Vongai Mpofu

University of the Witwatersrand South Africa

Dr. Vongai Mpofu is a science educationist in the Faculty of Science Education at the Bindura University of Science Education, Zimbabwe. She is a science teacher training lecturer with a Ph.D. in Science Education. She coordinates the designing of secondary school science teacher programs; teaches general and inorganic chemistry, pedagogy/methodology of sciences, history, and philosophy of science, and research to undergraduate and postgraduate students; and develops teaching, learning, and research materials. She also supervises student research including Ph.D. theses. Her main research interest is science education and research in education, including STEM education, indigenous knowledge, and school science, chemistry teaching and learning, and qualitative and indigenous research matters. Dr. Mpofu joins university work with strong experience in high school leadership.

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