Dr Million Chauraya

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Dr Million Chauraya

Lecturer: Applied Education


Qualifications:

  • PhD in Mathematics Education
  • Master of Science Education in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Education in Mathematics
  • Diploma in Educational Technology
  •  Diploma in Education Mathematics (Secondary School Level)

Research Interests:

  • In-Service Teacher Professional Development using the Community of Practice Model

Publications:

Book Chapters

  • Chauraya, M. (2016). The Importance of Identity in a Professional Learning Community. In Brodie, K. (Ed.) Professional Learning Communities in South Africa. Cape Town: HSRC Press
  • Chauraya, M. et.al. (2007) Mathematics Teacher Education in Zimbabwe. In Adler, J., et.al.(Eds.). MATHEMATICS TEACHER EDUCATION: TRENDS ACROSS TWELVE AFRICAN COUNTRIES. Marang Centre for Mathematics and Science Education, University of Witwatersrand: South Africa.

Articles in Journals

  •  Chauraya, M. (2011). Mathematics teachers’ knowledge growth in a professional learning community. (Online publication) Available from: http://directorymathsed.net/download/Chauraya.pdf
  •  Chauraya, M., Chabongora B, & Mhlolo, M. (2009). Motivations and Expectations of Pre-service Student Teachers Specializing in Mathematics at Two Primary Teachers Colleges in Zimbabwe. In Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 21(2), pp239-254.
  • Chauraya M. & Mhlolo M. (2008). An Analysis of In-Service Mathematics Teachers’ Conceptions of Problem Solving in the Subject at Midlands State University in Zimbabwe. In African Journal of Research in SMT Education, Vol. 12(1), pp. 72-83.
  • Chauraya, M. (2008).Pupils’ Perceptions and their Teachers’ Awareness of Continuity in Mathematics Instruction at the Primary-Secondary Transition Phase in Gweru Urban Schools in Zimbabwe. In THE DYKE: A Journal of Midlands State University, Vol. 3(2), pp. 43-57.
  • Chauraya, M. et.al. (2007) Mathematics Teacher Education in Zimbabwe. In Adler, J., et.al.(Eds.). MATHEMATICS TEACHER EDUCATION: TRENDS ACROSS TWELVE AFRICAN COUNTRIES. Marang Centre for Mathematics and Science Education, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Community Engagement 

  • Member of the University and Faculty Research Ethics Committees (MSU)
  • Member of Senate (MSU)
  • Vice-Chairperson Zimbabwe Chapter of the Southern Africa Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE)