Mercy Kurebwa

Zimbabwe Open University

Mercy Kurebwa is a Full Professor in Education. She is a goal-getter, hardworking and committed individual who has worked as a teacher in the Primary schools and a Senior Assistant Registrar, Registrar and Lecturer in Universities. Her work experience spans over 34 years. Currently, she is working in the Zimbabwe Open University’s Faculty of Education and Department of Educational Studies teaching courses in Educational management at both Bachelors and Masters levels. Mercy Kurebwa holds a Certificate in Education (Morgenster Teachers College), Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Administration, Planning and Policy Studies and a Master’s Degree in Administration, Planning and Policy Studies (University of Zimbabwe) and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Education (Zimbabwe Open University). Mercy Kurebwa has published 53 journal articles and has also presented over 20 papers at local and international conferences. The focus of the publications and presentations was on Assessment, Open and Distance Learning (ODel), Early Childhood Education, issues in schools, leadership and a few social issues. Mercy supervises Doctorate candidates, participates in university committees; has written and reviewed modules, reviewed journal articles and is an internal and external examiner for Doctorate candidates. Her passion is in research and publication in an endeavor to find solutions to educational problems and bring awareness to the academic arena.