MRS FLORENCE NZEMBI KIMATU-SALIM


POSITION
CURRENT DESIGNATION: LECTURER
OFFICE EMAIL: fkimatu@tukenya.ac.ke
OFFICE TELEPHONE: +254(020) 2219929, 3341639, 3343672
CONSULTATION HOURS: 8AM-5PM MON - FRI
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
MASTER OF EDUCATIONSOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATIONKENYATTA UNIVERSITY (KENYA)2007
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.ED)BACHELORS OF SCIENCE EDUCATIONKENYATTA UNIVERSITY (KENYA)1987
CERTIFICATEKENYA ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATIONMULANGO GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL (KENYA)1982
CERTIFICATECOUNSELINGAMANI COUNSELING CENTRE (KENYA)1995
SHORT COURSE/ TRAININGCURRICULUM PROCESS WORKSHOPTHE KENYA POLYTECHNIC (KENYA)2001
SHORT COURSE/ TRAININGALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION & MANAGEMENTNACADA (KENYA)2009
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
2013 - TODATELECTURERTHE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
2009 - 2013SENIOR ASSISTANT DEAN OF STUDENTS (STUDENT WELFARE)DEAN OF STUDENTS (KENYA)
2011 - 2013LECTURERTHE KENYA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (KENYA)
2009 - 2011SENIOR ASSISTANT DEAN OF STUDENTSTHE KENYA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (KENYA)
1997 - 2009LECTURER (KP)THE KENYA POLYTECHNIC (KENYA)
2006 - 2009HOD, GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLINGTHE KENYA POLYTECHNIC (KENYA)
2004 - 2006COORDINATOR, GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLINGTHE KENYA POLYTECHNIC (KENYA)
1992 - 1997TEACHERJAMHURI HIGH SCHOOL (KENYA)
1987 - 1992TEACHERKILUNGU DAY HIGH SCHOOL (KENYA)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- economic and social-culturalk impacts of HIV/AIDS in Kenya (paper presented in Kenya Polytechnic seminar on prevention control and management of HIV/AIDS
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ANY OTHER EXTRA INFORMATION

PRESENTATION OF SEMINAR PAPERS

2015. Mainstreaming Gender in TVET Institutions: The case of Technical University of Kenya (Paper Number 55). Paper presented in an International conference of Common Wealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA). Theme: “Innovative Management in TVET Institutions: Towards Women and Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development in Africa”, Chrismar Hotel, Livingstone, Zambia

2007.  Management of Post – Retirement Stress: A paper presented to both teaching and non-teaching retirees of Kenya Polytechnic University College

2007.  Issues and Techniques of stress management for managers, paper presented to Deputy Heads of Departments of Kenya Polytechnic University College at a seminar in the Kenya College of Insurance, South C.

2007. The Role of a Student Leader. Paper presented to a leadership training seminar for Kangundo District Prefects at Tala Girls High school, Kangundo. The same paper was also presented to State House Girls Prefects leadership seminar on a later date.

2007.  The Role of students in Prevention, Control and Management of HIV and AIDs. Paper presented to new students of The Kenya Polytechnic University College during orientation seminar of years; 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.


WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES ATTENDED

2015:  Common Wealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA) International Conference,

Theme: Innovative Management in TVET Institutions: Towards Women and Youth Empowerment

for sustainable Development in Africa, June 7th – 13th 2015.Livingstone, Zambia

2013: International Commission for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency Kenya

National Committee (ICPA) conference on Holistic Prevention on Alcohol and Drug Dependency

East and Central Africa Division, Lang’ata, Rongai, Nairobi

2013: Commission for University Education (CUE) Strengthening HIV and AIDs Mainstreaming in

University Education Mombasa Beach Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya

2013: TUK Gender Team Mainstreaming working session Methodist Guest House Nairobi

2012: TUK Gender Team TOT Training Workshop. Methodist Guest House Nairobi

2011: National Campaign against Drug Abuse (NACADA) Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse

Prevention for public sector Institutions, PCEA Milele Guest House Nairobi 

2011: Basic Occupational Safety and Health Seminar by Directorate of Occupational Health and

Safety Services

2011: Internal Quality Management Systems, Internal Quality Auditing TOT Training Workshop,

Karen, Nairobi

2010:  Commission for University Education, Training of Trainers workshop on Total War against

AIDs (TOWA), Project on Mainstreaming HIV/AIDs into University Programmes and activities.

Morendat Training and Conference, Naivasha

2010 :ISO 900 I Standard Implementers' Training Workshop, Izaak Walton, Embu

2009:  Status of HIV/AIDs Programmes and activities in Kenyan Universities, workshop held at the

School of Monetary studies to review and plan HIV/AIDs Programmes and activities in Kenyan

Universities

2009: UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Evaluation Programme on Female Genital mutilation (FGM) and

Inclusion of Gender Based Violence, in schools and colleges curricular, Mericca Hotel, Nakuru

2009: Ministry of Education, National stakeholders Forum for the Development of a harmonized

Guidance and Counselling Curricular in Kenya. Ministry of Education Science and Technology,

KIE, Nairobi.

