shaimemanya C. (1999) Knowledge, skills and attitudes qualities
    which characterize good Distance Education Tutors, Consultative
    Seminar for Distance Education Tutors and Administrators,
    Windhoek, Namibia.

   Kasanda C.D and Shaimemanya C. (1997) Education Research for
    better quality of life for girls in Namibia, BOLESWA International
    Symposium, University of Swaziland, Swaziland

   Otaala, B., Mostert, L.,Keyter, C.,and Shaimemanya C. (1997) (Eds)
    Issues in Education: An Occasional Publication of the Faculty of
    Education, University of Namibia and National Institute for
    Educational Development, UNAM Desktop Publishers, Windhoek.

   Otaala, B., Mostert, L.,,Keyter, C.,and Shaimemanya C. (1998) (Eds)
    Issues in Education: An Occasional Publication of the Faculty of
    Education, University of Namibia and National Institute for
    Educational Development, UNAM Desktop Publishers, Windhoek.

   Kasanda C.D. and Shaimemanya C. (1998) Factors Hindering the
    provision of quality education for girls in Namibia, Issues in
    Education an Occasional publication of the Faculty of Education,
    University of Namibia and the National Institute for Education
    Development, UNAM Desktop Publishers, Windhoek.

   Shaimemanya C. (1999) The role of the Tutor, Training of Regional
    face-to-face Tutors, Otjiwarongo, Khorixas and Swakopmund,
    Namibia.

   Shaimemanya C. (1999) Effective Classroom Management for better
    IGCSE results, Teacher In-service Training Workshop, Rundu,
    Namibia.
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   Shaimemanya C. (1999) Classroom Interaction and student
    Achievement, Teacher In-service Training Workshop, Rundu,
    Namibia.

   Shaimemanya C. (1999) Principles and Methods of Teaching
    Accounting, Business Studies and Economics, Teacher In-service
    Training workshop, Rundu Namibia.

   Shaimemanya C. (2000) Lesson Planning, Sunday School Teachers
    Workshop, Inner City Church, Windhoek, Namibia.

   Shimwooshili Shaimemanya, C. N. (2006) Teaching
    Desertification: An Investigation of Teacher and Classroom
    Attributes, Instructional Strategies, Locus of Control, Attitudes,
    and Self-Efficacy of Namibian Junior Secondary School Teachers
    (Doctoral Dissertation, Florida Institute of Technology, 2006).

   Shimwooshili Shaimemanya, C. N. (2007) Teaching Desertification:
    Investigating Factors influencing Namibian Secondary School
    Teachers’ Affective Domain, Paper presented at the 4th World
    Environmental Education Congress, Durban International
    Convention Centre, 2-6 July, 2007.

   Shimwooshili Shaimemanya, C. N. (2007) An Investigation of the
    Relationships among Teacher Attributes, Classroom Attributes,
    Instructional Strategies, and Namibian Junior Secondary School
    Teachers’ Affective Domain, Paper presented at the 12th Biennial
    BOLESWANA International Symposium on Educational
    Research,National University of Lesotho, Roma, Lesotho, 23rd –
    25th July, 2007.

   Shimwooshili Shaimemanya, C. N. (2008). Education for
    Sustainable Development: The teaching of desertification in
    Namibian Secondary Schools. Paper presented at the 26th
    International Conference of the Environmental Association of
    Southern Africa (EEASA 2008: Actions Towards a Sustainable
    Future), University of Swaziland, Kwaluseni Campus.
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                    Shimwooshili Shaimemanya, C.N. (2008). Teaching Desertification:
                     What effects do Teacher Attributes, Classroom Attributes and
                     Instructional Strategies have on Namibian Secondary School
                     Teachers’ Affective Domain? Article included in Namibia
                     Educational Research Association (NERA) Journal 2007/2008.

                    Shimwooshili Shaimemanya, C.N. (2008). The role of higher
                     education institutions on education for sustainable development.
                     Paper presented at the National Stakeholders Consultative Seminar
                     on the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable
                     Development (DESD) in Namibia held at Safari Hotel, Windhoek
                     25-26 November 2008.

                    Shimwooshili Shaimemanya, C. N. (2009) The UN Decade of
                     Education for Sustainable Development and practical roles of
                     higher education institutions, EEASA 2009 Annual Conference,
                     University of Botswana, Gaborone Botswana, 12 July 2009-16 July
                     2009.



(8) SERVICE ACTIVITIES:

University Service

      Serving on the Steering Committee for establishing the Postgraduate Studies

       School at the University of Namibia

      Supervisor of PhD and MEd students

      Forwarded a submission to Namibia Qualifications Authority (NQA) calling for

       the Inclusion of Environmental Education in our Teacher Training Programs

       (2006)

      Reviewed/Edited Draft Accounting syllabus for Basic Education Teacher

       Diploma (BETD) Preservice in 2006 (National Institute for Educational

       Development)

      Internal Moderator of Teaching Methods of Accounting, Business Studies,
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      Economics, Oshikwanyama and Oshindonga

     Supervision of Research Proposals and Projects in Teaching Methods of
      Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, and English

Community Service

     Participant in the SIDA/UNEP International Training Program in Education for

      Sustainable Development in Higher Education/MESA (Mainstreaming

      Environment and Sustainability into African Universities, Sweden and

      Kenya, 2009.

     Trained Grade 8 Teachers in Entrepreneurship (2008)

     Serving on the Sub-regional Committee to review mid-term reports from Eastern

      and Southern Africa on the DESD

     Serving on The National Technical Committee on Education for Sustainable

      Development

     Participant in the Spot-check Teaching Practice Observation of Diploma in
      African Languages (DEAL) Students in Northern Namibia

     Facilitator at Teacher In-service Training workshops in the country

     Trainer of Regional Face-to-face Tutors for Centre for External Studies.

     Volunteer Sunday School Teacher, Inner City Church, Windhoek



(9) PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

     Science Education

     Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

     Environmental Education

     E-Learning
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     Teacher Training in Environmental Education

     Environmental and Economic Accounting

     Teacher Education

     Curriculum and Instruction


(10) LANGUAGES

     Oshiwambo (Native Speaker)

     English (Fluent)

     Afrikaans (Fluent)

				
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