School of Education

Tamirirofa Chirikure

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Tamirirofa Chirikure
Tamirirofa Chirikure Lecturer

Seniority Dr.

Discipline Science Education

Contact Number 031-260-3470

Campus Edgewood Campus

Office Address CU 135 Main Tutorial Building

Last Updated 4 months ago

Degrees Held

  • PhD, University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2017
  • Med, University of Zimbabwe, 2006
  • PGDSE (INSET), University of Zimbabwe, 2001
  • Ed, Cuba, 1996


  • Lecturer in Science Education: 2013 to present
  • Science and Mathematics teacher: 1996 – 2012
  • Provincial Science Resource Person: 2000 – 2007
  • Member of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Technology and Science Educators (SAARMSTE).
  • SAARMSTE 2019 UKZN Local Organising Committee Secretary
  • Reviewer of journal manuscripts for a couple of accredited journals

Research Interests

  • Practical work in science education
  • Approaches to learning
  • STEM education
  • Learners’/students’ science self-concept

Teaching Interests

  • Chemistry Education
  • Mixed Methods Research Methodology

Selected Publications

Teaching Expertise

  • Chemistry Education
  • In-Service Science Teacher Training

Student Supervision