2009: NACADA, Youth Leaders Workshop on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and

Management. Limuru, Kenya

2008: Annual Students HIV and AIDS Conference 

Theme: The role of students in fighting HIV and AIDs Medical Training Centre, MTC, Nairobi

2008: Office of the President, Peace and Nation Building. Office of the President Reform and

Development secretariat, Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani

2007: Commonwealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA) Globalization and TIVET in

Africa: Challenges and Opportunities Willow Park, Johannesburg, South Africa, December 2007 

2006: Association of African Universities (AAU) East African Regional workshop on HIV/Aids

toolkit; African Tertiary Institutions. Responding to the Pandemic, Kenya School of Monetary

Studies, Nairobi

2005: “Arts for good Governance” International Arts Festival workshop at Bagamoyo college of

Arts, Bagamoyo, Republic of Tanzania

2005: Commonwealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA) International workshop on

“Enhancing the involvement of TVET providers in National Development and putting TIVET women

on the National Agenda.” Mombasa, Kenya

2004: Saskachewan Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology Canada in partnership with

Kenya Polytechnic, Curriculum Process Workshop: Developing competency based curriculum. 

Ministry of Education, The Kenya colleges and schools National Drama Festival Nairobi region.

Management and organization of Drama clubs at Vocational Training College Athi River

2003: Ministry of Education, The role of Drama in Education, scripting of dance, verses production

and adjudication Kenya College Communication and Technology Mbagathi

1998: Kenya National Examination Council, Seminar on Psychometrics, at Kenya Polytechnic

SELECTED UNIVERSITY ACHIEVEMENTS

2013 – DATE: ISO Champion Department of Human and Social Development

2009 – 2011: Appointed Senior Assistant Dean of Students (Social welfare), Kenya Polytechnic

University College

2009 – 2011: Coordinator Guidance and Counselling Services in the University

2009 – 2011: Management of Student Elections and student leaders

2011: Gender team Committee member secretary

2010: ISO Steering committee member

2009 – 2011: Ag. Dean of students 

2009 – 2011: ISO Internal Auditor

2009 – 2011: ISO Management Representative Dean of students office
2009: Member, Kenya Polytechnic University College (KPUC) TVET Institutional Busary 

Committee

2009: Technical committee member of the KPUC tender committee

2008: Coordinator KPUC stakeholders open day 

2007: Coordinator KPUC Culture week. Theme: “Enriching our diverse cultures through unity and 

technological training”

2006: Deployed as Head of Department Guidance and Counselling   

2006: As producer and patron of the Theater Team participated in the State House Gardens 

winners concert for the Kenya Colleges and schools National Drama Festival (KCSNDF) with the 

narrative, “Olupanga”

2006: Coordinated the KPUC culture week Theme: “Towards creating a Drug and Substance 

Abuse free Environment for Innovation and Technological Excellence.” Culminating in the 

declaration of KPUC a Drug and substance Abuse free environment with assistance of students 

council and National Campaign Against Drug Abuse (NACADA)

2006: Coordinated the KPUC Prevention, Control And Management of HIV and AIDs training 

program funded by Global funds Round II

2006: Organized the Kenyatta National Hospital clean-up day
2005: As producer and Theatre Team patron produced Bafu chafu The “Dirty bathroom” at the 

Kenya Colleges and Schools National Drama Festival, which was nominated by the Ministry of 

Education to represent Kenya in an International Arts festival at the Bagamoyo college of Arts in 

the Republic of Tanzania whose theme was: “Arts for Good Governance”

2005: Committee Member, International Commission for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug 

Dependency. All Africa HIV/AIDs pandemic and Substance Dependence Prevention Programme 

(Kenya Chapter)

2005: Coordinated the Kenya Polytechnic culture week; Theme: Techno-cultural approach for an 

HIV and AIDs Free Environment

2005: Organized a seminar for Section Heads and Course Tutors on Basic Counselling Skills

2005: Organized one day seminar on Drugs and Substance Abuse: Theme: Empowering the 

community to say “No” to Drug and Substance Abuse.

2005: Secured partnerships with organizations that fight AIDs, such as, National Aids Control 

Council, NASCOP, KICOSHEP, WOFAK and I Choose Life Africa among others
2004: Appointed principal Lecturer, Technical Education

2004: Developed a programme for training Peer Educators

2004: Member Central Exam Committee 

2004: Section Head Guidance And Counselling

2004: Set up the Kenya Polytechnic Counselling Centre and made it operational

2003: Member Nairobi zone colleges Drama committee

2001: Facilitated in the Guidance and counselling booth during the Kenya Polytechnic culture

week: Theme: Moral Re-armament in fighting HIV and AIDS

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